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End Of The Year: The Best Time To Buy A New Car

End Of The Year: The Best Time To Buy A New Car

On an emotional level, spring or summer feel like the best time to buy a new car. We imagine envy from neighbors and open stretches of highway on road trips. On a practical level, the best time to buy is end of the year. The prospect might not appeal as much when you’re all shopped out from...

December 30, 2013 by
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What Tracking Devices Are Available For My Car?

They say you don’t need to use turn signals in a small town, since everyone knows where you’re going. For better or worse, there are practical needs for knowing... read more December 22, 2013 by

MINI Cooper with Airstream

Trailer Hitch Installation: 3 Tips

More drivers are taking more along with them by installing trailer hitches. On cars they offer added convenience of towing small trailers or adding bike racks without... read more December 21, 2013 by

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Why Do Some Cars "Ride Rough”?

Whether it’s our new car reviews, word of mouth or your own experience, you know some cars ride rough. That was to be expected before the advent of pneumatic tires, but... read more December 20, 2013 by

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Teens and Driving: 3 Safety Tips

When you’ve finally gotten your driver’s license and are allowed to drive solo, getting behind the wheel means you also have a responsibility to drive safely... read more December 15, 2013 by

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How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

Nobody wants to lay out more money for car insurance than they actually need, especially when budgets are tight and every dollar counts. So how do you determine what amount... read more December 14, 2013 by

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How To Get Out Of A Car Lease

Is your monthly payment on a car lease too much for your budget? Do you want or need to get out of this vehicle and into another one, or don’t need a car at all... read more December 14, 2013 by

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Good First Cars: 5 Tips On A First-Time Car Purchase

Buying a car for the very first time can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. With so many cars available, both new and used, where do you start? Looking for... read more December 8, 2013 by

BMW X6 at Detroit

What Happens At Auto Shows?

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words auto shows is new vehicles. An auto show is an event, usually spanning several days to two weeks, when automotive... read more December 8, 2013 by

2011 Ford F-150 towing a trailer

What Can My Car Or Truck Tow?

It isn’t practical or possible for us all to have dedicated vehicles for towing our toys, and renting a tow vehicle regularly isn’t much of a solution either. But... read more December 7, 2013 by

2013 Honda CR-V

Best Resale Value: How Is That Determined?

When it comes time to sell your car, getting the best price for it should be a primary goal. But figuring out what the best resale value is might be a little intimidating... read more December 7, 2013 by

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Auto Repair: 5 Things To Keep In Mind

You drive sensibly. You keep up on your car’s maintenance. You’ll eventually need auto repair, too. It protects your investment and protects you. Here are five... read more December 6, 2013 by

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What Should I Do When My Car Squeaks?

Noise, vibration and harshness—collectively, the dreaded NVH—make a good ride go bad. Among other symptoms, you’ll eventually begin hearing... read more December 6, 2013 by

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Auto Parts: The 5 Essentials

Around the corner or online, your auto parts store of choice probably offers attentive service and competitive prices, or you wouldn’t use them. What’s more, they... read more December 6, 2013 by

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Car Touch Up Paint: 3 Tips

Death. Taxes. Paint chips. They’re all pretty much inevitable. We can’t offer much guidance on the former two, but the latter isn’t the end of the world... read more December 6, 2013 by


What Kind Of Headlight Cleaner Is Best For My Car?

Night driving can become bothersome with age, and your car isn’t doing you any favors. Halogen headlight bulbs dim over time, but even with a fresh set there could... read more December 6, 2013 by


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