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Tips and advice that you need to know before buying your next car, truck or SUV.

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What's the Difference Between an Electric and Gas Car?

02/09/2024
What's the Difference Between an Electric and Gas Car?
Check out all the differences between electric and gas-powered cars.

Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid Cars: What's Right for You?

01/30/2024
Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid Cars: What's Right for You?
Hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars have many similarities, but are also very different. Learn how they work, which is best for you and what the price difference is.

Should You Buy a Prepaid Car Maintenance Plan?

01/25/2024
Should You Buy a Prepaid Car Maintenance Plan?
A prepaid maintenance plan covers parts and services not otherwise covered by factory warranties. They can be convenient, but not always worth the extra cost.

What Is the Make of a Car?

11/14/2023
What Is the Make of a Car?
Find out what a car make is, how you can tell what make a car is, and why it matters.

What Is a Salvage-Title Vehicle and Are They Worth Buying?

10/30/2023
What Is a Salvage-Title Vehicle and Are They Worth Buying?
Salvage-title vehicles can appear to be a good used car bargain, but there are a number of factors you should be aware of before considering one.

Top Luxury Car Brands of 2023

10/13/2023
Top Luxury Car Brands of 2023
Here's our list of the best luxury car brands in 2023. The line between luxury and mainstream cars is blurrier than ever so check out which brands are the real deal.

Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

10/10/2023
Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car
Buying a used car can be overwhelming, but we can help. Here are some things to keep in mind when used car shopping.

What to Look For When Buying a Used Car

10/06/2023
What to Look For When Buying a Used Car
Buying a used car can be overwhelming, but we can help. Here are some things to keep in mind when used car shopping.

What Does MSRP Mean?

10/03/2023
What Does MSRP Mean?
MSRP stands for "manufacturer's suggested retail price." And to get the best deal, you should understand what MSRP means to your bottom line when buying a car.





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