Tag: Cars

15 electric cars (and trucks) to watch for in 2022

As we continue to strive for reduced emissions and air pollution, the electric car market is being flooded with new options. What used to be an obscure niche is becoming more mainstream every year with new EVs from mainstream and luxury brands alike. There are also some exciting new startups following Tesla’s TSLA, -0.40% lead […]

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Average age of U.S. cars now exceeds 12 years

The average age of vehicles on U.S. roadways rose to a record 12.1 years last year, as lofty prices and improved quality prompt owners to hold on to their cars longer. It was the first time the average vehicle age rose above 12 years, according to data released Monday by research firm IHS Markit. While […]

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Buying an EV is a different game in some ways—how to get the best deal

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. I recently made a good deal on my third electric car, and it reminded me of how different the process is than shopping for an ordinary gas-powered vehicle. While much of the conventional car-buying advice still applies, there are additional steps that, when done correctly, can save […]

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This is the hybrid car that will cost you the least over 5 years

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $30,028 Compared with segment average: -$5,286 Starting at an affordable $23,600 and racking up a highly respectable 53 miles per gallon in the city and 52 mpg on the highway, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid seems a natural for low 5-year-cost-to-own leadership. That’s a pretty good deal […]

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This is the electric car that costs the least over 5 years

2021 Nissan Leaf Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $37,680 Compared with segment average: -$5,906 The 2021 Nissan Leaf vies for popularity in a growing pool of ever-more-excellent electric cars with increasing ranges and affordable prices. That makes the Leaf’s fourth win of our 5-Year Cost to Own Award for Best Electric Vehicle all the more impressive. […]

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This is when you can expect your electric Lamborghini

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini is known to car enthusiasts for the wail of its V10 and V12 engines, but those may soon be a thing of the past. Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann says the automaker will unveil its first gasoline-electric hybrid performance car in 2023 and that a fully electric model will go on sale […]

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The 2021 Acura TLX is better, sportier, and still a deal

The Acura TLX is all-new for 2021, marking the second generation of this sedan by Honda’s HMC, -0.42% luxury division. As before, the TLX blurs lines in terms of size, being larger than premium compact sedans like the Audi A4, Lexus IS, and BMW BMW, +0.66% 3 Series, and closer to a midsize executive sedan like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Everything else […]

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