Cars / Car Maintenance & Repair

  • How to counter lowball offers from auto insurers after your vehicle is totaled

      

    Auto insurance adjusters use an industry database that's stacked against the consumer and tends to value cars at 70 cents on the dollar—a whopping 30% less than what your car is really...

  • How much your commute is costing you

      

    Sitting in traffic jams isn't just annoying—you’ll be surprised how much it’s costing you every year. http://bit.ly/2bMwBr9

  • How to save even more money on gas this holiday weekend

      

    Ready to take a road trip for the last big hurrah of summer? AAA reports the price of gas is on the uptick, but what we're paying is still low by historical standards. Fortunately, there are a...

  • 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...

  • Is detergent gas better for your car?

      

    A new study says the type of gas you put in your vehicle actually does make a difference in how it runs. Here’s why.

  • Why you should never buy third-party extended auto warranties

      

    Cars are the second largest expense in most people's lives following housing. So it's only naturally that many of us would want some peace of mind when making a vehicle purchase, be it...

  • 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...