Useful Link: Consumer Information: Cars

  • Automotive.com
    A comprehensive automotive website featuring industry-leading news with a new and used car buyer's guide with detailed pricing information, a huge classifeds section and a local cheap gas price finder among many other features. Also includes car comparisons, tips for insurance and financing and auto recalls section.
  • Edmunds.com
    Edmunds.com provides pricing, unbiased car reviews, ratings, and expert advice to help you get a fair deal when researching new and used cars.
  • Fuel Economy - United States Department of Energy
    Fueleconomy.gov features fuel-economy, emissions, and safety data for new and used cars, as well as fuel-saving tips. You can compare new and used cars according to gas mileage, greenhouse gas emissions, air-pollution ratings, and safety records. Internal search engine allows for a quick search.
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - Highway Loss Data Institute
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses (deaths, injuries, and property damage) from crashes on the nation's highways. The site includes information on vehicle ratings, traffic laws, news, research and statistics, safety facts and numerous consumer publications.
  • Kelley Blue Book
    KBB. A full featured and fast loading site you can use to check prices and other information on a new or used car. Also offers photos, advice and car comparison when shopping for a car. Price information also available in Spanish.
  • National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) guides
    This website offers new and used transportation retail values including cars and trucks, boats, RV's, snowmobiles, ATV's, motorcycles and airplanes, as well as consumer news, finance and insurance quotes, and warranty information. Vehicle photos are not included.
  • New York State Department of Motor Vehicles - Course Providers for the Point and Insurance Reduction Program
    This website for the DMV provides a listing of approved sponsoring agencies which provide accident prevention courses that reduce points and insurance premiums. The site lists names, phone numbers and web sites of providers.
  • Safercar.gov
    Safercar.gov is a part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It features the results of safety tests of various automobiles and allows buyers to evaluate the anticipated behavior of an automobile in a crash as well as many guidelines for drivers.