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2014-03-28 08:21:15

Higher Mix of Compact SUVs is Driving Up Average Transaction Prices WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's weather-related, the wide range of model options available or low gas prices--or a combination of all three--consumers are buying compact SUVs in increasing numbers, according to an analysis by J.D. Power. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The compact SUV segment has been the most popular segment among U.S. new-vehicle...

2014-03-12 00:21:19

Mazda takes home the most awards of any brand; Honda Odyssey wins Best Minivan for Families for fourth consecutive year WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2014 Best Cars for Families awards on its popular Best Cars website, www.usnews.com/cars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO The 2014 Best Cars for Families awards highlight cars,...

2014-02-26 23:26:49

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professinal market research reports on "US Compact Cars and Crossovers Market 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. VIsit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/compact-cars-and-crossovers-us-february-2014. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Compact cars and crossovers are getting unprecedented attention from desperate consumer groups who are looking for fuel-efficient vehicles that are easy to navigate in a dense urban...

2014-02-26 08:20:29

Chief Analyst Jesse Toprak Announces February Sales Projections, Discusses Continued Growth in Small SUV Segment CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the month comes to a close and automakers gear up to report February's sales on Monday, March 3, Jesse Toprak, chief analyst for Cars.com announces his predications. New-vehicle sales are expected to improve 1.1 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.2 million units and an estimated 15.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). If...

2014-02-12 00:20:08

Toyota and Ford brands take home the most awards WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2014 Best Cars for the Money on its popular Best Cars website, www.usnews.com/cars. The awards highlight cars in 21 automotive categories - from subcompact cars to full size pickup trucks - that offer great value and receive critical acclaim. (Logo:...

2014-02-11 16:21:34

Prices set to begin seasonal rise after a moderate increase McLEAN, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a slight 0.1% uptick in January, NADA's used vehicle price index remained unchanged at 124.6, tied with August 2013 and December 2013 as the third highest figure ever recorded. The index measures the change in used vehicle prices up to eight-years-old. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/DC41745LOGO) "The arctic weather that impacted large swaths of...

2013-12-18 08:21:14

Nissan Armada ranked lowest overall in CR's annual Best- & Worst-Value Ranking YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports finds the Toyota Prius to be the best overall value for the automotive dollar and the Nissan Armada the worst in its annual Best New-Car Value analysis. This is the second straight year that the Prius has topped CR's best-value list, which highlights the cars that give you the most bang for your buck. The popular hybrid has the right...

2013-11-13 12:20:20

CAMACARI, Brazil, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Ka Concept envisions a robust, cleverly designed and fuel-efficient new choice for urban consumers -- Strengthens Ford's portfolio of offerings to seize the opportunities generated by fast-growing global demand for compact cars -- Extends Ford Brazil's track record in developing attainable vehicles built on global platforms that are within reach of the emerging class of consumers in...

2013-11-01 08:21:06

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-seven vehicles and eight companion models received Best Buy ratings from Consumers Digest for the 2014 model year. The ratings, which are published in CD's December issue (on sale Nov. 1) and are available at ConsumersDigest.com, span 12 categories: Subcompacts, Compacts, Family Cars, Luxury Cars, Sporty Cars, Hybrids, Minivans, Compact SUVs, Midsize SUVs, Full-size SUVs, Luxury SUVs and Pickups. The Best Buys--based on behind-the-wheel...

2013-10-31 12:21:00

Mazda of Lodi favors 2014 CX-5 in compact SUV comparison LODI, N.J., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The compact SUV category includes a variety of options sought after by individuals and families alike. Of course, traditional SUV body styles allow for a comfortable passenger experience and plenty of cargo space. The compact qualifier, however, is also targeted for its assurance of greater fuel efficiency and lower cost of ownership. An automotive sales analysis reveals that two...