Car Shopping

Helping you become a better informed new- and used-car shopper

What to consider before buying an electric vehicle
April 5, 2022

What to consider before buying an electric vehicle

Electric vehicles have been capturing the interest of people for years. And right now, with the current spike in gas prices – the idea of not being so dependent on fuel is even more tantalizing. So is now the time…

7 Savvy ways to use your tax refund on a car
March 14, 2022

7 Savvy ways to use your tax refund on a car

You’ve already done the hard work and filed your taxes. Now it’s time to turn your refund into reFUN – on the road. The average refund last year was sizeable – about $2,800 according to the IRS. Whether your tax…

7 things to know about buying a car in 2022
January 28, 2022

7 things to know about buying a car in 2022

If you’re in the market for a new (or new to you) car in 2022, the typical strategies to getting a bargain may not be a sure bet. Many people have gotten used to the higher price tag on new…

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…