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Average Used Car Loan Interest Rates in September 2019

It’s easy to forget that the price tag is only one part of the total cost of buying a used vehicle. Another significant... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Nate Parsons Sep. 3, 2019

Should I Get an Auto Loan From a Credit Union?

As you look for a car loan, the odds are good you’ve seen credit unions interested in your business. Your town probably... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton and Nate Parsons Sep. 3, 2019

2019 Mazda3 vs. 2019 Honda Civic: Head to Head

The Mazda3 and Honda Civic both perform well in our compact car rankings. Each also offer fantastic driving dynamics... Read More »

Steven Loveday Sep. 3, 2019

The Best Four-Door Sports Cars in 2019

Sedans and other four-door cars often fly under the radar – not just from a consumer’s perspective, but for the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 3, 2019

2019 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

The Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot are perennial best-selling three-row SUVs that helped shape America’s most... Read More »

Robert Duffer Aug. 29, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in North Carolina

Like many states, North Carolina has a few cities with high density and lots of rural areas with fewer people – and... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Alabama

With a population of 4.8 million and about 3.9 million licensed drivers, Alabama is a mixture of rural and urban areas... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

17 Best Crossover SUVs of 2019: Photos and Details

Crossover SUVs are hugely popular these days. What’s not to like? Successfully blend the driving manners and fuel... Read More »

Steven Loveday Aug. 29, 2019

How to Buy Tires: A Step-by-Step Guide

Few people like buying new tires. They are one of the more expensive maintenance items on a car, choosing the right... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 29, 2019

American Family Car Insurance vs. Geico Car Insurance: Which Is Better?

Car insurance companies compete for your attention with goofy commercials and cheeky mascots in an effort to seem... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

Allstate vs. State Farm Car Insurance

Having good car insurance can help make a terrible situation – having a car accident – more bearable. Having bad car... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug. 29, 2019

Allstate Car Insurance vs. Farmers Car Insurance: Which Is Better?

Regardless of how happy you are with your insurer, it’s always a good idea to shop around once a year. Your... Read More »

Jim Travers Aug. 29, 2019

20 Best Vehicles Under $20,000

New cars can be expensive. That doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to get a new set of wheels, though. There are... Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 28, 2019

14 Sportiest SUVs Under $30,000

When shopping for a new SUV, lots of practical considerations come to mind, such as safety ratings, cargo space, and... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Aug. 28, 2019

16 Best Affordable Compact SUVs in 2019: Photos and Details

It’s hard to resist the lure of an entry-level crossover. They’re convenient and comfortable, providing a good view of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 28, 2019

5 Best Minivans for 2019: Photos and Details

The best minivans are a combination of good passenger space, power, fuel efficiency, and cargo room. They also have... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Aug. 28, 2019

21 Best Midsize SUVs of 2019: Photos and Details

This article doesn’t cover luxury vehicles. If you’re looking for the Best Luxury Midsize SUVs, click here . Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 28, 2019

State Farm vs. American Family Car Insurance

If you’ve ever been perplexed by the process of shopping for car insurance, you’re not alone. Auto insurance companies... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 28, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Kansas in 2019

It was Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz who said to her little dog, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.... Read More »

Jack Ferry Aug. 27, 2019

Car Insurance in Idaho

Stretching from Canada in the north to Nevada and Utah in the south, Idaho is 479 miles from top to bottom. It's big... Read More »

Charles Krome Aug. 27, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Iowa in 2019

The most current U.S. Census data shows that Iowa is home to 3.2 million residents, and the state covers 55,857 square... Read More »

Warren Clarke Aug. 27, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Delaware in 2019

The first of the original 13 U.S. states, the 96-mile-long state of Delaware had a population of 967,171 in 2018... Read More »

Jules Rogers Aug. 27, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance for Teens, Students, and New Drivers

If you have ever looked into car insurance for teenagers, you were likely shocked by the price you received on your... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 27, 2019

Farmers Car Insurance Review for 2019

Founded in 1928, Farmers Insurance got its start when partners John C. Tyler and Thomas E. Leavey began going door to... Read More »

Jim Travers Aug. 27, 2019

Geico Car Insurance vs. Farmers Car Insurance: Which Is Better?

