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2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid to top range, start from $52,935
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid to top range, start from $52,935

The terms "sport," "hybrid," and "crossover" have seemed incongruous, but luxury brand Acura hopes to change that with its 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid. Set to go on sale soon from $52,935 (including a mandatory $975 destination charge), the top-of-the-line version of the MDX features a high-tech hybrid...Read More»

1970s Pontiac Dealership ad
Have cars actually gotten more expensive over time?

It's a common complaint we hear from shoppers: new cars have gotten too expensive. The math, at least on the surface, seems to agree with this statement. The average transaction price of a new car rose to over $34,000 last year, compared to about $28,800 10 years ago and under $20,000 a decade...Read More»

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Looking for a used car? There hasn't been a better time to buy in nearly a decade

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, U.S. auto sales took a nose dive, but over the past several years, numbers have increased dramatically--as have prices. The one-two punch of high demand and high prices has forced many new-car fans to shop for used cars instead. Generally speaking, the...Read More»

Money and car keys
Car buyers in 2016 paid an average of $34,077, a record high

Did you buy a new car this year? If you answered "yes", chances are good that you paid around $34,077 for it, when all was said and done. That figure is the average transaction price for new cars sold in 2016, and it marks an all-time high according to Edmunds.com. In worse news for shoppers, the...Read More»

2017 Nissan Titan
2017 Nissan Titan comes out swinging with 5 year/100,000 mile warranty, starts at $34,780

Over the summer, General Motors launched a series of ads attacking the Ford F-150. The commercials did nothing to boost Chevrolet or GMC truck sales--in fact, both dipped--but shoppers did turn their heads a couple of weeks later when GM turned to incentives. Lesson learned: walking the walk is...Read More»

2016 Jeep Patriot 75th Anniversary edition
June 2016: Your Best New Car Deals

Don't sweat getting a good deal on a new car. (The scorching summer heat could be another story.) Our partners over at CarsDirect have a great rundown of what's hot on lots right now. Up to 20 percent off of the final price are the hoods of some cars. As always, the best deals are the ones you...Read More»

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
All-New 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: Arriving This Summer, Priced From $63,900

Alfa Romeo's return to the U.S. was a topic of conversation for years, and the excitement only grew among performance enthusiasts as the arrival of the first Alfa model -- the 4C -- was delayed again and again. It was like a tantalizingly slow, exquisitely painful Dance of the Seven Veils. Fans...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Volt
2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced $1,200 Cheaper Than 2015 Model, Starts At $33,995

If you've just purchased a 2015 Chevrolet Volt, we have a bit of bad news: General Motors has announced pricing for the 2016 Volt, and it's about $1,200 cheaper than what you paid for yours. ALSO SEE: Best SUVs For Tall Drivers For model-year 2016, the Volt will start at $33,995, including...Read More»

2015 Jeep Patriot
April 2015: Your Best New-Car Deals

“Never pay retail” echoes the mantra of smart shoppers everywhere—and that definitely applies to most of the new vehicle market. If you’re shopping for new wheels, chances are the models you’re considering are subject to incentives, rebates, or special finance...Read More»

Frame from 'Benefits of Price Competition' video, by National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)
April Lease Deals Make Several Lame-Duck Vehicles Worth A Second Look

April tends to be the time of the year when business at dealerships really starts to perk up. And after a particularly harsh winter for some regions of the U.S., it’s likely that rebound will happen with a little more uptick than usual. READ: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 Meanwhile showrooms...Read More»

2015 Nissan Leaf
March 2015: Your Best New-Car Deals

March madness is here--in the basketball sense, but also in the form of some staggering new-car rebates and incentives. Our sister site CarsDirect has been studying the latest spiffs offered to new-car buyers, and finds that again in March, some new cars can come with give-backs and cash on the...Read More»

2016 Fiat 500X
2016 Fiat 500X Priced From $20,900

While we're still absorbing the new-car smell of the 2015 Jeep Renegade, today brings word on pricing for the baby Jeep's baby brother--the 2016 Fiat 500X. Built alongside the Jeep at Fiat's plant in Melfi, Italy, the 500X is due to go on sale by summer here in the U.S., wearing a base price of...Read More»

2015 Jeep Patriot
Looking For Hefty Crossover Rebates? Look To Jeep

Automakers threw lots of cash on the hood last month to spur year-end new-vehicle sales, but CarsDirect says no automaker did it more extensively or successfully than Jeep. With incentives totaling nearly 20 percent of its manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), the 2014 Jeep Patriot carried...Read More»

2016 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe
BMW Raises Prices, But Not On You

BMW is raising prices on its entire lineup of 2015 vehicles--but according to CarsDirect, it won't be affecting car shoppers, at least for the moment. ALSO SEE: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated For Engine Fire Captured On Film: Video The German automaker is coming off a great December and a...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-V
IIHS Gives 33 Vehicles Its Top Safety Rating For 2015

The 2015 Honda CR-V and 2015 Toyota Prius V now rank among the safest new vehicles you could choose; yet it certainly wasn’t that way with last year’s models—even though they don’t look all that much different. Both models are among the 33 models to have achieved the highest...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-Z
2015 Honda CR-Z Arrives Today, Priced From $20,145

The Honda CR-Z isn't the most popular model on the block. In fact, we're a little surprised that it's still around, given that the CR-Z has been Honda's lowest-selling model. Yet, here we are, on the day that the 2015 version of Honda's sporty, hybrid coupe arrives in showrooms, priced from...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-V
2015 Honda CR-V Goes On Sale Tomorrow, Priced From $23,320

Nearly three years ago, Honda unveiled the re-designed 2012 CR-V crossover. Tomorrow, the 2015 model rolls into dealerships, sporting a mid-model cycle refresh, a few nifty upgrades, and marginally higher starting prices. DON'T MISS: Subaru WRX Leads List For Drivers With Traffic Violations NEW...Read More»

2015 Honda Crosstour
2015 Honda Crosstour Arrives Tomorrow, Priced From $27,530

The Honda Crosstour's debut in September 2009 wasn't very auspicious. Then called the Honda Accord Crosstour, critics assailed the new model's ungainliness, with far too much badonka in its donk. Honda took out a Super Bowl ad to tout the Crosstour, but weirdly, the clip spent most of its 30...Read More»

2015 Honda Accord Sedan
2015 Honda Accord Sedan, Coupe, And Hybrid: On Sale Today, Priced From $22,105

Three versions of the 2015 Honda Accord go on sale today at dealerships across America, and they're priced to sell. Whether you're shopping for a coupe, a sedan, or a leaner, greener hybrid, the always-popular Accord is worth a look. ALSO SEE: 5 Car Brands That Customers Don't Buy Twice 2015 Honda...Read More»

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