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With Strong Car Sales, Shop Small to Get the Best Deals

Analysts are predicting strong April car sales, but consumers can still get a discount on a new car if they shop for cars that are in low demand.  “While April won’t bring too many surprises, sales should continue to grow at a steady pace,” says Alec Gutierrez, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book. “Retail sales continue to be strong which continues to keep the overall sales outlook healthy. There is restrained incentive spending and steadily rising transaction prices, which ... continue reading»

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Decoding MPG-e

2015 Fiat 500e If you’ve shopped for an electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid, you’ve probably noticed something on the window sticker: an mpg-e rating. While we’re all familiar with mpg (how many miles a car gets per gallon of gasoline used), EVs never use gasoline and plug-in hybrids don’t always use it. That’s why the Environmental Protection Agency came up with mpg-e. It’s a way to compare the fuel economy of cars that don’t use ... continue reading»

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Best Midsize Car Deals in March

March is quickly coming to an end, which can actually be good news for car shoppers. The end of the month can be a great time to buy a new car, as dealers may be more willing to negotiate in order to make their sales goals. The crop of deals and incentives on midsize cars in March is another piece of good news for car shoppers. Good midsize car financing and cash back deals, plus enhanced negotiating power can save ... continue reading»

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Great Sports Cars for Summer Fun

Mazda Miata With the snow finally melting away, driving enthusiasts and sunshine lovers turn an eye toward bringing their sports car out of hibernation, or even buying a new sports car. While you might think of a Chevrolet Corvette or a Porsche as the ultimate toy for driving around on a gorgeous Sunday, you don't need a car that starts at $50,000 or more to enjoy the summer sun. Our affordable sports car rankings highlight models that start at less ... continue reading»

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Which Large SUV is Best for You?

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe If you have a large family, often carry a full load of cargo in addition to passengers, or often tow a boat or trailer, then a large SUV may be the right vehicle for you. While all large SUVs offer three rows of seating and generous cargo capacity, they aren’t all the same in terms of performance, comfort, cabin quality and usable space. This guide will highlight some of those differences and help you find the best affordable large ... continue reading»

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