Buying a used car has a lot of advantages—it saves you from the dreaded new car depreciation that hits most cars as soon as you drive off the lot, and it generally makes the car you want a lot more affordable than if you bought it new. It also means that the car you’re buying... Continue Reading →
As anyone who has shopped for a car before knows, there is a lot that goes into finding the right next car for you. Most people will, at the very least, consider the prospective car’s make and model, the car’s mileage, the car’s condition, and its price. For many, the important considerations stop there, and... Continue Reading →
Do you need to pay for a professional car detail? You really don’t. With a relatively small investment, and a little time, you can do your own professional car detailing in the comfort of your own driveway. For this article, we’ll focus on the exterior of your car. While we’re all spending more time at... Continue Reading →
A Toyota Tacoma listed for sale by owner on TRED We’ve all heard about how the second you drive off the dealer’s lot, your new car starts to depreciate. In fact, most cars lose 10% of their value on that first drive-off. That first year after buying a new car is a killer: the value... Continue Reading →
Even with the recent uptick in popularity of electric vehicles, the vast majority of cars on the road still rely on the tried and true mixture of air, fire, fuel, and compression to give a car power. Simple as it may seem, the way that these four elements are combined can vary quite a bit... Continue Reading →
If you’ve ever leased or financed a car, you may have been offered GAP insurance. And, if you’re like me, you may have turned it down—because it’s usually presented along with all the other upsells, like VIN etching, undercoating, and interior protection. But GAP coverage is actually one of the upsells that makes a lot... Continue Reading →
Used cars are hot right now, and prices are high. It's a great time to sell, and can also be a good time to buy... here's what to know.
What's the difference between all wheel drive and 4-wheel drive? How do they drive differently from front-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive? Here's a guide to which is best at what.
If you have a black car, or even a dark-colored car, you know that keeping it clean can be a full-time job. And even when you spend hours washing and painstakingly polishing it… you’re usually left with swirl marks. It’s enough to drive a slightly obsessive car owner crazy. There are always new car washing... Continue Reading →