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10 Best Memorial Day SUV Purchase Deals in 2018

Automakers are always looking for an opportunity to attract buyers with exceptional deals. Holidays like Memorial Day... Read More »

Steven Loveday May. 14, 2018

10 Best Memorial Day SUV Lease Deals in 2018

While Memorial Day doesn’t mark the official beginning of summer, it may as well. The holiday to pay homage to our... Read More »

Steven Loveday May. 14, 2018

13 Most Reliable Used SUVs Under $20,000

There are many reliable used SUVs on the market for less than $20,000, and some are only a few years old. While... Read More »

Steven Loveday Apr. 18, 2018

Most Reliable Used Luxury Cars Under $20,000

Luxury cars aren’t cheap and they tend to depreciate quickly. This means that as soon as you purchase a new luxury car... Read More »

Steven Loveday Apr. 17, 2018

11 Reasons People Don't Buy Electric Cars (and Why They're Wrong)

Although electric vehicles (EVs) have been getting more attention lately, and some believe they’re the way of the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Apr. 16, 2018

Most Reliable Used Pickup Trucks Under $20,000

Why buy a new pickup truck when there are so many reliable used trucks on the market today? Whether you choose to buy... Read More »

Steven Loveday Apr. 13, 2018

10 Best Trucks for the Money

When budgeting for a new truck, remember that its combination of value and quality is an important consideration. Just... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 29, 2018

8 Best Sports Cars for the Money

Buying a new sports car is no easy task. It’s a substantial investment, so making sure you’re getting a respectable... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 28, 2018

10 Best Hybrid Cars for the Money

Choosing a new vehicle can seem daunting. In order to make an informed decision, you must consider many factors. One of... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 27, 2018

2018 Kia Sorento vs. 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe: Head to Head

The Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe are corporate cousins, which means they have a lot in common. However, Kia markets... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 23, 2018

All-New 2019 Jaguar I-Pace: What You Need to Know

The Jaguar I-Pace is a brand-new, battery-electric SUV and the first of its kind from the automaker. It’s not only... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 23, 2018

2019 Volvo V60: What You Need to Know

The V60 came to market as a brand-new vehicle for the 2015 model year . For 2019, it enters its second generation as a... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 22, 2018

Redesigned 2019 BMW X4: What You Need to Know

The completely redesigned 2019 BMW X4 made its debut at the recent 2018 Geneva Auto Show . The automaker calls the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 20, 2018

2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Honda Civic: Head to Head

You’d be hard-pressed to find two other compact cars that combine sporty driving dynamics, flashy good looks, and... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 19, 2018

2018 BMW X1 vs. 2018 Audi Q3: Head to Head

The options are slim in our luxury subcompact SUV rankings . The Audi Q3 and BMW X1 are among the best-selling models... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 19, 2018

2018 Mazda3 vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla: Head to Head

The Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla are similar in size, though they are very different in design. The Mazda3 is sleeker and... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 16, 2018

2018 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2018 Dodge Challenger

Some people still call the Chevrolet Camaro a muscle car, though it fits the bill as a true sports car more than the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 16, 2018

2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2018 Ford Edge: Head to Head

Though the Chevrolet Equinox is a compact SUV and the Ford Edge is a midsize , these 2-row SUVs have a lot in common... Read More »

Steven Loveday Mar. 14, 2018

2018 Ford Focus Hatchback: What You Need to Know

The Ford Focus hatchback comes with all the best qualities of the sedan, plus nearly double the cargo space. It’s fun... Read More »

Steven Loveday Feb. 23, 2018

Certified Pre-Owned Cars: What You Need to Know

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, but you’re on a tight budget, a late-model used car may be a wise choice... Read More »

Steven Loveday Feb. 1, 2018

2019 BMW i8: What You Need to Know

The BMW i8 Coupe made its debut in back in 2015. While BMW revealed the BMW i8 Concept Spyder as a convertible back in... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 31, 2018

All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta: What You Need to Know

The Volkswagen Jetta will enter its seventh generation with the launch of the all-new 2019 model. The compact sedan... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 30, 2018

Redesigned 2019 Toyota Avalon: What You Need to Know

The completely redesigned Toyota Avalon made its debut at the recent 2018 North American International Auto Show in... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 29, 2018

Does Car Insurance Cover a Car Rental?

