A friend in the Car Talk Communities asked a great question last week as he was about to purchase a used car:
Last week, we posted a story on things taller drivers should be looking out for when purchasing a new vehicle. It suddenly became obvious that we should also provide some advice for those of lesser stature. We polled our smaller friends to find out their challenges when finding a new car.
UPDATE: If you missed it, we’ve got the entire list of 2016 and 2017 models available with a manual transmission. As automatic transmissions improve, why bother with a manual? Here are 10 reasons to mix your own gears.
Especially if you own a home, a pickup truck is a huge labor saver. The issue is that the average cost of a new pickup has skyrocketed over the years. Since 2004, the average price of a car has increased about 18%. Over the same time, the average cost of a pickup has gone up […]
The day finally comes when you’re old enough to drive, but you don’t have a car of your own. Maybe you have to share a car with older siblings or maybe it’s Mom’s minivan. Either way, you’ve had enough and you want to buy your own car. There are some things you need to know […]
It seems like everyone you know has a kid graduating from college, and their parents are thinking about ways to provide them transportation. If you follow everyone else’s advice, though, you’re into a car for $25k or more. That’s nuts. You can buy a safe, cool, fun, reliable used car for your recent college grad […]
Automakers first deployed these fuel-saving technologies on hybrids and pricey models. But you’ll soon see them on most daily drivers.
We’ve got data on every car, truck, and SUV available in 2018 with a manual transmission, including the cost or fuel mileage penalty or reward for choosing it, and trim levels that allow a manual transmission.
As we’ve mentioned several times in the last few weeks, Americans have abandoned the sedan and have pledged their love to the crossover, an amalgam of the best features of both sedans and traditional SUVs. The trouble for many of us, though, is that $20,000 to start, for a 2WD, bare-bones economy crossover is a […]