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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2014

The Best Compact SUVs for Resale Value

Small SUVs and crossovers are extremely popular. According to data from Edmunds .com, compact SUVs have twice the share... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Sep. 23, 2014

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Gets Updated Styling, Improved TDI Fuel Economy

Volkswagen announced that the Jetta has a number of styling updates for the 2015 model year, including a front bumper... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Sep. 19, 2014

How You Can Make Money on Your Car Lease

One of the most attractive things about leasing a car is that you don’t have to worry about it losing value. When the... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Sep. 19, 2014

Fuel Economy Dips on Redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang

Fuel economy estimates for the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang have been announced, and V6 and V8 models see slightly... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Sep. 15, 2014

Small Cars that Get 40 MPG Highway

One of the advantages of buying a small car is that they are often among the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the market... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Sep. 12, 2014

September 2014's Best Cash Back, Finance and Car Lease Deals

Fall is right around the corner, school is back in session and pumpkin spice lattes have returned. Just because the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Sep. 11, 2014

Best and Worst Cities for Buying a Used Car

If you live in the Sacramento area and are looking for a used car, you have our sympathies. The Sacramento area is the... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Sep. 10, 2014

Redesigned 2016 Mazda Miata Makes its Global Debut

Affordable sports car fans have something new to get excited about, as Mazda unveiled the completely redesigned 201... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Sep. 4, 2014

2015 Toyota Sienna Priced at $28,600

The refreshed 2015 Toyota Sienna will start at $28,600 when it goes on sale later this month. The 2015 Sienna’s price... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Sep. 3, 2014

Honda CR-V vs. Nissan Rogue

Though the Honda CR-V has been at the top of our compact SUV rankings for a long time, the Nissan Rogue has just begun... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Sep. 3, 2014

All-New 2015 Audi Q3 Starts at $33,425

Audi has announced that its all-new compact SUV, the 2015 Audi Q3 , will start at $33,425 (including $925 for... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 29, 2014

Honda CR-V vs. GMC Terrain

The Honda CR-V and GMC Terrain are two compact SUVs with a lot in common. Most car reviewers agree that both give... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 26, 2014

Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales

With Labor Day fast approaching, automakers are offering lots of new car purchase deals, which include zero percent... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 22, 2014

Best Small SUV Deals

When you’re doing your back-to-school shopping, don’t forget to pick up a small SUV . Compact SUVs make great family... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 20, 2014

2011 Buick Enclave vs. 2011 Mazda CX-9: Which Used SUV Should You Buy?

Three-row SUVs are a popular choice among families, and if you’re considering a used or certified pre-owned model, you... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 15, 2014

Redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class to Start Under $40,000

The redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan will start at $39,325 (including $925 for destination). This price... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 15, 2014

Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5

Car shoppers tend to look at compact SUVs because they like the extra cargo space and higher driving position that... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 13, 2014

August 2014's Best Car Lease Offers

Lease deals are ample this August, as automakers try to clear their inventory to make room for new 2015 vehicles... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 12, 2014

2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon Pricing Revealed

Pricing for General Motors' fully redesigned compact pickup trucks was announced this week. The 2015 Chevy Colorado... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 8, 2014

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Midsize SUVs like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander are the family-car of choice for many buyers, and with good... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 6, 2014

All-New 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV Priced From $32,225

Mercedes-Benz announced this week that its all-new luxury compact crossover SUV , the 2015 GLA-Class , will have a... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 1, 2014

2010 Ford Fusion vs. 2010 Toyota Camry: Which Should You Buy?

You might be surprised by how much money you can save on a four-year-old car. Take the 2010 Ford Fusion and Toyota... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 30, 2014

Honda Civic vs. Ford Focus: Which Should You Buy?

The Honda Civic is a consistently top-ranked affordable small car that has strong reliability and safety ratings, as... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 29, 2014

Best Used SUVs for $20,000 to $30,000

Prices for new sport utility vehicles range anywhere from under $20,000 to $100,000 and up. Much of the price variance... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 25, 2014

Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester: Which Should You Buy?

