It might be tempting to run out and buy a new car at this time of the year, but delaying your purchase by a few weeks could save you some money. Sometimes it’s not an option because your old clunker simply gives up, but if you can plan, then make sure you walk into the […]
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 […]
Over the years, the “Craftsman” name has been synonymous with hand tool quality. Recent developments, though, have challenged that perception in a big way. If you’re looking to build a comprehensive starter set for the DIY’er in your life, is Craftsman still the way to go?
Over the last couple of weeks, we had access to both the Honda Clarity and the Honda Insight. When you add in the Accord Hybrid, you’ve got three Honda models that all look like they do the same job. But before you shop any of these cars, you need to understand their relative merits and […]
Kids headed to college with cars need to know a few things to stay out of trouble.
Even if the extent of your automotive technical knowledge begins and ends with prime time television commercials, you probably understand that the most engine wear takes place when you start your car. Now that we’ve arrived at a point when most new cars have auto-stop/start technology which increases the number of starts in an average […]
You’re just buying a new — or new-to-you — car. Why are you worried about it breaking down now? Because mechanical failures in modern cars can be insanely expensive.
After years of hesitation, car buyers have shifted their thinking to become more accepting of electric vehicles. A recent AAA study found that one in five Americans surveyed will choose an electric vehicle when it’s time for their next purchase.
For a long time, older SUVs were just that: Old. They got used and abused, and ended up horribly modified and trashed. But in 2018, vintage SUVs are picking up steam in the collector market.