Car Buying Tips, News, and Features

2019 Volvo XC60 l 2019 Volvo XC90

2019 Volvo XC60 vs. 2019 Volvo XC90: Which Volvo SUV Is Best for You?

At first glance, the Volvo XC60 and XC90 look a lot alike. These luxury SUVs both feature the brand’s signature styling cues, such as a ... read more »
2018 Toyota Prius Prime

23 Most Fuel-Efficient Sedans

It’s important to budget for more than listing price when shopping for a new car, and having a fuel-efficient vehicle is an excellent way to ... read more »
GMC Acadia | Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 GMC Acadia: Head to Head

The GMC Acadia and Honda Pilot are two competing SUVs that recently undergone some major changes. Both vehicles are luxurious and feature intuitive technology. We ... read more »
2018 Dodge Challenger

14 Sports Cars That Are Easy to Live With

Sports cars are primarily designed for one thing – to be fun to drive on winding canyon roads and perfectly manicured racetracks. The world is ... read more »
Chrysler Pacifica | Honda Odyssey | Toyota Sienna

The Most Luxurious Minivans You Can Buy

Today’s minivans are no longer just utilitarian people-movers that show you have embraced adulthood. The newest models are some of the most comfortable vehicles on ... read more »
Toyota Prius

Which Toyota Prius Model Is Right For You?

The Toyota Prius. Love it or hate it, this fuel-sipping compact launched the U.S. hybrid car market when it debuted in the 2001 model ... read more »
2013 Lexus RX 350

Best Certified Pre-Owned Programs of 2019

There’s no getting around the fact that new cars are expensive. The average price of a new car is over $35,000, with no sign ... read more »
Chrysler Pacifica, Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, Honda CR-V, Subaru Ascent

24 Affordable Family Cars

When it comes to family life, everything is a balance. The cost of a new vehicle competes with household bills, the cost of education, afterschool ... read more »
2018 Ford Expedition

23 Best Cars Made in America

Some car shoppers prefer the comfort of heated and ventilated front seats, a crystal-clear audio system, and the serenity provided by a whisper-quiet engine. For ... read more »
2018 Honda CR-V

Honda vs Subaru: Battle of the Brands

Honda has been a favorite of American car shoppers for decades, and some of its longest-lived models are still some of its best. Subaru was ... read more »
handing car keys over document

Can You Lease a Used Car?

One way to get behind the wheel of a car without the high cost of purchasing and financing it is to lease, rather than buy ... read more »
Car Leasing Costs: Taxes and Fees

Car Leasing Costs: Taxes and Fees

When you lease a car, you pay for the vehicle’s depreciation during the course of the lease, plus interest. While leasing gives you the opportunity ... read more »
filling paperwork with toy car in background

How Does Trading In a Car Work?

Trading in your current vehicle to a car dealership is an easy way to part with it when it’s time to buy or lease a ... read more »
Complete Guide: How to Buy a Used Car

Complete Guide: How to Buy a Used Car

A great way to save money when buying a car is to purchase a used vehicle instead of a new one. The moment you drive ... read more »
What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a Car?

What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a Car?

Your credit score is one of the critical factors lenders look at when considering whether to finance your next auto loan and what interest rate ... read more »
How to Get Out of an Upside-Down Car Loan

How to Get Out of an Upside-Down Car Loan

Owing more money on your car than it is worth is a horrible problem to have if something terrible happens – like the car getting ... read more »
2018 Lexus LC, 2018 Acura NSX

Lexus vs. Acura: Battle of the Brands

If you have ever shopped for a luxury car or SUV, you’ve probably taken a look at an Acura or a Lexus. These two luxury ... read more »
Acura vs. Lexus

Lexus vs. Acura: Battle of the Brands in 2017

Lexus and Acura are luxury brands from two of the most popular auto manufacturers in the world: Toyota and Honda, respectively. These vehicles are more ... read more »
Ford Explorer | Honda Pilot

2019 Ford Explorer vs. 2019 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

It can be a challenge to find the right SUV. It’s even harder if you’re shopping for an affordable midsize SUV. There are about 20 ... read more »
Nissan Rogue | Toyota RAV4

2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

The Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 are two of the most popular models in one of the automotive market’s hottest sales segment. With sales of ... read more »
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Lexus vs. Mercedes: Battle of the Brands

Lexus and Mercedes-Benz offer some of the most premium vehicles on sale today. This head-to-head battle considers each of the company’s offerings in our vehicle ... read more »
2018 Mazda CX-5, 2018 Hyundai Tucson

2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 Hyundai Tucson: Head to Head

Compact crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles on the road today, and the choices are plentiful. With options like the Honda CR-V, Ford ... read more »
Lexus Logo vs. BMW Logo

Lexus vs. BMW: Battle of the Brands

How does Lexus – Toyota’s luxury marque – stack up against German luxury brand BMW? These two automakers have a lot in common, especially when ... read more »
2019 Kia Sorento, 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2019 Honda Odyssey, 2019 Acura MDX

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is a practical and reliable SUV, one that emphasizes passenger comfort, safety, and versatility when it comes to hauling cargo. One problem ... read more »
Volvo XC40

12 Best Black Friday Lease Deals in 2018

Relax, you can have your turkey and nine hours of sleep, too. That’s because getting a great lease deal on a brand-new car, truck, or ... read more »
2018 Toyota Corolla

