U.S. News Launches Used Car Rankings

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images We’re pleased to launch our Used Car Rankings, especially since so many users have asked for them. We hope that they give used car shoppers the same confidence that new car shoppers have when using our New Car Rankings. The used car market is much bigger than the market for new cars. Analysts at TrueCar.com estimate that new car sales this year should reach about 14 million vehicles. Used cars, on the other hand, should total 40 million ... continue reading»

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How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Many car owners like to keep their vehicle until the wheels fall off, while others will hold onto their car until it needs costly repairs. Whether you want to run your vehicle into the ground, or just keep it out of the repair shop, experts agree that basic maintenance can help you stretch your car to 200,000 miles and beyond. Check out How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles – and Beyond. continue reading»

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Deal or No Deal: The Best New Car Savings in May

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Buying a new car isn’t a game show, but you can feel like you’re put on the spot. With so many sales and savings options thrown at you, it’s easy to pick a deal, but if you shop around, you might find one that’s better. Some low interest rate deals in May look enticing, but their terms are limited. If you have to pay a loan off in three years or less, your monthly payments will ... continue reading»

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Best Midsize Car Deals for February

If you’re heading to the dealership this weekend and are looking to get a good deal on a new midsize car, we’ve compiled a list of February’s best car incentives on midsize cars to help you save some money. Be sure to get to the dealer no later than next Wednesday, since most of the February incentives expire then. Car deals this month are not as good as last month, since many dealers have cleared their remaining ... continue reading»

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Things to Consider if Gas Prices Continue to Increase

Earlier this month, we told you about the prospects of gasoline reaching $4 a gallon this summer, and perhaps even as high as $4.60 in major metropolitan areas. A couple weeks ago, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report listed the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline at $3.48. The average price today is $3.64 a gallon. While no analyst is certain how high the price will climb, the $4 threshold is quickly approaching. In ... continue reading»

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