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2019 Volvo XC60 vs. 2019 Volvo XC90: Which Volvo SUV Is Best for You?

At first glance, the Volvo XC60 and XC90 look a lot alike. These luxury SUVs both feature the brand’s signature styling... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Courtney Jones Nov. 21, 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

What Is Gap Insurance for a Car?

Now is as good a time as any to take a look at your car insurance coverage, but before you do, ask yourself a few... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 9, 2018

25 Best Cars Under $25,000

If you plan to shop for a car on a budget of $25,000, you have a lot more choices than you might think. If you can... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 3, 2018

What Car Insurance Discounts Can I Get?

Everyone needs to insure their car, but navigating a car insurance policy can be a headache, especially when it comes... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 29, 2018

We Rank the Best Hatchbacks of 2018

Do you ever find yourself wishing for a little more storage space in your car? For most everyday trips and errands, you... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 26, 2018

What Is Comprehensive Car Insurance?

Some people mistakenly think of comprehensive car insurance coverage as “ full coverage insurance ,” but as far as... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 22, 2018

Here Are the Used Cars to Avoid

It can feel like you’re taking a big gamble when you shop for a used car. While you can learn a lot by looking at the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 22, 2018

The Best Four-Door Sports Cars in 2018

Think about your favorite sports car . If you’re picturing a sleek, low-slung coupe, you’re not alone. Part of the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 1, 2018

Nitrogen in Tires: Pros and Cons

Has it ever occurred to you to fill your tires with anything other than air? Because nitrogen is more stable than... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 1, 2018

10 Best 2018 SUVs

Crossovers and SUVs continue to drive auto manufacturers’ sales numbers, but not every SUV is a surefire hit. Today’s... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 31, 2018

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

11 Best Trucks for Families in 2018

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 in 2018

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

How Do Those Car Insurance Tracking Devices Work?

Whenever someone offers you a chance to save money by sacrificing a bit of your personal information, it’s good to be... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Cherise Threewitt Feb. 26, 2018

10 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money in 2018

Luxury midsize car sales may be slumping in the wake of the crossover boom, but there are plenty of models that are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 20, 2018

Best 3-Row SUVs for the Money in 2018

The annual U.S. News Best Car for the Money awards highlight vehicles that offer the best quality and value in 1... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 15, 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

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