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Advice on buying new and used cars.
The decision to lease or buy a car boils down to more than monthly payments. Determining the total net cost of either alternative will help you determine which is the better value.
Car Buying Advice
10 smart moves for buying a used car
We can help you avoid all of the nasty surprises in the preowned market and find an affordable, reliable ride. We can help you pay a fair price and avoid a car or truck that's been abused, crashed or dunked in a flood.
March 27th 2015
5 simple steps to the best deal on a new car or truck
You need the right information and a savvy negotiating strategy to drive away with the lowest price and cheapest loan. Let us show you how to be a smart, confident buyer.
March 20th 2015
7 sports cars you can drive every day
Here's where to get head-turning sports car style and performance in a ride with the comfort and driveability you need to get to work.
Closing the long-distance deal on my perfect Jeep
Buying a truck that's 1,425 miles away isn't easy, with lots of unexpected problems along the way. But here's how I found and paid for a Jeep in Dallas and got my pride and joy back to, and licensed in, New Jersey.
Searching the nation for the Jeep of my dreams
I've wanted a Wrangler ever since I was in high school. A few weeks ago I decided I'd waited long enough. Here's how I went online to find the used Jeep that had everything i was looking for even if it was 1,425 miles away.
Grab a 5-year auto loan from PNC as low as 2.24%
That's nearly 2 percentage points below the average cost of a 60-month auto loan. PNC Bank also allows buyers to qualify for a loan before picking out a car and taking a blank check with them when they go shopping.
Is a future collectible in your garage?
A car can't generate the kind of excitement and demand that makes it a highly-prized collectible 30 years from now if it's not cool and desirable today. But the models on this list range from a breathtaking 550-horsepower European sports car priced at nearly $100,000 to a four-door urban runabout that barely costs $20,000.
2014's best people haulers
To move a crowd from here to there you need a big ride with at least three rows of seats. We've sifted through scores of sport-utility vehicles, minivans and crossovers to find the ones most capable of carrying at least seven people in comfort and safety.
Finally, a technology that keeps eyes on the road
My 20-year wait for head-up displays to catch on appears to be over. Carmakers are finally embracing this technology, and once you see it, you're going to love it.
Build financial security with a truly affordable car
Our 2014 Car Affordability Study found that median-income families in only one major city should be paying the typical price for a new car or truck. Here's how to spend more wisely and save thousands more for retirement or sending your kids to college.