Whether you buy a new or used vehicle, there are certain costs associated with car ownership. The most obvious is the out-the-door price, which is the bottom line number you’ll pay the dealer or private owner when she places keys in your hands. Knowing these costs, or at least having a grasp of what your … Continue reading What Does it Really Cost to Own a Car?
There are two types of performance cars. Some ignore frills to focus solely on delivering exceptional handling. Being sparsely equipped, they can be challenging to live with. Other performance cars provide speed and excitement that doesn’t come at the expense of comfort. If you prefer the latter and you’re shopping for a used car, you’ll … Continue reading 5 Used Luxury Cars That Offer Thrilling Performance
Compact cars are, obviously, compact in size. But that said, folks looking to stretch their legs will find noticeable differences inside the mainstream entries, especially when it comes to rear-seat accommodations. Somewhat surprisingly, the leading mainstream compacts have more front and rear legroom than popular premium choices like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. We’ll use the C-Class to … Continue reading Compact Cars With Lots of Legroom
Many drivers have dreamed about racing at one time or another, whether it’s taking the checkered flag at Daytona or doing hot laps at the Nürburgring. But what you may not realize is that getting a taste of track-day driving can be both relatively easy and relatively inexpensive. You can find public track days at … Continue reading 5 Used Sports Cars You Can Take to the Track
If you’re interested in saving money and maximizing your financial investment, it makes sense to choose a used car over one that’s new. Depreciation eats into the value of your car the minute you drive it off the lot, and the effects can be brutal; new cars typically lose up to 19 percent of their … Continue reading How to Choose a Certified Pre-owned Car
Nearly 20 years after the original Honda Insight became the first mass-market hybrid vehicle for U.S. drivers, cars with hybrid powertrains have become firmly established on the automotive landscape. And with dealers selling so many new hybrid models, and so many used-vehicle shoppers also interested in saving fuel, these cars are increasingly popular in the … Continue reading Are Used Hybrid Cars Reliable?