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2016 Toyota Tacoma

Redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma Ready for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Toyota has given a first glimpse of the redesigned 2016 Tacoma, which will debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan ... read more »
As Prices Drop, Holidays are the Best Time to Buy a Used Car

As Prices Drop, Holidays are the Best Time to Buy a Used Car

If you’ve been thinking about buying a used or certified pre-owned car, now could be a great time to buy. CarGurus reports that used car ... read more »
Toyota Black Friday

Negotiating Tips for the Best Black Friday Car Deal

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on your next new car, you might want to skip the ruckus at big-box stores and use ... read more »
2015 Golf R

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Priced from $37,415

Volkswagen has announced that the redesigned 2015 Golf R will start at $37,415, including destination. The Golf R was last sold for the 2013 ... read more »
2015 Kia Optima

Best Zero Percent Financing Car Deals for November

Everyone wants a low car payment, and lengthening your loan term or looking for a better financing rate are two ways to reduce your monthly ... read more »
2015 Lexus NX

All-new 2015 Lexus NX Priced from $35,405

Lexus has announced that the all-new 2015 Lexus NX 200t will start at $35,405 (includes a $925 destination charge), while the hybrid Lexus NX ... read more »
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Updated 2015 Honda CR-V Priced From $23,320

Updated 2015 Honda CR-V Priced From $23,320

The 2015 Honda CR-V goes on sale nationwide today, and Honda has announced that it offers a number of updates, including refreshed exterior and interior ... read more »
2015 Ford Mustang GT

Fuel Economy Dips on Redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang

Fuel economy estimates for the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang have been announced, and V6 and V8 models see slightly lower ratings than the 2014 models ... read more »
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Redesigned 2016 Mazda Miata Makes its Global Debut

Affordable sports car fans have something new to get excited about, as Mazda unveiled the completely redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Wednesday evening in Monterey ... read more »
2011 Buick Enclave CXL

2011 Buick Enclave vs. 2011 Mazda CX-9: Which Used SUV Should You Buy?

Three-row SUVs are a popular choice among families, and if you’re considering a used or certified pre-owned model, you could save substantially. For example, take ... read more »
2011 Ford Fusion

2010 Ford Fusion vs. 2010 Toyota Camry: Which Should You Buy?

You might be surprised by how much money you can save on a four-year-old car. Take the 2010 Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry, for example ... read more »
2015 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Refreshes the 2015 Sienna, Adds New Family-oriented Features

Toyota revealed the revised 2015 Sienna Thursday, giving us a glimpse of some of the minivan’s new features. The automaker says in a press release ... read more »
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2012 Prius

Get Used: Used Cars under $20,000

When it comes to car shopping, $20,000 can go a long way, especially if you’re considering a used car. Buying used means that someone ... read more »
2013 Escape

Ford Escape Tops Most Stolen SUV and Crossover List

Some SUVs and crossovers are more likely to get stolen than others, at least according to a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau ... read more »
2014 Fusion Hybrid

Ford Fuel Economy Ratings Decreased on Six Vehicles

Ford announced that it is downgrading fuel economy ratings on the 2013-14 C-Max Energi, C-Max Hybrid, Fusion Energi, Fusion Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, as ... read more »
2014 Sonata Limited

Test Car: 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Our test 2014 Hyundai Sonata features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 190 horsepower. A six speed automatic transmission is standard, and the EPA ... read more »
2014 Elantra Sedan

Car Deals Include Lower Interest Rates, Longer Financing

If you want a new car, but worry that high monthly payments won’t fit your budget, now may be the right time to explore your ... read more »
2014 Mercedes E-Class Diesel

Upsides and Downsides of Driving Diesel

There’s a good chance that you don’t know anyone who drives a diesel vehicle. At the end of 2012, an analysis performed by R.L ... read more »
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Redesigned 2015 Subaru WRX Receives IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Redesigned 2015 Subaru WRX Receives IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that the redesigned 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI earned its Top Safety Pick award. Previous generations of ... read more »
Subaru Outback

Redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback Unveiled at New York Auto Show

Subaru has officially pulled the wraps off the all-new 2015 Outback at the New York International Auto Show. The automaker says in a press release ... read more »
2015 Chevy Cruze

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Gets Updated Styling, More Tech Features

Chevrolet has officially announced that an updated 2015 Chevrolet Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show. The automaker says the refreshed Cruze ... read more »
Chevy Corvette Z06 Convertible

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible Promises at Least 625 HP

It’s no secret that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has been a sales success. Now, Chevrolet has given us our first look at the newest ... read more »
2015 Murano

All-New 2015 Nissan Murano Promises Better MPG, More Cargo Space

The New York International Auto Show is upon us, and Nissan has given us our first look at the all-new 2015 Murano. In a press ... read more »
VW Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Concept to Debut at New York Auto Show

Volkswagen has announced that the all-new Golf SportWagen concept will make its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. The automaker says ... read more »
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Preventing a Vehicle Rollover Requires Catlike Reflexes

Preventing a Vehicle Rollover Requires Catlike Reflexes

Automakers might be able to learn a couple new tricks from big cats, at least according to a recent study from the University of Cape ... read more »
2014 Ford Taurus

