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 […]
Bitcoin. Pet.com stock. A timeshare in Boca. Used tires. All these things sounded like a great deal at the time, but have left a whole lot of ships dashed on the rocks. This Jeep owner found out why.
Its 90 degrees outside and you get in your car and turn the air conditioner on and only warm air blows out of the vents. You’ve got issues, but don’t fret. There are a few basic things to check first.
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.
Whenever you’re diagnosing an electrical problem, there’s a sequence to follow that can save you a lot of time, effort and money.
In the Car Talk Communities, there’s a question this week about a 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class that won’t start, despite the battery being “good.” Before you go buying new batteries, alternators or starters, there’s a sequence of diagnosis you should follow to figure out what’s going on. It could save you hundreds of dollars:
So you’ve decided to move on from your old car and buy yourself a new ride. If you’re a typical buyer, then you’ve spent an average of 14 hours online, researching the specs, prices, and even the dealership from which you’re going to buy. But if you don’t think about getting the most value for your […]