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Looking to buy a car--new or used? Confused about leasing versus buying? You've come to the right place. Begin here, by clicking through on links that will help you find the information you need.

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New Survey of the Most Reliable Cars

When you buy a new car, you want to make sure it's going to be a reliable ride. I have new info to share on that front from the annual Consumer Reports auto reliability survey. What Consumer Reports does each year represents the most extensive survey of automotive reliability. This ...

Check this website before you buy a car

Check this website before you buy a car

For safety, check this website before you buy a new or used car. And if your broken vehicle is out of warranty and on this list, you could still get the manufacturer to fix it. Here's how.

Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

Love the high ride and safety of an SUV, but don't like the huge size or terrible fuel economy? Two American automakers have a great new alternative.

The Eye-Opening Truth About Dealer Invoice Price

Most new-car shoppers turn to those big new-car pricing websites for the information and advice they need. But those so-called "experts" aren’t telling you what you really need to know: The truth about the sea change in the automaker-dealer financial relationship that began in 1995 and has continued ever since. ...

Top 10 Cars That Get the Most Tickets

Got a lead foot? You probably won't to be seen in any of these cars, according to a new study from Insurance.com! There's been this longstanding idea that people in red cars are more likely to get a ticket. That may have been true at one time. But today, police ...

Driverless cars are ready for the road

Driverless cars are ready for the road

Within 2 years, one major U.S. automaker will be offering completely driverless cars among its other traditional nameplates!

New and Used Car Price Trends for 2015

The trends in the car market are becoming more complicated. I want to give you a look-see into the near future. A look at car pricing trends now and in 2015 New car sales have been huge for several years now. During the recession, the average age of our vehicle ...

Best Cars for Teen Drivers

When it comes to the best cars for teen drivers, safety is a key concern. I used to say you wanted teen drivers in an underpowered car with a lot of metal around them. That traditionally meant a 4-cylinder sedan. But because of tech advances in 4-cylinder engines,  Consumer Reports ...

The best car deals for fall 2014

The best car deals for fall 2014

Giant SUVs are back in demand again, but they are no bargain. Here's where the sweet deals are happening right now.

Why Aren't Hybrid Vehicles Selling?

In 2000, Toyota launched a breakthrough vehicle worldwide that one-upped the century-old method of automotive propulsion. The mid-size Prius hybrid hatchback was the world’s first mass-produced gasoline/electric car. It used both an internal combustion engine and an electric battery to make it go. America falls in love with the hybrid ...

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