Cars / Car Maintenance & Repair

  • The most and least reliable used car brands

      

    Cars are the second largest expense that most people face. So you don't want to waste your money in the automotive arena when you're buying a used vehicle. J.D. Power has announced the...

  • How long should you warm your engine up on a cold morning?

      

    OK, picture this: It's a 22-degree morning outside and you're getting ready to go to work. How long should warm the engine up for? Or should you even warm it up at all? Read more: The...

  • These 10 vehicles are the cheapest to repair

      

    When you’re shopping for a new or used car, it's important to consider the long-term costs and choose a reliable vehicle that won’t cost you an arm and a leg down the road...

  • Why you shouldn't drive around with your low fuel light on

      

    Driving around with the low fuel light on is one of those things that we know we shouldn't do but still let happen from time to time. Whatever the price of gas, it can be tough for some...

  • 5 ways to upgrade your old car with new-car tech

      

    No word yet on when cars will be able to take the wheel while dressing you in a suit, à la “The Incredibles,” but today’s carmakers are still coming up with some pretty...

  • VIDEO: How to change your vehicle's turn signal bulb

      

    Next time the turn signal goes out in your vehicle, don't take it to the garage to get fixed. Fix it yourself! Read more: Warming up your car engine on cold mornings may be a bad idea...

  • Top 7 cars that owners regret buying

      

    Buying a new car is a big financial decision, so most people spend hours researching different models to find the best combination of price and performance. But unfortunately, there are some...

  • Preparing is saving: 11 ways to winterize your car

      

    Is your car ready for winter?  According to car experts, there are a few things you should do to prepare your car for winter in order to avoid costly repairs later. Not to...

  • Warming up your car engine on cold mornings may be a bad idea

      

    Everybody likes to get into a roasty, toasty vehicle with the heat blasting full force on a cold winter morning. And the best way to do that is to warm your ride up by letting the engine idle...

  • 5 warning signs your mechanic should not be trusted

      

    There’s something about auto repair shops that two out of three U.S. drivers just don’t trust, according to a new AAA survey. Drivers complained about unnecessary repair services,...

  • Tires: Everything you need to know about price and keeping them properly inflated!

      

    Your tires are a big part of what keeps you and your family safe on the road. So you want to be sure you get the best-performing wheels for your ride at the best price! Read more: New report:...

  • Why you should never 'top off' your gas tank

      

    My husband has worked in the car industry for over a decade. And one of the most important pieces of advice that he has shared with me is to avoid what's become a very common...

  • Car review: Plug in a Prius Prime and save money!

      

    When I reviewed the new for 2016 Toyota Prius, I was impressed enough with the redesigned model enough to call it “the best all-around conventionally fueled vehicle ever offered for sale in...

  • The secret to putting 1 million miles on the odometer

      

    Back when cars were being built in the 1960s, there probably wasn't any concept that they might last one million miles on the road. Maybe that's why the odometer in Guy Newmark's 1960s...

  • 10 things you should never do in a brand-new car

      

    OK, so we all know Clark Howard recommends buying used cars, not new ones. But automakers sold nearly 18 million cars in 2015, which means there are a lot of brand-new wheels out there cruising...