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Best Used Car Deals Are on Small Cars

used car deals Most used car shoppers are looking for a deal, but as used car prices reach higher and higher, deals are becoming harder to find. Harder to find, that is, unless you shop the right used car classes. [Best Used Car Rankings] Edmunds.com reports that prices for subcompact and compact cars that are five years or less old have dropped 2.8 and 2 percent in the first quarter, respectively, compared to the same period last year. Prices for midsize ... continue reading»

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Consumers Opting for Longer Car Loans

car loan paperwork Buyers of new and used cars are choosing to stretch their car loans out longer. The average length of a new car loan in the first quarter of this year was 67 months, and the average term for a used auto loan was 62 months, according to data from Experian Automotive. The company says these car loan lengths are "new all-time highs." New-car buyers financed an average of $28,711 during the first quarter, which is up from $27,612 ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot Priced Less than Explorer, Traverse, Durango

2016 Honda Pilot Honda announced pricing for the 2016 Pilot last week, and the redesigned three-row crossover starts at $30,875, including destination. For comparison, the 2015 Pilot starts at $30,750 with destination. The Pilot comes in five basic trim levels, and opting for all-wheel drive over the standard front-wheel drive configuration adds $1,800 to the Pilot's price. The base 2016 Pilot is less expensive than rivals such as the 2015 Ford Explorer ($31,595), 2015 Chevrolet Traverse ($31,870 ... continue reading»

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Subcompact SUVs: Versatile, Fuel-efficient and Affordable

2016 Honda HR-V With a starting price around $20,000, combined city/highway fuel economy of 27-31 mpg, flexible cargo space and a high driving position with good outward visibility, affordable subcompact SUVs offer a lot to shoppers at a reasonable price. If you’re looking to buy in this relatively new automotive segment, you have plenty of options as the 2016 Honda HR-V, 2016 Fiat 500X, 2015 Jeep Renegade and 2015 Chevrolet Trax have all debuted on dealer lots this year. The ... continue reading»

Tags: Tips and Advice, Affordable Compact SUVs, Affordable Subcompact SUVs

Best Zero Percent SUV Deals this May

2015 Nissan Rogue Exterior Zero percent car deals are the holy grail of new car financing. Getting a loan with no interest means you're getting one of the best deals available from your lender. There are many great SUV deals this May with zero percent financing, and it's not too late to take advantage of them. Some even come with bonus cash incentives, which allow you to knock additional money off of your negotiated price. Now, there are a few things to ... continue reading»

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