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 →
As car owners, taking proper care of our vehicles is something we should all take great pride in. Whether it be regular washes, five-thousand-mile oil changes, or securing that coveted end spot in the parking lot, watching after our cars is something to take seriously. Because of this inherent responsibility to care of what are... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, when you’re looking for a very specific car—maybe a particular combination of options, an unusual color, or just a car that’s rare overall—your only option may be buying it from out of state. These days, in the middle of a pandemic, we're more likely to buy a car without a lot of in-person shopping... Continue Reading →
In the last few months, just about everything about our daily lives has changed. Many of us are working from home. We don't go out to eat, or to see movies. But road trips are everything. Even just going for drives is an exotic adventure now, because it's a thrill just to go anywhere. And... Continue Reading →
Do you know what to look for when buying a used car? Here's our checklist with key things to pay attention to.
The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted the automotive industry. Here are some of the elements that are likely to change for good.
So here we are in our third month of sheltering in place. Many of us have been working at home, homeschooling children, and only going out when absolutely necessary. It’s hard to know when we’ll return to any degree of normalcy, in these unprecedented times. (Anyone else about to lose it if you hear that... Continue Reading →
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a host of changes to nearly everyone’s daily routines. Whether it’s working from home, transitioning to online grocery shopping, or eating out less often, we’ve all had to make some changes in the midst of the enduring nationwide stay-at-home orders. For many, this means spending a significantly larger... Continue Reading →
Almost every car on the road nowadays has some form of alphabet soup glued to its trunk or rear bumper. Most of the time, a car will have the brand’s logo, the model name, and then a badge that denotes trim level or engine size, and sometimes a combination of both. The brand logos and... Continue Reading →