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7 Best New Cars Under $15,000

It might seem impossible to find a brand-new car for used-car money, but it can be done. These cars tend to be... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jul. 30, 2018

6 Best Full-Size SUVs of 2018: Photos and Details

Crossover SUVs are gaining ground in the marketplace for their versatility, but for some tasks, only a full-size SUV... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jul. 27, 2018

20 SUVs With the Most Cargo Space in 2018

There are lots of reasons that SUVs are popular. They have a higher seat height for a more commanding view of the road... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jul. 6, 2018

10 Best 4th of July Luxury Car Deals

The Fourth of July holiday falls smack in the middle of the week this year, so many of us will be taking a little extra... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler and Brian McHugh Jul. 3, 2018

How Car Insurance Works

Whether you’ve just bought your first car or you're shopping for a new – and hopefully less expensive – car-insurance... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jun. 29, 2018

Best Used Cars Under $5,000

When you’re looking for inexpensive, reliable wheels, it can be hard to know where to start. This is especially true... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jun. 20, 2018

7 Best Sports Car Purchase Deals for June 2018

Driving a sports car in the summertime is as refreshing as breaking out your shorts and sandals after a long, dreary... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jun. 12, 2018

16 Best Used Lexus Models

Maybe you’re a Lexus loyalist, or a Toyota fan looking for an upgrade to the luxury level. Or maybe you’re shopping for... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 31, 2018

7 Best Hardtop Convertibles of 2018

When we think of convertibles , we most often picture a soft top, either cloth or vinyl, folding back to open up the... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 29, 2018

Most Reliable Used Luxury SUVs Under $10,000

It is possible to find a great used luxury SUV for less than five figures, but it’s likely going to be an older model... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 22, 2018

13 Best Crossover SUVs of 2018

The crossover category is as popular as it is hard to pin down. It’s taller than a wagon, smaller than a full-size SUV... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 17, 2018

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Honda CR-V: Head to Head

The compact SUV category is very competitive, and manufacturers know it. There are nearly twenty vehicles in our... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Apr. 17, 2018

Best Luxury 2-Row SUV for Families

Families are tough customers. They require enough space for everybody and their stuff, high levels of reliability and... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 29, 2018

2018 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for Families

The competition in the luxury midsize cars category is fierce. Many of these cars are at the top of their game, with... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 27, 2018

25 Cars With the Best Gas Mileage in 2018

Whether you’re trying to save a buck or save the earth, fuel economy is a big factor for many car shoppers. Cars with... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 22, 2018

Refreshed 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: What You Need to Know

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class was unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show , and while there are many changes to this... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 21, 2018

2019 Audi A6: What You Need to Know

The 2019 Audi A6 made its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March 2018. It may not look much different from the outgoing... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 19, 2018

2018 Toyota Tundra vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado: Head to Head

Full-size pickup trucks can be tricky to shop for. They are endlessly configurable, with different cab and bed sizes... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 16, 2018

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Nissan Altima: Head to Head

The 2018 Toyota Camry got a full and much-needed redesign this year, with improvements to its exterior design, interior... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 15, 2018

2018 Acura RDX vs. 2018 Lexus NX: Head to Head

It can be confusing when you’re shopping for a new vehicle and the models you’re most interested in use the... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Mar. 14, 2018

Best Minivans for the Money in 2018

The minivan class is small, but competition is fierce. Buyers are shopping for family-friendly features that don’t... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Feb. 20, 2018

All-New 2019 Honda Insight: What You Need to Know

When the 2019 Honda Insight concept was shown at the Detroit Auto Show in early 2018, you might have thought the name... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Feb. 2, 2018

10 Most Reliable Car Brands

Everybody has their own list of priorities when shopping for a new vehicle. Price is often one of the most important... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 22, 2018

All-New 2018 Hyundai Kona: Everything You Need to Know

It’s no secret – American shoppers love SUVs. The higher ride height, flexible cargo space, and improved fuel economy... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 16, 2018

2018 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2018 Ford Focus: Head to Head

