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Compact SUVs with the Most Cargo Space

2015 Subaru Forester Compact SUVs occupy an appealing middle ground in the automotive market, offering more flexible cargo space and a higher seating position than sedans, as well as better fuel economy and maneuverability than many larger SUVs. The affordable compact SUV segment is crowded with competitive offerings, but some outshine the others in one area: cargo space. Across the class (excluding the quickly expanding group of subcompact SUVs), available cargo space behind the first row of seats ranges from roughly 50 to ... continue reading»

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Memorial Day Car Sales 2015

Summer’s coming. Got your sunscreen? Got your bug spray? Got your various meats waiting by the grill? Got your fantastic deal on a brand-new car? [Best Memorial Day Car Sales 2015] Memorial Day car sales are a great way to get a new car. The first of the 2016 model year cars are hitting the market, so car dealers are looking to make space. That means discounts and incentives on 2015 models and those discounts mean more money in ... continue reading»

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Best Lease Deals Under $200 This May

Blue 2015 Ford Focus Sedan Front Side You probably don't realize how much you spend on little things like eating out during the workweek. Cutting down on small daily expenses like that can add up to big savings, and those savings can be put toward things that are way more fun than lunch – like a new car. You may think a new car is out of reach for someone on a budget, but with a little planning and some money down, you can make it work ... continue reading»

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Low Cost to Own: Best Used Midsize Cars

2009 Toyota Camry Anyone who owns a vehicle is well aware that the total cost of ownership goes far beyond the sticker price. Taxes, fuel, depreciation, insurance, financing, maintenance and repair costs can strain your budget throughout the life of the vehicle. This week, with data provided by Vincentric, LLC, U.S. News Best Cars has launched a new scoring component for our used car rankings that encompasses all of these costs in a single score on a 1-10 scale, with 10 being ... continue reading»

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Best SUV Lease Deals Under $300 in May

2015 Chevrolet Traverse exterior red Now that temperatures are rising around the country, you might be planning weekend road trips with friends and family. If you're shopping for a roomy vehicle that can handle five or more passengers and plenty of cargo, an SUV is probably at the top of your list, and there are plenty of great SUV lease deals this May. It's normal for leasing deals on compact SUVs to be well under $300 per month, but this May, you can ... continue reading»

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