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The Best Full-Size SUVs of 2016

The Best Full-Size SUVs of 2016

Find Out the Top Large SUVs in Our Rankings Sometimes the only vehicle that can satisfy your needs is a large SUV. Full-sized, body-on-frame SUVs ... read more »
Best Subcompact SUVs of 2016

Best Subcompact SUVs of 2016

These Are the Top Small SUVs in Our Rankings A new class of SUVs has emerged in the past few years: subcompact SUVs. These vehicles ... read more »
Safest Minivans on the Market

Safest Minivans on the Market

Which Minivan Is the Safest? While more and more drivers choose SUVs, savvy shoppers know that nothing beats a traditional minivan when it comes to ... read more »
Honda Pilot vs Ford Escape

Honda Pilot vs Ford Escape

Honda Pilot vs Ford Escape The 2016 Honda Pilot and 2017 Ford Escape are high-performing, yet very different crossover SUVs. The Pilot is a midsize, ... read more »
Volvo XC90 vs. Acura MDX

Volvo XC90 vs. Acura MDX

2016 Volvo XC90 vs 2016 Acura MDX Tied for eighth place in our rankings of luxury midsize SUVs, the 2016 Volvo XC90 and 2016 Acura ... read more »
Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sedona

Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sedona

2016 Toyota Sienna vs. 2016 Kia Sedona A minivan’s roominess, cargo options, and sliding doors make them more family-friendly than many large SUVs. Many also ... read more »
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2016 Lincoln MKC

9 Luxury Cars and SUVs You Should Buy Now

Luxury for Less: Big Savings on Premium Brands There’s no doubt that buying a luxury vehicle will put a bigger dent in your bank account ... read more »
8 Mistakes That Affect Your Trade In Value

8 Mistakes That Affect Your Trade In Value

How to Get the Best Offer on Your Trade In Car You’ve done all of your research and decided what options, what color, and what ... read more »
What Crash Test Ratings Really Say

What Crash Test Ratings Really Say

No matter how your car performs on the road or what its other capabilities are, its ultimate job comes down to safety: How does it ... read more »
8 Best Used Car Values

8 Best Used Car Values

Get The Most Bang For Your Buck With These Used Cars Hopefully more goes into used car buying than just a sticker price. Consumers should ... read more »
Must-Have Car Features for New Parents

Must-Have Car Features for New Parents

Car Features New Parents Need A child brings all sorts of changes to a new parent’s life, including their car. Say goodbye to that two-seater ... read more »
What Is a CVT Transmission?

What Is a CVT Transmission?

Your transmission’s job is to send a message from your car’s engine to its wheels, transferring power based on the gear ratio.  But one ... read more »
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How to Sell Your Car to a Dealership

How to Sell Your Car to a Dealership

Selling your car to a dealership can be an intimidating experience. Compared to car dealerships, who buy and sell cars by the truckload, the average ... read more »
Best Used SUVs Under $20,000

Best Used SUVs Under $20,000

Used SUVs That Won't Break the Bank The SUV has become the default family vehicle for many drivers. As such new SUVs command high prices, ... read more »
Celebrities That Drive Green Cars

Celebrities That Drive Green Cars

Celebs That Drive Green Celebrities often drive cars that are focused on performance and luxury rather than being green. We see pictures of them behind ... read more »
Car Insurance

8 Things You Need to Know About Car Insurance

What to Know Before Buying Car Insurance Buying car insurance raises a lot of questions. What do you need? How much? What does it all ... read more »
Why Are Manual Transmissions Disappearing?

Why Are Manual Transmissions Disappearing?

Where are the manuals? That's the question more driving enthusiasts are asking as fewer and fewer automakers offer three pedals. Manual transmissions used to ... read more »
10 Common Car Seat Mistakes

10 Common Car Seat Mistakes

Don't Make These 10 Car Seat Mistakes Parents and guardians often make mistakes in their attempts to keep children safe in the car. But even ... read more »
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Cool Cars for the Family

Cool Cars for the Family

Well now you’ve gone and done it. You've had a kid – maybe even two or more. Your gym time has been replaced by ... read more »
Best Cars Under $20,000

Best Cars Under $20,000

Inexpensive Cars That Aren't Cheap Inexpensive cars don’t have to be cheap. Indeed, today’s budget-friendly cars have many more features and better build quality than ... read more »
What Is the Best Acura of 2016?

What Is the Best Acura of 2016?

We Rank the Acura Lineup from Bottom to Top Acura is a great bargain in the luxury marketplace, with multiple vehicles earning finalists positions or ... read more »
How to Buy a Used Car From a Private Seller

How to Buy a Used Car From a Private Seller

Follow These Steps to Save Time and Money Buying a used car from an individual seller – rather than a dealership – carries a certain ... read more »
Get a Great Deal on These Slow-Selling Cars and SUVs

Get a Great Deal on These Slow-Selling Cars and SUVs

Just because a vehicle has engaging performance, a top-notch interior, and critical acclaim doesn't mean it's always going to be a top seller ... read more »
How to Buy a Used Car From a Dealership

How to Buy a Used Car From a Dealership

Save Time and Money at the Dealership Online marketplaces like Craigslist and eBay can lead to great deals on a used car, but they come ... read more »
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The Best Jeep SUVs

The Best Jeep SUVs

Which Jeep Is Right For You? Jeep started its life as a general purpose (or GP) vehicle built for the U.S. military during World War ... read more »
Your Guide to the Audi R8

