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#2 Better Technology


Computers, cell phones and the Internet have made our lives more connected than ever before. Now that same technology that so many people love in their portable devices is migrating into new cars. More and more new cars are not only making these high-tech features available, but they're often standard equipment that comes straight from the factory. Read More »

#3 Generous Warranties


One of the best things about buying a new car is not having to worry so much about reliability. If you've been driving an old clunker, you can rest assured a new car won't be as likely to let you down. Read More »

#4 Modern Safety Features


If you have a family, you know how important it is to keep them safe and secure. And if you're a driver, you know how crazy other people can be when they get behind the wheel. That's why it's important to have a vehicle that's as safe as it can be. No matter how cautious you drive and how many precautions you take, no one can ensure they won't get in a terrible automobile accident at some point. Read More »

#5 More Efficiency


Keeping an old gas guzzler on the road can be expensive. Not only do you have the repair costs associated with an aging car and the big payments at the fuel pump, but you're making the Earth pay a high price by burning all those hydrocarbons. If you're looking to save both money and the planet, you should consider getting a new car. They're more reliable, more fuel-efficient and better for Mother Nature. Read More »

#6 Luxurious Cabins


Today's new cars — even the most affordable variety — come with high-quality, classy interiors that rival what luxury cars had just a few years ago. Granted, not all cars are built the same. Some have snazzier and more well-built cabins than others, but overall, the vehicles you'll find on a new-car lot will leave you impressed at just how upscale today's mainstream cars have become. Read More »

#7 It’s a Great Feeling


There's no other feeling in the world like driving a brand-new car. There's the sense of pride in driving a shiny new vehicle — the comfort in knowing it will be more dependable than an old car, the looks you get from other drivers, the comments from friends and family — and, of course, that famous new-car smell. Read More »

Great News – Cars are Lasting Longer

R. L. Polk and Co., which tracks all sorts of automotive industry statistics, recently published its latest data on the age of cars on American road. According to its vehicle population report, which analyzed more than 230 million vehicles, the median age of passenger cars in operation increased to 9.2 years in 2006, a record high. Read More »

Picking A Convertible

It wasn't by choice. It was through a comedy of errors that I ended up driving topless. To my surprise, I found it to be truly exhilarating. Read More »

AAA Picks 2006 Top Cars

Each year, AAA takes a comprehensive look at more than 200 vehicles and judges them according to many criteria, such as ride, performance, braking, handling, passenger and cargo space, value and fuel economy. Read More »