Car Buying Tips, News, and Features

5 SUVs With Roomy Third-Row Seats

With the ability to carry two or three extra travelers, SUVs with third-row seats let you haul seven or more people, a... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 29, 2016

5 SUVs With the Best Third-Row Seats

It's convenient to carry seven or eight people when you need to. But if the rearmost passengers have to engage in a... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 29, 2016

What the Presidential Candidates Drive

The Republican and Democratic candidates have been spending much of their recent travel time stumping from the back... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 28, 2016

Best Used Cars and SUVs for the New Year

Although you may sacrifice state-of-the-art tech features and a manufacturer warranty by purchasing a used car instead... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 27, 2016

Top-Ranked Used Cars and SUVs for 2016

While new cars come with the latest and greatest technology and the peace of mind of a manufacturer warranty, buying a... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 27, 2016

Your Guide to Hyundai's New Genesis Cars

If you understand that Lexus is Toyota’ s luxury brand, Acura is Honda ’s, and Infiniti is Nissan ’s, then you... Read More »

T. Arthur Corcoran Jan. 27, 2016

5 Ways to Get Cash From Your Car Lease

If you're getting ready to turn in your lease, don't leave money on the table when you hand in the keys. You may be... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 25, 2016

7 Cool Winter Driving Tips

Driving in the winter can be a bear. When snow and ice cover the roads, traction is limited, traffic is slow and... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 25, 2016

5 Ways to Keep Your Windshield Clear in Winter

It’s a part of winter driving that happens all too often: You got the ice off the outside of the windshield, but inside... Read More »

Martin A Davis Jr Jan. 22, 2016

Amazing Auto Tech From 2016 CES

For almost 50 years, CES (formerly called the Consumer Electronic Show) has been the launching pad for cutting edge... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 22, 2016

Cool Car Tech From 2016 CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), now in its 49th year, has been the event that's introduced technology like... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 20, 2016

Subcompact SUV or Compact SUV: Which is Better for You?

A wave of all-new subcompact SUVs hit the market over the last year, giving crossover SUV shoppers more options than... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 20, 2016

Crossover Comparison: Subcompact SUVs vs. Compact SUVs

Starting price, cargo space, seating space, fuel economy, engine power and feature content are key elements to... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 20, 2016

9 Cars That Come with Serious Cash Back This January

Many automakers are offering cash back deals this January. Cash back deals are a great way to save money if you're... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 19, 2016

9 Cars with Amazing Cash Back Deals This January

Many automakers continue to offer historically low interest rates when you finance through their company, but what if... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 19, 2016

6 Tips for Attending an Auto Show

Auto shows are a great event to attend if you are thinking about buying a car in the next year. All the major carmakers... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 15, 2016

6 Frump-Free Family Cars

If you’re a parent, you sometimes emerge from a haze of tantrums, mystery stains, teen-aged rebellion and Doc... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jan. 14, 2016

Best Truck Deals for January

Whether you need to haul lots of bulky cargo, tow a trailer or simply travel through wintery weather, a pickup truck... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 13, 2016

Top-Ranked Cars with Lease Deals Under $200 This January

When shopping you may feel like you have to sacrifice quality for a good price. That doesn't have to be the case with... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 13, 2016

7 Features That Will Spoil Your Kids

Grown-ups aren't the only ones that enjoy having fun on car trips – the under-21 crowd can also appreciate being... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 13, 2016

Why Car Shows Matter to You

The publicity around auto shows often focuses on the release of redesigned models or the reveal of futuristic concepts... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 13, 2016

Priciest Models at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Usually in our coverage of the auto industry we focus on cars for everyday buyers, but sometimes it's fun to take a... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 12, 2016

Most Expensive Cars at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Most car shoppers aren't looking for something that is flashy or is going to break the bank. They want a reliable... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 12, 2016

7 Car Buying Mistakes Everyone Makes

A 2014 survey by AutoTrader unveiled a statistic that's unfortunate but not altogether surprising: Nearly 70 percent of... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jan. 12, 2016

7 Dumb Car Buying Mistakes Everyone Makes

A 2014 survey by AutoTrader unveiled a statistic that's unfortunate but not altogether surprising: Nearly 70 percent of... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jan. 12, 2016

Biggest American Debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Every year the world’s biggest car and truck manufacturers gather in Detroit to show off their latest products. We’ve... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 11, 2016

2016 Detroit Auto Show: Best American Debuts

Right now, the world’s biggest car and truck manufacturers are debuting new cars, concepts and technology at the 201... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 11, 2016

Most Important Debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

For over a hundred years, car buyers and the automotive press have been coming to the North American International Auto... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 11, 2016

Biggest Debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

The 2016 Detroit Auto Show, or officially, the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), is one of the... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 11, 2016

8 Lease Deals on Luxury Vehicles

In the market for a new luxury vehicle? Take a look at these eight luxury vehicle lease deals that are available this... Read More »

Brian McHugh Jan. 11, 2016

Why is My Car Loan Upside Down?

When the amount you currently owe on your car loan is more than your car's value, it means you have negative equity... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 11, 2016

How to Get Out of an Upside-Down Car Loan

It's a terrible feeling to realize you owe more money for your vehicle than it's worth. If you find yourself in this... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 11, 2016

All-New 2017 BMW 5 Series: Facts and Photos

The BMW 5 Series is a midsize luxury sedan that has been in production since 1972, and was the vehicle that started... Read More »

T. Arthur Corcoran Jan. 10, 2016

8 Luxury Vehicle Lease Deals This January

Now that the holiday hangover has started to fade, it’s time to take a look at some impressive lease deals on luxury... Read More »

Jan. 8, 2016

8 SUV Lease Deals Under $250 a Month This January

Looking for a great SUV with a low monthly payment? You're in luck! We've gathered a list of the eight best SUV lease... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 7, 2016

8 SUV Leases Under $250 This January

With car sales booming and interest rates low, there are a lot of great deals out there. That's great news if you're... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 7, 2016

Best Cars and SUVs for the New Year

If you’re looking to start off the new year with a new vehicle, be sure to check out one of the following... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 6, 2016

Your Car Can Do What?!

The days of crank windows and turning the radio knob just enough to tune in a faraway station are long gone.  Today’s... Read More »

U.S. News Staff Jan. 6, 2016

Top-Ranked Cars and SUVs for 2016

Everyone wants to start off the new year on the right foot. The following cars and SUVs are doing just that, as they... Read More »

Matt Rand Jan. 6, 2016

2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Nissan Murano: Head to Head

Technically speaking, the Nissan Rogue and Nissan Murano belong to different classes of SUVs. The Rogue is a compact... Read More »

T. Arthur Corcoran Jan. 4, 2016

What Does 'No-Haggle Price' Mean?

For car shoppers, the most painful part of the process is negotiating a price. Many buyers have previously suffered... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jan. 1, 2016

U.S. News Best Price Program

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