Monday, June 11, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

2018 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD: The Brand’s Newest Upscale Crossover



Highlight: A new upscale Signature trim has been added to the CX-9.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $43,905 (Base model $33,070)

Seating Capacity: 7

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; hill launch assist; traction control system; stability control; a blind spot monitor system; a rear traffic cross alert system with the rearview camera; a smart city brake support system; a tire pressure monitoring system; and spare tire.

Friday, June 1, 2018

1st Quarter Auto Financing Trends: Latest Finance, Credit Score And Car Payments


For new and used car buyers in the market for a vehicle, we've got the latest data from Experian Automotive, a division of Experian credit, the latest car financing trends based on the first quarter of 2018.


New Car Stats

  • The average new vehicle loan: $31,455, up $921 from 2017
  • The average new vehicle monthly payment: $523, up $15 from 2017
  • The average new vehicle interest rate: 5.17%
  • The average new vehicle credit score: 716

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

2018 MINI Cooper Countryman S E AWD Plug-In:


Highlight: This is MINI’s only electrified vehicle.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $41,950 (Base Model: $36,800)

Seating Capacity: 4 (rear seating are for small kids)

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; run flat tires; automatic headlights with rain sensing windshield wipers; review camera; rear parking distance control audible alert system; and a tire pressure monitoring system 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Car Review: 2018 Chevy Tahoe Premier 4WD



Highlight: The Premier replaced the old LTZ trim.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $78,450 (Base LS $48,795)

Seating Capacity: 7 to 9

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; Daytime running lights; a teen monitoring safety system; a rear camera; a rear park assist system with audible warning; a fullsize spare tire; a hill start assist system; a trailer sway control system; a tire pressure monitoring system and OnStar safety system

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

2018 Honda CR-V Touring AWD: The Brand's Roomier And More Premium CUV/SUV


Highlight: In 2017, the Honda CR-V earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘Top Safety Pick Plus.’

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $35,025 (Base model $25,245)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: ABS; airbags; a multi angle rearview camera; a hill start assist system; a compact spare tire; a tire pressure monitoring system; a stability control system; and daytime running lights

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Free 'Auto Trends' Shows On SiriusXM With Two History Makers Thru Tuesday, May 29

If you have not had a chance to tune in because your car does not have satellite radio, here's what you've been missing out on. We have an opportunity for you to hear a show for free on your mobile device or online.

From now until Tuesday, May 29, you can access SiriusXM for free in your car or online. 

And, for the first time, you can even tune in on the SiriusXM App for free to listen to on your smartphone. Visit SiriusXM now. No credit card is required.