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42 Ways You Are Spending Too Much Money on Your Car

Next to the cost of housing, having a car is one of life’s biggest expenses. The price of car ownership goes well... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 25, 2019

Short-Term Car Leases: A U.S. News Guide

Leasing is a popular way of getting behind the wheel of a car, truck, or SUV with all of the latest technology, safety... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 24, 2019

One Year Car Lease: Can You? Should You?

Leasing makes sense for many consumers. It offers a chance to get a new car with all of the latest safety and... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 24, 2019

Most and Least Reliable SUVs

There are a multitude of SUVs in the marketplace, with a range of models so vast that there’s an SUV or crossover to... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Carter MacLeod Jun. 19, 2019

Most and Least Reliable Luxury SUVs

Today’s luxury SUVs are technology showcases loaded with the latest safety, infotainment, and connectivity systems... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Carter MacLeod Jun. 19, 2019

10 SUVs With the Best Third-Row Seats

There are many new SUVs with three rows of seats. However, if you’re looking for three rows that are roomy enough for... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 12, 2019

12 Best Car Deals This June

The summer car-buying season is upon us. It’s the time of year when buyers flock to lots to find new rides for their... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 7, 2019

12 Best Car Lease Deals This June

The arrival of warmer weather marks a busy time on car lots, as customers look to get new rides for their summer road... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 7, 2019

Average Used Car Loan Interest Rates in June 2019

It’s easy to forget that the price tag is only one part of the total cost of buying a used vehicle. Another significant... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Nate Parsons Jun. 6, 2019

24 Cars with the Best Gas Mileage in 2019

Even when fuel prices are low, putting gas or diesel in your car is one of the biggest expenses of driving. When fuel... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 31, 2019

21 SUVs With the Most Cargo Space in 2019

When it comes to hauling people and cargo, an SUV is an excellent choice. SUVs have flexible interiors that can be... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 30, 2019

The Best 7-Passenger Luxury Vehicles You Can Buy in 2019

Finding a luxury car is easy. Finding one that can comfortably carry seven people or more is a bit more complicated... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 29, 2019

25 Most Reliable Used Cars Under $10,000

Finding a used car for less than $10,000 is relatively easy. Finding a good one that’s reliable enough not to leave you... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 24, 2019

The Best 7-Passenger Vehicles You Can Buy in 2019

When you need a vehicle that can carry seven or more, your options can be limited. Fortunately, there are several... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 24, 2019

All-New 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M: What You Need to Know

In the world of BMW, the letter M means performance. Starting with the BMW M1 in 1978, BMW has produced a series of M... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 17, 2019

All-New 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe: What You Need to Know

For the 2020 model year, Porsche is adding an all-new model to its performance SUV lineup. The 2020 Porsche Cayenne... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 16, 2019

8 Tips for Avoiding Flood-Damaged Cars

In the aftermath of flooding across the Midwest, the immediate concern is for the safety of the people affected and the... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Brian McHugh May. 8, 2019

8 Best Large Cars for Families in 2019

The large sedan was once a staple of the American driveway. With the ongoing shift to SUVs, fewer buyers are opting for... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 2, 2019

Why You Should Avoid Subprime Auto Loans

Having a car is a necessity for the millions of Americans who don’t have alternative transportation to get to work or... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 26, 2019

How to Negotiate Used Car Price for CPO Cars

Looking for a way to blend the benefits of buying a new car and a used vehicle? Purchasing a certified pre-owned car... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 25, 2019

Private-Party Auto Loans: What You Need to Know

Buying a used car is a great way to save a tremendous amount of money compared to purchasing a new car. Buying one from... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 25, 2019

Online Auto Loans: The Pros and Cons

Once upon a time, you had to visit a loan officer at a bank or other lender to ask for an auto loan. That was followed... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 24, 2019

What You Need to Know About Co-Signing a Car Loan

Co-signing an auto loan is one of the most misunderstood topics in the car-buying process. If you have excellent... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 24, 2019

Why You Should Get Preapproved for a Car Loan

Most consumers wait until they’ve chosen a vehicle before looking at how to finance their purchase, but you can save a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 23, 2019

