Cars / Buying

  • New ranking: Best and worst cars of 2016

      

    When you're looking for a new car, there are several factors to consider, including price, reliability, style, features and many more. There's no doubt the process can get pretty...

  • One U.S. automaker dominates new customer satisfaction tally

      

    Auto satisfaction is the highest it's ever been according to the latest results from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Thankfully, today the auto market is hyper-competitive...

  • Top 10 end-of-summer new car deals

      

    If you’re in the market for a brand new car, now may be the time to buy! A report from TrueCar.com found that August usually has the lowest average transaction price of the...

  • Check the safety of your teen driver’s car at this website

      

    Choosing the right car for your teenage driver can be difficult. Visit this website before you make the purchase.

  • 5 things to know before buying a used car

      

    When you're considering new vs. used cars, you need to think about the bigger picture of car ownership costs. It's more than just the sticker price and the expense of gas. AAA reports that...

  • 2 electric 4-door hatchbacks with very different missions

      

    Both Nissan and Volkswagen offer electric cars. Both are four-door hatchbacks. Both seat five. On the surface, the two are remarkably similar. But, take a closer look and the differences start to...

  • The eye-opening truth about dealer invoice price

      

    Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a five-part investigative series. Most new-car shoppers turn to those big new-car pricing websites for the information and advice they need. But those...

  • How to beat the pricing from online car-buying sites

      

    Author’s Note: The catalyst for this series was the eye-opening discovery that over the last 20 years, the dealer invoice price has been turned into a bloated imposter that has nothing to do...

  • Debunking the myth around dealer cash incentives

      

    Author’s Note: The catalyst for this series was the eye-opening discovery that over the last 20 years, the dealer invoice price has been turned into a bloated imposter that has nothing to do...

  • Whose side are those new-car pricing sites really on?

      

    Author’s Note: The catalyst for this series was the eye-opening discovery that over the last 20 years, the dealer invoice price has been turned into a bloated imposter that has nothing to do...

  • Buy a car in one of these colors for the highest resale value

      

    When you’re shopping for a new car, the color is probably one of the things you think about the most. And while we all know that new cars start to depreciate the second you leave the...

  • Ford recalls 830K vehicles to fix faulty door latches

      

    Ford is recalling about 830,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Mexico because parts in the side door latches can break and the doors can open while the vehicles are moving. Read more: These are...

  • These are the 7 best American cars you can buy

      

    If you’re looking for a new car, have you given American brands a closer look?  Every year, Consumer Reports puts together a list of the top-scoring American cars -- based on...

  • Coming soon to an auto showroom near you: Virtual reality!

      

    In a bold move that marries the nascent virtual reality phenomenon with the traditional auto showroom at a car dealership, an online used car dealer is launching a virtual reality showroom in an...

  • 5 rules for selecting a teen driver's first car

      

    Teens are three times more likely to crash a vehicle than a 20+ adult, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). That means the choice of automobile for your teen driver is a...