By Aaron Turpen Every week here at Carfax, we have a Thursday Throwdown where we compare vehicles of a similar class and type on various merits to create a “best of” list in the grandest of Internet traditions. We, of course, will base these lists on specific criteria rather than randomly picking and hope that … Continue reading SUV Throwdown: Comparing the Best 2014 Luxury SUVs
An engine oil change is a relatively simple service. It’s widely touted as the single most important part of your car’s maintenance schedule. There is a good reason for this. Nothing will shorten engine life faster than missed oil changes. But how can you tell when you should change your oil? Advances in technology and increased … Continue reading When Should I Change My Oil?
By Aaron Turpen When car models get replaced by a new-generation upgrade, the last of the previous-generation tends to suddenly find itself deeply discounted. This happens as manufacturers begin pushing their new model years, as they are now, and give heavy incentives to dealerships to unload the old model year off their lots to make … Continue reading 2014 Car Models That Will Be Awesome Used Car Buys in 2015
Electric cars are catching on. The best-selling electric vehicle (EV) so far is the Nissan Leaf, which has sold more than 100,000 vehicles globally – about half of those in the U.S. Before commercially-available EVs were common, though, the electric car was largely the domain of the do-it-yourself converter. As the trend grew, so did the options. … Continue reading Used Cars that Make Great Electric Car Conversions
By Aaron Turpen Until recently, the small and compact car segments have been the territory of Japanese and Korean nameplates like Honda and Hyundai. The market for small cars is booming and has become more competitive among automakers. Several things are playing into this fast growth for small cars, which all boil down to this: Detroit has … Continue reading The Fight for Subcompact Car Market Supremacy
By Chris Basso You won’t believe how many times I hear about used car shoppers getting screwed buying online. Hard to believe that it still even happens, but it does…ALL THE TIME. Every used car buyer wants their online shopping experience to be relatively pain-free. For you first-time buyers especially, it should be an exciting … Continue reading How to Buy a Car Online and not Get Screwed