6 Ways to Save at the Auto Shop

Make the most of your time and repair money with these tips. Don’t let a visit to the repair shop put a dent in your wallet. Consider these six tips from “The Car Coach,” author and automotive analyst Lauren Fix: … Continued

4 Factors Affecting Your Auto Insurance Premium

Find out which factors you can control to keep your cost down. Although many factors—like the color of your car—don’t weigh into the cost of your auto insurance, others do. Some of these are beyond your control. Many of them … Continued

9 Tips for Long Drives

Simple steps help you arrive at your destination safely and comfortably. If you’re taking a long road trip, you need to plan in advance. And we’re not just talking about packing. “Highway hypnosis” is quite common when travelers haven’t prepared … Continued

What to Do if Your Car is Stuck in Snow

If you’re stuck in the middle of a big pile of snow or on a stretch of ice, you could depend upon the kindness of strangers to free you. Or you can take charge yourself. Here are some things you … Continued

The Secret of an Oil Change

Find out what regular oil changes do for your car. “Oil doesn’t just lubricate—it’s the garbage disposal for the engine,” says mechanical and engine expert Mike Arman. “Oil gets contaminated with metallic particles from normal wear in the engine, and … Continued

Drive Safely With Summer Stuff

Make your getaway fun and safe with these packing hints. As temperatures rise, so does the load factor on your vehicle. That’s the way it often works out, given our enthusiasm for hauling luggage, bikes and boats for that much-needed … Continued

Secrets of a Sparkling Car

Summer is the time to polish that ride until it shines like a mirror. That’s why we checked in with experts to find out how to get the best sparkle for your efforts. Here’s what they had to say

4 Fun Car Games to Survive the Family Road Trip

If you’re a parent, the thought of a long summer car ride has the potential to strike fear in your heart. It’s not the traffic or cost of gas that’s scary. It’s the prospect of keeping the kids entertained for hours on end.

Here are a few ways to make the miles go faster and create a little family bonding in the process:

10 Cars That Go Far

Take a look at this chart to see which vehicles are helping their owners save money