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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2015/July

5 Things to Focus on During a New Car Test Drive

In today’s technologically advanced society, going mobile is quickly becoming the first step toward buying a new car... Read More »

Charles Krome Jul. 30, 2015

2016 Mazda Miata Redesign Packs More Fun, Comfort, Tech

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata currently ranks first among affordable sports cars , as test drivers praise its extremely... Read More »

Matt Rand Jul. 29, 2015

5 Common Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

When it comes to used car buying , there are lots of mistakes buyers can make. However, there are five common mistakes... Read More »

Keith Griffin Jul. 29, 2015

IIHS LATCH Ratings Aim to Make Installing Car Seats Easier

Once you’ve found the right car seat for your child , you need to install it. Installing a child safety seat is harder... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 28, 2015

Affordable Lease Deals for Luxury Cars and SUVs this Summer

People like luxury cars and SUVs for more than their comfort. These models tend to have strong engines, more advanced... Read More »

Martin A Davis Jr Jul. 27, 2015

All-new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Looking to Lead Luxury Compact SUV Class

Luxury compact SUVs continue to be popular among consumers, and Mercedes-Benz is vying for a greater slice of the pie... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 24, 2015

All-wheel Drive or Four-wheel Drive: Which is Right for You?

The middle of summer may not seem like the right time to worry about the differences between all-wheel drive and... Read More »

Charles Krome Jul. 24, 2015

Your Car's Brain is in Your Pocket

There’s an interesting phenomenon in new cars . Soon, a major factor in what car you buy could be decided by what phone... Read More »

Keith Griffin Jul. 23, 2015

2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2016 Kia Sorento: Which Should You Buy?

Redesigned for 2016, the Honda Pilot and Kia Sorento have made the jump from middling to top contenders in our... Read More »

Matt Rand Jul. 22, 2015

New Car Leases Popular with Millennials

New car leases are becoming more and more popular with consumers, with the new car lease rate increasing 41.7 percent... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 21, 2015

15 Great Lease Deals under $200 this July

You can get a lot for $200 per month: an Internet and cable bundle with all the premium channels, a couple meals out... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 21, 2015

All-New 2016 Mazda CX-3 Priced Higher than HR-V, Renegade

The subcompact sport utility vehicle class is expanding, and Mazda is zooming in to join the action. The 2016 Mazda... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 17, 2015

Why do Today's Transmissions Have so Many Gears?

It wasn’t that long ago that a five-speed automatic transmission was considered a major automotive advancement. Now... Read More »

Keith Griffin Jul. 16, 2015

Midsize SUV Lease Deals Under $400 this July

Midsize SUVs can offer the space you need for summer road trips without taking up your whole garage. These 10 great... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 13, 2015

Redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Priced Lower than Camry Hybrid, Accord Hybrid

Hyundai introduced the redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid this spring and has recently announced pricing . A base Sonata... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 10, 2015

How to Know if You're Ready to Lease a Car

Leasing has undergone a strong revival. But how do you know if you are ready to lease a new car ? What timeline should... Read More »

Keith Griffin Jul. 8, 2015

Mazda3 vs. Honda Civic: Which Should You Buy?

The Mazda Mazda3 and Honda Civic are perennially near the top of our affordable small car rankings , and the 201... Read More »

Matt Rand Jul. 8, 2015

Summer's Best Car Deals

When you’re in the market for a car, you can feel pressured to buy on a holiday weekend because carmakers typically... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 7, 2015

10 Great Compact SUV Lease Deals this July

If you're looking for great lease deals on a new SUV this July, compact SUVs are a good place to start. Many offer lots... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 6, 2015

10 Used SUVs that Won't Break the Bank

Now is a great time to be in the market for a used SUV . Gas prices are still reasonable and a used SUV could save you... Read More »

Keith Griffin Jul. 2, 2015

How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

There’s no getting around it – cars are expensive. They’re starting to cost more and more, too. Kelley Blue Book... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 2, 2015

2016 Nissan Maxima Redesign Brings More Technology, MPG, Horsepower

The 2016 Nissan Maxima is currently the top-ranked affordable large car , as test drivers are impressed with its... Read More »

Matt Rand Jul. 1, 2015

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