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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2016/October

Dubai Man Drops $9 Million on Custom License Plate

It happens a lot for car owners. They want a custom license plate but someone else already has it. Read More »

Darian Somers Oct. 31, 2016

10 Most Expensive Luxury SUVs of 2016

The SUV market can trace its origins to commercial and military uses. From Land Rover to Willys, the idea of a nimble... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 31, 2016

Sportiest Compact SUVs of 2016

Most people see a compact SUV as a vehicle to escort a group of kids, sports gear, groceries, or heavy goods. But while... Read More »

Sanjay Salomon Oct. 31, 2016

Best 2016 3-Row SUVs Around $30,000

3-row SUVs vary greatly in price but offer many owners the most flexibility available on the market. Many new and used... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Oct. 31, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Goes Country With the X-Class Pickup Truck

For more than 130 years, Mercedes-Benz and its founders have been a spark of innovation for personal transportation on... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Oct. 28, 2016

Features That Will Keep Insurance Premiums Down

We live in a golden age for vehicle safety technology. With a barrage of new sensors and processors, new cars are able... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 28, 2016

Best Midsize SUVs to Buy Now

Midsize SUVs are more nimble and fuel-efficient than large SUVs but offer more seating and cargo space than smaller... Read More »

Matt Rand and Mel Anton Oct. 28, 2016

New vs. Used: 10 Cars You Should Buy New

There are some cars with values that plummet the moment you drive home from the dealer. Others retain a much higher... Read More »

John M. Vincent Oct. 28, 2016

Best Used 3-Row SUVs Under $15,000

Many families have outgrown vehicles with five seats. Putting your large family in a car leaves only the trunk for... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 27, 2016

9 Scariest Cars to Drive

Most car manufacturers, if pressed to admit it, would concede that they’ve had a few duds along the way. But there’s a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 27, 2016

10 Ways to Make Money With Your Car

Cars are expensive — not just buying, maintaining, and getting gas for them either. Simply owning one costs a bundle... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 27, 2016

Used Jeep Wrangler Buying Guide

While not an official descendant of the original military model, the modern-day Jeep Wrangler finds its roots in the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 27, 2016

2017 Ford Fusion vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

Chances are, if you are looking for a comfortable commuter or a fuel efficient family car, you may be considering a... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 27, 2016

Should You Lease a Used Car?

The idea of leasing a used car may have never crossed your mind, but you can potentially get a low monthly payment on a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Oct. 26, 2016

Cars With Low Crash Test Ratings

Car safety has come a long way since automakers first featured their crash test scores in advertisements, but some... Read More »

John Goreham Oct. 26, 2016

Where Did All the Cheap Used Cars Go?

By most accounts, the auto industry has rebounded pretty well from the Great Recession, which means that a lot of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 26, 2016

Best Used Trucks Under $15,000

Used full size and compact trucks offer the versatility that owners require with prices that won’t break the bank. The... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Oct. 26, 2016

The Cheapest 2016 Cars and SUVs With Automatic Braking

Small cars and subcompact SUVs are increasing in popularity, mostly due to people focusing more attention on efficiency... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 26, 2016

Are You Wasting Money On Premium Gas?

For about 85 percent of US vehicle owners, the answer is yes. The other 15 percent own luxury or high performance... Read More »

Evelyn Kanter Oct. 26, 2016

2016 Nissan Frontier vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma

In the battle of the pickups, performance is king. That’s why we put the Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma compact... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Oct. 26, 2016

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2016 Ford Edge

Choosing between the 2017 Ford Escape and the 2016 Ford Edge can be a headache because both these vehicles are... Read More »

Sanjay Salomon Oct. 25, 2016

Booster Seats: 5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs Them

When your child is kicking and screaming because they’re strapped in a car seat or booster seat, it’s easy enough to... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Oct. 25, 2016

Best Used Sports Cars Under $15,000

Have you always dreamed of owning a sports car, but couldn’t swing the price of a new one? Fortunately, there are... Read More »

Sanjay Salomon Oct. 25, 2016

Which 2016 Pickup Trucks Have the Most Luxurious Interiors?

The pickup trucks of yesterday weren’t generally known for luxurious interiors. But the times have changed, and now it... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 25, 2016

12 Bad Moves That Jack Up Your Car Insurance

No matter how much you pay for car insurance, it’s one of the few products you buy that you don’t really want to use... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Oct. 25, 2016

Best Used Minivans for Under $20K

If you haven’t shopped for minivans recently, you could be in for sticker shock. To increase a minivan’s... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 24, 2016

Which Wagon is Right For You?

