Car Buying

Shopping for a Car This Memorial Day Weekend? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on May 26, 2018

It's that time again: With burgers and dogs on the grill, the joy for many of a three-day weekend and Old Glory aflutter in honor of Memorial Day, summer car-shopping season is officially ki... Read More
2019 Subaru WRX Models Get Price Bump, More Horses for STI Version

By Fred Meier on May 25, 2018

Subaru's WRX all-wheel-drive performance sedan, refreshed for 2018, rolls into the 2019 model year with minor updates and a $225 price increase for all trim levels. The 2019 WRX STI, its hot... Read More
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Pricing, Fuel Economy Revealed

By Brian Wong on May 25, 2018

I was a big fan of the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, which I tested in April. It drives better, offers upgraded technology and has an incredible amount of standard safety features for a car... Read More
Shopping for a Car This Weekend? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on May 19, 2018

Deals for car shoppers are on the way as Memorial Day weekend looms and incentives start to rise for the peak summer season, but if you're not in a position to wait another week — or y... Read More
How We Went From a Safari to an Expedition: Our Car-Shopping Journey

By Jen Burklow on May 15, 2018

It's hard to let go of the things we love, like kids ... or cars. But let them go we must. Such was the case for me and my husband when we (actually, he) finally admitted it was time to bid ... Read More
Shopping for a Car This Weekend? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on May 12, 2018

Are you thinking it's time to replace your old jalopy sitting in the driveway? Are you financially in the position to finally spring for a new vehicle? Or are you just tired of risking your ... Read More
Late-Coming 2018 Fiat 500 Gets More Power, Higher Price

By Fred Meier on May 11, 2018

Fiat has given its Fiat 500 a healthy $1,500 price increase for the 2018 model year, but it's also added a healthy infusion of standard power via a new turbocharged engine for regular 500 mo... Read More
Don't Let Consumer Protection Repeal Pump Up Your Car Loan Cost

By Fred Meier on May 11, 2018

The overturning this week of an effort to limit car-dealer "markups" on vehicle loans is a reminder for spring car shoppers of something they should already know: Keeping a hard eye on... Read More
Older Cars Are More Likely to Kill You, Federal Safety Regulators Warn

By Jennifer Geiger on May 9, 2018

"They don't make 'em like they used to" is a common refrain about cars, but it turns out "they" actually make 'em better — and safer — now. According ... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal for May 2018?

By Patrick Masterson on May 9, 2018

Springtime car-nivores on the hunt for a new vehicle, your time for tasty deals has arrived. May wraps up a fallow period for incentives and Memorial Day weekend kicks off the traditional start ... Read More