Fuel Efficiency

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today: Memorial Day

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 26 13:51:32 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Ah, Memorial Day — the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, the luxury of an extra day off and the unofficial opening of road-trip season as summer begins in earnest. For some, that means it's… Read More

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today: Memorial Day

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 26 13:51:32 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Ah, Memorial Day — the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, the luxury of an extra day off and the unofficial opening of road-trip season as summer begins in earnest. For some, that means it's… Read More

Gas Prices Rise for Memorial Day Weekend

By Rick Popely on Fri May 26 05:01:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Almost as if on cue, gas prices rose this past week as millions of American motorists prepared to hit the road for the Memorial Day weekend.  The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said Thursday the national average for… Read More

Smart Lowers Price on 2017 ForTwo Electric Drive

By Jennifer Geiger on Mon May 22 10:17:22 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Smart's electric ForTwo was redesigned for 2017, and when it goes on sale this summer, the coupe version will start at $24,550, including destination but excluding any applicable federal electric-car tax credits — around $1,000 less than the… Read More

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today

By Patrick Masterson on Sat May 20 05:01:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Though auto industry sales seem to have cooled off this spring, things could heat up as we approach Memorial Day and head on into summer sales. If you're hot under the collar for a new car this weekend,… Read More

Gas Prices Hold as Memorial Day Nears

By Rick Popely on Fri May 19 05:01:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Gas prices have remained stable in most parts of the U.S., and the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said Thursday that the national average for regular was unchanged from a week ago at $2.34. Related: 2017 Honda Accord… Read More

Elon Musk Bores Deep to Ease Traffic

By Matt Schmitz on Mon May 15 12:16:05 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — If you're into stuff like, ya know, eliminating gridlock in cities with abjectly miserable traffic like Los Angeles, Elon Musk's The Boring Co. is anything but. The Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur's latest venture digs deep (literally) to find… Read More

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today

By Patrick Masterson on Sat May 13 05:01:49 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Oh, we know: A Mother's Day weekend spent cleaning up your mess of a car is among the greatest gifts (of sanity, let alone appreciation) a family can offer mom. But if you're at a point where buying… Read More

The Cost of Filling Up Falls Again

By Rick Popely on Fri May 12 05:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The cost of filling up in the U.S. fell again this past week. It's the third week in a row for such declines, giving motorists another unexpected break from the usual spring run-up in prices. Related: Gas Prices… Read More

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on Wed May 10 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Plug-in hybrids are growing up, at least on paper. Some newer models appear to be able to put a real dent in your gasoline habit as well as offer enough utility to be a family's first, or only, vehicle.… Read More

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today

By Patrick Masterson on Sat May 06 05:01:49 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Whether it's "Star Wars" Day, Cinco de Mayo or the Kentucky Derby, May has galloped right into view. The festive atmosphere may not have extended to the auto industry — which saw a sales slump in April despite rising incentives… Read More