Your Guide to the Audi R8

Getting to Know the 2017 Audi R8 The 2017 Audi R8 is a supercar in every sense of the word. The R8 – a bold ... read more »
The Best Dodge Cars and SUVs

The Best Dodge Cars and SUVs

Which Dodge Is Right For You? The Dodge brand was founded in 1901 by Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis Dodge – the famous Detroit-based ... read more »
Best Cars for Teens

Best Cars for Teens

Summer is a dangerous time for teenage drivers. When not in school, teens spend more time behind the wheel, and they’re often with friends. If ... read more »
Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger

Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger

We've all been there. You're at the dealer and you've got two cars in front of you. One is a sports coupe ... read more »
2016 Infiniti QX60 vs. 2016 Lexus RX 350

2016 Infiniti QX60 vs. 2016 Lexus RX 350

Which Should You Buy? The Infiniti QX60 and the Lexus RX 350 are two mainstays among popular midsize luxury SUVs. That doesn't mean that they ... read more »
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7 Affordable Used SUVs With Three Rows

7 Affordable Used SUVs With Three Rows

Whether you’re shuttling the kids and their friends to soccer practice or heading out on a weekend trip with a crowd, a three-row SUV can ... read more »
13 Soon-to-Be Classic Cars

13 Soon-to-Be Classic Cars

These 13 Future Classics Could Be a Hot Commodity One Day Today’s odd, sporty, or slow-selling car may well be tomorrow’s collectible. Consider some of ... read more »
How Do They Come Up With Used Car Prices?

How Do They Come Up With Used Car Prices?

Pricing is one of the great mysteries of the used car world. How are they set? What’s the difference in the terms you hear – ... read more »
Which Used Chevrolet Tahoe Should I Buy?

Which Used Chevrolet Tahoe Should I Buy?

Used Tahoe Buying Guide The Chevrolet Tahoe is akin to the brainy high school football hero who gets the job done right while barely breaking ... read more »
Overlooked Electric Cars

Overlooked Electric Cars

You Don’t Have to Get a Tesla to Go Electric These days it seems like talking about electric vehicles without mentioning Tesla is like talking ... read more »
Head to Head: 2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu

Head to Head: 2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu

2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu The 2016 Honda Accord and 2016 Chevrolet Malibu are front-wheel drive midsize sedans with seating for five passengers. ... read more »
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Which Used Jeep Should I Buy?

Which Used Jeep Should I Buy?

It’s difficult to believe Jeep was once a scrappy military vehicle. One look at #MyJeepStory, the social media campaign launched to celebrate the brand’s 75th ... read more »
Cars That Let You Work Anywhere

Cars That Let You Work Anywhere

Cars With Wi-Fi and Other Productivity-Enhancing Features For some lucky folks, going for a drive is the best way to get away from it all. ... read more »
SUVs vs. Minivans

SUVs vs. Minivans

Minivan vs. SUV When you have to carry a crowd of family or friends, there are two routes you can go: Minivan or 3-row SUV. ... read more »
Head to Head: Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Camry

Head to Head: Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Camry

The 2016 Nissan Altima and the 2016 Toyota Camry are competitors in the midsize sedan segment. The Toyota Camry is a longtime favorite of buyers in this class. It’s currently tied ... read more »
Spider Causes Accident in Oregon

Spider Causes Accident in Oregon

Let’s be honest. No one likes spiders. Apparently, one Oregon driver really doesn’t like them. On Wednesday, a woman was driving her car down a ... read more »
2016 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2016 Toyota Highlander

2016 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2016 Toyota Highlander

The 2016 Toyota 4Runner and the 2016 Toyota Highlander are midsize SUV siblings with little in common except their iconic brand name. The Highlander has the power, technology, and versatility to ... read more »
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The Most Fun to Drive Cars: 8 Sedans That Make Commuting a Blast

The Most Fun to Drive Cars: 8 Sedans That Make Commuting a Blast

What makes a car fun to drive? Some people say it’s big horsepower. Others say nimble handling is key. A few might even argue that ... read more »
Your Guide to the Best Nissan Vehicles

Your Guide to the Best Nissan Vehicles

Nissan is a multinational car company based in Japan and is part of the Nissan-Renault Alliance. They sell a full line of cars in the ... read more »
SUVs vs. Crossovers: What's the Difference?

SUVs vs. Crossovers: What's the Difference?

These days it seems that many people don’t know the difference between a traditional sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a crossover. It’s not just average ... read more »
8 Smartphone Apps That Car Owners Need

8 Smartphone Apps That Car Owners Need

Staying Connected and Informed Smartphones pack a lot of power into the palm of our hands. For drivers, they’ve replaced paper maps, mileage logs, music ... read more »
Head to Head: 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata

Head to Head: 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata

2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata: Which Should You Buy? Midsize sedans are stepping up their game, and two from Korean automaker Hyundai are ... read more »
8 Best Used Hatchbacks

8 Best Used Hatchbacks

Practical and Parkable Hatchbacks are like the Rodney Dangerfield of cars: Too often they get no respect. They can be the perfect cars, not just ... read more »
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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Revealed

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Revealed

Honda Civic enthusiasts have been waiting years for a hatchback to return to our shores, but the wait is nearly over, as the aggressively styled 2017 ... read more »
Head to Head: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

Head to Head: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

The Ford Explorer helped create the modern SUV market when it was introduced in 1991. Now, 25 years later, the 2016 Explorer has grown up, getting bigger ... read more »
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