There are lots of practical reasons to shop for a compact car . They’re usually more fuel efficient than larger... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Dec. 4, 2017

2018 GMC Terrain vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox: Head to Head

It’s no secret that manufacturers of different brands build vehicles that are almost identical, but with different... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Nov. 28, 2017

9 Alternatives to the 2018 Audi Q3

The luxury subcompact SUV category is small but growing, and the 2018 Audi Q3 is an early entrant in the class. Its... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Nov. 17, 2017

2018 BMW M3 vs. 2018 Audi S4: Head to Head

The 2018 Audi S4 and 2018 BMW M3 are very close competitors. They are both near the top of the luxury small car class... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Nov. 16, 2017

Chevy vs. Dodge: Battle of the Brands

Chevrolet and Dodge have century-long histories in America, which means shoppers bring that history – for better or... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Oct. 30, 2017

11 Alternatives to the 2018 Porsche Cayenne

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is ranked near the top of the luxury midsize SUV class thanks to its high-quality interior... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Oct. 30, 2017

2018 Porsche Macan vs. 2018 Audi Q5: Head to Head

While both of these brands operate under the Volkswagen umbrella, the 2018 Audi Q5 and 2018 Porsche Macan luxury... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Oct. 24, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid: Head to Head

Lots of people wonder if switching to a hybrid vehicle is worth it, and the question becomes more interesting when... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Oct. 16, 2017

10 Best Used SUVs Under $20,000

There are many reasons to shop for a used SUV, and there are many used SUVs that can meet your needs. From off-road... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Sep. 20, 2017

9 Alternatives to the 2017 Mini Cooper

People love the Mini Cooper for it’s distinctive, slightly retro style, its famously fun go-kart handling, and its... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Sep. 1, 2017

The Fastest Used Cars Under $30K

The need for speed doesn’t always agree with the need to pay rent or put food on the table. But that doesn’t mean... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug. 22, 2017

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Subaru Outback

Sometimes you need one vehicle that can handle your commute, your family, and the dirt road that leads to the cabin or... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jul. 5, 2017

Dodge CPO Buying Guide

The Dodge certified pre-owned program is the same as all other CPO programs under the Chrysler family umbrella. Every... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jul. 3, 2017

8 Most Expensive Pickup Trucks in 2017

Pickup trucks are work horses, but they can also be show horses. With so many configurations and trim levels available... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jun. 27, 2017

9 Undercover Sports Cars

Having a family doesn’t mean you have to drive a boring car. You can upgrade the grocery-getting station wagon to have... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jun. 22, 2017

Best V8 SUVs of 2017

The SUVs on this list all have V8 engines, though they use them differently. Some of the more truck-like SUVs use them... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 25, 2017

12 Best V6 Cars of 2017

Many consumers – and regulators – are concerned with fuel efficiency in a new car. This has led to engine developments... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 25, 2017

11 Safest Car Brands of 2017

Safety is among the top characteristics people are interested in when it comes to new cars. Modern vehicles are far... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 25, 2017

9 Cheapest Luxury SUVs in 2017

As small SUVs and crossovers become more popular with buyers globally, luxury manufacturers are moving into the space... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 22, 2017

Refreshed 2018 Subaru Outback: What You Need to Know

The 2018 Subaru Outback gets a refresh inside and out. The exterior emphasizes the Outback’s rugged, outdoorsy... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 16, 2017

Cadillac CPO Buying Guide

Basically, any Cadillac built since 2010 is eligible to be certified as a pre-owned vehicle, even if it isn’t being... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 11, 2017

10 Cheapest All-Wheel Drive Cars in 2017

Whether you want all-wheel drive for the performance on dry pavement or the capability in harsh conditions, it’s almost... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 10, 2017

9 Fastest New SUVs Under $50,000 in 2017

When SUVs first hit the market a couple decades ago, they were usually lumbering beasts meant to haul families and... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 10, 2017

10 Sportiest Compact SUVs of 2017

When the sport utility vehicle become popular in the 1990s, the sport part of the name referred to the activities the... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler May. 9, 2017

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