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I'm planning to buy a used vehicle, probably truck or suv, capable of pulling a small boat4000 lbs.once or twice a month. Also would like good gas mileage and possibility of taking passengers on short trips. I was thinking of a Toyota Tacoma or suvs. Have seen a toyota Tacoma, 125K for $8000. Would it be better to go for less mileage more money? Can you ...
I am trying to decide which is the best car for me. I have 2 yonng children and work full time. I have always had an SUV and I like the extra cargo room for hauling. My budget is around $25,000. I am trying to decide between a Honda CRV or Satrun Vue or a Subaru Forrester. I want the best gas mileage and best in safety. What is your advise
I have a 1991 Toyota Celica that I put away for the winter when I turn to my Subaru Outback for the upstate New York region where I live. What should I do to the gas, oil, and other fluids in my car to stabilize them for the winter in an unheated garage? What other actions should I take to protect my "baby"? I'm hoping to have this car for a long time. . ...
After 24 years with the same car (VW Jetta 1982), I am looking to buy a new car. I want a car that is dependable, safe, with more horsepower, and fun to drive. I am considering the Ford Fusion, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord, Saturn Aura, and Hyundai Azera. What would you recommend?
I just read your article in the NYT and was interested in this web site, since, as a female, sometimes I feel helpless going to mechanics (who are mostly men) for help doing things that I could have done myself if I knew how. Thank you!!
I have a 2003 Honda Pilot at ~58,000 miles. It uses a lot of gas. I was wondering if you ...
I recently bought a 2006 Honda new from a dealership.The manual says there is a five year guarantee against rust. Does that mean I need not wax the car for winter driving in an area that salts the streets in the winter? Also what about winterizing the car. Will it need anti-freeze.
I have a 2000 Mercedes C280 automatic with 70k miles. Lately, there's be some slight jolting when the car changes gears between 10-40 mph. What type of transmission problem could this be or could it be something else? I have a routine checkup in 4000 miles, but should I start worrying now?