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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 data: Cars with the lowest operation cost

New data: Cars with the lowest operation cost

When buying a vehicle, the sticker price isn't the only consideration. Here's new info about the cheapest cars to own over a 5-year ownership cycle.

Cars with the lowest cost of 5-year ownership

When you go and look for a car, what do you look for? A lot of times, it's an emotional connection, you get excited about a particular brand. They call that "getting into your funnel." But what really matters with a car? Certainly reliability is a big factor. But how ...

Should you ever lease a car?

Leasing is all the rage in the auto industry again, but does it make sense for you to get into a car this way? I've seen several news reports that say leasing is now the No. 1 strategy of automakers and car dealers to reverse the trend that we're keeping ...

Car bargains and incentives are everywhere

Car bargains and incentives are everywhere

The auto business is in overdrive.Here are 2 key things to watch for to know you're getting a deal.

A fuel efficient alternative to hybrid cars

A fuel efficient alternative to hybrid cars

Looking for a more fuel-efficient car? You're not limited to just hybrids anymore. Here's one great alternative you might not have considered…

Best 2011 models for used car buyers

J.D. Power's new 2014 Long-Term Dependability Study takes a look at how many popular car models hold up after 3 years of ownership. Going back to 2011 vehicles, a strange trend emerges: It's the first time in a long time they're less reliable than the year before. Much of the ...

How to negotiate the best deal on a car or truck

How to negotiate the best deal on a car or truck

Pickup trucks are the hot deal right now. Also, here's how to land the very best price on any vehicle before you ever set foot in a dealership.

The best way to get a car loan

The best way to get a car loan

Whether you're buying a new or used car, here is the best way to secure a car loan.

2014 list of the cheapest cars to own

With car sales booming, there's new advice about which vehicles have the best total ownership costs. Consumer Reports has new numbers detailing the real deals to own. The 2 hands down winners based on total 5-year ownership costs are the Toyota Prius and the Honda Fit. Different cars cost different ...

Crash test dummies, beware: The only subcompact car to pass the test is…

Buying a car for a young driver? Take a look first at these sobering crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). A full 10 out of 11 subcompact minicars tested by the IIHS failed. The only car to make the grade with a passing mark? The ...

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