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  • Flags and buying a used car banner 10 smart moves for buying a used car

    Avoid all of the nasty surprises in the pre-owned market and find an affordable, reliable ride. Here's how to pay a fair price and avoid a car or truck that's been abused, crashed or dunked in a flood.

    July 29th 2019

  • Red car in shopping cart 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.

  • 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.

  • Jen A. Miller 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.

  • Jen A. Miller 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.

  • Hand putting red car in white piggy bank 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.

  • Russ Heaps 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.

  • Car key and fob on money 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.

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