Car Buying Tips, News, and Features

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 »

John M. Vincent Aug. 23, 2018

16 Cheapest Turbocharged Cars You Can Buy

Automakers are increasingly turning to turbochargers so that they can install smaller engines in their vehicles while... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 23, 2018

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 »

John M. Vincent Aug. 22, 2018

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... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 22, 2018

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... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 22, 2018

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... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 21, 2018

10 Tips for Negotiating a Car Lease

Leasing a new car is simple in theory: you’re just paying for the part of the vehicle’s depreciation that occurs during... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 20, 2018

The 6 Best New SUVs Under $20,000

The popularity of SUVs continues to soar as they replace the traditional four-door sedan on America’s highways. They’re... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 20, 2018

How Does Leasing a Car Work?

About 30 percent of new cars are leased, rather than purchased. Leasing has several advantages – at least in the short... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 2, 2018

12 Compact SUVs With the Most Cargo Room

Cargo capacity is an essential factor to consider when choosing your new ride, and the compact SUV segment offers a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 1, 2018

14 Most Luxurious Trucks

There’s no need to give up the features you love from your luxury car when you buy a pickup. Truck makers are building... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 1, 2018

9 Signs a CPO Car Is Right for You

Think there are only two choices when buying a car: New or Used? There’s a third option, and it blends the best of both... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 31, 2018

15 Cheap New Cars With Lots of Horsepower

When your lust for power is intense – but your finances aren’t – you can still find some great vehicles. From sedans... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 31, 2018

15 SUVs With the Best Third-Row Seats

SUVs with three rows are great options for growing families, allowing the vehicles to carry up to seven, eight, or even... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 31, 2018

30 Best Cars Under $30,000 in 2018

It’s easy to find a new car for less than $30,000, but can you get a GREAT car for less than $30K? The answer is an... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 30, 2018

8 Best Electric Vehicles in 2018

Though we're still in the dawn of the modern electric vehicle (EV) age, automakers are producing a growing number of... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 30, 2018

Can You Lease a Used Car?

Leasing a car is a popular way to get behind the wheel for less than the cost of purchasing the same vehicle. While... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 20, 2018

14 Ways to Get the Best Used Car Deal

Buying a new car should be a fun experience. For many shoppers, however, the freewheeling process of finding a good... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 19, 2018

10 Best Times to Buy a Used Car

Buying a used car rather than a new one is a fantastic way to save money. To save the most money, you have to buy the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 19, 2018

10 Best Times to Buy a Used Car

Buying a used car rather than a new one is a fantastic way to save money. To save the most money, you have to buy the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 19, 2018

10 Best Diesel SUVs of 2018

Sport utility vehicles are great for hauling people and their stuff. What they aren’t very good at is passing gas... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jul. 2, 2018

We Rank the Best Plug-In Hybrids

Plug-in hybrid vehicles combine the best of battery-electric vehicle technology with the range and easy fueling of a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 14, 2018

The Best Luxury Hybrid Cars

Just because you want a car with a luxurious ride and an opulent interior doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fuel... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 14, 2018

15 Best Hybrid Cars

Gas prices are creeping up again, leading car buyers to look at ways to save fuel. One way to do so is to buy or lease... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jun. 5, 2018

The Best Road Trip Cars

Summer is on the way, bringing thoughts of road trips and vacations. While you can’t buy the epic Wagon Queen Family... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 25, 2018

22 Best Cars With a Manual Transmission

Sometimes it seems like cars with manual transmissions are living on borrowed time. As automatic transmissions become... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 24, 2018

16 Mistakes People Make When Getting a Car Loan

Buying a car isn’t as simple as picking one out and driving it home. You have to find a way to pay for it, and for most... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 22, 2018

The Best Luxury SUVs of 2018

Luxury isn’t just for big sedans anymore. Buyers can find SUVs and crossovers in sizes small to large with opulence and... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 18, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Certified Pre-Owned Cars

New cars are great, but they come with high price tags. Used cars are more affordable, but they come with uncertainty... Read More »

John M. Vincent May. 1, 2018

50 Weirdest Cars of All Time

The automobile has been around for about 125 years. In that time the world has seen some vehicles that are simply wild... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 30, 2018

The 28 Most Underappreciated Cars of 2018

Sometimes there are great cars that just don’t sell well for one reason or another. When this happens, it creates a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 27, 2018

20 Car Insurance Mistakes That Cost You

Nobody likes buying car insurance . It's never appreciated until you need it, and it can be a significant part of the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 26, 2018

20 Car Insurance Mistakes That Cost You

Nobody likes buying car insurance. It's never appreciated until you need it, and it can be a significant part of the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 26, 2018

Should I Get an Extended Warranty on a New or Used Car?

Car buyers naturally spend most of their time researching what vehicle to buy and how much to pay for it . Few... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 25, 2018

Should I Get an Extended Warranty on a New or Used Car?

Car buyers naturally spend most of their time researching what vehicle to buy and how much to pay for it . Few... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 25, 2018

Recommended Tire Pressure: 8 Things You Need to Know

Getting the right air pressure in your vehicle’s tires is crucial to ensuring a safe, efficient, and comfortable drive... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 25, 2018

14 Cars With the Most High-Tech Features for the Money

Today’s cars are loaded with high-tech features that make them safer, more connected, and more capable than ever. While... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 20, 2018

46 Ways You're Overpaying For Your Car

Buying or leasing a car can be loads of fun, but overpaying for your ride can take all of that joy away. When the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 13, 2018

Fastest Cars for the Money in 2018

Finding a car with stellar performance is easy. Finding one with stellar performance that won’t break the bank is more... Read More »

John M. Vincent Apr. 12, 2018

What Should You Do If You're In a Car Accident?

Let’s face it, getting in a traffic accident is a horrible experience, whether it is your fault or not. There’s a flood... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 1, 2018

What Should You Do If You're In a Car Accident?

Let’s face it, getting in a traffic accident is a horrible experience, whether it is your fault or not. There’s a flood... Read More »

John M. Vincent Mar. 1, 2018

10 Alternatives to the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox (starting at $23,580) was completely redesigned for the new model year, gaining new look... Read More »

John M. Vincent Feb. 28, 2018

12 Things You Should Never Tell a Car Salesperson

Buying a car is pretty exciting. But if you want to get the best deal, it’s best to contain your enthusiasm and limit... Read More »

John M. Vincent Feb. 28, 2018

All-New 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt: What You Need to Know

It has been 50 years since Steve McQueen’s epic chase scene in the 1968 movie Bullitt. Ford is commemorating the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Feb. 26, 2018

Buying a New Car From a Dealer: 18 Dos and Don'ts

Purchasing a new car is one of life’s more exciting experiences, but it can be overwhelming and expensive if you don’t... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 30, 2018

U.S. News Best Price Program

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