Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Catch a Rock-Bottom Rate
Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Catch a Rock-Bottom Rate

Rates on everything from home mortgages to car loans are at record lows. We’ll tell you how to qualify for the best rates.
August 27, 2020
The Five Top Consumer Complaints
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The Five Top Consumer Complaints

Here are the top five complaints from a survey of state and local agencies from 19 states.
August 27, 2020
The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers
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The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers

Anticipate how changes in lifestyle and health might affect the kind of vehicle you will need over time.
August 26, 2020
Get Your Car on the Cheap
Buying & Leasing a Car

Get Your Car on the Cheap

Want to spend less on transportation? Step 1 is a car that’s used, but not used up.
July 22, 2020
Protecting Your Car During COVID-19
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Protecting Your Car During COVID-19

Lack of exercise won’t make your car flabby, but problems with the battery, the fuel and even malevolent wildlife are a real possibility.
June 12, 2020

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How to Buy a Car (for Less!) During COVID-19
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How to Buy a Car (for Less!) During COVID-19

Safety first, but don’t rule out the old-school approach of just picking up the phone and calling your local dealer.
May 5, 2020
The 10 Best Cars for Senior Drivers
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The 10 Best Cars for Senior Drivers

Whether you're 50, 60 or 70, you may start thinking about a vehicle that conforms to your chassis, instead of the other way around.
April 27, 2020
How to Clean and Maintain Your Car in the Coronavirus Era
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How to Clean and Maintain Your Car in the Coronavirus Era

First things first: Let’s disinfect that small, enclosed space.
March 26, 2020
The Safest Used Cars for $20,000 or Less
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The Safest Used Cars for $20,000 or Less

Shopping for a used car?
March 23, 2020
Should You Buy Your Next Car New or Used?
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Should You Buy Your Next Car New or Used?

There are cases when it’s better to buy new than used. Look for low-priced cars with high resale value.
March 17, 2020
The Safest Cars for $30,000 or Less
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The Safest Cars for $30,000 or Less

You want to put yourself (and your loved ones) in the safest vehicle possible, right?
March 10, 2020
Car Buying New or Used: Use Data to See Which Is Better
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Car Buying New or Used: Use Data to See Which Is Better

Edmunds.com and KBB offer useful tools to calculate the real cost of owning a car. But it’s still on you to make the right comparisons.
March 5, 2020
Minivans: What’s Not to Like?
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Minivans: What’s Not to Like?

The minivan has been unfairly displaced by the three-row SUV as the family hauler of choice.
January 26, 2020
Electric Cars Cruise Into the Mainstream
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Electric Cars Cruise Into the Mainstream

Sales are rising, but they’re still best for commuting and shorter drives.
December 26, 2019
11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips
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11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips

Perhaps the first frost has already coated your windshield, forcing you to dig out the scraper (or like many in the midwest, you've already needed to …
November 15, 2019
Why Winter Tires Trump All-Wheel Drive
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Why Winter Tires Trump All-Wheel Drive

Really want to get there safely when it’s slippery out? Get more grip with dedicated winter tires.
November 11, 2019
10 Best Cars for Older Drivers
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10 Best Cars for Older Drivers

Sooner or later, comfort enters into the car equation.
July 3, 2019
Salesman Dishes on How to Get a Good Deal on a New Car
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Salesman Dishes on How to Get a Good Deal on a New Car

The internet has helped level the playing field for shoppers, if you play your cards right.
June 27, 2019
Buying Your First Car – Tips for Young Shoppers
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Buying Your First Car – Tips for Young Shoppers

A car is a big purchase, and it's an emotional one, too. That can be a bad combination. Buyers should keep these tips in mind to make smart decisions.
May 29, 2019
9 Tips to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles or More
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9 Tips to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles or More

The average age of cars on the road today is higher than ever — over 11 years old, according to IHS Automotive.
May 23, 2019
7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die
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7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die

Your Great-Uncle Frank may have gotten 150,000 miles out of his Studebaker, but the advice he handed down is probably out of date.
May 20, 2019
New-Car Shopping for the Introvert: Still a Hassle
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New-Car Shopping for the Introvert: Still a Hassle

For new-car shoppers, the quest to find a fair, fixed price and complete the transaction online remains elusive.
May 9, 2019
Car Buying Is Stressful
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Car Buying Is Stressful

The real struggle for a deal is often waged in the finance and insurance office.
May 9, 2019
Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More
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Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More

Now may be a good time to buy a certified used car.
May 9, 2019
15 Cars You Can Drive Forever
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15 Cars You Can Drive Forever

Some models just seem to keep rolling along, whistling past the junkyard. We've identified 15 cars with exceptional and sometimes surprising endurance…
April 2, 2019