car buying

Cars.com Hits 1 Million Dealer Reviews

By Patrick Olsen  on May 28, 2015


You've talked, and talked, and we've shared your words: Cars.com now has more than 1 million consumer-generated online dealer reviews. Why is that important? More than 90 percent of consumers reference dealer reviews to help them select their dealership, according… Read More

Cars.com Hits 1 Million Dealer Reviews

By Patrick Olsen  on May 28, 2015

You've talked, and talked, and we've shared your words: Cars.com now has more than 1 million consumer-generated online dealer reviews. Why is that important? More than 90 percent of consumers reference dealer reviews to help them select their dealership, according… Read More

2016 Scion FR-S: What's Changed

By Rick Popely  on May 21, 2015

Most significant changes: Standard backup camera, new audio system with 7-inch screen and new interior trim Price change: The base price has increased $405 to $25,305 with the standard manual transmission. The optional automatic transmission remains $1,100, and the destination… Read More

First-Time Buyers: New, Used or Certified Pre-Owned?

By Kelsey Mays  on May 13, 2015

For first-time buyers there's a key dilemma: Should I buy new or used? Or should I take the third path, certified pre-owned? We detail each option below. Related: More #FirstTimeBuyers Advice Why Buy New? Buying a new car has many… Read More

Used Nissan Leaf Prices Still Falling in April

By Mike Hanley  on May 11, 2015

For the second month in a row, prices for used Nissan Leafs sank more than any other used car, dropping 4.7 percent ($708) in April. Used prices for the all-electric Leaf are down 14 percent ($2,362) year-to-date while the average… Read More

Cars.com Names 2015 Best Bets

By Patrick Olsen  on May 4, 2015

As we do every year, Cars.com's editors have chosen the cars, SUVs and trucks that they would recommend for purchase. We base it on good fuel economy, top crash-test scores in each segment and our editors' prerogatives. If you're in… Read More

Chevrolet Drops Price on 2016 Volt

By Kelsey Mays  on May 4, 2015

GM is slashing more than $1,000 off the price of the redesigned-for-2016 Chevrolet Volt. The new Volt has more electric range (50 miles) and better gas mileage (41 mpg combined) once the engine-generator kicks in over its previous generation. Those… Read More

Michigan Remains Most Expensive State to Insure Your Car

By David Thomas  on April 27, 2015

Insurance is one of those costs of car ownership you have to think about when figuring out how much car you can afford. For car shoppers in Michigan, the high cost of car insurance means they can afford far less… Read More

Subaru Updates 2016 WRX, WRX STI

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 23, 2015

Subaru's sporty WRX and performance-amped WRX STI models got redesigned for 2015, and more changes are on tap for 2016. Like many models in Subaru's lineup, the 2016 WRX is finally getting the optional EyeSight suite of safety systems, and… Read More

J.D. Power: Consumers Want More Automation, Not Green Tech

By Aaron Bragman  on April 22, 2015

A new study from consumer opinion firm J.D. Power has revealed some interesting insights into what the company says American car buyers want (safety features) and don't want (efficiency systems) in their future vehicle purchases. Related: More Car Buying News… Read More

Where Are the Greenest Car Shoppers?

By Kristin Varela  on April 22, 2015

In celebration of Earth Day, my daughter and I spent the weekend on beach cleanup project. What are you doing to celebrate? Possibly choosing a green car over a gas-guzzler? Related: Green-Car Buying Guide Cars.com has compiled data on people… Read More