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Best Used Minivans

It’s time to get excited about minivans. Hipsters may think of them as the boring family wagons they grew up in, but if... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 29, 2016

9 Cars That Could Use an Update

Huge cash rebates, zero-percent financing, cheap lease deals, and low monthly payments can be huge lures to bring car... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 29, 2016

Best Used BMWs

If you aspire to a sports or luxury car from BMW, but want to avoid the steep cost of a new model, there's another way... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 29, 2016

Hybrid Alternatives: 10 Fuel-Efficient Vehicles With Technology From Hybrid Cars

A hybrid car ’s defining feature is the combined use of gasoline and electricity. While some of the most efficient cars... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 29, 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Your Child's Car Seat

Using a child seat is the most important thing you can do to keep your kids safe in a car accident. Yet studies show... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 28, 2016

Eight Incredibly Luxurious Sedans

Imagine that you just received your invitation to the Oscars. Now it’s time to decide how you want to travel to the... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 28, 2016

What You Should Know About the Dodge Challenger

The '70s are back in style in fashion, architecture, and the American automotive market. If you want to ride around in... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 28, 2016

Best Used Luxury SUVs

New luxury SUVs can be really expensive, but if you like having nice things, buying a luxury SUV that’s a little older... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 28, 2016

8 SUVs That Need an Update

SUVs have come a long way in the last 10 years. Most are now based on stiffer, lighter car platforms that give them... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 28, 2016

Buying Guide: Used Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma was introduced to the American market in 1995, replacing a truck simply called the Toyota Pickup. The... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 27, 2016

Best Luxury Cars of 2016

Shopping for a luxury car doesn’t have to be overwhelming – even if it seems like the list of exciting designs... Read More »

John Goreham Jul. 27, 2016

Best 2016 SUVs Under $30,000

You don’t have to blow your kids’ whole college fund to get into a new SUV. Plenty of great SUVs cost less than the... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 27, 2016

12 Things You May Not Have Known About the Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S is redefining what Americans expect of cars. The Model S is a roaring fast high-performance... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 27, 2016

All Fords Will Have Apple CarPlay in 2017

In a push to make it safer to use your smartphone while driving, Ford has made a big move toward bringing all of its... Read More »

Darian Somers Jul. 26, 2016

American Muscle Cars

Few vehicles have the enduring appeal of Detroit-bred muscle cars. American muscle cars can be the litmus test of... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jul. 26, 2016

Best Used Toyotas

Toyota has one of the broadest lineups in the market, so buyers looking for used vehicles have plenty of options to... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jul. 26, 2016

Best 2016 Commuter Cars

The commuter car is often referred to dismissively by automotive journalists, but millions of Americans count on their... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jul. 25, 2016

Best Used Sports Cars

You’re looking for a quick, nimble ride, but the prices of new sports cars are out of reach. Fortunately, there are... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jul. 25, 2016

21 Kids Have Died in Hot Cars This Year

As a sweltering “heat dome” continues to invade much of the east coast, organizations are sending reminders to stop... Read More »

Darian Somers Jul. 25, 2016

Best Used Hyundais

Hyundai has long been a symbol of value in the automotive marketplace. From hatchbacks to small crossovers to full... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 22, 2016

Best Used Kias

Ten years and 100,000 miles. That’s the powertrain warranty that Kia has proudly advertised for years. It is a fully... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 22, 2016

German Performance Cars

Luxury cars attract buyers with their lavish interiors and cutting edge technology and safety equipment. But at the... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 22, 2016

Guide to Ford's Certified Pre-Owned Program

As the cost of an average new car crests $34,000, more buyers are looking to certified used cars to cut their monthly... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Jul. 22, 2016

Certified Pre-Owned Hondas

Buying a new car can be a wonderful thing. The peace of mind you have knowing your car is fresh and perfect right from... Read More »

Chris Tonn Jul. 22, 2016

Certified Pre-Owned Toyotas

New Toyota cars are considered by many to be a sound investment. You can count on them to go the distance and retain a... Read More »

