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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2019 Detroit Auto Show: Biggest American Debuts

It was a quiet year at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, but that didn’t stop America’s big three automakers from making ... read more »
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2019 Detroit Auto Show: In Pictures

For a few days each January, the automotive world is focused on Detroit. The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) hosts the debuts of dozens ... read more »
2019 Detroit Auto Show: Biggest Debuts

2019 Detroit Auto Show: 12 Biggest Debuts

While much of the Midwest looks like frozen tundra during the winter months, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) traditionally heats up the city ... read more »
2018 Land Rover Discovery

2019 Cars With Great Residual Values

Some cars are better values than others when you choose to lease. One of the biggest factors in the total cost of the lease is ... read more »
Should You Use In-House Financing from Car Dealers?

Should You Use In-House Financing from Car Dealers?

Where you finance your next car can save you money or cost you money. About 85 percent of new vehicles are paid for with an ... read more »
2018 Volvo V90

12 Best Car Deals This January

It has often been said that the best way to get a deal is to do the opposite of what the crowd is doing. Dealer ... read more »
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2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback

12 Best Car Lease Deals This January

Leasing a new car is getting more expensive as interest rates climb. The new year has also eased the pressure automakers and dealers felt in ... read more »
Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro

2018 LA Auto Show: 15 Most Outrageous Vehicles

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the Los Angeles Auto Show are some cars and trucks designed to capture your attention with their looks, technology ... read more »
2020 Jeep Gladiator

Scenes From the 2018 LA Auto Show

The studios of Hollywood aren’t the only places where you’ll find spotlights and excitement in Los Angeles. In downtown LA, the Los Angeles International Auto ... read more »
What Does a Vehicle History Report Tell You?

What Does a Vehicle History Report Tell You?

A crucial step in any used car purchase is getting a vehicle history report. It’s like a window into the car’s past, providing a wealth ... read more »
How to Get the Best Used Car Interest Rate

How to Get the Best Used Car Interest Rate

It’s a lot more fun to shop for cars than it is to shop for car loans. If you want to get the best deal ... read more »
2020 Kia Soul EV

2018 LA Auto Show: 10 Biggest Electric Car Debuts

Los Angeles is the epicenter of America’s green car culture, so it’s only fitting that manufacturers choose the Los Angeles International Auto Show to display ... read more »
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2020 Jeep Gladiator

2018 LA Auto Show: 11 Biggest Debuts

Fire up the stage lights! This year’s major auto show season kicked off with dozens of new vehicle introductions during press days at the Los ... read more »
Chevrolet Corvette

12 Best 2-Seater Cars

Most cars sold in America seat at least four people. Some amazing cars only come with two seats, though. They are quick and agile sports ... read more »
cartoon of toy car on documents

72/84 Month Auto Loans Are a Bad Idea: Here’s Why

As cars and trucks get more expensive, consumers are taking out longer and longer loans to pay for them. According to credit reporting bureau Experian ... read more »
Chrysler Pacifica | Honda Odyssey | Toyota Sienna

The Most Luxurious Minivans You Can Buy

Today’s minivans are no longer just utilitarian people-movers that show you have embraced adulthood. The newest models are some of the most comfortable vehicles on ... read more »
handing car keys over document

Can You Lease a Used Car?

One way to get behind the wheel of a car without the high cost of purchasing and financing it is to lease, rather than buy ... read more »
Car Leasing Costs: Taxes and Fees

Car Leasing Costs: Taxes and Fees

When you lease a car, you pay for the vehicle’s depreciation during the course of the lease, plus interest. While leasing gives you the opportunity ... read more »
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How Does Trading In a Car Work?

Trading in your current vehicle to a car dealership is an easy way to part with it when it’s time to buy or lease a ... read more »
Complete Guide: How to Buy a Used Car

Complete Guide: How to Buy a Used Car

A great way to save money when buying a car is to purchase a used vehicle instead of a new one. The moment you drive ... read more »
What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a Car?

What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a Car?

Your credit score is one of the critical factors lenders look at when considering whether to finance your next auto loan and what interest rate ... read more »
How to Get Out of an Upside-Down Car Loan

How to Get Out of an Upside-Down Car Loan

Owing more money on your car than it is worth is a horrible problem to have if something terrible happens – like the car getting ... read more »
2018 Chrysler Pacifica, 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

Best Black Friday Car Deals in 2018

Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving – has become a holiday in its own right. It’s also a great time to buy or lease ... read more »
Autonomous Drive

Cars That Are Almost Self-Driving

The time when we can sit back and tell our car where to drive itself is getting closer every day. Self-driving cars (also called autonomous ... read more »
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2019 Audi Q3

30 SUVs Worth Waiting for in 2019

There’s no doubt about it, SUVs are the hottest thing in the automotive market these days. With improving efficiency, cutting-edge infotainment technology, and advanced safety ... read more »
Buying vs Leasing a Car

