Sell and trade

Check out our primer for first-time sellers seeking guidance on prepping and selling their vehicle.
Car for sale by owner

How to Sell Your Car

Check out our primer for first-time sellers seeking guidance on prepping and selling their vehicle.
When done right, selling a car privately can yield more money in your pocket than trading it in to a dealer.
Preparing to sell a car

Prepare to Sell Your Car

When done right, selling a car privately can yield more money in your pocket than trading it in to a dealer.
You decided to post an ad and you found a buyer. Now it's time to say goodbye to your car. See a few last-minute reminders.
Transferring car keys from seller to buyer.

How to Transfer Ownership When You Sell Your Car

You decided to post an ad and you found a buyer. Now it's time to say goodbye to your car. See a few last-minute reminders.
We outlined the key insights about the used-car market today, where it’s headed, and how shoppers can plan and finance the purchase accordingly.
Used car prices

When Will Used-Car Prices Drop? 3 Things Car Shoppers Should ...

We outlined the key insights about the used-car market today, where it’s headed, and how shoppers can plan and finance the purchase accordingly.
As manufacturer incentives sink and transaction prices continue to rise, the inventory shortage has also shaken up car leasing.
Leasing during the inventory shortage

How Does the Inventory Shortage Impact Leasing?

As manufacturer incentives sink and transaction prices continue to rise, the inventory shortage has also shaken up car leasing.
As the vehicle shortage drags on, we’re updating you on the current status of the market and addressing whether or not you should buy a car, plus what your options are if you can’t afford to wait.
Inventory shortage: should I wait to buy a car?

Inventory Shortage Update: Should You Wait to Buy a Car?

As the vehicle shortage drags on, we’re updating you on the current status of the market and addressing whether or not you should buy a car, plus what your options are if you can’t afford to wait.
Amid car inventory shortages, these 18 models have high sales, better-than-average availability and current listings at least as numerous as November’s estimated sales on Cars.com’s platform.
2021 Ford EcoSport

Inventory Pinch: New Models You Might Find — at a Price

Amid car inventory shortages, these 18 models have high sales, better-than-average availability and current listings at least as numerous as November’s estimated sales on Cars.com’s platform.
Honda and Lexus top J.D. Power’s 2022 U.S. ALG Residual Value Awards, which rank car brands based on their forecasted resale value after three years of ownership.
2022 Honda Passport

Which Cars Have the Best Resale Value for 2022?

Honda and Lexus top J.D. Power’s 2022 U.S. ALG Residual Value Awards, which rank car brands based on their forecasted resale value after three years of ownership.
We list the top 25 vehicles of the 2021 model year with above-average availability.
2021 Hyundai Sonata

Inventory Pinch: 25 Models Still Out There

We list the top 25 vehicles of the 2021 model year with above-average availability.
We interviewed three industry experts about the drivers of the shortage, its impact on auto brands and when we can expect to see inventory stabilize.
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How Long Will the Vehicle Inventory Shortage Last?

We interviewed three industry experts about the drivers of the shortage, its impact on auto brands and when we can expect to see inventory stabilize.