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Do Discontinued Cars Make Used-Car Bargains?

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015


If you're shopping for a used car, discontinued models could offer extra savings. A  handful of cars are canceled each year due to slow sales, regulatory hurdles or other complications. Two years ago, we predicted the casualties correctly in six… Read More

Do Discontinued Cars Make Used-Car Bargains?

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015

If you're shopping for a used car, discontinued models could offer extra savings. A  handful of cars are canceled each year due to slow sales, regulatory hurdles or other complications. Two years ago, we predicted the casualties correctly in six… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

By Matt Schmitz on July 13, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 47,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Caprice sedans manufactured between Oct. 15, 2010, and Oct. 22, 2013; and 2008-09 Pontiac G8 sedans manufactured between July 25, 2007, and Feb. 18, 2009 The Problem: The flexible steel cables that connect… Read More

NHTSA's Latest Takata Recall Is the Largest Ever

By Kelsey Mays on May 19, 2015

Update: This story originally published on May 19. You can find more recent information about the recall expansion here. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued what could be the largest consumer product recall ever on Tuesday, demanding that Japanese airbag… Read More

The Ones That Got Away: 10 Cars We Miss

By Mike Hanley on April 13, 2015

Today's new cars are better than ever with levels of performance, comfort and efficiency unrivaled in automotive history. Despite the abundance of great new cars, what about the ones that have come and gone, leaving a void in our hearts?… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx, Pontiac G6

By Jennifer Geiger on February 16, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69,600 model-year 2006-07 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx sedans and hatchbacks vehicles manufactured April 1 to June 30, 2006, and 2006-07 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured April 18 to June 30, 2006. This is an expansion of a… Read More

Recall Alert: 2002-2005 Lexus, Toyota and Pontiac Cars, Pickup Trucks, SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on October 20, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 250,000 model-year 2002-05 Lexus SC luxury coupes and Toyota Sequoia SUVs, and 2003-05 Tundra pickup trucks, Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks, and Pontiac Vibe hatchbacks, all originally sold or currently registered in high-humidity areas of southern Florida,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

By Matt Schmitz on October 6, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 47,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Caprice and 2008-09 Pontiac G8 sedans The Problem: According to The Detroit News, there is a risk under certain conditions that the driver's knee may bump the ignition key and unintentionally move… Read More

Is Driving a Certain Car Your Ticket to Traffic Court?

By Matt Schmitz on September 29, 2014

Look, just because you drive a Subaru WRX doesn't mean you're more likely to be the type of person who exceeds the speed limit or breaks other traffic laws. OK, it actually does mean that, but we're not the ones… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Chevrolet Aveo, 2009 Pontiac G3

By David Thomas on August 8, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 2,000 model-year 2009-10 Chevrolet Aveo subcompact sedans and model-year 2009 Pontiac G3 hatchbacks The Problem: According to the Detroit News, brake fluids used in affected vehicles may not sufficiently inhibit corrosion in key components of the vehicle's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu and 2005-2008 Pontiac G6

By Jennifer Newman on May 20, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.1 million model-year 2004-08 Chevrolet Malibu and model-year 2005-08 Pontiac G6 vehicles equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions. This is an expansion of an earlier recall of the 2007-08 Saturn Aura. The Problem: In these cars, a shift… Read More