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Best 4th of July Car Sales 2015

Although these are great deals, they aren't up to date. To find our latest 4th of July car deals, follow the links... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 25, 2015

Best Fourth of July Car Deals 2015

This Fourth of July, Acura is promoting lease deals with no down payment, no first month's payment and nothing due at... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 25, 2015

Get the Best Interest Rate on Your Used Auto Loan

There are steps you should take before you apply for a used car loan, and our experts tell you what kind of things auto... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 11, 2015

How to Get the Best Used Car Loan Rate

You've spent hours searching through used car listings , trying to find the perfect new-to-you car. It has only had one... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 11, 2015

Consumers Opting for Longer Car Loans

Buyers of new and used cars are choosing to stretch their car loans out longer. The average length of a new car loan in... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 1, 2015

Redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Will Get 44 MPG Highway

The redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid made its debut this week and will be up to 10 percent more fuel-efficient... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 21, 2015

Top Cars for College Students

Are you thinking about helping your high school graduate with the purchase of a new car? We've compiled a list of the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 13, 2015

10 Best Cars for College Students

The 2015 GMC Terrain is considered a midsize SUV by the IIHS. Its larger size compared to other compact SUVs means that... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 12, 2015

How to Tell if a Lease Deal is Right for You

You've likely seen a very low monthly car payment advertised for a brand new car. This new car can be yours for only... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 7, 2015

Will Low Lease Deals Get Shoppers to Give Electric Cars a Try?

You've probably been behind one at a red light, wondering where the exhaust pipe is, and you've likely seen a... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Apr. 16, 2015

2016 Chevrolet Malibu will be Lighter, Longer, Stronger

Chevrolet says the all-new 2016 Malibu, which makes its first public appearance April 1 at the New York International... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Mar. 18, 2015

Safe Cars for Teens

If you have a pre-teen who will be old enough to drive in a few years or a teen who drives now, how do you choose a... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 26, 2015

Safest Cars for Teens

Choosing a safe family vehicle is easier than ever. Traffic deaths are at their lowest level in decades. Also, many new... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 26, 2015

Safest Cars for Teens

The IIHS says midsize cars, like the 2015 Chrysler 200 , are safe for teen drivers, since they offer better crash... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 26, 2015

Best SUV Lease Deals in February

Old Man Winter hasn’t released his grip on us yet, and if you’re shopping for a vehicle that can handle snowy, slick... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 5, 2015

Small Trucks Hope to Make it Big

Redesigned and refreshed small trucks are hitting the market again, with the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Toyota... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jan. 29, 2015

Small Trucks Look to Make Big Impact on Shoppers

Small SUVs are one of the hottest vehicle segments right now, and it’s easy to see why with their spacious cargo holds... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jan. 29, 2015

10 SUVs that are Great for Handling Winter Weather

When freezing cold temperatures and snowy roads appear every winter, you might wish you had an SUV that can grip the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jan. 9, 2015

10 SUVs Great for Handling Winter Weather

Icy cold temperatures and snowy roads happen every winter. When they hit, if your car slides all over the road, you... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jan. 9, 2015

Should you Buy or Lease your Next New Car?

The holidays are a great time to buy a car. Since the year is coming to a close, automakers are offering some enticing... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Dec. 11, 2014

Midsize SUV Lease Deals Under $350 in December

If you need an SUV big enough to fit your family, presents and your luggage for your holiday road trip, a midsize SUV... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Dec. 5, 2014

Black Friday Car Lease Deals 2014

Now that Black Friday starts Thanksgiving evening, retailers are trying harder each year to get you to spend your... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Nov. 25, 2014

2016 Mazda CX-3: Mazda Makes its Move on the Subcompact SUV Segment

As automakers continue to build even smaller compact SUVs, shoppers who want the utility and capabilities of an SUV in... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Nov. 20, 2014

Compact SUV Lease Deals Under $250 in November

Black Friday is a little over three weeks away, and if you’re in the market for a new small SUV, the good news is that... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Nov. 4, 2014

Luxury for Less: Used Upscale Cars under $20,000

You want the most bang for your buck in your next vehicle, and with a used car, you typically get more for your money... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Oct. 30, 2014

