Car Guide: Expert Car Ownership Advice for Buying New or Used Vehicles

Car Guide

We're here to help you with sound advice, from buying a new or used vehicle to good old car care and maintenance tips. Here, in our Car Guide, there’s no such thing as a dumb question -- what are run-flat tires, how does car insurance work? Totally legitimate inquiries, and our team of motorists/writers help break it down. Have a question? Shoot us an email.

How to Clay Bar Your Car
How to Clay Bar Your Car: 6 Easy Steps for a Cleaner Vehicle
By Benjamin Yong

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Car Guide

We’re here to help you with sound advice, from buying a new or used vehicle to good old car care and maintenance tips. Here, in our Car Guide, there’s no such thing as a dumb question — what are run-flat tires, how does car insurance work? Totally legitimate inquiries, and our team of motorists/writers help break it down. Have a question? Shoot us an email.

Used car buying checklist
Buying Used

Purchasing a used vehicle is a big investment and already daunting enough of a task. Here’s a quick used car buying checklist to help you out.

By Benjamin Yong

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