Consider your car-buying options as Tax Day approaches


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The deadline for filing tax returns, Tax Day, April 15, is just ahead. And if you’re one of millions expecting money back, you may also be thinking about using that cash as a down payment on a vehicle.

To help with the fun part, peruse the following articles as you wait for your check or finish off your return. Listed below is a selection of recent RoadLoans blogs featuring award-winning and highly recommended cars from a number of automotive sources.


Best cars, SUVs (and minivan) for your money – U.S. News

The happy meeting place of quality and value is different for each new-car shopper, but U.S. News and World Report has identified 14 vehicles with a particularly good chance of getting you there.

Choicest cars for 2019 named by Edmunds

From over 300 vehicles tested on road and track, see which seven 2019-year models Edmunds editors thought were a cut above.

The car’s the star: Winners from the ‘Oscars of the auto industry’

Hyundai vehicles have been enjoying the limelight after picking up two out of three North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards.

New or used? These cars will help you decide

If you’re on the fence about buying a brand-new or pre-owned vehicle, consider comparing a new model to its lightly used equivalent to help you make a choice. has identified the top 10 cars to buy used, based on savings from depreciation, and 10 where it costs only a little extra to be the first owner.


Explore financing options online

Learn more about how to use your tax refund for a car purchase, and apply for preapproved financing with RoadLoans. We accept applications for new and used auto loans from consumers with a broad range of credit profiles.


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