Best Toyota Vehicles in Our Rankings

Safety and reliability are the name of the game for Toyota. Due to top sellers like the Camry, Corolla (pictured above: bottom left), and Prius ... read more »
2019 Acura RDX

11 Best Black Friday Luxury Car Deals in 2018

If the insanity of rushing into stores with hundreds of people doesn’t appeal to you, then you’re like us. Why rush into stores when you ... read more »
Jeep Grand Cherokee

12 Best Black Friday SUV Purchase Deals for 2018

The holidays are almost here and Black Friday is the perfect time to get moving on your gift shopping. While you’re out taking advantage of ... read more »
2018 Chrysler Pacifica, 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

Best Black Friday Car Deals in 2018

Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving – has become a holiday in its own right. It’s also a great time to buy or lease ... read more »
2018 Chevrolet Silverado, 2018 Toyota Tundra, 2018 Nissan Titan

Best 2018 Black Friday Truck Deals

Black Friday deals aren’t just for big screen TVs and washing machines. It’s a pretty good time to buy a new pickup, as well. There ... read more »
2019 Subaru Ascent

Best Black Friday SUV Lease Deals in 2018

Turkey, stuffing, and good deals all go together this Thanksgiving. Leftovers extend to the next day, and so do the SUV lease deals in this ... read more »
Volkswagen Atlas | Toyota Highlander | Chevrolet Volt

25 Cars With the Best Safety Features

Every year automakers add more standard and available advanced driver assistance technologies to many vehicles in their lineups. Some features are becoming more commonplace in ... read more »
2019 Porsche Cayenne

20 Cars With the Best Infotainment Systems in 2018

Vehicle technology has come a long way over a short period of time. It wasn’t long ago that you could only get a fancy infotainment ... read more »
2018 Toyota Highlander

Best 3-Row SUVs Around $30,000

For many, the minivan is the ideal family vehicle. It has three rows and plenty of space for people and gear. But many families have ... read more »
2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander: Head to Head

The Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander have been extremely popular choices in the midsize SUV game for a number of years, and for good reason ... read more »
2018 Ford Expedition

Ford vs. Chevrolet: Battle of the Brands

For some people, the Ford versus Chevy rivalry is so important, and their loyalty to one brand over the other is so strong, that they ... read more »
Toyota Tundra

The Cheapest V8 Cars on the Market

For anyone who loves the unmistakable sound of a V8 engine, recent years have not been kind. Fewer and fewer vehicles offer V8s, either as ... read more »
2018 Nissan Murano

Nice Cars That Won’t Break the Bank

We often hear about technology filtering down from expensive luxury cars to more affordable models. But there’s another, similar trend happening: luxury-level interiors can be ... read more »
Mazda Miata, Honda Fit, Toyota Camry

26 Best Japanese Cars of 2018

Japanese vehicles are generally known for practicality and reliability, the cornerstones upon which the most prominent Japanese automakers stake their reputations. Of course, there are ... read more »
Volkswagen Atlas | Honda Pilot

2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2018 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

The Honda Pilot and Volkswagen Atlas are two top-ranking SUVs in our competitive midsize SUV rankings. The Atlas is all-new for 2018. It offers plenty ... read more »
2018 Subaru Outback

Alternatives to the 2018 Subaru Outback

The popularity of the wagon has waned from its halcyon days as the family truckster. And yet the Subaru Outback has held strong since 1994 ... read more »
Lexus LC

Best Japanese Luxury Cars of 2018

American, Korean, Italian, German, British, and Japanese automakers all compete for North American luxury car buyers. Many of these vehicles arrive on dealer lots with ... read more »
2019 Kia Soul

Kia vs. Hyundai: Battle of the Brands in 2018

Kia and Hyundai have the same parent company, but the Korean automakers offer completely different lineups. While Hyundai’s cars and SUVs focus on how much ... read more »
2018 Nissan Rogue

Nissan vs. Toyota: Battle of the Brands

Car shopping is often a confusing process, and it can become even more complicated when your search is narrowed to a couple different makes, especially ... read more »
Honda vs. Hyundai

Honda vs. Hyundai: Battle of the Brands

Long known for their reliability and high-quality products, Honda’s vehicle lineup is filled with consumers’ perennial favorites. Hyundai has boosted customer confidence in their products ... read more »
2019 Honda Pilot

Cheapest SUVs With a DVD Player

For reasons adults cannot fully comprehend, children enjoy watching the same video time after time. They are mesmerized by what unfolds on the screen, despite ... read more »
Infiniti QX50

20 Most Luxurious SUVs of 2018

While most luxury SUVs are clearly a big step ahead of mainstream SUVs when it comes to interior quality, some provide extravagance that’s at a ... read more »
2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec, 2019 Ford Mustang GT

20 Fastest Affordable Cars in 2018

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a car with plenty of acceleration, corner-carving prowess, or a combination of both. There are a ... read more »
Ford Mustang | Mazda Miata | Buick LaCrosse

Best Four-Cylinder Cars in 2018

In a bid to increase fuel efficiency, automakers are placing three- and four-cylinder engines in vehicles that just a decade ago would be powered by ... read more »
2018 Acura MDX

15 Cheapest Luxury SUVs

When shopping for a luxury SUV, there are plenty of good choices that might surprise you by their overall affordability. Using a budget cap of ... read more »
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