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Car Buying

My Other Car's a Mini: 10 Kiddie Cars That Match Mom's and Dad's

By Kasey Carlson on August 1, 2018

My grandpa bought me a battery-operated Barbie Jeep when I was 1 year old and couldn't even walk yet. While I was not yet old enough to drive it around, I still looked like a pretty cool tod... Read More
Buick Regal Gets the Premium Avenir Treatment for 2019

By Kelsey Mays on July 31, 2018

Want diamond-quilted stitching in your Buick Regal? There's an Avenir for that. Amid news that shoppers are snapping up Avenir trim levels as fast as the marque can make 'em, Buick is ex... Read More
2018 Mazda6 Joins Integration Age With Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Add

By Brian Normile on July 31, 2018

Mazda is finally joining the ranks of automakers that offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity in their vehicles, beginning with the 2018 Mazda6. About time, too. (Maybe, nex... Read More
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Increases in Price, Power

By Brian Normile on July 31, 2018

There's a half-joke among automotive enthusiasts that the answer to any car-choice question is always "Miata." The recently introduced Mazda Miata with a retractable fastback ... Read More
Shopping for a Car Before July Ends? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on July 28, 2018

And just like that, it's almost August. Long summer drives are likely either peaking or starting to tail off for you at this point, which means that your family workhorse may be feeling a li... Read More
Pump Less, Pay Less: 2019 Lexus ES Hybrid Price Cut, Gas Model Goes Up

By Fred Meier on July 27, 2018

The redesigned Lexus ES 300h hybrid luxury sedan will be cheaper to buy and cheaper to fuel for the 2019 model year. Lexus released base pricing today, and the hybrid gets a $510 price cut ... Read More
Baby on Board Soon? Here Are 9 Great Cars for First-Time Parents

By Jennifer Geiger on July 27, 2018

Getting ready for your first baby is a lot like preparing to ride out a hurricane: Hoard the supplies and hunker down for a wild ride, one that is often messy, unpredictable and dripping —... Read More
Here's Our Full Preview of the All-New 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

By Nick Kurczewski on July 26, 2018

Competes with: BMW 2 Series, Audi A3 Looks like: The current CLA-Class vehicle with a chunkier stance, especially from the rear, and the BMW 2 Series from the side (Shhh! Don't tell Mercedes-Benz,... Read More
Macan You Hear Me Now? 8 Reasons to Want Porsche's Updated 2019 SUV

By Fred Meier on July 25, 2018

Porsche is giving its baby SUV a light once-over for 2019, freshening the Macan that's been on the road since 2014. Befitting Porsche, the Macan's changes are incremental rather than sta... Read More
2019 Toyota 86 Gets Performance Edition (Sans Higher Performance)

By Fred Meier on July 24, 2018

If you were waiting for a turbocharger on the 2019 Toyota 86 sport coupe ... well, keep waiting.  But Toyota will offer what it calls an "Ultimate Performance" model, th... Read More