Mark Macesich

Mark Macesich is an experienced writer and editor who has written extensively about customer auto finance, car research and shopping, car-purchasing decisions, consumer news and insights, and auto-dealer-related subjects. He has spent more than 20 years in print and online journalism, that includes writing news and feature articles, columns, infographics and special sections.

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Recent posts by this author

How long a car should be financed
December 16, 2022

Here’s how long a car should be financed new or used

Steer clear of financial potholes when you buy a car. That might be easier said than done if you already have your eye on a shiny new vehicle. But you could pay a price if you don’t know how long…

These 3 models met our under-$30,000 minivan price challenge
November 12, 2021

These 3 models met our under-$30,000 minivan price challenge

The average transaction price for a minivan is $41,163, so what are we doing looking for minivans under $30,000? Taking on our under-$30,000 challenge. Even at that we had to concede that you may need to pay a little more…

These 34 car models met our under-$30,000 price challenge
August 20, 2021

These 34 car models met our under-$30,000 price challenge

The average price for a new vehicle in America could be enough to scare off some shoppers. Now more than $41,000 – or almost two-thirds of the average U.S. annual household income of $66,000 – it suggests that the price…