Car Shopping

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

Looking for a new car? Check out the DFW Auto Show
March 15, 2013

Looking for a new car? Check out the DFW Auto Show

Walking onto the floor of the Dallas Convention Center for the 2013 edition of the DFW Auto Show might be enough to glaze the eyes of even the most enthusiastic autophile. With about 700 cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers in…

Subaru recalling self-starting ‘zombie’ vehicles
March 8, 2013

Subaru recalling self-starting ‘zombie’ vehicles

Japanese automaker Subaru is recalling nearly 50,000 specially equipped “zombie” vehicles, model years ranging from 2010 to 2013, including Legacy, Outback, Impreza and Crosstrek vehicles, UCN News Now! reported Friday. Vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an…

Do your homework before shopping for a new car or truck
March 6, 2013

Do your homework before shopping for a new car or truck

Going car or truck shopping without doing your homework is like, well, taking a team into the big game without a plan. It’s like driving across the country without a map – or GPS device. We were reminded of this…

RoadLoans: How to get the best deal on a new or used car
February 25, 2013

RoadLoans: How to get the best deal on a new or used car

Buying a new or used vehicle – car, SUV, crossover, pickup – can be a challenging, even a daunting task. Especially if it’s your first purchase. And you don’t have money to burn. You’ll find no shortage of advice on…

Should I buy new car or used car?
February 14, 2013

Should I buy new car or used car?

A few days ago, RoadLoans’ Brian Cupp spoke with a customer who wondered about whether there are advantages to buying a new car compared to a used car. “Which is better and smartest to buy, Brian?” the customer asked. Cupp…