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Five of the most affordable new SUVs for 2021

SUVs top nearly every automaker’s sales charts, and they’re not cheap. Here are five SUVs that have unusually low starting prices. Read more


How Much Car Insurance Do You Really Need?

Choosing the right amount of car insurance can be tricky. While your state probably requires some coverage, you may find yourself wondering if it’s enough, or if you should buy… Read more


Cities with the most cars per person

Top 10 large cities with the most vehicles. Read more


Cities with the fewest cars per person

Top 10 large cities with the fewest vehicles. Read more


Ford Expedition

When you get to large truck-like SUVs, there is a lot of similarity. Each is spacious, powerful and capable of towing a lot of weight. But the Ford Expedition stands out, not only because it has the lowest starting price in the group but because it offers a great assortment of standard equipment. Included in every Expedition are 18-inch wheels, fog lights, push-button start and a Wi-Fi hotspot. You also get the Co-Pilot360 suite of safety features — one of our favorites. Read more


Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson compact SUV includes an impressive amount of standard equipment in its base versions that competitors simply can’t match. For instance, the starter Tucson SE comes with 17-inch wheels, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a six-speaker audio system and several helpful safety aids. Read more


Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is an extra-small SUV that offers a large cargo capacity, especially compared with other vehicles of its size. It’s also fun to drive, and the tall roof and wide door openings allow easy access to the front and rear of the deceptively spacious cabin. Read more

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Electric vehicles


Which states have the most electric vehicles, and how does yours compare?

While the number of electric vehicles on the road is still small, the amount  continues to rise. Read more


Impacts of car dealerships on every state’s economy

CoPilot compiled statistics on the impact of car dealerships on every state’s economy, using data from the National Automobile Dealers Asso… Read more

More news

Sudden drop in earnings affected product introductions

More than 50% of companies believe there will be a delay in upcoming vehicle technology and new product launches as a result of COVID-19, with lower sales and lower profits causing automakers to delay new products up to a year or more in an effort to reign in unexpectedly smaller research and development budgets. Read more

5 Ways Young Drivers Can Save on Car Insurance

Insurance costs for drivers in their early 20s can be staggering — after teenagers, young adults have some of the highest car insurance rates in the country. In fact, the… Read more

City and vehicle infrastructure are not yet in place

Expecting individual autonomous vehicles to operate independently is a recipe for disaster. Read more