Car Buying

New-Car Deals: December 2016

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Dec 14 09:30:24 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM — Ready to put that holiday bonus to good use? (Make sure it's really coming, Griswold.) December can be a good time to shop as automakers look to end the year strong. Indeed, new-car incentives have returned from early-autumn… Read More

New-Car Deals: December 2016

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Dec 14 09:30:24 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Ready to put that holiday bonus to good use? (Make sure it's really coming, Griswold.) December can be a good time to shop as automakers look to end the year strong. Indeed, new-car incentives have returned from early-autumn… Read More

What Are the Best and Worst States for Drivers?

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Dec 13 09:22:40 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Peace out, potatoes — here comes the corn. Finance-rate aggregator Bankrate.com has again named the best (and worst) U.S. states for drivers, and Iowa has uprooted Idaho from the top spot. Researchers ranked all 50 states for their… Read More

How to Compare Engines When Shopping for a Car

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Mon Dec 12 08:00:17 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Choosing an engine is simpler than you think — because you really don't choose one, apart from perhaps deciding between two or even three different engines offered for a particular car you've already selected. In 2017, there are… Read More

Alfa Romeo Announces Pricing for 2017 Giulia

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Dec 08 14:22:26 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Alfa Romeo today announced pricing on the 2017 Giulia lineup. Buyers will pay anywhere from $38,990 at the base up to a truly exotic-sports-sedan-worthy $73,595 for the Quadrifoglio model (all prices include destination). Related: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia:… Read More

IIHS Announces Initial 2017 Safety Winners

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Dec 08 10:54:47 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has again toughened requirements for earning its top award, Top Safety Pick Plus. Vehicles must now have acceptable or better scores in IIHS' new headlight evaluations. Like before, they also must have… Read More

National Dealer Resumes Selling Used Cars With Unfixed Recalls

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Dec 05 12:29:33 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — In a development that underscores how crucial it is for used-car shoppers to check their prospective purchase for unfixed recalls, one of the country's largest dealership groups is reportedly reversing an earlier decision not to sell cars in… Read More

Three-Row SUV Challenge 2016: Video

By Patrick Masterson on Mon Dec 05 10:36:17 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Family-friendly three-row SUVs have remained a popular option for car shoppers this year. For our Three-Row SUV Challenge 2016, we test-drove the Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9 and… Read More

What's the Best Three-Row SUV for Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Mon Dec 05 09:45:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Three-row SUVs excel at family life. There's usually ample room for chauffeuring kids to school and back as well as their many after-school activities (sometimes they have more active social lives than adults!). Three-Row SUV Challenge 2016 Results… Read More

Three-Row SUV Challenge 2016: What You Get

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Dec 05 09:45:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A $45,000 three-row SUV comes with a ton of features, but it's not going to get you everything the segment can offer. The eight SUVs tested for Cars.com's Three-Row SUV Challenge 2016 were all required to meet a… Read More

What’s the Best Three-Row SUV of 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on Mon Dec 05 09:45:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Families still love their SUVs and three-row SUVs are among the most popular rides for shoppers in these days of inexpensive gasoline. They offer lots of cool features, tons of usable space and cargo room, and come with… Read More