Armaan Almeida

Automotive Editor

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Armaan Almeida is an Automotive Editor who produces buying guides and sneak previews for CarsDirect, in addition to publishing daily news stories and tracking monthly deals, incentives and pricing trends from Toyota, Nissan and Lexus. An all-around automotive technical expert, he loves to delve into the inner workings of modern and vintage vehicles in his spare time.

Recent Contributions by Armaan

  • Nissan Rogue Select Pricing Insights

    Feb 6, 2015

    Low-priced Rogue Select is an outstanding value buy: Nissan’s Rogue compact crossover has been a hit with buyers since it hit the market for...

  • Nissan Versa Note Pricing Insights

    Feb 9, 2015

    Excellent incentives relative to low base price: The inexpensive 2015 Nissan Versa Note has been extremely popular with buyers. Upscale SV models...

  • Report: Gas Prices to Spike Within Next Two Weeks

    Feb 27, 2015

    The increase was inevitable, so here are five fuel-efficient cars you can reasonably buy.

  • Crossover Shoppers: Wait for the New 2015 Ford Edge

    Feb 26, 2015

    Ford engages in hiring frenzy to keep up with pent up demand for promising new crossover.

  • Nissan Cube Pricing Insights

    Feb 6, 2015

    No advertised incentives, but pricing negotiable: Sales of the cute and asymmetrically designed Cube have slowed to a trickle. The company just...

  • Toyota Avalon Hybrid Pricing Insights

    Feb 4, 2015

    Reduced pricing plus current incentives: The relatively new Avalon Hybrid doesn’t sell at the volumes of Toyota’s other hybrid models,...

  • Nissan Frontier Pricing Insights

    Feb 6, 2015

    A decent time to buy a new Frontier: A slower-selling model for Nissan, the Frontier has been on the market in its current generation for a decade...

  • Toyota Avalon Pricing Insights

    Feb 4, 2015

    An excellent time buy an Avalon with APR and cash back savings: The spacious and luxurious Avalon, just coming off a recent redesign that improved...

  • Toyota Tundra Pricing Insights

    Feb 4, 2015

    A decent time to buy with respectable incentives: The Tundra has received new life this year with sharper styling and a totally reworked interior,...

  • Toyota Prius c Pricing Insights

    Feb 4, 2015

    Special financing and good pricing at the dealer level: With fun, carefree styling and a full 53 mpg in the city, the new Prius c hatchback was a...