car buying

Gas Is Cheap, and SUVs Are Hot Again

By David Thomas on September 2, 2015


Gas prices are still dropping and are roughly a dollar less than they were a year ago. Seeing "$2" as you pass your local station sure alleviates worry about pain at the pump, and new car shoppers are setting their… Read More

Gas Is Cheap, and SUVs Are Hot Again

By David Thomas on September 2, 2015

Gas prices are still dropping and are roughly a dollar less than they were a year ago. Seeing "$2" as you pass your local station sure alleviates worry about pain at the pump, and new car shoppers are setting their… Read More

August's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

By David Thomas on September 1, 2015

When you think about the hottest cars around, large luxury SUVs might not be the first to come to mind, but competitors from BMW and Mercedes-Benz were two of the fastest-selling vehicles in August. BMW's venerable X5 sold in just… Read More

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Gets More Power, Better Mileage

By David Thomas and Mike Hanley on September 1, 2015

You won't be able to tell much has changed with Jeep's popular Grand Cherokee SUV, but the company has made some small changes for 2016 to eke out better fuel economy. The base engine, the 3.6-liter V-6, also adds more… Read More

Mazda Dealerships Get Upscale Design

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

With an ever-increasing amount of browsing and buying occurring online, brick-and-mortar retail businesses are getting creative in enticing customers to walk through their actual, physical front doors. To that end, a growing trend for car dealerships has been to improve… Read More

Study: Not All Car Tech Wanted, Used

By Matt Schmitz on August 26, 2015

A large percentage of car owners have vehicle tech systems they're not really interested in, that they never wanted and in many cases never even knew they had. That's according to a study released this week by the market researchers… Read More

New 2015 Camaros Going for $7,000 Off MSRP

By David Thomas on August 25, 2015

Chevrolet just announced pricing for the all-new 2016 Camaro┬áthat goes on sale in November. Whenever a model gets a complete overhaul like this, the forgotten current generation car often sits around on dealer lots as eager buyers wait patiently for… Read More

2016 Mini Hardtop Four-Door: What Two Extra Doors Get You

By Jennifer Geiger on August 24, 2015

Mini's usually diminutive vehicles have gotten decidedly much less mini during the last couple years, first with the addition of the three-door Clubman wagon, then with the pumped up Mini Countryman SUV. The regular Mini Hardtop got bigger too last… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Starts at $26,695; $37K for V-8 Camaro SS

By Kelsey Mays on August 21, 2015

Chevrolet released pricing today for the redesigned 2016 Camaro coupe, which should hit dealers in November at a starting price of $26,695, including destination. That makes the price of entry $1,995 more over the base price of a 2015 Camaro,… Read More

2016 Honda Odyssey: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on August 19, 2015

Most significant changes: New Special Edition (SE) model adds rear entertainment system, 115-volt power outlet, satellite radio and in-vehicle vacuum cleaner for $950 premium Price change: $300 higher on the LX model and $150 higher on all others On sale:… Read More

First-Time Buyers: How to Negotiate

By Kelsey Mays on August 17, 2015

You have figured out which car you want, found a few examples and are ready to reach out to dealers. How do you negotiate for your first car? It can be a tricky process, regardless of whether the car is… Read More