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Safety first, but don’t rule out the old-school approach of just picking up the phone and calling your local dealer.
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Lack of exercise won’t make your car flabby, but problems with the battery, the fuel and even malevolent wildlife are a real possibility.
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First things first: Let’s disinfect that small, enclosed space.
There are cases when it’s better to buy new than used. Look for low-priced cars with high resale value.
The minivan has been unfairly displaced by the three-row SUV as the family hauler of choice.
Really want to get there safely when it’s slippery out? Get more grip with dedicated winter tires.
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For new-car shoppers, the quest to find a fair, fixed price and complete the transaction online remains elusive.
A number of insurers offer discounts for good grades or completing a defensive driving course, but the price of covering teens remains high.
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Our world is full of wonderful furry creatures. They just need to stay the heck away from our vehicles already.
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If you travel more than, say, 150 miles from home more than a few times a year, I don’t see an electric car working as your primary vehicle.
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Look for two- to three-year-old used vehicles because they’ve already lost the lion’s share of their initial value.
Our tips on negotiating strategies and getting a new ride that will hold its value well.
Gasoline is just gasoline — or is it? Also, we wade into the premium vs. regular debate.
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Even people who hold cars forever should pay attention to this metric.
Our tips will help even the least confrontational among you negotiate a price you wouldn't feel embarrassed disclosing to your neighbors.
Leasing can put you in the car you really want. But don't let lower payments lull you into spending more than you should.
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These picks from Kelley Blue Book will hold their value and save you money at the pump.