Pickup trucks have been around since the early 1900s. But the vehicle that was best known as a bare bones farmers’ tool has evolved over the past few decades into a versatile family-friendly luxury, with a sticker price that will leave you breathless. We reveal the top reasons why trucks have become so dang expensive?
“Back in my day,” mutters your uncle, before launching into a story about how mechanics used to diagnose cars by smell, or fix engine issues with a hammer and a can of whale oil. Fortunately, the days of peering over an engine bay searching for clues are long gone, thanks to on-board diagnostics. But what can a car diagnostic test tell you, and how does it work?
Electric vehicles (EVs) are huge news, with nearly all auto manufacturers pivoting to produce new EV models as quickly as possible. But is this all investor hype, or are EVs really the next big thing for car buyers? If you’re window-shopping a new vehicle, you probably want to know the electric cars’ pros and cons in the real world. Setting the hype aside and using impartial facts, here’s an honest look at if an EV is for you.
Rental cars are often the butt of jokes in sitcoms and buddy comedies, but they’re also the heroes of everyday business trips and vacations. Every year, hundreds of thousands of these vehicles hit the used car market. Does a former rental car make for a smoking deal, or should you not take that kind of risk? Keep reading to find out whether a used rental may be right for you.
A 1965 Mustang is a classy ride, with most owners building pristine show cars, or pleasant Sunday drivers with few modifications. Ken Block has other ideas. His flame-spitting '65 notchback Mustang looks like it wants to shotgun a can of Monster Energy and go raid Area 51.
Dubbed “Hoonicorn," the world's first all-wheel-drive performance Mustang rips around corners with all four tires spewing smoke. This thing is nuts. When it finally stops, let's take a closer look.
Hugger Orange, British Racing Green, Plum Crazy Purple, pinstripes, flames, and airbrushed art. Auto paint covers a huge spectrum of the automotive hobby, from vehicle protection, earning trophies at shows, and advertising a race car. Take a look at everything you need to know about auto paint.
You’ve probably seen a car with cloudy, white headlights. It looks gross, and it’s also a danger to the driver and anyone else on the road. If you’re starting to see symptoms that your headlights are fading, you don’t have to just put up with it. Read on for cheap and easy tips on cleaning and restoring your headlights.
The midsize Nissan Altima was the cool kid of its class back in 2002, debuting all-new styling, an upscale interior, and those cool chrome/clear tail lights (hey, that was a thing back then). Nissan averaged selling over a quarter-million third-generation Altimas each year because it was a great value for the price. Part of that sales success was the excellent options available in engine and transmission choices. Reliability becomes a concern as these cars age, so let's have a closer look at what commonly goes wrong with an Altima.
Car shows are an awesome way to introduce the next generation of enthusiasts to car culture. One of the fastest-growing car shows offers no entry fees, classes, judging, or trophies. Cars & Coffee is a worldwide phenomenon featuring amazing and rare vehicles, and the enthusiasts willing to chat about them. Come get a free cup of caffeine and see why this is the best show you'll attend this year.
I love wagons. One of my earliest car-related memories involves riding in the back of my friend's parents' station wagon. We entered through the rear hatch and plopped down on backward-facing seats. An ignorant kid, I viewed the wagon as a utility vehicle — until my buddy's dad stepped on...
Modern drivers often need a crossover, but commonly get stuck in a vehicle that looks and drives like a potato. Don’t make that mistake! The Mazda CX-5 is the upscale crossover with a lot of value for your buck, and it’s even attractive and fun to drive. Here is an in-depth look at one of the best crossovers on the market.
Electric cars dominated the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show for good reasons. From Faraday Future's wild FF 91 to the gorgeous Jaguar I-PACE and Formula-E racers, electric vehicles were everywhere.
While they have been on the market for several years, electric vehicles (EV) still have a stigma as slow vehicles with a range too low to be practical for daily use. Times have changed, and so have electric cars.
Here’s why your next ride will be an EV.
Your vehicle is your connection to the outside world. You use it to drop the kids off at school, get groceries, and meet up for social gatherings. Unfortunately, that outside world also invites contact with unwanted things like dirt, germs, and bacteria. What you need are science-backed ways to clean and disinfect your family hauler or professional vehicle. This gives you, your passengers and your crew peace of mind when you do go out and about. Whether you're looking to clean your kid's half...
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