Car Shopping

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Memorial Day weekend car deals kick off summer buying season
May 21, 2021

Memorial Day weekend car deals kick off summer buying season

The last 15 months has been anything but normal for vehicle shoppers, so what makes you think the upcoming holiday weekend will be any different? It’s May, that’s what, the month that usually ends with a lot of car deals….

When to buy a new car (or used) and not mess it up
May 6, 2021

When to buy a new car (or used) and not mess it up

How will I know when to buy a new car? That’s a question many Americans ask themselves every year. For more than 150 million the last three years before the COVID-19 pandemic, the answer was “now,” whether that meant new…

Couple working on a laptop computer
April 7, 2021

Buying versus leasing when shopping for your next vehicle

You have a choice to make. When you’re ready for your next vehicle you can take the traditional road to purchase – and finance – as millions of people do every year. Or you can lease, which accounts for about…

These are the 18+ best used cars to buy, J.D. Power survey shows
February 26, 2021

These are the 18+ best used cars to buy, J.D. Power survey shows

Photo credit: Kia via Newspress USA Segment winner Kia Sportage helped lead the brand to J.D. Power honors. Used cars are better than ever. That’s the implication of the latest vehicle dependability study by J.D. Power. And the best of…

These are the best used car websites, our research shows
February 19, 2021

These are the best used car websites, our research shows

Shopping for your next used car? Then you probably are spending a lot of time online at used car websites. About 80 percent of the millions of used car shoppers each year spend nearly two-thirds of their research and shopping…

These are the best used cars to buy in 2021, study says
February 10, 2021

These are the best used cars to buy in 2021, study says

A lot of thought goes into buying a used car. Important factors include reliability, safety and value retention. That’s especially true if you are shopping for the best used cars to buy in 2021 with hundreds of models and thousands…