On Monday, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil prices closed up roughly 15%, from $54.85 per barrel to $62.90. This uptick has increased car-shopper interest in electric vehicles (EVs). According to data from CarGurus, the share of searches for new and used EVs spiked in response to the news about oil prices.
When it comes to choosing a vehicle that can hold plenty of cargo or passengers, shoppers are faced with buying a crossover or a minivan. We put the minivan and the SUV in a head-to-head matchup to see which body style fits specific needs best.
For many drivers, getting in the car follows a routine: Use a key fob to unlock the car door, get into the driver’s seat, connect a smartphone to the car’s infotainment system, and then drive off. Yet, when we asked drivers in a quiz addressing connected-car security, many failed to identify the best ways they […]
Recently, the White House issued a statement announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports that goes into effect on June 10, 2019. After that date, the White House will increase the tariffs to 10% on July 1, 2019, and then increase them an additional 5% on the first day of each month for the […]
For the third year in a row, we’ve published our Best Used Car Awards. Each year, we take a look at depreciation, popularity, review scores, and availability to identify the top vehicles across a range of categories—16 this year. We also look at other need-to-knows like mileage, cargo space, and safety ratings. Did your favorite […]
At Tesla’s Autonomy Investor Day, Elon Musk had a show-stopping moment when he proclaimed that by the end of 2020, there would be one million Tesla “robotaxis” in service, providing owners with the potential to make $30,000 a year. Was it realistic? That truly doesn’t matter. Here’s what the robotaxi does for Tesla:
As a UK-based car journalist (working on CarGurus’ sister website, PistonHeads), my exposure to American cars has been limited. But the impression I’ve been left with is that those models just below the top of the range seem to be closest to European tastes. Cars like the Ford Shelby GT350 and Chevy Corvette Grand Sport […]
Subaru struck gold in 2009 when it dramatically redesigned the Outback for 2010. But when a model is so well-loved and so integral to your brand, it’s best to take a careful approach when building an all-new version. After all, lightning rarely strikes twice. With a clear blueprint of what shoppers want, Subaru has designed […]
Debt continues to increase while wages lag, and many Americans struggle to purchase a new car. In fact, affordability represents the most severe headwind causing the decline in vehicle sales, which are down 2.0% calendar year to date (CYTD) 2019.
The self-driving car market has experienced many recent improvements, including the addition of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The industry also plans to roll out completely autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the near future. As automakers continue to invest in AVs, car buyers are warming up to the idea of these vehicles in the marketplace. Earlier this […]
Since 1980, the Chevrolet Silverado has consistently outsold the RAM Pickup. However, the story is changing. Calendar year to date (CYTD) through May 2019, RAM has outsold the Chevrolet Silverado by more than 21,000 units.