Compact SUV buyers are looking for value and utility, and the Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester have plenty of both. When... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 24, 2014

Toyota Refreshes the 2015 Sienna, Adds New Family-oriented Features

Toyota revealed the revised 2015 Sienna Thursday, giving us a glimpse of some of the minivan’s new features. The... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 18, 2014

Best New Car Financing and Cash Back Deals for July 2014

If you’re on the hunt for the best car deals and missed out on the big July Fourth incentives , you’ll still be able to... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 17, 2014

Best Lease Deals for July 2014

This July, there are plenty of great lease deals available on most types of vehicles. There are lots of good lease... Read More »

Courtney Jones Jul. 17, 2014

All-New 2015 Acura TLX Starts at $31,890

Acura's brand new upscale midsize car , the 2015 TLX , will start at $31,890 (including $895 for destination) when it... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 11, 2014

Best Car Lease and Finance Deals for July 2014

If you missed the July Fourth car deals, don’t worry, as automakers are promoting some great incentives through the end... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 9, 2014

Get Used: Used Cars under $20,000

When it comes to car shopping, $20,000 can go a long way, especially if you’re considering a used car. Buying used... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 3, 2014

Best Used Car Sales July 2014

Used car sales this July include low interest rate financing incentives on certified pre-owned vehicles. Not only can... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 2, 2014

Best 4th of July Car Sales of 2014

Looking for 2015 deals? Check out the Best 4th of July Car Sales 2015 . Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 1, 2014

Midsize Cars with the Biggest Trunks

Though SUVs generally have more cargo space than cars, you have a lot of options if you’re shopping for a midsize car... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 26, 2014

2014 Honda CR-V and 2014 Ford Escape: Which Should You Buy?

Small SUVs and crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles on the market. So far in 2014, Americans have bought... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jun. 24, 2014

2015 Ford Mustang Priced from $24,425

If you're a fan of Ford's redesigned 2015 Mustang , you'll be able to drive off with one of your own for $24,42... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 20, 2014

Ford Escape Tops Most Stolen SUV and Crossover List

Some SUVs and crossovers are more likely to get stolen than others, at least according to a new report by the National... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 18, 2014

Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra: Which Should You Buy?

The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla are two of the most popular small cars on the market. However, other models are... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jun. 17, 2014

Ford Fuel Economy Ratings Decreased on Six Vehicles

Ford announced that it is downgrading fuel economy ratings on the 2013-14 C-Max Energi , C-Max Hybrid , Fusion Energi... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 13, 2014

June's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

The summer car buying season is in full swing, and automakers have rolled out a lot of good deals to help you save... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 12, 2014

2015 Subaru Outback Priced from $25,745

Subaru said last week that the redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback will start at $25,745, which includes an $850... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 11, 2014

2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 Door Unveiled

Mini took the wraps off a four-door variant of the Cooper Hardtop this week. Mini says its new model "combines the... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 6, 2014

U.S. News Best Cars Adds Video Reviews to Help You Choose Your Next New Vehicle

The U.S. News Best Cars rankings and reviews helped more than 40 million car shoppers in the past year research and... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 6, 2014

Ford Unveils Lightweight Concept Car to Improve Fuel Economy

Ford has introduced a lightweight concept model of its midsize Fusion sedan, which the company says supports its... Read More »

Courtney Jones Jun. 4, 2014

Test Car: 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Our test 2014 Hyundai Sonata features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 190 horsepower. A six speed... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 4, 2014

Tesla Model S Tops AAA's 2014 Green Car Guide

AAA’s Automotive Club of Southern California's Automotive Research Center revealed this week that the 2013 Tesla Model... Read More »

Courtney Jones May. 31, 2014

Car Deals Include Lower Interest Rates, Longer Financing

If you want a new car, but worry that high monthly payments won’t fit your budget, now may be the right time to explore... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 30, 2014

2015 Subaru BRZ Gets $100 Price Increase

Subaru announced yesterday that the 2015 BRZ will start at $25,695, which is a price increase of $100 over the 201... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 30, 2014

Hybrid Fuel Economy Comes up Short in Consumer Reports' Testing, Diesels Impress

The fuel economy of a couple hybrid vehicles didn’t hit the mark in testing by Consumer Reports, but some diesel models... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 29, 2014

Memorial Day Car Sales 2014

This article may be out of date. To see the latest Memorial Day car deals, follow this link . Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 21, 2014

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