Will Maley Jul. 22, 2016

Best Off-Road SUVs

There was a time when the term “sport-utility vehicle” was practically synonymous with off-roading . As the SUV market... Read More »

Chris Tonn Jul. 22, 2016

Unexpected Everyday Exotics

When it comes time to buy another car, consider what that next car means to you. Do you want to drive an anonymous... Read More »

Chris Tonn Jul. 21, 2016

Eight Reincarnated Cars

Running a car company can be a big challenge. Beyond managing the thousands of people and machines required to build... Read More »

Chris Tonn Jul. 21, 2016

Elon Musk Rolls Out Second Master Plan Featuring Trucks and Ride-Sharing

It appears that the Tesla Motors line of cars is expanding. It also appears that Tesla Motors is changing its name. Read More »

Darian Somers Jul. 21, 2016

The Best Luxury Sports Cars

A sports car is an emotional purchase. Once you’ve saved up for the vehicle you’ve been lusting over, it can be quite a... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 21, 2016

Affordable SUVs with the Best Gas Mileage

There are lots of considerations when you buy a new SUV, including your new ride’s fuel economy. It might be nice to... Read More »

Nicole Wakelin Jul. 21, 2016

Do Hybrid Cars Make Financial Sense?

There are increasingly large numbers of hybrid vehicles on the road these days, in a wide range of body styles. Their... Read More »

Nicole Wakelin Jul. 21, 2016

Supercars That Are Easy to Live With

A supercar is an incredible sight to behold. The outrageous styling, massive wheels, bold colors, and ear piercing howl... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 21, 2016

Best Convertibles Under $30,000

With summer in full swing, you’re probably daydreaming at your desk about hitting the road this weekend. Whether you’re... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 21, 2016

SUVs with the Best Residual Value

It’s a sad fact of life: all cars and SUVs lose value. You knock roughly 20 percent off of what a new car is worth just... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2016

Trucks with the Best Residual Value

The day you purchase a new truck it’s hard to imagine a time when you’d ever want to trade it for something else. The... Read More »

Nicole Wakelin Jul. 20, 2016

Takata Recall for Honda Owners

Even if you don’t own an affected vehicle, you’ve likely heard of the massive Takata airbag recall. It is the largest... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2016

How Home Electric Car Charging Works

There’s never been a better time to be in the market for an electric car, with a wide range of strong models from... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2016

Best Cars for Baby Boomers

It’s tough to pinpoint any of the challenges facing Baby Boomers because it’s a generation that spans almost 20 years... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2016

Summer's Best Convertibles

Summer is here, which means it’s the perfect time to buy a convertible. After months of cold weather, everyone wants to... Read More »

Nicole Wakelin Jul. 20, 2016

Uber vs. Lyft

Ride-hailing has changed the face of transportation in many parts of the world, providing cashless, on-demand rides... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Jul. 20, 2016

How to Bake Cookies in Your Car

A massive heat dome is going to settle over much of the country this week, which means your car is likely going to feel... Read More »

Jimmy Dinsmore Jul. 19, 2016

5 Best Summer Car Care Tips

Summer is the season for beaches, barbecues – and breakdowns. Even though summer means fun, the hotter months have a... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Jul. 19, 2016

Ford is Using Tequila Byproducts to Build Cars

A few years ago, corn-powered cars were all the rage. Read More »

Darian Somers Jul. 19, 2016

July's Money-Saving Truck Deals for the Best Trucks

If you feel like pickup trucks are becoming more prolific, you aren't imagining things. Trucks (along with SUVs) are... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Jul. 15, 2016

Top SUV Deals this July

Whether you’re spending your summer hauling the whole Peanuts gang (with Snoopy in back), thinking ahead to school... Read More »

John Vincent Jul. 14, 2016

Best Cars for Playing Pokemon Go

It is almost impossible not to see people playing Pokémon Go these days. Everywhere you look there are players with... Read More »

Nicole Wakelin Jul. 12, 2016

All About the Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat’s recent return to the United States after a 25-year absence was peppy and colorful, thanks to the perpetual... Read More »

Cherise LaPine Jul. 11, 2016

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