Geico and Farmers are two of the better-known names in car insurance, thanks to clever TV ads with talking geckos or... Read More »

Jim Travers Aug. 27, 2019

Nationwide vs. Geico Car Insurance

Time to shop for new car insurance? You’re not alone. We’re here to help you demystify the process of finding the best... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 27, 2019

25 Safest SUVs of 2019

This article covers mainstream SUVs. Take a look at our article on Safest Luxury SUVs to see how upscale SUVs rate. Read More »

John M. Vincent Aug. 26, 2019

25 Best Three-Row SUVs of 2019: Photos and Details

This article doesn’t cover luxury vehicles. If you’re looking for the Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs, click here . Read More »

Steven Loveday Aug. 26, 2019

14 Best 4x4 SUVs in 2019

Sometimes you just need to get off the pavement and head into the woods. If you’re someone who appreciates getting... Read More »

Brian McHugh Aug. 23, 2019

19 Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs of 2019: Photos and Details

There was once a time when shopping for a “family vehicle” immediately sent you down the path towards a minivan. Those... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 23, 2019

2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5: Head to Head

The Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 are tied at the top of our competitive compact SUV rankings . These rivals both have... Read More »

Nate Parsons and Brian McHugh Aug. 23, 2019

AWD vs. 4WD: What's the Difference?

The automotive world is full of misinformation, old myths, and half-truths – and nowhere is that more apparent than in... Read More »

Brian McHugh and T. Arthur Corcoran Aug. 23, 2019

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2019 BMW 5 Series: Head to Head

Having to choose between the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is an excellent problem to have. However, it’s... Read More »

George Kennedy and Liana Madrid Aug. 23, 2019

Car Insurance: A U.S. News Guide

Car insurance is a financial product that lessens your financial losses in the face of damaging events involving your... Read More »

Carter MacLeod and Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 22, 2019

24 Most Comfortable Luxury Cars in 2019

The priorities of luxury shoppers may have changed over the years, pivoting from plush to performance-oriented, but... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 22, 2019

Refreshed 2020 Buick Enclave: All You Need to Know

After a complete redesign for 2018 , the second-generation Buick Enclave receives modest tech upgrades and a new Sport... Read More »

Robert Duffer Aug. 21, 2019

Travelers Car Insurance Review for 2019

Travelers had already been around for 33 years when it issued its first automotive policy way back in 1897. The date is... Read More »

Jim Travers Aug. 20, 2019

Nationwide vs. State Farm Car Insurance

Shopping for car insurance is a confusing process, and insurance companies are in no hurry to help you simplify it... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

USAA Car Insurance Review for 2019

USAA, short for United Services Automobile Association, has a good reputation as a provider of insurance and other... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

Progressive Car Insurance Review for 2019

Long before Flo became Progressive’s perky spokeswoman, this auto insurance company was known for its user-friendly... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

Nationwide Car Insurance Review for 2019

Established in 1925, Ohio-based Nationwide began with the goal of providing affordable car insurance to rural farmers... Read More »

Nate Parsons and Jim Travers Aug. 20, 2019

Cheapest Car Insurance Companies of 2019

There’s just no way around it: Car insurance is something you need. Your state car insurance regulations probably... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton and Nate Parsons Aug. 20, 2019

American Family Car Insurance Review for 2019

In 1927, entrepreneur Herman Wittwer reasoned that rural Wisconsin farmers posed less of an insurance risk than other... Read More »

Nate Parsons and Jim Travers Aug. 20, 2019

20 Best Labor Day Luxury Car Deals in 2019

Summer doesn’t officially end until mid-September, but Labor Day is the unofficial last hurrah across most of the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

2019 Best New and Used Cars for Teens

While cool tech features and eye-catching style may appeal to teenage drivers, crash test scores, active safety tech... Read More »

Matt Rand, Kevin Linder and Isaac R. Braun Aug. 20, 2019

19 Best Labor Day Truck Deals in 2019

This Labor Day weekend, truck deals will dip to their lowest price in months. Buyers can enjoy low financing rates, and... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Aug. 19, 2019

20 Best Labor Day SUV Deals in 2019

Unfortunately, Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer. It means the kids go back to school and family vacations... Read More »

Steven Loveday Aug. 19, 2019

27 Most Comfortable SUVs in 2019

This article doesn’t cover luxury SUVs. For the most comfortable luxury SUVs, click here . Read More »

Steven Loveday Aug. 16, 2019

19 Most Comfortable Cars in 2019

This article doesn't cover luxury vehicles. For the Most Comfortable Luxury Cars, click here . Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Aug. 16, 2019

13 Most Comfortable Trucks in 2019

The most comfortable vehicles are spacious, complete with supportive seats offered with plenty of adjustments to make... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Aug. 16, 2019

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