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The best 2020 Memorial Day new car sales include low-interest loans, money back

Memorial Day weekend historically comes with some of the best new car deals, and 2020 is shaping up to be an even better deal for consumers. As dealers try to dump inventory piled up from the coronavirus pandemic and automakers usher in 2021 models to kick off the summer sales season, there are plenty of tempting new car deals.

While automakers are starting to roll back some of the incentives offered in the most uncertain times of the pandemic, such as no-interest loans for 84 months, many automakers still cover the first few months payments as well as low- to

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Thinking about trading in your car? Practice patience

New car sales have plummeted about 50% since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S., and used car values have dropped as well. With great incentives on new cars, such as 0% financing for 72 months, and a slew of off-lease and retiring fleet vehicles, there is an overwhelming supply of used cars on dealer lots and at auction houses. 

This could mean the car you planned on trading in to take advantage of some of these new car deals may not be worth as much as it was two months ago. Used car prices were down more than

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Toyota launches Prius 2020 Edition, AMG E 53 review, Tesla to leave California? What’s New @ The Car Connection

Toyota Prius 2020 Edition celebrates hybrid’s 20th birthday in U.S.

Toyota is throwing the Prius a party for its 20th birthday in the U.S., and it will be a blacked-out affair. The 2021 Toyota Prius will be available in a special Prius 2020 Edition model with black inserts on the wheels, headlights, body sides, and side mirrors, the automaker announced Monday.

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport crossover won’t be penalized at the pump for more performance

The performance-oriented version of the small crossover is only a shade off the fuel economy of the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek.  

2020 Hyundai Sonata review

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What’s the difference between car, crossover, and SUV anyway?

“Why isn’t an SUV a station wagon or a crossover?” a perplexed reader wrote us. “Are there any cars around anymore?”

The reader’s frustration for how automotive segments are defined, redefined, and ignored was understandable. There is no definitive automotive classification system, thanks in part to inconsistent federal measures, slippery automotive marketing, and automotive sites like ours that break down all the vehicle types in to 12 overlapping categories. 

We’re trying to help, believe it or not. Cars evolve, like language. For example, 36 years ago, there wasn’t a minivan; 20 years ago, there weren’t crossovers; a decade ago a

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