car buying

Haggle-Free Scion Prices New iA, iM Under $20,000

By David Thomas on June 29, 2015


Toyota's waning Scion brand is hoping to get some new life with two new models for 2016 going on sale this September. The subcompact iA sedan will start at $16,495 and the compact iM hatchback at $19,255 (all prices include… Read More

Haggle-Free Scion Prices New iA, iM Under $20,000

By David Thomas on June 29, 2015

Toyota's waning Scion brand is hoping to get some new life with two new models for 2016 going on sale this September. The subcompact iA sedan will start at $16,495 and the compact iM hatchback at $19,255 (all prices include… Read More

The 2015 American-Made Index

By Kelsey Mays on June 28, 2015

Cars with at least 75 percent domestic content are becoming an endangered species, and for the first time in the American-Made Index's nine-year history, the list has fewer than 10 cars. The Toyota Camry took the top spot this year,… Read More

First-Time Buyers: Pitfalls to Avoid at the Dealer

By Kelsey Mays on June 25, 2015

Shopping for a car can be exciting and stressful, and there's a lot to remember. So what are the common pitfalls you should avoid at your dealership? Related: More Stories for #FirstTimeBuyers Leaving too much time between test drives. We… Read More

What's Changed on the 2016 GMC Acadia

By Rick Popely on June 23, 2015

Most significant changes: 4G LTE connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi hot spot; new SL trim Price change: $200 increase on all trims. On sale: Mid- to late summer Which should you buy, 2015 or 2016? 2015 It's hard to believe that… Read More

Porsche, Kia Dominate J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

By Kelsey Mays on June 17, 2015

Porsche drivers must be a happy bunch, and not just because of speed and style. In the first three months of ownership, the luxury brand's cars have been ranked as the least problematic across the industry for three years running,… Read More

Subaru Forester Starting Price Up $200 for 2016

By Matt Schmitz on June 16, 2015

Subaru's most popular car got some new tech and safety features for 2016 and these upgrades won't cost much. When the 2016 Forester goes on sale in August, the base 2.5i will start at $23,245, which is $200 more than… Read More

Honda Discontinues Civic Hybrid, Natural Gas Versions

By Matt Schmitz on June 15, 2015

Amid continued sluggish sales, Honda announced today that it is stopping production on two vehicles in its fuel-efficient lineup: the Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas. Both will disappear after the 2015 model year. The announcement came in a statement… Read More

We Bought a 2015 Honda Fit

By Kelsey Mays on June 9, 2015

Cars.com just bought a 2015 Honda Fit, and we'll spend the next year charting gas mileage, reliability, driving impressions and everything else that emerges in the life of our redesigned Honda hatchback. Related: 2015 Honda Fit Magic Seat Actually Magical… Read More

Used-Car Prices Down Nearly 2 Percent in May

By Mike Hanley on June 8, 2015

The average price for a late-model used car fell nearly 2 percent in May to $22,788, according to Cars.com vehicle listings data. That's $379 less than the month before and the largest monthly percentage drop year-to-date. Related: Used Nissan Leaf… Read More

Top 10 Best Compact SUVs for Towing

By Aaron Bragman on June 8, 2015

Compact SUVs are flying out of dealer showrooms. These popular, car-based utility vehicles provide a great combination of efficiency, a high seating position, comfort and versatility. And unlike their truck-based predecessors, they're not too big or unwieldy. One thing they're… Read More