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How To Use The Web To Find Your New Car

How To Use The Web To Find Your New Car

It wasn’t that long ago that buying a new car involved flicking through the classified section in your local paper or picking up an Autotrader, before making countless phone calls to garages that had already sold the cars, wrong numbers and kids who didn’t know when daddy would be home, but did... read more

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Get Your Used Car in Shape... To Sell! (part 2)

In Part one of this series, I introduced the idea that selling your used car in this market is about taking car of the details.  As the seller, its your job to remove all of... read more February 11, 2010 by 


 
2010 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto LX Side Exterior View

Shop Right: The Business Manager Is Just Another Salesman

If you read the first part of our buying guide to new cars, this is where we left off: everyone at the dealership is way off balance because you've thrown monkey wrenches... read more January 23, 2010 by 


 
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So You Drive an Import... but How Much of It Is Actually Imported?

I've heard lots of people talk about their decision to buy a particular vehicle based on where it's from. Obviously, Japanese and European cars are foreign or exotic, and... read more January 19, 2010 by 


 
2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: Compare New And Used Vehicles Before You Buy

This year may go down in history as one of the best for frugal car shoppers. Thanks to incentive programs from automakers and the federal government and return policies from... read more December 21, 2009 by 


 
2009 Suzuki Equator

Should You Buy a Nissan Frontier or a Suzuki Equator?

How about neither? When was the last time you picked up a car or truck magazine and saw a compact pickup truck on the cover? The reason for this is that while full size... read more November 30, 2009 by  6


 
2009 Honda Accord Sdn EX

Buying a Car: the End of the Month Is the Right Time

Believe it or not there are secrets that the auto industry wants its customers to know about, but really never goes out of its way to tell them that the industry would like... read more November 27, 2009 by 


 
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CarMax Releases List of Ten Features Car Buyers Want, World Ignores Them

CarMax, those automotive supermarkets full of overpriced used cars, have decided that they too want to be a vital information resource for car shoppers. As such they polled a... read more November 18, 2009 by  1


 
From THE GOODS

New Cars More Affordable Than They've Been Since 2004

Attention, shoppers: new cars are more affordable today than they've been in over five years. According to Comerica Bank's Auto Affordability Index, it now takes the average... read more November 11, 2009 by 


 
2009 Nissan 370Z NISMO

Why Are Built-In Navigators So Much More Expensive Than Portable Units?

Do you remember a time before car navigation systems when people actually used to have to know how to (gasp!) read a map? Are you so young that you don't even know how to... read more October 7, 2009 by 


 
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VIDEO: A Look At General Motors' Satisfaction Guarantee

General Motors' new "60-Day Satisfaction Guarantee" (pitched by new CEO Ed Whitacre in the TV spot above) has sparked a good bit of comment, both positive and negative. Those... read more September 24, 2009 by 


 
2008 Hyundai Accent GS

Do I Really Want a Hyundai Accent That Costs Less Than $10,000?

Hyundai Accent SE 3 Door Price: $9,970 Mileage: 27 city/35 highway Engine: 110 horsepower/106 lb. feet of torque In response to the horrific state of the new car market... read more September 17, 2009 by 


 
2005 Chrysler Sebring Convertible 2-door Limited Side Exterior View

How To Commit Financial Suicide With the Chrysler Sebring Convertible

Chrysler Sebring Convertible While picking on a Chrysler product is kind of like kicking a dog when it is on the ground, this convertible really should come with a warning... read more August 24, 2009 by 


 
Cash-for-Clunkers' online buzz (from Nielsen)

Survey: Nielsen Reports Cash-For-Clunkers Online Data

Media metrics powerhouse Nielsen Research spends a great deal of time analyzing TV ratings and buying habits, but the company has also kept its eye on the federal... read more August 21, 2009 by  1


 
2009 American Customer Satisfaction Index

Survey: Americans More Satisfied With (Most) Auto Purchases

According to new data released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index, U.S. auto buyers have become happier with their vehicles over the past 15 years. Between 1996 and... read more August 18, 2009 by 


 
2004 Honda Civic VP

Kelley Blue Book Names "Top 10 Back-to-school Cars"

I was never one of those lucky kids that rode around the high school parking lot in a new car. When I was lucky enough to drive I was rolling in my grandparents' 1980 Pontiac... read more August 18, 2009 by 


 
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