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

  • Part 1: Top 10 Cars to Buy New Over Used

    Apr 17, 2015

    You can save some money buying used, but does doing so really offer the best value for your dollar?

  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid Pricing Insights

    Apr 7, 2015

    No advertised incentives this month: The 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a a popular model for those who value all the attributes of the standard...

  • Toyota Highlander Pricing Insights

    Apr 9, 2015

    Still no incentives; The Toyota Highlander continues to sell extremely well. Initial demand has been extremely high, with some dealers reporting...

  • Lexus ES 300h Pricing Insights

    Apr 8, 2015

    Incentives continue this month: Now is an excellent time to buy (or lease) the 40-mpg Lexus ES 300h luxury hybrid, with a recently available...

  • Lexus IS 250 Pricing Insights

    Apr 9, 2015

    Solid incentives available this month: The entry-level IS 250 has been something of a sales disappointment for Lexus, but still offers strong value...

  • Nissan Maxima Pricing Insights

    Apr 9, 2015

    Incentives are a mixed bag this month: Now marks a good time to buy a Nissan Maxima, as incentives continue to hover at stratospheric levels....

  • Nissan Rogue Pricing Insights

    Apr 9, 2015

    Incentives this month see slight changes: Nissan's redesigned Rogue crossover has seen high demand, and last month some dealers had reported...

  • Nissan Altima Pricing Insights

    Apr 9, 2015

    Incentives get scaled back this month: The deals on the 2015 Nissan Altima have been scaled back this month, especially in the rebate department....

  • Better Value: 2016 Cadillac ELR or 2016 Cadillac ATS-V?

    Apr 16, 2015

    Even with today's news of a big $10k price drop, does it present the better overall value?

  • 2016 Prius Gets Last-Minute Redesign

    Apr 16, 2015

    Toyota has already made a host of last-minute changes to the world's best-selling Hybrid.