Incentives And Rebates

Looking for a New-Car Deal for Labor Day? Let Us Do the Work for You

By Kasey Carlson on August 17, 2018

Labor Day weekend is your chance to squeeze in "one last" of everything summer has to offer: a barbecue, an afternoon at the pool or a quick family road trip. But if you've been th... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal for August 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on August 7, 2018

For some of America's drier climes, keeping the lawn green in August can run up a water bill that looks more like a car payment. Let the grass go brown, or paint it green (yes, that's re... Read More
Tesla Tax Credit Is Expiring: Here's Everything Shoppers Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays on August 2, 2018

Federal tax credits on plug-in vehicles begin to phase out after the 200,000th sale of qualifying cars since 2010. California electric-car maker Tesla hit the mark in July. That means the t... Read More
Declare Your Independence From Full Price: Best Fourth of July Car Deals

By Kelsey Mays on June 22, 2018

The Fourth of July is on a Wednesday this year, which puts a damper on things because, well, jeez — you'd have to take off two whole days to really make a holiday weekend out of i... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal for June 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on June 15, 2018

For many families, June kicks off an annual ritual of carting classroom-unfettered children to peewee sports, music and zombie camp (yes, that really exists) to while away some 11 weeks between ... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal for May 2018?

By Patrick Masterson on May 9, 2018

Springtime car-nivores on the hunt for a new vehicle, your time for tasty deals has arrived. May wraps up a fallow period for incentives and Memorial Day weekend kicks off the traditional start ... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal for April 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on April 9, 2018

April showers might bring May flowers, but car shoppers may wish it rained more deals. Autodata Corp. ranks April among the bottom three months for new-car discounts during each of the past four... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal in March 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on March 9, 2018

CARS.COM — For bargain hunters mulling the prospect of a new car, February's muted deals might stew a different sort of March madness. Autodata Corp. reports incentives edged up j... Read More
What Were the Best-Selling Cars in 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on January 5, 2018

CARS.COM — What goes up, must come down — or at least plateau. After seven consecutive years of gains, U.S. new-car sales fell in 2017. The dip was modest — 1.8 percent, by Aut... Read More
Got Good Credit? Your Car-Loan Interest Rate May Depend on It

By Kelsey Mays on January 3, 2018

CARS.COM — Worried you won't get that plum interest rate if you put off new or used car shopping a few months? If you've got a good credit score, we wouldn't lose sleep over it... Read More