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Mind Tricks, Reality Distortion, and Other Car Sales Tactics

Mind Tricks, Reality Distortion, and Other Car Sales Tactics

My son's totally-optioned-out 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI was declared a total loss by State Farm. A "Total Loss Specialist" called me and said, if we'd sign this and that, we'd get a check for $27,240. That sounded about right. So we signed this and that, my wife took off work, and a nice, very... read more

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Money, money, money

Cash Or Credit: Five Things Vehicle Shoppers Should Consider

If you're just getting in the market for a new car, one of the first things you should consider—along with what kind of car you want, and what you can afford—is... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
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No Deal For You! The Five Least Discounted Cars in America

Sales are slower than most automakers had expected. The economy remains in a funk. There are more leftover 2010 models than we normally expect to see at the end of summer... read more September 10, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Honda Accord Sedan

In Defense of Strippers Everywhere

Look, we don't know what you do with your spare time. That's your business. If you want to stuff dollars somewhere besides your own bank account, that's your business too... read more September 9, 2010 by 


 
1999 Ford Taurus SHO

How To Avoid Endless Car Repair Bills

You can’t keep a car forever. Sooner or later you will reach a point of diminishing returns and that Ford Taurus you have been driving since Bill and Hillary were in... read more September 7, 2010 by 


 
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Ask TCC: Chevy Silverado or Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Each day, the editors here at High Gear Media get questions from car shoppers who want a direct opinion on what they should buy. We're always happy to give our hands-on... read more September 5, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Five Great Labor Day Deals

by Sean Tucker It might be the only time of year that TV commercials tell you the truth. Our pricing partners at TrueCar.com confirm it: Labor Day weekend is a great time to... read more September 3, 2010 by 


 
2010 Nissan Rogue

Five New Car Leases for Under $200 a Month

by Sean Tucker $200 a month: It's less than $7 a day. Sacrifice your daily latte habit, and voila! You have the budget for a new car. In today's market, you have options... read more September 2, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mazda3

Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

This summer, car sales have been even slower than automakers had expected, leading some of them to counter with aggressive discounts.  But, as fall approaches, we've seen... read more August 27, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Corolla

Today at High Gear Media: Recalls, Drunk Driving, and Charger

Toyota's latest recall involves more than a million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks. It's been long in the works--and Toyota says it's a "voluntary service action."... read more August 26, 2010 by 


 
2011 Kia Sportage

Today at High Gear Media: GM's IPO, Aston V12 Vantage

General Motors has filed with the SEC for its IPO. Who will save the acronyms? [TheCarConnection] There's a new electric car headed for the 2010 Paris auto show--the Kia Pop... read more August 18, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Today at High Gear Media: We Drive the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Your weekend was great, right? We spent some hot quality time with the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia. That was pretty cool. Oh, you went to the bookmobile and had lunch with your... read more August 17, 2010 by 


 
Chevrolet dealership

As Dealership Ranks Fall: Hyundai, Kia Among Those Opening Showrooms

The next time you're out shopping for a new vehicle, you could find your options considerably more limited than last time. The reason: due mostly to the economy but also due... read more August 13, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Nissan Titan

2011 Nissan Titan, Armada Priced

Nissan says its 2011 full-size truck and sport-utility vehicle are available now, and the company's released pricing for both vehicles. The big 2011 Nissan Armada SUV returns... read more August 12, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View

Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the... read more August 9, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Audi Q7

Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months---cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the... read more August 4, 2010 by  2


 
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