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Tesla, Porsche, Dodge owners happiest with new-car purchase after 3 months, study shows
Tesla, Porsche, Dodge owners happiest with new-car purchase after 3 months, study shows

New car owners of Tesla, Porsche, and Dodge vehicles experience the greatest level of emotional attachment in the first 90 days of ownership, according to a J.D. Power study released on Wednesday. Measuring automotive performance, execution, and layout, the APEAL study is meant to measure the joy...Read More»

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Coming for 2021: Small crossovers and EVs star at LA Auto Show

If cars had astrological years, 2020 will be the year of the small crossover. That's our takeaway from the unofficial start of the new car year—the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, which runs through December 1, where precocious 2021 vehicles strut their stuff on the silver floor, and those 2020...Read More»

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The most important new crossover SUVs for 2020

Crossovers SUVs make up nearly half of all new cars sold in America. And crossovers keep coming for 2020. Some are new, such as the Hyundai Venue and Cadillac XT6, while some are fresh takes on old standards, such as the Ford Escape Hybrid and Toyota Highlander. To be clear, crossovers are...Read More»

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Coming to America: Performance cars, rugged SUVs, and plug-ins debut in Frankfurt

While the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany might seem like a far cry from the States, many of the performance, luxury, and electric vehicles launched there will be heading over to the U.S. in the coming months. Here’s a look at what’s coming to America. 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant The 2020 RS 6...Read More»

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Used car sales skyrocket as high prices drive down new car sales

If you think new cars are getting too expensive, you’re certainly not alone. According to a report Monday by The Wall Street Journal, the gap between the price of the average new and used vehicle is as wide as it’s been in five years, pushing buyers away from dealerships and towards...Read More»

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Ford Expedition, Chevrolet Corvette top list of new cars owners keep the longest

According to a new study, Ford Expedition, Chevrolet Corvette, and a variety of Toyota owners are most likely to keep their new vehicles the longest, almost 9 years on average. The study by iSeeCars.com reported that the average length of ownership for both the Expedition and Corvette stood at 9.0...Read More»

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Survey: Appraising your trade-in online makes for a smoother haggling process

Nearly three-quarters of new car buyers go online to get an idea of what their trade-in vehicle is worth prior to going to the dealership, and almost two-thirds of those estimates are accurate, according to a recent survey conducted for Automotive News. In other words, about half of all car buyers...Read More»

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Study: Most families in America can't afford a new car

Buying a car is serious business, especially when you're buying one fresh off the assembly line. In fact, a study from Bankrate reveals that most U.S. families can't truly afford to buy brand-new vehicles. To reach that conclusion, Bankrate used three important figures: the average price of a new...Read More»

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Death List 2015: The Cars That Won't Be Back Next Year

The best new cars of the 2015 model year are springing to life--cars like the Subaru Legacy, the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, and the BMW i8. But what about the walking dead--the cars that are meeting their demise, timely or untimely? Before they're forgotten, it's time to pay respects to another batch...Read More»

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Cheap Car Or Ugly Car: Which Would You Pick?

Car models are refreshed about every seven years, and just before the "new and improved" versions debut, many dealerships offer discounts on outgoing models. Which raises an interesting question: would you rather get a good deal on a new car that's built on a seven-year-old design, or would you...Read More»

Can You Really Afford That Car? Not If You Live In 24 Of America's 25 Biggest Cities post thumbnail
Can You Really Afford That Car? Not If You Live In 24 Of America's 25 Biggest Cities

It's no secret: money is tight. America is still recovering from the trauma of the Great Recession, and although economic indicators seem to be moving in the right direction, the fragility of other economies (looking at you, Europe) means we're not out of the woods yet. Not even close. Given that...Read More»

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2014 Chevy Silverado Gets December Reveal In Detroit

The Chevrolet Silverado is consistently the second-best selling full size pickup truck in America, so Chevy knows it needs to proceed with extreme caution when it comes to redesigns. A redesign is in the works, though, and an all-new 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 will debut at a special event in...Read More»

Hoping For A Deal On A 'New Used' Car? Don't Hold Your Breath post thumbnail
Hoping For A Deal On A 'New Used' Car? Don't Hold Your Breath

If you're looking to buy a car, and you're hoping to save money by grabbing one from the "used" lot, you may be in for a bit of a shock. According to Alec Gutierrez, a market analyst at Kelley Blue Book, new vehicles now sell for just 11.5% more than their one-year-old equivalents -- and in some...Read More»

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U.S. Drivers Keep Their Cars Nearly 6 Years -- A Record High

If you've bought a new car since 2005, chances are good that it's still sitting in your garage. According to Polk research firm, U.S. consumers are holding onto their vehicles -- both new and used -- for longer than ever before, and not just for financial reasons. Polk has been tracking the average...Read More»

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2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Breaks Cover In Chicago

The current Hyundai Elantra Touring is among the oldest models in the Korean automaker’s present lineup. Based on the last-generation Hyundai Elantra, the Elantra Touring is neither as attractive nor as well equipped as compact hatchback rivals. When Hyundai introduced the I30 hatchback to...Read More»

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Hyundai Announces 2012 Veloster Pricing

Earlier today we reported that John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America, tweeted that the base price of the 2012 Veloster will be $17,300. At the time we didn't know whether that price included destination or not. Now all our questions have been answered as Hyundai has just released full pricing...Read More»

Hatchbacks, Porsche 928, 2012 Audi A5, Fisker Karma: Car News Headlines post thumbnail
Hatchbacks, Porsche 928, 2012 Audi A5, Fisker Karma: Car News Headlines

Turns out Americans will buy hatchbacks. [TheCarConnection] Audi has released details regarding the 2012 A5 and S5. [MotorAuthority] Here are ten tips to manage distracted driving. [FamilyCarGuide] If you've been wanting an Aptera you'll have to keep waiting. [AllCarsElectric] A newer, smarter...Read More»

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Report: 2014 Ford Mustang Will Do More, With Less

To the Mustang faithful, change is rarely a good thing. Change, however, may be coming to the 2014 Mustang, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the venerable pony car. A report from The Mustang News suggests the 2013 Mustang will likely be the last model year for the current car. The site says...Read More»

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Auto Leasing Rebounds To 2005 Levels

Leasing is back, in a bigger way than it's been for more than five years. Last month, nearly 21 percent of vehicles that left dealer lots did so on leases; in February, that number was closer to 25 percent. The last time that leasing accounted for this many new car sales was back in the...Read More»

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