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How to Donate Your Car

How to Donate Your Car

By on December 5, 2017

CARS.COM — If you think your car won't fetch much as a trade-in and don't want the trouble of selling it yourself, you can always explore the possibility of donating it to charity.... Read More
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Pros and Cons of CPO Versus an Extended Warranty

Pros and Cons of CPO Versus an Extended Warranty

By Rick Popely on November 22, 2017

CARS.COM — Most certified pre-owned vehicles come with at least one year of basic, comprehensive warranty coverage backed by the manufacturer, plus a powertrain warranty that usually stret... Read More
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Pros and Cons of Buying a CPO Vehicle

Pros and Cons of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on November 21, 2017

CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned vehicles are touted as the best used cars — late-model vehicles that received plenty of TLC from the previous owner and didn't need major repairs o... Read More
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Inside the Finance and Insurance Room

Inside the Finance and Insurance Room

By Joe Bruzek on November 16, 2017

CARS.COM — If you've bought a car from a dealership, you've likely been in a finance and insurance room. Those are the rooms salespeople take you to after you've finished haggl... Read More
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What Are the Best Deals for Black Friday?

What Are the Best Deals for Black Friday?

By Kelsey Mays on November 10, 2017

CARS.COM — What are the steepest discounts on new cars this Black Friday? Your best bet is to start with deals on cars already discounted through the month. Incentives for the holiday week... Read More
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What Is an APR?

What Is an APR?

By on October 24, 2017

CARS.COM — APR is short for annual percentage rate, which is the amount of interest paid on a loan over a year. Simply put, if you took out a $20,000 car loan with a 5 percent APR, 5 perce... Read More
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Porsche Passport: Like Netflix, But With 911s

Porsche Passport: Like Netflix, But With 911s

By Brian Normile on October 11, 2017

CARS.COM — Residents of Atlanta will be the first to try Porsche's new subscription-based car service, Porsche Passport — for a mere $2,000 a month, or $3,000 if you'd like t... Read More
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What's the Best New-Car Deal for October 2017?

What's the Best New-Car Deal for October 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on October 11, 2017

CARS.COM — Last we checked, getting out to those autumnal pastimes — hayrides, apple picking, pumpkin-flavored everything — usually requires a car. And if your jalopy's bod... Read More
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What's the Best New-Car Deal for September 2017?

What's the Best New-Car Deal for September 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on September 15, 2017

CARS.COM — New-car deals are still up, but the once rapid rise continues to taper. Incentives averaged $3,736 per new car in August, per Autodata Corp, up just $358 — 10.6 perce... Read More
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Best New-Car Deals for Labor Day

Best New-Car Deals for Labor Day

By Kelsey Mays on August 23, 2017

CARS.COM — Is the Labor Day weekend a good time to buy a car? It depends what you want. New-car sales fell 6.9 percent in July, per Automotive News, and they're down 2.9 percent f... Read More
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