This month I’ll have entered over 40 2014 models into TrueDelta’s car prices and features database, for a total of over 50. (This is well ahead of where I usually am this time of year.) When a model is new, I’ll try to comment on it here, using our comparison tool’s unique ability to equip two cars similarly then adjust… More →
From a member, concerning a repair experience with his Lexus 2011 RX450h: The problem is a squeaky rear end when going over speed bumps or driving on uneven road surfaces. It started around 25K miles and appears to finally be resolved at 33K miles and 4 trips to the Lexus service department. On the first visit to the dealer, they… More →
Maybe it’s the increasingly less equal distribution of income and wealth. Maybe it’s something else. Maybe it’s not even happening. But my sense has been that cars few people can afford have been receiving an increasingly large slice of the automotive press coverage.
GM poured a ton of new tech into the 2014 Corvette Stingray, including an aluminum frame and direct injection. So I fully expected the price to go up by about $5,000. The reality? They raised the price by only $1,420, to $51,995. And if you adjust for the new car’s additional features, it’s actually about $500 less than the old… More →
GM has made just about everything standard on the Chevrolet SS, including $5,500 of stuff not available on the late Pontiac G8 (essentially the pre-refresh version of the same car). But the $46,170 SS starts $6,175 higher than the top-of-the-line G8 GXP (assuming a $1,700 gas guzzler tax). Pontiac respected the $40,000 barrier. Chevrolet has not. A wash between the… More →