Chicago—July 9, 2004—Cars.com (www.cars.com) today announced the launch of its seventh-annual Model Year Preview - the most comprehensive new-vehicle shopping guide available online. Cars.com's 2005 Model Year Preview offers a make-by-make overview and includes photos, pricing information, profiles and in-depth reviews of the season's premier vehicles and redesigns.
Consumers can access Cars.com's 2005 Model Year Preview at http://www.cars.com/go/2005models.jsp and browse 51 vehicle make pages for pricing and specification information, reviews, photos and rebate details. The Model Year Preview also offers:
Partnered with 175 leading metro newspapers, television stations and their Web sites, Cars.com is the one-stop shop for those looking to buy or sell a new or used car. The site places vehicle listings from more than 7,400 dealers alongside nationwide classified advertising and private-party listings to offer consumers the best selection of new and used cars online, as well as the content, tools and advice to support their shopping experience. Cars.com combines powerful inventory search tools and new-car configuration with pricing information, photo galleries, buying guides, side-by-side comparison tools, original editorial content and reviews to help millions of consumers connect with sellers each month.
Launched in June 1998, Cars.com is a division of Classified Ventures, LLC, (http://classifiedventures.com), which is owned by six leading media companies including, Belo (NYSE: BLC), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Knight Ridder (NYSE: KRI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB) and The Washington Post Company. (NYSE: WPO). ). For more information, visit www.cars.com.