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2019 BMW 5 Series vs. 2019 Audi A6: Head to Head

If you go straight to the Germans when you’re shopping for a new luxury sedan, you’re not alone. Audi and BMW are two... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 21, 2019

12 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money in 2019

If you want a vehicle that is practical yet upscale, a luxury midsize sedan is one of your best bets. Most models in... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 18, 2019

16 Best Compact SUVs for the Money in 2019

There are a lot of great compact SUVs on the market right now, but not all of them are a great value. If you’re... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 14, 2019

12 Cheapest SUV Leases This March

You may have heard the news: small and midsize crossovers are all but replacing cars. The consistent growth of the SUV... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 12, 2019

12 Best Luxury SUV Leases in March

Luxury automakers have some great lease offers available for March, which means it’s a tempting (and smart) time to... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 11, 2019

State Farm vs. American Family Car Insurance

If you’ve ever been perplexed by the process of shopping for car insurance, you’re not alone. Auto insurance companies... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

Nationwide vs. State Farm Car Insurance

Shopping for car insurance is a confusing process, and insurance companies are in no hurry to help you simplify it... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

Nationwide vs. Geico Car Insurance

Time to shop for new car insurance? You’re not alone. We’re here to help you demystify the process of finding the best... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

American Family vs. Geico Car Insurance

Car insurance companies compete for your attention with goofy commercials and cheeky mascots in an effort to seem... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

Allstate vs. Nationwide Car Insurance

If you’ve ever been completely baffled by the process of shopping for car insurance, you’re not alone. Auto insurance... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

12 Cheapest Lease Deals in March

If you need a new car for spring, you have a ton of options, even if you’re on a tight budget. This month’s most... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 5, 2019

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe

The Chevrolet Tahoe is a great choice for a large SUV. It’s one of the more reliable models in its class, and it has a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 20, 2019

2019 Subaru WRX vs. 2019 Volkswagen GTI: Head to Head

The Volkswagen GTI and Subaru WRX are two established nameplates in the compact car segment. Both cars are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 19, 2019

12 Best Presidents Day Luxury Car Deals

Presidents Day was once the celebration of George Washington’s birthday on February 22, but it has since been expanded... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 11, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Genesis G90: All You Need to Know

It’s hard to say if the Genesis G90 luxury sedan really needed a redesign after just three years on the market, but... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 5, 2019

16 Best Ford Cars, Trucks, and SUVs

Ford’s current lineup is a great example of what can happen when an auto manufacturer is determined to compete in... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 4, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer: All You Need to Know

After nearly 30 years on the market, the Ford Explorer still manages to innovate. A full redesign and a bunch of new... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 4, 2019

All-New 2020 Ford Mustang GT500: What You Need to Know

Ford and Shelby have teamed up again for the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, which was revealed during the Detroit Auto Show... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 1, 2019

Ford vs. Chevy Trucks: Who Makes a Better Pickup?

Chevrolet and Ford are two of the undisputed leaders in the pickup truck market. Chevrolet currently offers the compact... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 1, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Maryland

There is a total of nearly 4.3 million licensed drivers in Maryland as of 2016, according to data from the Federal... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Colorado

The state of Colorado had 4,066,580 licensed drivers in 2016, the last year for which data was available from the U.S... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Illinois

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, there were 8,514,644 licensed drivers in Illinois in 2016... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Georgia

According to the United States Census Bureau, Georgia has the eighth-highest population of any state in the country... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

All-New 2020 Lincoln Aviator: What You Need to Know

The all-new Lincoln Aviator aims to become a key player in the luxury midsize 3-row SUV category with a sleek design... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 23, 2019

14 Most Affordable Supercars

Regular readers of the U.S. News & World Report Best Cars section have probably noticed that we focus on common-sense... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 23, 2019

All-New 2019 BMW X7: What You Need to Know

The 2019 BMW X7 is the newest model in the brand’s SUV portfolio (though BMW prefers “SAV,” for “sports activity... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 18, 2019

How to Prevent Car Theft

There’s a saying about being chased by a bear – you don’t need to outrun the bear, you just need to outrun your... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 18, 2018

USAA Car Insurance Review

USAA, short for United Services Automobile Association, has a good reputation as a provider of insurance and other... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2018

Best Cheap Car Insurance in California

California has the highest population of any state in the country, according to the United States Census Bureau. In... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2018

Liberty Mutual Car Insurance Review

Liberty Mutual is more than 100 years old, with origins dating to 1912, when it was formed in response to a state law... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2018

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Pennsylvania

According to the 2017 United States Census, Pennsylvania is the fifth most populous state in the country, with a total... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 13, 2018

Progressive Car Insurance Review

Long before Flo became Progressive’s perky spokeswoman, this auto insurance company was known for its user-friendly... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 13, 2018

12 Best End of Year Luxury Car Deals in 2018

December is traditionally perceived as one of the best times of the year to buy or lease a new vehicle, for reasons... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 12, 2018

Best Audi Cars and SUVs in 2018

In general, a vehicle from Audi is going to fare pretty well amongst its contemporaries. The German brand offers... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 3, 2018

Lexus vs. Acura: Battle of the Brands

If you have ever shopped for a luxury car or SUV, you’ve probably taken a look at an Acura or a Lexus. These two luxury... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 14, 2018

26 Best Japanese Cars of 2018

Japanese vehicles are generally known for practicality and reliability, the cornerstones upon which the most prominent... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 31, 2018

Cars Made in China in 2018

American automakers such as Buick have told the media that they don’t believe Americans care where their car is built... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 19, 2018

The Cheapest 4WD SUVs in 2018

Whether you want to spend more time outside or simply look like you do, a four-wheel-drive SUV can help you chase that... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 12, 2018

The Best V6 Cars of 2018

Four-cylinder engines, particularly of the turbocharged variety, are finding their way into more vehicles than ever... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 1, 2018

Cars That Cost $100,000

According to Kelley Blue Book, the average sale price of a new car at the beginning of this year was $36,270. Triple... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 28, 2018

11 Most Comfortable Trucks

Automakers want you to know that the cabin of a pickup truck doesn’t have to be a penalty box. Sure, there are plenty... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 18, 2018

21 SUVs With the Most Ground Clearance

Itching to get away from it all? Give off-roading a try. From the driver’s seat of an SUV, you can see nature in all... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 17, 2018

34 Cheapest AWD Cars in 2018

There are a lot of vehicles available with all-wheel drive under the $30,000 price point. In fact, once we started the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 31, 2018

2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2018 Toyota Tacoma: Head to Head

There’s a renewed sense of interest in compact pickup trucks these days, but established competitors still have an... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 31, 2018

The Best Luxury SUVs Under $40K in 2018

If you plan to buy a new luxury SUV in the near future, you might be surprised by some of the bargains out there. It’s... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 17, 2018

19 Best Hot Hatchbacks in 2018

While most shoppers are obsessing over crossovers , it’s time to consider that the popularity of that segment might owe... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 17, 2018

30 Fastest Cars Under $30K

If you’re looking for a quick, powerful, and agile new car, you have plenty of options. Some of them might even raise... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 17, 2018

12 Best Labor Day Car Sales on Luxury Cars

A long weekend and a national holiday make for prime car shopping, and this coming Labor Day, the auto manufacturers... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 14, 2018

12 Best Labor Day Lease Specials

Do your summer plans include a new vehicle in your driveway? It’s not too late to make that happen. We found the best... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 13, 2018

2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

The Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 are two of the oldest guards in the compact SUV class . They’re both immensely... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 23, 2018

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