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Buying A Car

What You Should Know About Car Shopping: 1/20/18

By Patrick Masterson on January 20, 2018

CARS.COM — It may not be the perfect time to buy a car — any 2017 models left on dealer lots are going to be your best bets, though they're getting harder to find. But sometimes,... Read More
How to Use New-Car Incentives, Rebates and Finance Deals

By Cars.com Staff on January 8, 2018

CARS.COM — Car buying can be confusing in the best of times. You have to be even more careful when incentives (whether they are cash-back rebates or reduced finance rates) can obscure how ... Read More
What to Know About Car Shopping This Week: 12/9/17

By Patrick Masterson on December 9, 2017

CARS.COM — As the holiday season takes hold, giving gifts gets to be more than just a family affair. Automakers are feeling generous this time of year, too, and especially if those autos a... Read More
What to Know About Car Shopping This Week: After L.A.

By Patrick Masterson on December 2, 2017

CARS.COM — After the madness of coverage surrounding a host of new models both eminently affordable and ... less so ... at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, you may be thinking more seriousl... Read More
Should You Buy or Lease Your Next New Car?

By Cars.com Editors on November 27, 2017

CARS.COM — So, you're considering leasing your next vehicle. Sure, most auto shoppers either pay cash or finance their purchase with a loan, but you're considering joining thos... Read More
What to Know About Car Shopping This Week: Black Friday

By Patrick Masterson on November 24, 2017

CARS.COM — It's that time of year again when families decamp together to spend countless hours regaling each other with old stories, sharing food generously with family, friends and st... Read More
Pros and Cons of CPO Versus an Extended Warranty

By Rick Popely on November 22, 2017

CARS.COM — Most certified pre-owned vehicles come with at least one year of basic, comprehensive warranty coverage backed by the manufacturer, plus a powertrain warranty that usually stret... Read More
Pros and Cons of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on November 21, 2017

CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned vehicles are touted as the best used cars — late-model vehicles that received plenty of TLC from the previous owner and didn't need major repairs o... Read More
Which Is the Better CPO Buy: Luxury or Economy?

By Cars.com Staff on November 20, 2017

CARS.COM — The first factory-certified pre-owned cars were luxury models, starting with Mercedes-Benz in 1989 and followed by Porsche in 1991 and Lexus in 1993. Later, Acura, BMW, Cadillac... Read More
What to Know About Car Shopping This Week: 11/18/17

By Patrick Masterson on November 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Excited about shopping for a new car so you can get stuck in Thanksgiving traffic, but not sure how to go about getting the best deal? Relax and let that turkey settle a second:... Read More
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