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Balwinder Sahni, Dubai, License Plate

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.So what do you do?Well ... read more »
10 Most Expensive Luxury SUVs of 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, rugged, and capable ... read more »
Sportiest Compact SUVs of 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 SUVs have ... read more »
3-Row SUVs, Chevrolet Traverse

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 vehicle buyers are looking ... read more »
mercedes-benz x-class

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 wheels. From its first car in ... read more »
Features That Will Keep Insurance Premiums Down

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 to predict a ... read more »
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2016 Mazda CX-9

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 alternatives in the compact SUV segment ... read more »
New vs. Used: 10 Cars You Should Buy New

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 percentage of their value ... read more »
Best Used 3-Row SUVs Under $15,000

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 everything else you care to ... read more »
9 Scariest Cars to Drive

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 definite difference between ... read more »
10 Ways to Make Money With Your Car

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. If you think about it ... read more »
Used Jeep Wrangler Buying Guide

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 Willys-Overland military vehicle. Ownership of the ... read more »
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2017 Ford Fusion vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

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 midsize sedan. The highly ... read more »
Should You Lease a Used Car?

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 gently ... read more »
Cars With Low Crash Test Ratings

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 models still do surprisingly poorly. This ... read more »
Where Did All the Cheap Used Cars Go?

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 American consumers have bought new ... read more »
Best Used Trucks Under $15,000

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 trucks on this list are ... read more »
The Cheapest 2016 Cars and SUVs With Automatic Braking

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 and price. There was a time not ... read more »
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Are You Wasting Money On Premium Gas?

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 vehicles whose powerful yet ... read more »
2016 Nissan Frontier vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma

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 pickup trucks head to head ... read more »
Ford, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Midsize SUV, Compact SUV

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 excellent choices among their respective ... read more »
Booster Seats: 5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs Them

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 cave in let them ... read more »
Best Used Sports Cars Under $15,000

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 several used sports cars ... read more »
Which 2016 Pickup Trucks Have the Most Luxurious Interiors?

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 is more common for pickup trucks ... read more »
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12 Bad Moves That Jack Up Your Car Insurance

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. You ... read more »
Best Used Minivans for Under $20K

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 family-friendly appeal, it’s often loaded with the ... read more »
Wagons

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 out there. Why do they ... read more »
2017 GMC Terrain vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox: Head to Head

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, infotainment technology, and price points. Both models ... read more »
How Do Those Car Insurance Tracking Devices Work?

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 possible in claims. So when insurance companies ... read more »
Upscale Vehicles You Should Buy Right Now

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 affordable brand. However ... read more »
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How Badly Has the VW Diesel Scandal Hurt VW?

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, the company was caught ... read more »
Best Cars for Teens

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 as various extracurricular ... read more »
Used Ford Fusion Buying Guide

Used Ford Fusion Buying Guide

The Ford Fusion and Ford Fusion Hybrid both get great reviews as affordable midsize five-passenger family sedans, for their eye-catching exterior design, available all-wheel drive ... read more »
Used Ford Edge Buying Guide

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 received a mid-cycle ... read more »
How Does a Car Engine Work?

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, there’s some ... read more »
How Does a Hybrid Car Work?

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 electric engine. Their partnership was born ... read more »
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Luxury Small Cars,

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

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 car. Cars ... read more »
Used Honda Accord Buying Guide

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 1982 ... read more »
Top Diesel Trucks and Cars

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 offer better fuel economy than a ... read more »
New 2017 Honda CR-V: Latest Pictures and Facts

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 second-best-selling compact ... read more »
The 10 Most Expensive Vehicles to Insure

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 among the safest cars you ... read more »
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Battle of the Brands: 2016 Toyota Vehicles vs. 2016 Honda Vehicles

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 that we have seen ... read more »
2016 Cars That Are Almost Self-Driving

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. But quietly, more new cars ... read more »
Man Getting Pulled Over

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 a big part ... read more »
Used Nissan Rogue, Nissan, Midsize SUVs

Used Nissan Rogue Buying Guide

When it debuted, the Nissan Rogue offered customers a comfortable ride at an affordable price, something that has continued as it’s moved to the used ... read more »
Buying Cars Online: What You Should Know

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 can be anything but a ... read more »
Ford, Chevy, Compact Pickup Trucks, Full Size Pickup Trucks, Colorado, Silverado, F-150

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 can argue the ... read more »
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Best Luxury SUVs

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 you back six figures, but you’re ... read more »
Top 10 Least Expensive Vehicles to Insure

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, for most buyers it’s important to ... read more »
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