Automotive

Vehicles

The Best New Compact and Subcompact SUVs

Small is big among SUVs, and here are some of the best deals.

Vehicles

Some New Devices Shine, Others Annoy, Car Owners Say

JD Power asked 15,000 car owners what they think of new devices ranging from backup cameras to lane-departure warnings. Here’s what they said.

Vehicles

Cars That Make Modern Tech Easy to Use

The technology in these vehicles—touchscreens, safety systems, etc.—is actually easy to use.

Car Maintenance

Auto Recall Scams!

You get a postcard warning you that your vehicle has been recalled. Is it for real?

Vehicles

Seven 2020 Cars Worth Waiting For

Before you buy a new SUV, sporty car, crossover, pickup or hatchback, read about these 2020 models from Ford, Toyota, Ram, Kia, Nissan and Cadillac.

Car Maintenance

Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Car? How to Decide

There’s nothing like a car that’s already paid for. But is it worth putting in more money for an expensive repair? Here’s how to decide.

Vehicles

The 2019 Pickup Trucks Are Awesome—Here’s How to Choose the Best One for You

The latest pickup trucks are still rugged and durable and they’re nearly as smooth and comfortable to drive as SUVs.

Buying

Don’t Buy a Used Car Until You Know these 4 Things

This year the used car market offers historic opportunities—and one looming danger that you need to know about.

Driving

Car Safety Features Don’t Do What You Think They Do

Many drivers misunderstand the functions and limitations of car safety features—and they’re putting themselves in danger.

Vehicles

The 5 Best Fuel-Efficient Cars and SUVs

The best new fuel-efficient cars don’t feel or drive like the underperforming, underwhelming gas-sippers of yore.

Car Maintenance

5 Car Noises You Should Never Ignore

When your car starts making unexpected sounds, it can be annoying...confusing...or even frightening. Here’s what to do.

Driving

Gadgets That Make Driving Easier and Safer

To keep driving as you age, take advantage of these add-on driver-assist devices that can keep you safer on the road.

Vehicles

2018-19 Motorcycles for Grown-Ups

Riders over 40 often prefer bikes that combine the thrills of motorcycling with a measure of comfort and practicality. Here are the best.

Vehicles

The Best Cars, SUVs and Pickups That Last 200,000 Miles

Researchers have made interesting discoveries about which cars, SUVs and trucks are likely to last a long time.

Vehicles

Cool Collectible 1980s Cars for $15,000 or Less

Many 1980s collectible cars still can be had for far less than you would pay for a new economy car.