Buying an inexpensive car today does not necessarily mean giving up safety. Modern cars are now loaded up with both active and passive features designed to protect occupants from serious injury. That should give peace of mind if you’re looking for something that a student might drive to school, or if you need a family … Continue reading 5 Safe Used Cars Under $10,000
For some folks, a pre-winter checklist can be limited to things like coats, boots, hats and gloves. For others, a car with all-wheel drive (AWD) could be worth considering. Now, AWD is no cure-all for poor weather conditions, and it doesn’t affect braking performance, as many believe. But these systems can help provide extra traction … Continue reading 5 Inexpensive Used Cars with All-Wheel Drive
After the announcement Volkswagen would offer to buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel-engined vehicles in the U.S. as a way to settle the emissions-cheating scandal, owners of the affected vehicles have made it clear they want out. Many people with Volkswagen TDIs sold from 2009 until 2015 want out of them and to take … Continue reading What Should I Do with My VW Buyback Money?
Electric cars have evolved tremendously since they cruised into mainstream awareness in this country a few years ago. Introduced in 2012, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV was one of the models initiating the current EV wave, and it’s still in its first generation. Launched in 2015, the Kia Soul EV is one of the segment’s more recent … Continue reading Old School vs. New School: 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vs. 2016 Kia Soul EV
Hurricane Matthew pulled away from the east coast recently, but not before leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Residents in parts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia are cleaning up, assessing the damage, and dealing with insurance claims, including for flood-damaged cars. Tens of thousands of flood-damaged cars may head … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Aftermath: Flood Cars
That new car smell is good and all, but it isn’t for everyone. Sometimes individuality comes in the form of something old. We’re using the term “old” loosely here. The list below is made up of vehicles that have been redesigned or out of production for at least 10 years. However, they’re still new enough … Continue reading 5 Older Cars that are Great Daily Drivers