Car Buying Tips, News, and Features

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The Best Things to See at the 2017 New York Auto Show

The 2017 New York International Auto Show wraps up the auto show season as hundreds of automotive journalists descend on the Big Apple. High-end and ... read more »
What is a Muscle Car, Anyway?

What is a Muscle Car, Anyway?

Anyone who likes to drive fast wants a car with a lot of muscle. But when it comes to defining what a muscle car actually ... read more »
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The Safest Way to Travel with Your Pet

Best car ranking lists aside, there’s no one perfect car for everyone.  The right car for you depends on your needs, wants and budget ... read more »
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Car Maintenance That Can Make You Money

We all know that regular car maintenance will keep your car running well, but it also keeps your car’s resale value high, which means more ... read more »
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Understanding J.D. Power Reliability Ratings for Car Buying

Regardless of warranty, new and used car buyers want their vehicles to be dependable. That’s why reliability ratings from J.D. Power and Associates are ... read more »
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New Car Safety Ratings Explained

No one ever plans to be in a car accident, but if one happens, we want to be safe. In fact, a 2012 survey by ... read more »
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5 Common Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

When it comes to used car buying, there are lots of mistakes buyers can make. However, there are five common mistakes that experts familiar with ... read more »
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Your Car's Brain is in Your Pocket

There’s an interesting phenomenon in new cars. Soon, a major factor in what car you buy could be decided by what phone you carry in ... read more »
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Why do Today's Transmissions Have so Many Gears?

It wasn’t that long ago that a five-speed automatic transmission was considered a major automotive advancement. Now manufacturers are working together to develop 10-speed transmissions ... read more »
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How to Know if You're Ready to Lease a Car

Leasing has undergone a strong revival. But how do you know if you are ready to lease a new car? What timeline should you follow ... read more »
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10 Used SUVs that Won't Break the Bank

Now is a great time to be in the market for a used SUV. Gas prices are still reasonable and a used SUV could save ... read more »
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How To Get the Best Trade-in Value for Your Car

One of the great unknowns in buying a used car is what to do with your trade-in. Do you sell it yourself? Trade it in ... read more »
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Car Shopping Timeline: What To Do Before Buying Your Next Car

For most Americans, a car is the second most expensive thing they will own after a house. Yet, a vehicle is often bought on impulse ... read more »
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Backup Cameras, Automatic Braking, Parking Assist: Is Car Tech Really Worth the Money?

The best driver assistance features on a new car are those that can't be shut off. Otherwise, they become little more than novelties that ... read more »