Autos: buying

Best New Car Deals

Tuesday  02:32,   20 march 2018
Consumer Reports

A great price isn't necessarily a good deal if the vehicle doesn't measure up, so we help you choose a good car at a good price with monthly list of best new car deals. The featured vehicle highl ighted below has an attractive incentive that [...]

Get A Screamin' Deal On A New Chevy If You Own An Asian Car

Thursday  17:10,   15 march 2018

You could get $12,000 off a Corvette. If you’re in the market for a new car, maybe take a gander at your local Chevy dealership. Through April 2, Chevy is offering up to $2,500 to current drivers of select Asian brands. Own a Daewoo that’s newer[...]

How to Avoid Buying a Used Uber or Lyft Car

Wednesday  21:10,   14 march 2018
Consumer Reports

Vehicles used for ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft can get a lot of wear and tear—often in ways that are different from what is found in a typical used car. And CR found that when they’re Vehicles used for ride-sharing services like Uber or[...]

Best Cars for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Monday  09:27,   12 march 2018
Consumer Reports

Drivers for ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft can put as much as 1,000 miles a week on their cars, says Harry Campbell, a ride-share consultant at For that kind of he avy-duty driving, the things many people want in a[...]

Best New Cars Under $30,000

Saturday  02:05,   10 march 2018
Consumer Reports

Cars are becoming increasingly expensive to buy and own, with the average price for a new vehicle hovering around $36,000. The good news is that there are top-performing cars available for less t han $30,000—the amount for the average new-car loan,[...]

Low-mileage drivers are at lower risk for accidents, but they usually pay just as much for insurance, study says

Friday  02:51,   09 march 2018
Los Angeles Times

When it comes to how much you pay for car insurance, being married and having good credit often matters more than how much or how well you drive, according to a new study. The research, released this week by the Consumer Federation of America, found [...]

The great myth about car insurance costs

Friday  02:50,   09 march 2018
CBS News

Consumer watchdogs say insurance companies are doing you no favors if you're one of these lower-risk driversThat's the counterintuitive, but probably accurate, picture drawn by two surveys of auto insurance rates -- one by the Consumer[...]

Car Configurator Quirks

Thursday  01:51,   08 march 2018

The popular shopping tools are fun but imperfectThe Internet is a wonderful tool when it comes to researching a new automobile. Sites like provide expert opinions. Dealers post vehicles on their website that are available for[...]

Buying vs. Leasing

Monday  21:35,   05 march 2018
U.S. News & World Report

Buying a new car isn’t the only way to get a new ride. Leasing offers an alternative that usually includes lower monthly payments. Whether you choose to buy a new vehicle with cash, finance your purchase, or lease, you’ll find that any car[...]

7 Costly Misconceptions About Car Loans

Monday  23:50,   26 february 2018
Consumer Reports

<p>Understanding the fundamentals can save you money</p>If you're buying a new or used car, there's a good chance you're taking out a loan to pay for it. About 56 percent of new cars and about half of used cars purchased in the third quarter[...]

How to Finance a Car and Get a Car Loan

Friday  00:21,   23 february 2018
U.S. News & World Report

Learning the basics of car financing can help ensure you get the most affordable financing offer available.&nbsp;The two most important things to do when you are buying a new car are: (1) finding a vehicle that meets your needs and (2) deciding[...]

Why Smarter Cars Aren't Saving Us Money on Car Insurance

Tuesday  19:00,   23 january 2018

New technology makes some cars smarter than their drivers: Automatic braking systems slow or stop cars to prevent collisions. Lane-departure warning features alert drivers with sounds or vibrations when their…New technology makes some cars smarter[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Tuesday  17:40,   23 january 2018
Motor Trend

A closer look at the Bowtie brand's new full-size truckImmediately, the 2019 Silverado 1500's front fascia grabs attention with its new slim headlights and a massive new grille that changes based on the trim level. The most aggressive-looking[...]

How to Make a Satisfying Car Purchase in an Hour or Less

Wednesday  23:15,   10 january 2018
Car and Driver

<p>To do the deal in less than 60 minutes, here are the things you should know</p>A solid majority of car shoppers have said they want to spend an hour or less in the showroom, according to the Deloitte study. But, sadly, reality hasn’t been[...]

Cheap car insurance for young drivers: 5 hacks for 2018

Thursday  02:06,   28 december 2017

Car insurance rates have been climbing over recent years, and 2018 will see the continuation of that trend. If you're in the market for car insurance for new drivers, say teens, or car insurance for college students, that isn't good news, as [...]