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Non-negotiable 'destination fees' are rapidly increasing on new vehicles, but there are ways to offset them

A car shopper looks at a window sticker in a dealership. Tim Boyle/Getty Images A new investigation conducted by Consumer Reports found that destination fees are rising. The fees are non-negotiable but are also not advertised in a vehicle's base price. To offset the rising fees, Consumer Reports recommends that buyers negotiate the bottom line. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. If you've ever examined a car's window sticker, there's usually something added onto the ve...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Gm, Car Buying, Autos, Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler, Don, Ford Bronco, Chrysler Dodge, Kristen Lee, Mike Monticello, Bronco Sport, BITranspo


Consumer Reports’ 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Basically Lives In The Dealer Service Bay

In the latest episode of Consumer Reports’ Talking Cars YouTube show, hosts Jon Linkov, Gabe Shenhar, and Mike Monticello discussed the persistence with which their bought-and-paid for 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti has visited the dealer. Only recently purchased by Consumer Reports’ undercover team, the new Alfa Romeo Giulia has hardly been able to undergo […] The post Consumer Reports’ 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Basically Lives In The Dealer Service Bay appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reliability, Industry, Fca, Autos, New Cars, Consumer Reports, Alfa Romeo, Alfa Romeo Giulia, News Blog, 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, Quality Issues, Jon Linkov Gabe Shenhar, Mike Monticello, Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti