Buying a new car: getting the best price, lease versus buy + more

So far in 2012, 3,821,728 cars have been sold in the US. It is anticipated that 2012 car sales will exceed 14 million. Check this infographic out for tips to get the best price, lease or buy and more. Click on it to enlarge it or view it at AutoComparison.com. Also, on BeFrugal.com 2 free ... Read moreBuying a new car: getting the best price, lease versus buy + more

Plug In on National Plug In Day to See if Going Electric is Right for You

The 2nd annual National Plug In Day is on Sunday, September 23 rd electric cars are becoming more and more mainstream! So, should everyone start thinking about buying one? Our free Electric Car Calculator can help you answer this question. Just “plug in” information for a car comparison to figure out if it's right for you to be driving an electric car. ... Read morePlug In on National Plug In Day to See if Going Electric is Right for You

Cost Equivalent MPG and CO2 for Electric Cars

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Electric cars are coming. The first mass produced electric car, the Chevy Volt, is due out later this month, with handful of other electric vehicles expected to be released next year. One issue concerning electric cars that has been hotly debated recently is what should electric cars list as their miles per gallon (MPG)? Here at BeFrugal.com, we think there is a better way for drivers to compare the MPG of these cars - by cost. Since traditional MPG doesn't fit with electric vehicles, we have come up with a new metric, cost equivalent MPG.