Cars / Car Maintenance & Repair

  • Why newer cars are breaking down at an alarming rate

      

    AAA says it had to rescue a record-breaking 32 million drivers in 2015, and it wasn’t just drivers of older vehicles who got stuck on the side of the road. Read more: These are the...

  • 8 things to know about Top Tier detergent gasoline

      

    A new study from AAA found that detergent additives really do make a difference in the quality of gas that you buy.  AAA now says drivers should buy Top Tier fuel, but what exactly is...

  • Use these tricks to make your car last for 200,000 miles

      

    Americans are keeping their cars longer than ever before -- and in fact, a big percentage of vehicles on the road now have racked up more than 100,000 miles. And with cars lasting longer, that...

  • 4 tips for better car maintenance on the cheap

      

    AAA’s Your Driving Costs study estimates the typical driver spends $766.50 a year on car maintenance. That includes parts and labor. But it doesn't have to be that expensive. Here are...

  • These cars have lasted 200,000 miles and counting

      

    If you plan to buy a new car and drive it until it dies, the good news is that cars are lasting a lot longer than they used to. Consumer Reports recently released a list of the 10 cars that...

  • Kia is new king of J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study

      

    A new reliability study by J.D. Power and Associates finds cars are just about the most dependable they've ever been, no matter whether you're talking about domestic or import...

  • Top 6 auto insurers in 2016

      

    When you're getting ready to shop for auto insurance, what considerations come into mind? For most people, it's price first and foremost. What you pay is often the deciding factor in...

  • 4 hidden factors that help determine your auto insurance premiums

      

    In the continuation of a disturbing trend, your driving record is becoming less and less relevant to setting your auto insurance premiums. For years, some auto insurers have been giving level...

  • 10 cars you'll most regret buying

      

    When you buy a car -- whether new or used -- you want to be sure you're going to love it, right? BankRate has identified some of the worst vehicles to own based on their reviews in Consumer...

  • 7 ways to get more life out of your car

      

    A car is usually the second biggest purchase in your life — after your home. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get the most life possible out of your car?  It turns out you...

  • 6 best tires for your money

      

    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: 7 most resold...

  • How to remove a bumper sticker without damaging your car

      

    As the field of 2016 presidential candidates whittles down, some people might be re-thinking the political bumper stickers on their cars. Luckily, there are a few ways to remove them without a...

  • Most reliable 2013 models for used car buyers

      

    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...

  • Best auto insurance companies

      

    Thinking about shopping your auto insurance? A huge percent of people never shop their insurance needs -- and that's a bad idea considering that modern American business punishes...

  • Consumer Reports: Don't buy a car on this new list of worst vehicles

      

    If you're considering a new car, you might want to check this list before making a decision! Consumer Reports has just released its list of worst vehicles -- and...