Armaan Almeida

Automotive Editor

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Armaan Almeida no longer works for CarsDirect. He was an Automotive Editor who produced buying guides and sneak previews, in addition to publishing daily news stories and tracking monthly deals, incentives and pricing trends from Toyota, Nissan and Lexus.


Recent Contributions by Armaan

  • Surprising Factors that Affect Used Car Values

    Jun 10, 2016

    Many of the factors that determine as used car's value are obvious. Buyers are always on the lookout for well-maintained cars with low miles, shiny paint and stain-free interiors. After

  • Getting the Best Deal on a Car Loan

    Jun 10, 2016

    With good reason, consumers often feel powerless when it comes to borrowing money. After all, who really sits down to study the ins and outs of lending or crunch numbers

  • Top 4 Reasons to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early

    May 24, 2016

    Thinking about paying off your car loan ahead of time? While that's easier said than done, early payoff carries some serious financial benefits for you. For most borrowers, it's the

  • Top 20 New Cars Coming in 2014

    Dec 29, 2015

    This will be the biggest year for all-new offerings since the Nixon Era.

  • Top 20 Cars to Look Forward To in 2015

    Dec 29, 2015

    A preview of what's to come in 2015, with ten crossovers alone making up our annual list.

  • Part 2: Top 10 Cars to Buy New Over Used

    Dec 29, 2015

    You're better off buying one of these 2015 models over their older brethren.

  • Complete List of the Cars Featured in Fast & Furious 7

    Dec 29, 2015

    The seventh installment with Paul Walker and Vin Diesel promises to raise pulses with new cars.

  • Mazda CX-3 vs. Honda HR-V

    Dec 1, 2015

    The subcompact crossover segment continues to expand, with no fewer than four all-new models touching down on American soil in the last year or so. Two of those models are

  • Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Honda Pilot

    Dec 1, 2015

    For the most part, today’s crossovers are all based on a unibody chassis while offering all the space and ground clearance of the typical body-on-frame SUVs from the 90s. Today,

  • Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Chevrolet Traverse

    Dec 1, 2015

    Today’s crossovers are outpacing sales of sedans, and it’s easy to see why. They offer the tough-to-beat blend of utility, cabin space and fuel efficiency. In this comparison, the Hyundai