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How-to Buy a New Car Quick Tips: New vs. Used

It's one of the most fundamental questions of car buying - should I buy a new car, or a used one? We'll help figure out which path is right for you. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Apr 11, 2014)

2013 LA Auto Show: 2014 Scion xD packs a punch on paper

Scion showed off a new variant of their affordable xD, adding plenty of lightness and a new manufacturing process. Read More »
by elijah kirsch (Dec 6, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, a monster appears

Chevy resurrects the Corvette Stingray name for 2014. Does the new car live up to the fond memories of the all-time classic? We'll see. Read More »
by Courtney Hirose (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan, bigger and better

Cadillac gave its CTS sedan a full redesign for 2014, making it larger and competitive with midsize luxury sedans like the BMW 5-series. Read More »
by Esther Hwang (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: Mitsubishi brings back the Mirage for 2014

The resurrected Mirage is a new city car option from Mitsubishi with an efficient three-cylinder engine and a low base price. Read More »
by Connie Chun (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: The redesigned 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The flagship S-Class got a full redesign for 2014, adding more luxury and technology, including some of the most advanced driver aids ever seen in cars. Read More »
by Alex K. (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: The redesigned 2014 Mazda3 shows out

One of Mazda's most important redesigns in years, the compact Mazda3 sedan and hatchback appeared at the LA Auto Show. Read More »
by Cameron Aroz (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: The redesigned 2014 Kia Optima midsize sedan

The head-turning Optima gets a full redesign for the 2014 model year and we checked it out at the Auto Show this year to get the scoop. Read More »
by Jian Zhang (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: The all-new 2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible debuts

BMW's all-new 4-Series debuted its two convertible models at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. Read More »
by Erik Chu (Nov 27, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: Porsche introduces the all-new Macan compact SUV

Building on the success of the Cayenne, the Macan becomes the second SUV in Porsche's lineup, albeit in a smaller package. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 21, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: Chevrolet brings back the Colorado midsize pickup

Chevy reintroduces the Colorado midsize pickup truck for 2015, making it the only American automaker to compete in that segment. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 21, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: 2015 Subaru WRX World Debut

Finally getting a complete redesign, the 2015 Subaru WRX sports sedan made its world debut at the LA Auto Show. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 21, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: Lincoln introduces its new 2015 MKC compact SUV

The MKC represents Lincoln's first entry into the compact SUV market. This stylish crossover turned heads at the LA Auto Show. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 21, 2013)

2013 LA Auto Show: The striking 2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

We were there to see the world debut of the new Jaguar F-Type Coupe and it lived up to all the hype. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 21, 2013)

NHTSA Five-Star Overall Rating New Car Safety Update: Summer 2013

Updating our list of vehicles that have received full five-star overall ratings from the NHTSA. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Oct 9, 2013)

How-to Buy a New Car, Part 2: Buy or Lease?

To buy or to lease, that is the question. We'll walk you through the two most common options for buying a new car so you can make the right choice. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Sep 13, 2013)

How to Buy a New Car, Part 1: Picking the Right Car

Buying a new car can be a complicated process but we're here to help. Step 1: How to pick the right car Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jun 13, 2013)

How to Get the Most Out of Your Trade In Car

Trading in your car is a great was to get a leg up on a new car purchase. Here are a few tips on how to get the most for your trade in. Read More »
by Brian Wong (May 17, 2013)

$46,000 Sport Sedan Challenge Part 2: Results

Read on to see which sport sedan reigned supreme. Read More »
by Brian Wong (May 3, 2013)

$46,000 Sport Sedan Challenge Part 1: The Contenders

Introducing the six contenders for the $46,000 Sport Sedan Challenge crown. Read More »
by Brian Wong (May 3, 2013)

Four Easy Steps to Get the Best Deal on Your New Car

A recent study has shown that new car buyers who follow four simple steps save approximately $800 on their new car purchase! We show you how. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 29, 2013)

NHTSA's Safest Cars of 2013 - March Update

We highlight the latest cars to get a full five-star overall crash test safety rating from the NHTSA. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 28, 2013)

Happy 2013! Now Find a Great Deal on 2012 Models

Even though the calendar has flipped to 2013, there's still time to get great deals on 2012 models. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jan 25, 2013)

What's the Real Cost of That New Car?

