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What's the Best New-Car Deal in November 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on November 10, 2017

CARS.COM — Ready to fit in some car shopping between all the turkey-day preparations? November is among the top five months for new-car incentives in each respective year from 2012 through... Read More
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
2018 Mazda3: What's Changed

By Fred Meier on August 3, 2017

CARS.COM Most significant changes in the 2018 Mazda3: Additional standard equipment by trim level, now including a low-speed front collision system with emergency braking standard on the bas... Read More
2017 Kia Forte Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Award

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Running improvements to the 2017 Kia Forte have earned the compact sedan the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest award, Top Safety Pick Plus, when equipped... Read More
What's the Most Fun-to-Drive Compact Sedan?

By Brian Wong on April 27, 2017

CARS.COM — We named the 2017 Honda Civic the winner of our 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge for its worthy mix of features, value and fuel economy. But the question that's more interesting... Read More
5 Ways Compact Cars Flash Some Luxury

By Kelsey Mays on April 25, 2017

CARS.COM — In recent years, automakers have sprinkled compact sedans with a grab bag of premium features to add some pizzazz to their otherwise basic duds. More than ever, that's the c... Read More
What's the Best Compact Sedan of 2017?

By Joe Bruzek on April 24, 2017

CARS.COM — If you think the compact sedan class is full of stale, humdrum economy sedans, it's time to bring you up to speed. Many model-year 2017 compacts offer heaps of style and tec... Read More
Which Compact Sedan Has the Most Safety Features?

By Kelsey Mays on April 24, 2017

CARS.COM — Safety isn't just about airbags and crash tests. Crash avoidance technology has taken center stage as automakers offer features that can warn you before an accident or inter... Read More
2017 Mazda3: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on April 24, 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Mazda3 tested in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge was in the top four most expensive at $22,670 with destination for the Touring trim we received, and while ... Read More
2017 Mazda3 Review: Photo Gallery

By Brian Normile on April 19, 2017

CARS.COM — The Mazda3 sedan received a light refresh for the 2017 model year; subtle styling tweaks inside and out update a car that last received a full redesign in 2014. The most notable... Read More