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Ronald Montoya

Ronald Montoya

Senior Consumer Advice Editor & Content Strategy

Ronald Montoya has worked in the automotive industry since 2008. He has written over a thousand car related articles and bought and sold over 100 vehicles over the course of his career. Ronald is a senior consumer advice editor and content strategy at Edmunds and has also contributed to the Associated Press. He has also been featured on ABC, NBC and NPR on a number of car shopping topics. He got his start in the auto industry by taking a part-time job at a car dealership, where he worked in the service and accounting department.

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2023 Ford Escape Review

May 16, 2022 7:00 PM GMT+0000

Car Reviews

Edmunds' full expert review of the 2023 Ford Escape, including exclusive insights from our vehicle testing team and rankings against rival models.

By Ronald Montoya

2023 Ford Escape Review

Car News

We get our first look at the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V, the new high-performance land yacht from Cadillac. We can't wait to take it down the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca.

By Ronald Montoya

2023 Cadillac Escalade-V: For When Lighting Money on Fire Is a Little Too On-the-Nose

Car News

Land Rover has taken the wraps off the fully redesigned 2023 Range Rover Sport. Our first impressions are hugely positive.

By Ronald Montoya

2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport First Look: Sleeker, Quieter and a Whole Lotta Tech

Car News

Splashing into the EV world is the 2023 Subaru Solterra, the brand's first all-electric model. It boasts standard all-wheel drive that should give it a leg up on rivals.

By Ronald Montoya

2023 Subaru Solterra: A More Capable Off-Road Electric SUV, but How Far Off Can You Actually Go?

2023 Honda CR-V Review

Apr 19, 2022 7:00 PM GMT+0000

Car Reviews

Edmunds' full expert review of the 2023 Honda CR-V, including exclusive insights from our vehicle testing team and rankings against rival models.

By Ronald Montoya

2023 Honda CR-V Review

Tesla Removes Charge Cord From New Vehicles

Apr 18, 2022 2:20 PM GMT+0000

Car News

Tesla confirmed on Twitter that its models will no longer include the Gen 2 Mobile Charge cord, joining the Kia EV6 among models shipped without a free charge cord.

By Ronald Montoya

Tesla Removes Charge Cord From New Vehicles

Buying a Car When Interest Rates Are High

May 23, 2022 6:15 PM GMT+0000

Car Loan

New-car loan interest rates are the highest they've been since 2009. This touches all car buyers, but it's particularly bad for people with bad credit. Here's how to minimize the impact of higher interest rates when you're car shopping.

By Ronald Montoya

Buying a Car When Interest Rates Are High

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

Apr 15, 2022 3:00 PM GMT+0000

Car Buying

The best time of year to buy a car doesn't boil down to just one weekend, month or season. You have lots of opportunities to find great deals and discounts on cars, and we list them here, along with some pros and cons for holiday weekends.

By Ronald Montoya

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

What New Car Fees Should You Pay?

Apr 20, 2022 9:30 AM GMT+0000

Car Buying

What fees should you expect to pay when you buy a new car? This chart from Edmunds shows the most common ones you may encounter.

By Ronald Montoya

What New Car Fees Should You Pay?

How to Buy a Car

May 20, 2022 5:30 PM GMT+0000

Car Buying

Here's everything you need to know about how to buy a car, from beginning to end. This article will focus on how to buy a new car, but we also show you where to go to buy a used car.

By Ronald Montoya

How to Buy a Car