Figuring out the real cost of a new car isn't as simple as looking at the price tag; there are extra costs that need to be considered. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Dec 28, 2012)

New Car MSRP vs. Invoice: Which Price Should You Pay?

What's the difference between the MSRP, invoice, sticker and market price? Find out and get the best price on your new car at NewCars.com now! Read More »
by Trent Loomis (Dec 20, 2012)

2012 LA Auto Show: The Latest in New Car Debuts and Technology

We visited the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show to bring you the latest in the world of automotive, including a few World/North American debuts! Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 30, 2012)

Our Favorite Convertibles for Summer

Summer days are best spent on a nice road with the sun on your face. Top down, always. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Aug 15, 2012)

Summertime and the Dealing's Easy: Saving on a New Car in Summer

Temperatures aren't the only thing rising in summer - so are the savings. We'll show you a few great models that you can likely get at a steep discount. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Aug 7, 2012)

2013 Scion FR-S vs. 2013 Subaru BRZ: More Alike Than Most

Two of the most anticipated cars of the year, these rear-wheel drive sport coupes are more similar than different. So which one is right for you? Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jun 27, 2012)

The NHTSA's Safest Cars of 2012: Five-Star Overall Safety Ratings

We highlight the latest cars to get a full five-star overall crash test safety rating from the NHTSA. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jun 5, 2012)

Five Things Every New Car Buyer Should Know About Leases

Leases remain a mystery to many new car buyers. We explain leases and show how in some cases it's better to lease than to buy your next new car. Read More »
by Brian Wong (May 18, 2012)

Four New Cars Worthy of Your Tax Refund

Get a refund this tax season? It could be a great start towards a new car! We pick four new cars that we think deserve your consideration. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Apr 30, 2012)

Best Fuel Efficient Cars Series: Outdoor Vehicles

It's more important than ever to buy fuel efficient cars. We share our favorite vehicles for getting outdoors that also help to save you money at the pump Read More »
by Brian Wong (Apr 2, 2012)

All in the Family: Buick Verano makes it four-for-four for Buick

The 2012 Buick Verano was named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS meaning that all the cars in Buick's lineup have gotten the coveted safety award. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 30, 2012)

Best Fuel Efficient Cars Series: Commuter Cars

With gas prices rising, it's more important to buy fuel efficient cars. We share our favorite cars for commuters that will save you money at the pump. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 15, 2012)

Best Fuel Efficient Cars Series: Students/Teens

It's more important than ever to buy fuel efficient cars. We share our favorite cars for students and teens that help to save you money at the pump. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 15, 2012)

Best Fuel Efficient Cars Series: Family Cars

Rising gas prices have made fuel efficiency a priority. We share our picks for the best family cars that will save you a bundle on gas. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 15, 2012)

How to Get the Best Deal on Your End-of-the-Year New Car Purchase

The end-of-the-year has traditionally been one of the best times to buy a new car and we offer you a few tips for gettting the best deal! Read More »
by Brian Wong (Dec 22, 2011)

2011 LA Auto Show: The Latest in New Car News/Reveals

We visited the 2011 Los Angeles International Auto Show to bring you the latest in the world of automotive, including a few World/North American debuts! Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 18, 2011)

Want to Trade In Your Car? Here's How!

One of the ways to get the lowest price on your new car is to get the best deal on your trade-in. We'll show you how! Read More »
by Brian Wong (Sep 29, 2011)

How Japan's Earthquake Affects New Car Buyers

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan will have an effect on U.S. new car buyers Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jul 26, 2011)

Bargains Go Green: Getting More For Less

Each of these 2012 models offer great fuel efficiency while still keeping the sticker price low to save you money at the dealership and at the gas station. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jun 14, 2011)

Is 2011 the Year of the Minivan?

