Cars / Buying

  • 11 best used cars for your money right now

      

    Americans are paying an average car payment of about $479 a month for a new car right now -- or about $5,748 a year, according to Edmunds.com. For most Americans, that's a lot of money,...

  • How to avoid buying a vehicle that seems legit but is actually stolen!

      

    Joe Torres was shocked by the DMV when he was told to hand over the keys to a vehicle he legitimately bought at a government auction more than five years ago. The reason?? Criminals faked the...

  • The #1 most important thing to do before buying a used car

      

    The next time you're buying a used car, there's a new service you can use for a free vehicle identification (VIN) number search. This is especially important if you're buying a car...

  • These used cars are 26% cheaper right now

      

    Small cars are dropping in value faster than any other type of vehicle, according to Black Book data. And that means it could be a great time to buy one!  Need a cheap car? These...

  • These cars have lasted 200,000 miles and counting

      

    If you plan to buy a new car and drive it until it dies, the good news is that cars are lasting a lot longer than they used to. Consumer Reports recently released a list of the 10 cars that...

  • Kia is new king of J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study

      

    A new reliability study by J.D. Power and Associates finds cars are just about the most dependable they've ever been, no matter whether you're talking about domestic or import...

  • Is gap insurance worth it when buying a car?

      

    When a prospective buyer walks into a dealership to buy a car, they are often inundated with “upsells.” Upsells in the auto sales industry can include anything from extended warranties...

  • Is the 2016 Toyota Prius the perfect car to replace a diesel VW?

      

    The Toyota Prius has been totally redesigned for 2016 and to say that the result is successful is the understatement of the year! In my opinion, it is the best all-around conventionally fueled...

  • These are the top 15 most fuel efficient new cars

      

    Fuel efficiency has become increasingly important to today’s car buyers. Not only does it help save money on gas, but it also reduces one’s carbon footprint. Many car companies have...

  • 13 new car models to avoid buying

      

    The average new car sells for $33,871, according to Kelley Blue Book. So when you take on an expense like that in your life, you want to be sure you're going to love your new wheels,...

  • 6 most reliable SUVs on the road

      

    When you’re shopping for a new ride, you want something that’s not going to break down – at least not for a long time. And in the crowded SUV market, there are a few very...

  • The 2016 Lexus GS200t F Sport review: Does the new smaller engine deliver?

      

    In the past couple of years, auto manufacturers have begun offering much smaller engines in many larger model cars in order to meet ever-tightening fuel economy standards. This has been the...

  • 10 cars you'll most regret buying

      

    When you buy a car -- whether new or used -- you want to be sure you're going to love it, right? BankRate has identified some of the worst vehicles to own based on their reviews in Consumer...

  • What you need to know about customer satisfaction surveys at car dealers

      

    If you’ve bought or leased a new car in the past twenty years, you probably received a post-purchase questionnaire asking you to rate several aspects of your experience with the selling...

  • 7 ways to get more life out of your car

      

    A car is usually the second biggest purchase in your life — after your home. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get the most life possible out of your car?  It turns out you...