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Honda Accord Versus Hyundai Sonata: Major Differences
Honda Accord Versus Hyundai Sonata: Major Differences

Question: I’m trying to decide if I should buy a Honda Accord or Hyundai Sonata. I want leather seats, but fuel efficiency and safety are also important to me. I’m also concerned about the long term cost to maintain the car. Can you help me decide? Yesterday we saw how both the Honda...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Honda Accord Versus Hyundai Sonata: Similar Features

Question: I’m trying to decide if I should buy a Honda Accord or Hyundai Sonata. I want leather seats, but fuel efficiency and safety are also important to me. I’m also concerned about the long term cost to maintain the car. Can you help me decide? You can't go wrong with either car...Read More»

IIHS tests Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Smart Fortwo
Are Larger, Heavier Cars Safer Than Smaller, Lighter Ones?

Small cars are now offering some of the same safety equipment as larger cars: electronic stability control, side-curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, and active headrests are no longer the domain of larger, pricier cars. So it seems like a natural question for new-car-shopping newbies: Are small cars...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan
In Defense of Strippers Everywhere

Look, we don't know what you do with your spare time. That's your business. If you want to stuff dollars somewhere besides your own bank account, that's your business too. But we love strippers. Strippers have such a bad name, we feel the need to rise to their defense. They aren't just out there...Read More»

2003 Honda Element
Recall Alert: Honda Recalls 383,000 Vehicles Due To Shifter Problem

Honda is recalling approximately 383,000 older Accord, Civic, and Element models due to a problem with the ignition interlock. If the mechanism becomes worn out or damaged, it may be possible for drivers to remove the ignition key when the transmission isn't in park. The issue could cause the...Read More»

Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York
Cash For Clunkers Leaseholders Already Looking For A Way Out?

Last year the federal government's CARS program—better known as Cash for Clunkers—sparked a frenzy of shopping for smaller, more fuel-efficient cars, retired older guzzlers, and boosted an ailing industry. Now, a year later, it sounds like a significant portion of those people are...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan
Honda Unveils Updated 2011 Accord

Honda last redesigned its Accord mid-size coupe and sedan in 2008, so it's not surprising that the company is giving the Accord a mid-cycle refresh. The changes are mostly minor, but they're newsworthy nonetheless. The exterior and interior both receive styling tweaks, to go along with a new SE...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Top Five Best Handling Family Cars

With summer coming up, it's time to attack some back roads. Here then, is one auto reviewer's list of the top five best-handling family cars currently on sale. 1. 2010 Ford Fusion:  It's hard to think of a car that mixes sublime handling with composed ride quality any better than this offering...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Family Car Advice: How to Test Drive

One of the most important things you can do when buying a new car is to test-drive it. But there's more to it when going around the block. Here's how to make sure the car is right for you when test driving: Turn left and right: This is a good way to get a sense of the car's handling and balance, as...Read More»

Weeklong Roadtest: Is the 2010 Honda Accord EX Family Sedan for You?

Once you have driven a fair number of family sedans as a road tester you really begin to be able to hone in on the subtle nuances which separate the average models from the truly legendary. So when you are asked to test drive an icon like the 2010 Honda Accord EX sedan, the natural journalistic...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Family Car Compare: 2010 Honda Accord Versus 2010 Toyota Camry

Accord or Camry? Among family car buyers, the debate rages eternal. With the help of our parent site, The Car Connection, we'll attempt to shed a little light on the subject. The Accord and Camry are the heavy-weights of the mid-size segment, and the two continually fight it out for the top sales...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Advice: How to Pick the Best Family Car for You

Picking the best car for you and your family may seem like an easy task. After all, it's pretty obvious how many seats you'll need, how much towing capability--if any--and how much cargo space you'll need, right? Well, not always. Many people forget about the one constant in all our lives: Change...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour
The Facts About Carfax: The Truth? The Whole Truth? Nothing But The Truth?

Question: Carfax presents itself as invaluable, but a few years ago I paid $20 for a report that was worthless. The car's owner provided more about the car’s history than Carfax. Now my daughter needs a car. Should I give Carfax another try? Answer: Carfax can be valuable, but it’s not...Read More»

2010 Toyota Corolla
Frugal Shopper: For Cost-Conscious Commuters, Sedans Make Sense

We've recently reported that there are a lot of deals to be had on new vehicles this season—especially on SUVs and trucks. But the flip side is that the costs of vehicle ownership are up significantly this year, and those very same aspects that are making some SUVs looking like such a steal at...Read More»

Car Dealer
Frugal Shopper: What Time, Day, Month Is Best For Deals?

If you're thinking of heading out to the dealership to close the deal this weekend—especially if it's Friday—you might want to hold off. And Saturday? Well, it depends, but unless it's close to the end of the month, you're more likely to get a better deal if you wait until Monday or Tuesday...Read More»

Used car salesman
Repo Man Takes Car—And The Toddler Inside

Haven't we seen this before—in a movie? In San Jose, California, a used-car dealer—Alberto Luna, of Alberto's Auto Sales, also in San Jose—was a Bad Man. He repossessed Isabel Leuvano's Honda Accord while her two-year-old son was sleeping inside. According to the Associated Press, it took...Read More»

2010 Buick LaCrosse
IIHS Picks The Safest New Vehicles For 2010

The coveted Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) used to be quite exclusive—and a way for safety-conscious shoppers to narrow down their possibilities to a few top-rated vehicles in a segment. But since 2007, the number of Top Safety Picks has roughly...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you go, always buy organic, mind your cold-water fish list, and have your tap water checked yearly? If so, we've found either a...Read More»

2008 Honda Accord Sdn LX-P
To Carfax or Not

Carfax is here, for better or worse. Every so often a new service pops up, and it dribbles along until it achieves critical mass and then it becomes a necessity and we got to have it. Carfax is at this point. It, along with Autocheck, another automotive database primarily used by the car trade...Read More»

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