13 Best 3-Row SUVs for Families in 2019

When it comes to capable family haulers, SUVs with three rows continue to grow in popularity. One all-new model was... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 22, 2019

Redesigned 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback: All You Need to Know

When it comes to compact cars, few match the sportiness, handling, efficiency, and price of the Mazda3 hatchback. Mazda... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 22, 2019

Car Insurance: Pros and Cons of Buying Online

Buying car insurance is an essential part of owning or leasing a car. It’s illegal to drive without it in most states... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 17, 2019

12 Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

After painstakingly researching their car purchases or leases, many consumers just call their car insurer and pay... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 17, 2019

2020 Kia Soul EV: All You Need to Know

Kia redesigned the Soul for 2020, creating a family of trim levels ranging from sporty to adventurous. In the shadow of... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 12, 2019

Fastest Cars for the Money in 2019

If your budget is unlimited, it’s easy to find a car with loads of horsepower and the ability to launch from zero to... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 12, 2019

Low-Interest Financing vs. Cash Back

Even better than finding the perfect car is finding a great deal on a great car. One of the easiest ways to get an... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 3, 2019

Cars With the Most High Tech Features for the Money

Advances in car technology continue to be brought to the market at a blistering pace, with features once only found on... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 2, 2019

2019 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2019 Hyundai Sonata: Head to Head

In addition to a growing stable of crossovers, Hyundai sells an array of sedans and hatchbacks. Two of the more popular... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 2, 2019

How Much Towing Capacity Do I Really Need?

When shopping for a new car, truck, or SUV, it’s critical to consider how much towing capacity you’ll need to tow your... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 29, 2019

11 Best New Cars for Technophobes

For some car buyers, simple is better. Finding a new vehicle that’s not loaded with complex technology gets tougher all... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 29, 2019

7 Great Minivan Alternatives

When it comes to hauling people and their stuff in comfort, few vehicles can match the roominess, safety, and features... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 28, 2019

Geo Metro: What to Know About This Unlikely Icon

When you think of classic cars, your mind may drift to 1960s-era Mustangs, venerable models from Rolls-Royce, early... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 26, 2019

10 Best Lightweight Sports Cars

There are a couple of ways to make a car go fast. Either you can put a massive engine under the hood, like in a Dodge... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Nate Parsons Mar. 21, 2019

Why Are Cars So Expensive?

A common question among car buyers is “Why are cars so expensive?” In December 2018, the average transaction price for... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 21, 2019

What Is a Car's MSRP?

Start car shopping, and one of the first numbers you'll see is the vehicle's MSRP, or manufacturer's suggested retail... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 14, 2019

How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

One of the first steps you should take when you are considering buying or leasing a new or used vehicle is figuring out... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 6, 2019

14 Ways to Survive the Car Dealership

Having a new car can be a lot of fun, but many car buyers find the process of buying or leasing to be anything but... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 6, 2019

30 Best Car Buying Tips

Tell a friend or neighbor that you’re in the market for a new or used car and you will likely be regaled with stories... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 6, 2019

Military and First Responders Guide to Car Discounts

Many automakers offer generous discounts to current and former military members in recognition of their service to... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 6, 2019

Certified Used Cars vs. Extended Warranties: Which Is Better for You?

When you are considering purchasing a used car, you have a choice: You can either buy a certified pre-owned car with... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 31, 2019

How to Buy a Car

Getting behind the wheel of a new or new-to-you used car is exhilarating. There’s nothing like finding the right car... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 31, 2019

How Does Leasing a Car Work?

If you could get a new car every few years, with the latest features and technology, at a monthly price that’s... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 31, 2019

17 Car Loan Mistakes Everybody Makes

There’s more to buying a car than simply picking up the one you want and driving it home. You also need to figure out a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 29, 2019

New Cars Vs. Used Cars

One of the first questions that car buyers face is whether to purchase a new car or one that’s used. Pre-owned vehicles... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 29, 2019

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... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 16, 2019

U.S. News Best Price Program

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