It’s been said that Americans aren’t fans of the wagon. However, wagon owners are some of the most passionate owners... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Oct. 24, 2016

2017 GMC Terrain vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox: Head to Head

The GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox are SUV cousins. They share the same platform but have different styling... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 24, 2016

How Do Those Car Insurance Tracking Devices Work?

Insurance companies, generally speaking, are in the business of taking your money while paying out as little as... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 24, 2016

Upscale Vehicles You Should Buy Right Now

There’s no doubt that buying a luxury vehicle will put a bigger dent in your bank account than opting for a more... Read More »

Matt Rand Oct. 24, 2016

How Badly Has the VW Diesel Scandal Hurt VW?

It has been more than a year since the automotive world was rocked by the Volkswagen diesel scandal. In September 2015... Read More »

John M. Vincent Oct. 21, 2016

2016 Best Cars for Teens

With school back in full swing, teenage drivers are on the road once again. Between getting to and from school, as well... Read More »

Matt Rand and Mel Anton Oct. 21, 2016

Used Ford Fusion Buying Guide

The Ford Fusion and Ford Fusion Hybrid both get great reviews as affordable midsize five-passenger family sedans, for... Read More »

Evelyn Kanter Oct. 21, 2016

Used Ford Edge Buying Guide

The Ford Edge , now one of Ford’s most popular SUVs, launched in 2007 as a midsize crossover SUV that seats five. It... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Oct. 21, 2016

How Does a Car Engine Work?

If you’re like most drivers, your understanding of how a car engine works amounts to a vague sense that you put gas in... Read More »

Tully Corcoran Oct. 21, 2016

How Does a Hybrid Car Work?

A hybrid car is one that uses two engines to generate power: an old-fashioned internal combustion engine and an... Read More »

Tully Corcoran Oct. 21, 2016

9 Most Luxurious 2016 Small Cars

When most of us think of luxury cars, the first thing that comes to mind is a long and low sedan or maybe a hulking... Read More »

Tully Corcoran Oct. 21, 2016

New vs. Used: Don't Buy These 12 Cars New

The most expensive mile that you will ever drive is the first one you travel as you leave the dealership with a new... Read More »

John M. Vincent Oct. 20, 2016

Used Honda Accord Buying Guide

The Honda Accord has been a top retail-selling car in the U.S. for most of the 40 years since it was introduced. Since... Read More »

Evelyn Kanter Oct. 20, 2016

Top Diesel Trucks and Cars

Diesel may have gotten a bad rap last year due to Volkswagen Group’s fabricated EPA-ratings, but diesel engines still... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Oct. 20, 2016

New 2017 Honda CR-V: Latest Pictures and Facts

The Honda CR-V has been a mainstay in the compact SUV segment since its debut in 1997. The 2016 Honda CR-V is the... Read More »

Joslyn Hatfield Oct. 19, 2016

The 10 Most Expensive Vehicles to Insure

The list of most expensive cars to insure is littered with high-performance sedans and sports cars – some known as... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Oct. 19, 2016

Battle of the Brands: 2016 Toyota Vehicles vs. 2016 Honda Vehicles

It’s hard to find two companies that are as competitive as Toyota and Honda . Although, not in the fierce, public way... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 19, 2016

2016 Cars That Are Almost Self-Driving

Self-driving cars are upon us. No, you didn’t fall asleep and wake up to roads full of completely autonomous vehicles... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 19, 2016

Most Expensive States for Bad Drivers

Driving — the act of getting from place to place — is expensive. Fuel costs, along with car costs and maintenance, are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 19, 2016

Used Nissan Rogue Buying Guide

When it debuted, the Nissan Rogue offered customers a comfortable ride at an affordable price, something that has... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Oct. 18, 2016

Buying Cars Online: What You Should Know

Buying a car should be fun, but unless you love an adversarial bargaining process, the traditional way of car buying... Read More »

John M. Vincent Oct. 18, 2016

2016 Ford vs. 2016 Chevy Trucks: Built Ford Tough or Like a Rock?

Ford versus Chevy . It’s the best rivalry in the automotive world, but the true heart of this rivalry is in trucks. You... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 18, 2016

Best Luxury SUVs of 2017

Luxury SUVs now come with more cutting-edge capabilities and posh cabins than ever before. Some luxury SUVs will set... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Oct. 18, 2016

Top 10 Least Expensive Vehicles to Insure

Insurance premiums can be a significant factor in determining the cost of ownership of your car. Beyond car payments... Read More »

Eric C. Evarts Oct. 18, 2016

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