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27 Mistakes You're Making While Driving

Think you’re a good driver? Even if you have a squeaky clean record and take pride in your dent- and ding-free car, the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 21, 2018

Most Reliable Used SUVs Under $10,000

A budget of $10,000 doesn’t go nearly as far on the new car market as it used to, but you can still score quite a deal... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 16, 2018

6 Best Luxury Large SUVs for Families in 2018

If you are trying to determine the best new SUV for your family, we can help you narrow the field, courtesy of our... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 15, 2018

10 Best Memorial Day Lease Deals in 2018

Memorial Day, like other holidays, is a popular time to shop for a deal on a new vehicle. We’ve put together a list of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 14, 2018

The Best 2018 Memorial Day Car Sales

Memorial Day is nearly here, and this long holiday weekend unofficially marks the beginning of summer. Auto... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 10, 2018

11 Best Trucks for Families

A pickup truck might not be a common choice for a family vehicle, but if you need to make it work, it can be done. Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 2, 2018

What Do Those Dashboard Lights in Your Car Mean?

As cars get more complicated, manufacturers have to cram more icons onto dashboards and information displays. Some of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 23, 2018

11 Most Reliable Used Luxury Cars Under $10,000

Have $10,000 to spend on a used luxury vehicle? The bad news is that you should be prepared to go back about 10 years... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 18, 2018

5 Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs for Families

We’ve taken a look at all the 3-row luxury SUVs on the market and whittled the list down to the most family-friendly... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 30, 2018

4 Best Minivans for Families

The minivan is the quintessential family vehicle, yet there is a lot of variety in this small class to satisfy... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 28, 2018

10 Best Compact SUVs for Families in 2018

If you are planning to buy a new compact SUV for your family this year, the following models are the best choices on... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 26, 2018

All-New 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: What You Need to Know

In early March, Mercedes-Benz previewed the all-new A-Class ahead of its Geneva Motor Show debut . This luxury small... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 21, 2018

All-New 2018 BMW 8 Series: Everything We Know

Nearly 20 years ago, BMW discontinued the top-end 8 Series Coupe, a car the brand says was ahead of its time. Now, BMW... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 20, 2018

2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Acura RDX: Head to Head

From the outside, there doesn’t appear to be much difference between the Honda CR-V and Acura RDX . In fact, the 201... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 2, 2018

2018 Kia Sorento vs. 2018 Ford Edge: Head to Head

If your next new vehicle needs to have seating for at least five passengers along with plenty of cargo room, a midsize... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 2, 2018

2018 BMW 3 Series vs. 2018 BMW 5 Series: Head to Head

The BMW 3 Series has been the entryway to the brand for decades. Sure, some smaller BMW models have popped up, but the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 1, 2018

All-New 2019 Chevrolet Silverado: What You Need to Know

Though it was last redesigned in 2014, not too long ago in terms of the typical automotive life cycle, the Chevrolet... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 1, 2018

All-New 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: What You Need to Know

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class was one of the most anticipated reveals at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show , and early... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 1, 2018

6 Ways to Tell It's Time for New Tires

Tires are a critical element of your car’s overall safety. They are the only parts of your car that actually make... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2018

50 Most Expensive States to Own a Car

Some states are more expensive to live in than others, in terms of home ownership cost, rent, taxes, and income... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 29, 2018

2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Subaru Outback: Head to Head

If you tend to think of station wagons as a precursor to the crossover , you might find yourself wondering why they... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 24, 2018

8 Best Vehicles With AWD to Buy This Winter

All-wheel drive isn’t absolutely necessary for safe winter driving, but it’s hard to fault those who feel more... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 18, 2018

All-New 2019 Volvo XC40: What You Need to Know

Volvo’s smallest luxury SUV is an interesting new entry into a growing segment. Its styling is as sophisticated as... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 17, 2018

10 Best Luxury Car Brands of 2018

Take a scroll through the list of brands we review; there are a lot. Some are now defunct but hold an important place... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 12, 2018

Best 3-Row SUVs: Photos and Details

If you need a 3-row SUV , you have more choices than ever, from traditional large SUVs to peppy, light crossovers. The... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 3, 2018

10 Best Cars for Winter Driving in 2018

What makes a good winter vehicle? If you’re shopping for a new car or SUV, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 29, 2017

All-New 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: What You Need to Know

Most people think of the Corvette as a muscle car or a sports car but, according to Chevrolet, the new 2019 ZR1... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 22, 2017

Which 2018 Cars Have Android Auto?

If you want Android Auto with your next new vehicle, you have more options than ever. Smartphone integration is... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 19, 2017

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150: Head to Head

The battle of over who rules the full-size pickup truck segment never ends, but it’s never dull either. The class... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2017

10 Best Deals on the Best Vehicle Brands

If you are looking to end the year with a new vehicle, you might as well get one of the very best. These vehicles are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Honda Accord: Head to Head

The front-runners of the midsize car class have been completely redesigned for 2018, and the decision between the two... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 1, 2017

2018 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla: Head to Head

With 24 entries in our compact car rankings , it’s easy for a potential buyer to get overwhelmed. The Hyundai Elantra... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 30, 2017

Top 10 Compact SUVs of 2017

The 2017 model year is over, for all intents and purposes, which makes this a great time for shoppers. Car dealerships... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 29, 2017

2018 Audi S7 vs. 2018 Audi RS 7: Worth the Upgrade?

The Audi A7 is a luxury large car that offers enough amenities to satisfy most buyers in this class. As of this... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 28, 2017

2018 Audi Q7 vs. 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Head to Head

The Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7 are luxury midsize SUVs that both come from within the Volkswagen family. Indeed, these... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 21, 2017

10 Cheapest 2018 Cars With Android Auto

Android Auto smartphone integration got a big boost in availability in the 2017 and 2018 model years. Even better, this... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 17, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2018 Ford Focus: Head to Head

As of this writing, our compact car rankings feature 24 entrants. Some of these cars are great, and some are not. The... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 16, 2017

The Cheapest Minivans on the Market

The latest new minivans have developed a reputation for being expensive, and it’s not hard to see why. Minivans require... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 3, 2017

The Best Car Discounts for Teachers

Teachers have a tough job, and it’s nice to be recognized. Lots of companies offer discounts to teachers and educators... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 2, 2017

9 Car Brands With the Best Discounts for College Students and Grads

Graduating from college is an exciting experience with a lot of changes, some of which can be quite expensive. If... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 1, 2017

2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2017 Mazda CX-9: Worth the Upgrade?

Shopping for a new crossover or SUV? If you’ve seen commercials or read reviews, you’re probably aware that Mazda’s... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 1, 2017

10 Alternatives to the 2018 Volvo XC60

For 2018, Volvo has redesigned the XC60 , bringing forth a ton of improvements that help this vehicle emerge as one of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 26, 2017

2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Acura RDX: Head to Head

The Audi Q5 has been fully redesigned for this model year, reinforcing its position as one of the best vehicles in the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 23, 2017

10 Alternatives to the 2018 Audi Q5

The Audi Q5 , all new for 2018, is the top-scoring vehicle in our luxury compact SUV rankings , handily topping the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 18, 2017

2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 Audi A6: Worth the Upgrade?

If you’re shopping for a new sedan, size is an important factor. This doesn’t have to be a complicated question; for... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 18, 2017

2018 GMC Acadia vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Head to Head

The Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia are often thought to be two sides of the same coin, which, as it turns out, is a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 18, 2017

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