It's an arms race in the family mover segment, as many carmakers are bringing significant changes and updates to their minivans. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Mar 17, 2011)

Compact Cars Push the 40 MPG Barrier

The next wave of new compact cars reflects a new focus on fuel efficiency for carmakers. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Feb 9, 2011)

The IIHS Names Its 2011 Top Safety Pick Award Winners

Sixty-six vehicles earned the coverted safety award from the IIHS for the 2011 model year. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Jan 14, 2011)

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show — Overview

The 2010 L.A. Auto Show featured World and North American vehicle debuts for many new cars, and we have exclusive photos and news straight from the show. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Dec 21, 2010)

NHTSA Unveils New Crash Test Ratings System

The NHTSA has updated their safety standards to include a brand new crash test, as well as a tougher scoring system. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Nov 23, 2010)

Top 10 Fastest/Slowest Selling New Cars — October

What are the fastest selling cars for October -- and the worst? Knowing how models are selling is your best tool for negotiating. Read More »
by (Nov 9, 2010)

Top 10 Fastest/Slowest Selling New Cars — September

What are the fastest selling cars for September -- and the worst? Knowing how models are selling is your best tool for negotiating. Read More »
by (Oct 13, 2010)

New Car Shoppers Prefer Searching Dealer Inventory Online

New car shoppers are doing their own searches through a dealer's inventory, using online tools and features to see what's actually on the lots. Read More »
by A.J. Cadman (Sep 22, 2010)

Top 10 Fastest/Slowest Selling New Cars — August

What are the fastest selling cars for August -- and the worst? Knowing how models are selling is your best tool for negotiating. Read More »
by (Sep 13, 2010)

Electric Cars Ready to Take Center Stage

The Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf signal the mainstream arrival of electic cars, can they light up the gas-powered competition? Read More »
by Brian Wong (Aug 20, 2010)

Does Your New Car Have a Safety Defect?

Report it! The NHTSA investigates all reported safety defects and issues recalls. Read More »
by Brian Wong (Aug 13, 2010)

Toyota Recalls 17,000 Lexus HS 250h Sedans

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 17,000 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrids after a government report warned of potential safety issues. Read More »
by Tim Truby (Jun 28, 2010)

Car Reliability Seesaw: Toyota Down, Ford Up

In 2010, Domestic car makers beat their European and Asian competitors in the J.D. Power new vehicle reliability survey. Read More »
by Tim Truby (Jun 22, 2010)

J.D. Power Dependability Study — Which Car Brands Are Reliable

JD Power's Dependability Study rates car brand reliability. So are American, Japanese or European cars more reliable? Read More »
by Tim Truby (May 13, 2010)

Toyota Resumes Lexus GX 460 Sales

After halting sales of the Lexus GX 460 on April 14, Toyota has resumed selling the luxury SUV as of Thursday, April 29. Read More »
by Trent Loomis (May 3, 2010)

Toyota Temporarily Halts Lexus GX 460 Sales

Toyota has stopped the sales of the Lexus GX 460 due to safety concerns. Read More »
by Trent Loomis (Apr 13, 2010)

Toyota Announces March Incentives

Find all of the Toyota incentives being offered from March 2, through April, 5 2010. Toyota incentives include financing, leasing and maintenance deals. Read More »
by Trent Loomis (Mar 10, 2010)

2010 Toyota Prius, Lexus HS 250h Recall

Toyota announced a voluntary safety recall of the popular Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h hybrids. A software update is needed to fix the ABS system. Read More »
by Trent Loomis (Feb 9, 2010)

Toyota Dealers Resume Selling Recalled Cars

Toyota dealerships have begun selling vehicles that are on the accelerator pedal recall list. Read More »
by Trent Loomis (Feb 5, 2010)

Toyota Recall

Toyota announced the recall of eight models, or roughly 2.3 million vehicles that are involved with the sticking accelerator pedal. Read More »
by Trent (Jan 27, 2010)

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