If you’re planning to attend the public days of the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show as more than just an interested spectator, you’ve come to the right place. But even if you’re not shopping on the show floor in the coming days — even if just reading about the L.A. show is enough to get you thinking you need a new ride — you’ll want to keep reading. Below is a list of links led off by our recent expert reviews that details a few shortcuts on the way to a more affordable new car. Get ahead of the game before you ever get out to the dealership and read on for more.
What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, but our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions:
- Pickup trucks: GMC Sierra 1500, Ford F-150 Raptor, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
- SUVs: Lincoln Nautilus, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Suburban, Kia Telluride, Tesla Model X, Subaru Forester, Honda HR-V, Lexus UX 200, Ford EcoSport, Acura RDX, Ford Edge ST, Ford Edge Titanium
- Sedans: Genesis G70, Nissan Altima, Volvo S60, Kia Forte
- Hatchbacks: Hyundai Veloster
- Hybrids: Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
- Wagons: Volvo V60
- Convertibles: Maserati GranTurismo
- Performance: Porsche 911 Turbo S
Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for November. As always, your discounts may vary, so check with your dealer for specifics.
Should I finance, lease or pay cash? That depends, but this might help you decide.
Anything I shouldn’t do when I’m at the dealer? Yep. Avoid these pitfalls.
Should I get an extended warranty? That depends. Here’s what you need to know.
How do I sell or trade in my old car? Learn how to prep your car before you sell it to a dealer, how to trade it in and how to deal with taxes and other considerations. If you still owe money on your old car, read this. Finally, if you want to sell it private party, here’s how to create the picture-perfect ad and how to seal the deal.
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