February's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

A cold, snowy January put a freeze on new car sales, according to many analysts. For February, automakers are responding with a wintry mix of ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Slideshow: 2014 Washington, D.C. Auto Show

It’s a special time of year right now in Washington, D.C., as automakers rolled their new cars into the Walter E. Washington Convention Center ... read more »
2014 BMW 435i

2014 Washington, D.C. Auto Show

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2014 Infiniti Q50

Consumer Reports Slams 2014 Infiniti Q50 and Lexus IS 250

Two of the newest upscale midsize cars on the market fall short in Consumer Reports’ tests. The new 2014 Infiniti Q50 and the redesigned 2014 ... read more »
2014 BMW 4-Series Converible

2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible Priced From $49,675

Our top-ranked upscale midsize car is about to lose its top, as a convertible version of the 2014 BMW 4-Series will hit showroom floors in ... read more »
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2013 Cadillac ATS

Short List for 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Announced

With the Detroit Auto Show just a few months away, jurors for the 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year (NACTOY) awards ... read more »
2014 BMW M3 Testing at Nuerburgring

2014 BMW M3 and M4 Get Twin-Turbo Power

BMW has released more information on its upcoming 2014 M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which will debut in January at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show ... read more »
Honda Recalls 2003 Acura MDX, 2003-04 Honda Odyssey

Honda Recalls 2003 Acura MDX, 2003-04 Honda Odyssey

Honda has announced that it will recall 56,000 Acura MDX SUVs and 318,000 Honda Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because an electrical ... read more »
2014 Nissan Rogue

Redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue Gains an Optional Third Row

If you’re shopping for an affordable compact SUV with three rows of seats, the Dodge Journey is currently the only option in the class. However ... read more »
2014 Subaru Forester

Chevrolet, Lexus, Subaru and Toyota Score Five-Star Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently awarded its top rating of five stars to a number of new Chevrolet, Lexus, Subaru and Toyota vehicles ... read more »
2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco

Redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla Priced Less Than Honda Civic

Toyota has announced that the redesigned 2014 Corolla will start at $17,610 after an $810 destination fee when it goes on sale this fall ... read more »
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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

2014 Mitsubishi Mirage Promises Best Fuel Economy of Any Non-Hybrid Car

Mitsubishi has announced pricing and fuel economy estimates for its newest affordable small car, the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage, which will start at $13,790 after ... read more »
2015 Mercedes GLA-Class

2015 Mercedes GLA-Class: Mercedes-Benz Introduces its New Small Crossover

Mercedes-Benz is gearing up to add a new luxury compact SUV to its model line. The 2015 GLA250 4Matic will be the smallest member of ... read more »
2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI engine

Volkswagen TDI Models to Get New Diesel Engine

Volkswagen has announced that a new diesel engine will be available in 2015 Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat models, which will hit dealer lots by ... read more »
2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury Sedan

Mercedes Tops List of Stolen Luxury Vehicles

You may not be the only one eyeing your neighbor’s Mercedes, as a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau indicates that car thieves ... read more »
BMW i3 Concept

All-Electric BMW i3 Priced at $42,275

The BMW i3 will start at $42,275 (including a $925 destination charge) when it goes on sale in the second quarter of 2014. The ... read more »
2013 Honda Accord sedan

Lower Monthly Payments Mean Leasing is on the Rise

Automakers have had strong new car sales so far this year, and an increasing number of leased 2013 vehicles may be part of the reason ... read more »
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Officially Rated at 29 MPG Highway

The EPA has officially rated the redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 17/29 mpg city/highway, which works out to 21 mpg combined when ... read more »
Volkswagen Golf TDI

Diesel Vehicles are Less Expensive to Own

Although they often cost more up front, a new study indicates that diesel-powered cars, trucks and SUVs have lower ownership costs in the long run ... read more »
2014 Mazda3

Mazda Unveils Redesigned 2014 Mazda3

Mazda officially introduced the all-new 2014 Mazda3 hatchback at a press event in New York today. The automaker says in a press release that the ... read more »
Up to 1.56 Million Jeep Owners Will Get Free Trailer Hitches

Up to 1.56 Million Jeep Owners Will Get Free Trailer Hitches

Chrysler Group has agreed to honor the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s request to recall Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs, but only after NHTSA ... read more »
2014 Cadillac CTS sedan

GM Prices the Redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan at $46,025

General Motors has announced that the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan will start at $46,025 after a $925 destination charge, which is $6,035 ... read more »
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Chrysler Denies NHTSA's Request to Recall 2.7 Million Jeep Vehicles

When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requests a recall, automakers usually comply. However, Chrysler Group is refusing NHTSA’s request for the automaker to recall ... read more »
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2013 Volvo S60

Are Mitsubishi and Volvo on the Way Out?

A new report predicts that Mitsubishi and Volvo are among 10 brands that will disappear from the U.S. marketplace before 2014. “Car sales are ... read more »
2014 Hyundai Equus and John Krafcik

It's on a Boat: The Refreshed 2014 Hyundai Equus

Sixty-one heavily refreshed 2014 Hyundai Equus sedans are currently en-route to the U.S., but Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik says that ... read more »
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