Some rental car rates are surprisingly cheap. This is especially true now that rental car companies are competing with... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 25, 2018

5 Best Minivans of 2017: Photos and Details

While minivans are popular with many families due to convenience, safety, seating capacity, and cargo versatility... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 23, 2018

10 Safest Car Brands

Safety is one of the most important considerations for many new car shoppers. This makes perfect sense, since many of... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 19, 2018

9 Best SUV Brands in 2018

With so many vehicles to choose from, deciding on a new SUV is a difficult process. Some people are particular to a... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 12, 2018

10 Best 3-Row SUVs of 2017: Photos and Details

Now that 2017 has come to an end, it’s time to recap U.S. News’ top-performing models in various segments. To make your... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 3, 2018

8 Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Cars Arriving in 2018

Hybrid technology has many benefits aside from being “green-friendly.” It increases efficiency, adds instant torque... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 29, 2017

All-New 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel: What You Need to Know

Ford sold 896,764 F-Series pickup trucks in 2017. In the U.S., the F-Series is the top-selling truck, as well as the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 28, 2017

All-New Tesla Roadster: What You Need to Know

During Tesla’s recent event to unveil its all-electric semi truck, the automaker unleashed a grand surprise: a... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 26, 2017

7 Electric Cars Arriving in 2018

Have you been thinking about going electric? Each year, more automakers bring electric vehicles (EVs) to market. What... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 21, 2017

Which 2018 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is a popular feature that allows you to link your smartphone with your vehicle and use select apps on the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 19, 2017

2018 Audi S4 vs. 2018 Audi S5: Worth the Upgrade?

The 2018 Audi S4 and S5 are essentially the same basic vehicle, aside from their body style configurations. They share... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 27, 2017

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Nissan Sentra: Head to Head

You would be hard-pressed to find two more similar cars than the Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla . They’re both top... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 20, 2017

10 Cheapest 2018 Cars With Apple CarPlay

It wasn’t long ago that some automakers were just beginning to offer Apple CarPlay as a feature in select vehicles in... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 16, 2017

Top 10 Sports Cars of 2017

Everyone wants a sports car , right? It’s probably safer to say that most of us have dreamed of owning one, but perhaps... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 16, 2017

10 Alternatives to the 2018 BMW 6 Series

The 2018 BMW 6 Series lands in the middle of our luxury large car rankings . It’s a solid cruising car and offers... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 14, 2017

Top 10 Hybrid SUVs of 2017: Photos and Details

Due to the growth of the hybrid SUV segment , today’s SUV buyers no longer have to worry about spending tons of money... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 14, 2017

2018 Subaru Impreza vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Head to Head

Subaru’s Crosstrek subcompact crossover SUV and Impreza compact car are essentially fraternal twins. The Crosstrek is... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 13, 2017

2018 BMW 4 Series vs. 2018 BMW 5 Series: Worth the Upgrade?

The 4 Series is the largest of BMW’s three luxury small cars . The 5 Series is BMW’s only luxury midsize car . These... Read More »

Steven Loveday Nov. 2, 2017

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. 2018 Audi A3: Head to Head

The Mercedes CLA and Audi A3 are the automakers’ entry-level vehicles and two of the least expensive options in our... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 25, 2017

6 Cheapest Pickup Trucks

Today’s pickup trucks continue to rise leaps and bounds above their predecessors. Sure, you still get brawny... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 25, 2017

10 Best Minivan Alternatives

Many families chose a minivan years ago and have bought or leased one ever since. This comes as no surprise since... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 23, 2017

2017 Ford Explorer Sport: What You Need to Know

The Ford Explorer hit the market in 1990 as a traditional body-on-frame SUV. It eventually transitioned to modern... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 23, 2017

2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Head to Head

Subaru’s subcompact Crosstrek and compact Forester are exceedingly similar SUVs in most ways. Aside from the obvious... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 17, 2017

2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Audi Q7: Head to Head

Audi’s luxury compact Q5 and luxury midsize Q7 SUVs share many similarities. Is it worth upgrading to the Q7 or is the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Oct. 2, 2017

9 Safest Large SUVs

While you might assume that all large SUVs are the safest vehicles on the road due to their impressive size, that is... Read More »

Steven Loveday Sep. 27, 2017

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