Buying vs Leasing a Car

[myAutoloan-Image-Widget]There’s more than one way to get behind the wheel of a new car. You can go the traditional route of buying your next ... read more »
How to Negotiate the Best Car Price

How to Negotiate the Best Car Price

While getting behind the wheel of a new or used car can be a lot of fun, few buyers find the process of buying a ... read more »
How to Finance a Used Car

How to Finance a Used Car

When shopping for a used car, it’s critical that you think about how you are going to pay for it. For most buyers, that means ... read more »
cheerful couple acquiring car key

How to Buy a Car with Bad Credit

You need a car to drive, but your credit history is more of a nightmare than a dream. Can you even get auto financing with ... read more »
Piggy bank savings

How to Refinance Your Car Loan

[myAutoloan-Image-Widget]Refinancing a home mortgage is common, but is auto loan refinancing worth it? If you do it right, you can save more than enough ... read more »
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How to Finance a Car and Get a Car Loan

How to Finance a Car and Get a Car Loan

[myAutoloan-Image-Widget]Most car buyers put all of their efforts into finding the perfect car. While that's critically important, figuring out how to pay for ... read more »
How to Get Out of a Car Lease

How to Get Out of a Car Lease

Leasing a new car gets you into a vehicle with up-to-date features and technology for a reasonable monthly price. When you need to get out ... read more »
2018 Kia Niro

22 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs in 2018

SUVs and crossovers offer buyers great space for passengers and cargo, a high seating position, an expansive view of the road, and the option of ... read more »
Best Dogs

13 Best Cars for Dogs

When you’re shopping for a new car, it’s easy to overlook your pet’s needs. Long-time dog owners will tell you, however, that a happy dog ... read more »
Ford F-150

11 Fast Trucks: Pickups That Really Haul

Just because you need a utilitarian pickup truck, you don’t need to be limited to life in the slow lane. Equip a pickup right, and ... read more »
2018 Lexus NX Hybrid

17 Most Fuel-Efficient Luxury SUVs

Luxury SUVs blend the opulence of a high-end sedan with the capability, space, and commanding driving height of an SUV. Most are also available with ... read more »
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A coule negotiating with a salesman at a car dealership

12 Tips for Negotiating With a Car Dealer

Having a new – or new-to-you used – car to drive is an invigorating experience. For most people, though, the process of actually buying the ... read more »
Mercedes-Benz E-Class | Audi A4

Audi vs. Mercedes: Battle of the Brands

The battle of German luxury brands Mercedes-Benz and Audi dates back to the origins of the automobile. Carl Benz patented the first motorcar in 1886 ... read more »
2018 Honda Civic

15 Sedans That Make Commuting a Blast

Driving back and forth to work can seem like drudgery if you have the wrong car. Pick the right one, though, and your commute can ... read more »
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

The Best Off-Road SUVs in 2018

For many drivers, the adventure begins where the pavement ends. They need durable vehicles that are built to tackle unpaved roads with confidence. Fortunately, there ... read more »
How Does the Electric Car Tax Credit Work?

How Does the Electric Car Tax Credit Work?

Sticker prices for plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles are, for the most part, significantly higher than those of similarly sized gasoline or traditional hybrid cars ... read more »
Electric Car Charging Sign

What Types of Hybrid Cars Are There?

When most buyers think about hybrid cars, they think about the Toyota Prius. While it was one of the first on the market and it’s ... read more »
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

31 Coolest Family Cars

Who says family cars can’t be cool? Just because you have to carry people and their stuff doesn’t mean you can’t have a vehicle that ... read more »
Subaru Ascent, Honda Odyssey

SUVs vs. Minivans

Family-friendly people movers come in two basic varieties: minivans or SUVs. There are pros and cons to each in terms of price, style, features, and ... read more »
What is Dealer Invoice Price?

What is Dealer Invoice Price?

The goal of most buyers is to negotiate a price on a new car that's well below the sticker price, or MSRP. A more ... read more »
2018 Honda Civic

16 Cheapest Turbocharged Cars You Can Buy

Automakers are increasingly turning to turbochargers so that they can install smaller engines in their vehicles while getting excellent power output and achieving high fuel ... read more »
A woman counting money

6 Ways to Make Money on a Car Lease

Usually at the end of a lease, you drop the vehicle off at the dealership you got it from and walk away with no further ... read more »
Leasing Stamp

12 Car Leasing Mistakes That Cost You

Leasing a car is an excellent way to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle – with the latest safety, connectivity, and comfort features ... read more »
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2018 Ford Expedition

The Best 8-Passenger SUVs of 2018

When you need a capable vehicle that can carry eight people, an SUV is an excellent choice. While most midsize crossovers and large SUVs can ... read more »
2018 BMW X1

40 Best SUVs Under $40,000

SUVs are the most popular products in today's U.S. auto market. Not only do they feature roomy and versatile interiors, but they ride ... read more »
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