Car Shopping

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Beige Toyota RAV4 used car deal
October 16, 2019

Looking for a used car deal? Then set your sights on beige

You cannot beat a beige Toyota RAV4 crossover if you want a deal on a three- to five-year-old vehicle. Eight of the 25 most-popular used vehicles in the U.S. offering a high percentage of deals – discounts of at least…

Toyota Land Cruiser
October 9, 2019

New cars that owners keep longest before selling them

Toyota Land Cruisers purchased new cruise longer for their owners before they are sold than any other vehicle. Land Cruiser owners hang on to their vehicles 11.4 years on average, while other owners sell on average 8.4 years after their…

Chevrolet Colorado at Texas State Fair
October 7, 2019

Texas Fair zones out on trucks, corrals herd of cars, SUVs

Trucks aren’t meant to be corralled. But apparently the Ford trucks, at least, are meant to sit atop – and climb the side – of an oil derrick-looking thing at the Texas State Fair Auto Show in Dallas. Those high-flying…

2020 Hyundai Palisade
October 2, 2019

It’s no accident these vehicles are rated among the safest

When is a car crash not an accident? When it’s done on purpose to rate a vehicle’s ability to keep its occupants safe. And it’s no accident when some vehicles are rated among the safest after crash testing. The Insurance…

Why now is a great time to shop for a new or used vehicle
September 30, 2019

Why now is a great time to shop for a new or used vehicle

October might be the most important month of the year for car shoppers. Because it provides plenty of time to do your homework before heading out to dealerships between now and New Year’s Day. The end of the year is…

Honda Insight
September 23, 2019

Honda Clarity, Fit, Insight among 25 ‘ideal’ 2019 vehicles

If you’re looking for clarity on your next vehicle purchase, one automotive research firm hopes to provide that. And if it’s a good fit you’re seeking, they may have you covered there, too. In fact, the Honda Clarity and Honda…