2015 Nissan Pathfinder Priced from $30,395

Nissan said this week that the 2015 Pathfinder starts at $30,395 (including an $885 delivery fee) and is on sale now... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Oct. 23, 2014

Best Lease Deals for October

Most October lease deals feature low monthly payments with at least a couple thousand dollars down, though a few lease... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Oct. 9, 2014

What Lower Used Car Prices Mean for You

There’s good and bad news for car shoppers. Used car prices have fallen for the fourth straight month, according to... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Sep. 25, 2014

September 2014's Best Cash Back, Finance and Car Lease Deals

Fall is right around the corner, school is back in session and pumpkin spice lattes have returned. Just because the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Sep. 11, 2014

2015 Toyota Sienna Priced at $28,600

The refreshed 2015 Toyota Sienna will start at $28,600 when it goes on sale later this month. The 2015 Sienna’s price... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Sep. 3, 2014

August 2014's Best Car Lease Offers

Lease deals are ample this August, as automakers try to clear their inventory to make room for new 2015 vehicles... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 12, 2014

Best New Car Financing and Cash Back Deals for July 2014

If you’re on the hunt for the best car deals and missed out on the big July Fourth incentives , you’ll still be able to... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 17, 2014

Best Car Lease and Finance Deals for July 2014

If you missed the July Fourth car deals, don’t worry, as automakers are promoting some great incentives through the end... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 9, 2014

Best Used Car Sales July 2014

Used car sales this July include low interest rate financing incentives on certified pre-owned vehicles. Not only can... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 2, 2014

Midsize Cars with the Biggest Trunks

Though SUVs generally have more cargo space than cars, you have a lot of options if you’re shopping for a midsize car... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 26, 2014

June's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

The summer car buying season is in full swing, and automakers have rolled out a lot of good deals to help you save... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 12, 2014

U.S. News Best Cars Adds Video Reviews to Help You Choose Your Next New Vehicle

The U.S. News Best Cars rankings and reviews helped more than 40 million car shoppers in the past year research and... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 6, 2014

Hybrid Fuel Economy Comes up Short in Consumer Reports' Testing, Diesels Impress

The fuel economy of a couple hybrid vehicles didn’t hit the mark in testing by Consumer Reports, but some diesel models... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 29, 2014

Memorial Day Car Sales 2014

This article may be out of date. To see the latest Memorial Day car deals, follow this link . Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 21, 2014

Used Car Deals will Help you Save Money on Your Next Vehicle

Many of the automotive ads you see on TV, in the newspaper and online for low monthly payment leases and zero percent... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 15, 2014

May's Best Lease, Finance and Cash Back Deals

Summer is only a few weeks away, which means family road trips are coming up. Additionally, a new convertible might... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 9, 2014

April's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

Spring is finally here and the warmer weather makes it a great time to test drive a new car, truck or SUV. Automakers... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Apr. 3, 2014

Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion to Settle Unintended Acceleration Investigation

Toyota said today it will pay the federal government $1.2 billion to settle a four-year-long investigation into how the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Mar. 19, 2014

GM Under Federal Investigation Following Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors may have known about faulty ignition switches in some of its small cars earlier than it originally... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Mar. 13, 2014

March's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

If you’re looking to score a good deal on a new car, truck or SUV, now is a good time to buy. February new-car sales... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Mar. 6, 2014

Honda Insight Reaches End of the Road

The Honda Insight hybrid will no longer be made after this month, according to Bloomberg. Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 27, 2014

Lawsuit Claims GM Knew About Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 Issue Years Before Recall

General Motors issued a recall last week covering 619,122 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 cars in the U.S. for a... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 20, 2014

Software, Electronic Glitches Cause Toyota Recall of Almost 1 Million U.S. Vehicles

Toyota is voluntarily recalling about 960,000 vehicles in the U.S. for software and electronic circuit issues. The... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 13, 2014

Super Bowl Car Ads are for the Dogs

Automakers are hoping their ads catch your attention this Super Bowl Sunday. Not only are they spending a lot of money... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jan. 28, 2014

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