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Redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson Priced Lower than CR-V, Escape, Rogue

2016 Hyundai Tucson As compact SUVs continue to gain in popularity with consumers, automakers have been working to keep their products fresh. Keeping in step with the rest of the market, the Hyundai Tucson is fully redesigned for 2016, and starts at $23,595, including $895 for destination. For reference, the 2015 Tucson starts at $22,525, including destination. Despite being more than $1,000 costlier than the previous model, the redesigned 2016 Tucson's price undercuts that of several top-ranked rivals. Examples ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Tucson, Affordable Compact SUVs, Model News

Buying a Car with Bad Credit: What to Expect and What to Avoid

car loan application Even as July numbers show the auto industry is on track for near-record sales volume of 17.5 million vehicles this year, according to Kelley Blue Book, the fact of the matter is that fewer people than ever before are actually buying new cars, SUVs and trucks—at least when it comes to outright purchases where financing isn't involved.  According to the most recent Experian “State of the Finance Market” report, the proportion of customers who financed new vehicles ... continue reading»

Tags: Features, Tips and Advice, auto financing

Hatchbacks with the Most Cargo Space

2015 Kia Soul Hatchbacks offer the maneuverability and fuel economy of a small sedan while providing considerably more cargo space. In the large pool of hatchbacks on the market, some stand out from the rest in terms of usable space, so if having room for a lot of your stuff is a priority, consider one of the following exceptionally spacious hatchbacks. The 2015 Kia Soul’s boxy shape means it can pack in 61.3 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats ... continue reading»

Tags: Tips and Advice, Hatchbacks

Understanding J.D. Power Reliability Ratings for Car Buying

broken down car Regardless of warranty, new and used car buyers want their vehicles to be dependable. That’s why reliability ratings from J.D. Power and Associates are an important tool in determining which vehicle to purchase. What do the ratings mean, though? There are different ratings by J.D. Power that could be confusing to buyers. Before explaining the ratings, it helps to understand what J.D. Power does. According to its website, “J.D. Power has been capturing and analyzing ... continue reading»

Tags: Features, Tips and Advice, Reliability

8 Hot Muscle Car Deals this August

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Black Sales of muscle cars have increased by more than 35 percent over the past nine years, according to Experian Automotive. While big American V8s with tire-shredding power never went away for some, many critics were predicting that they'd be done in by high gas prices and changing consumer tastes, NBC News says. Now classic model names like Challenger, Mustang and Camaro are gracing the front pages of car magazines like Car and Driver once again. Dodge announced last month ... continue reading»

Tags: Tips and Advice, car deals

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