Car Shopping

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

Ford F-150 speeding down highway

What are the most popular cars – used and new – across U.S.?

You might not think that Philadelphia, PA, and Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, have much in common. Or, for that matter, Houston, TX, and Portland, OR. In fact, all four cities share something with 19 others among the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas….

Tax refund car purchase

Do people really buy new cars with their tax refunds?

Almost $3,000. That’s the average refund for a U.S. taxpayer. You may hear some suggest that $3,000 would make a nice down payment on a car. Or cover about five months of the average new-car payment or seven months for…

Honda Passport top-rated midsize SUV

Top-rated SUVs and pickup trucks for 2020 – Edmunds awards

Winner. It’s a description that could be used for 46 of the top-rated SUVs and trucks for 2020 at, ranging from extra-small SUVs to luxury plug-in hybrid SUVs and heavy-duty pickups. It might be just the place to start…

Hyundai Accent among top-rated cars of 2020

Behold 47 of the top-rated cars for 2020 – Edmunds awards

Outstanding. The word could be used over and over again for 47 of the top-rated cars for 2020 at, ranging from extra-small sedans to exotic sport coupes and electric vehicles. It might be just the place to start if…

Toyota 4Runner

Best used cars to buy in 2020 revealed by

Most people will buy used vehicles in 2020. That should not be a surprise considering that the average cost of a new vehicle now exceeds $37,000, which is about $15,000 more than a pre-owned model. And that means a lot…