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2016 Honda HR-V vs. 2016 Mazda CX-3: Which Should You Buy?

2016 Mazda CX-3 The Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 are all-new for 2016, and they currently occupy the top two spots in our affordable subcompact SUV rankings. Both vehicles have a lot to offer, but there are some key differences you should keep in mind as you decide which one is better for you. Considering only horsepower and fuel economy, the HR-V and CX-3 are pretty much even, but the HR-V holds a big advantage in cargo capacity with over 14 cubic feet ... continue reading»

Tags: Rankings, Mazda CX 3, Honda HR V, Affordable Subcompact SUVs

2015 Ford Mustang vs 2015 Chevrolet Camaro: Which Should You Buy?

Ford Mustang Muscle cars are the stuff straight-line speed dreams are made of, and when it comes to muscle cars, the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro are two perennial favorites. Available in coupe or convertible body styles, both the Camaro and Mustang offer plenty of power, seating for four and strong ties to classic muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s (without the terrible fuel economy and bare-bones interiors, of course). Here’s a look at what to keep in mind when ... continue reading»

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5 Things to Focus on During a New Car Test Drive

test driving a car In today’s technologically advanced society, going mobile is quickly becoming the first step toward buying a new car. Just consider AutoTrader’s 2015 Automotive Buyer Influence Study, which reported that the number of car shoppers doing research with multiple mobile devices has nearly doubled since 2013, rising from 24 percent to 42 percent. No matter how many websites you visit on your smartphone or computer before buying a new vehicle, the one thing you can’t get from the ... continue reading»

Tags: Tips and Advice, Car Shopping

2016 Mazda Miata Redesign Packs More Fun, Comfort, Tech

2016 Mazda Miata The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata currently ranks first among affordable sports cars, as test drivers praise its extremely engaging handling, peppy four-cylinder engine and upscale, modern interior. Auto writers reported that the 2015 Miata, which ranked third in the class when it was new, delivers one of the most fun driving experiences of any car on the market, and test drivers say the 2016 Miata continues the trend with exceptionally athletic handling and sharp steering. Additionally, some critics assert that ... continue reading»

Tags: Mazda MX 5 Miata, Affordable Sports Cars, Model News

5 Common Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

pre-owned vehicle dealer sign When it comes to used car buying, there are lots of mistakes buyers can make. However, there are five common mistakes that experts familiar with the used car buying process say shoppers often make: not researching price, buying a certified pre-owned car that isn’t, not staying in budget, not doing the right research and not checking the tires. That last one is often overlooked, according to Ron Montoya, senior consumer advice editor at Edmunds.com. He is in charge ... continue reading»

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