Car Maintenance

Learn more about car maintenance, an important consideration when buying a new or used vehicle

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Buying a Used Car: Check the Maintenance Costs Before You Buy Before buying a used car, you'll want to check out what it costs to maintain it, or you could be in for a big surprise.
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Car Buying

Buying a Car: How Much Should You Budget for Maintenance and Repairs? We're helping you understand how much maintenance and repairs will cost in your next vehicle.
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Hidden Costs of Buying a Used Car: Maintenance To ensure your used car provides maximum value, consider insurance, fuel economy and repairs.
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Ownership Report: 1 Year With a Used Bentley Arnage Josh Kryzak has now had his used Bentley Arnage for a full year. So how bad has it been?
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Here's What It Cost to Own a 10-Year-Old V12 Mercedes-Benz S600 I've sold my cheap V12 ultra-luxury saloon -- and I'm totaling up the cost of ownership.
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CPO Program Review: Cadillac Cadillac's new certified pre-owned warranty extends coverage to 100,000 miles but covers fewer items and adds a $50 ...
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Here's a Great Story About Finding 2 Stolen Lamborghini Gallardos A Lamborghini, an app, an altered VIN number and some impressive digging around.
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Video | New Car Technology: Infiniti InTouch When it comes to in-car tech, you want a lot of features and an easy-to-understand interface. With Infiniti InTouch, ...
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Car Repair: AAA Says One in Three Drivers Can't Pay for Average Fix AAA reports one in three owners doesn't have a mechanic, neglects recommended maintenance and doesn't have the cash ...
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Car Buying

Leasing or Buying a Car, Truck or SUV: Which Makes More Sense for a Business? Consulting a tax professional should be the first stop before signing on the dotted line.
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My 1985 Mercedes SL Has Been Continuously Broken for 15 Years I've failed at keeping my 1985 Mercedes 500SL in perfect running order for my entire adult life.
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Blind Spot Monitoring Will Be Standard on Every 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hyundai makes automotive history by providing blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert as standard on every ...
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Car Repairs Needed? Better Hope You Live in One of These States Car repairs can be costly. Fortunately, those living in the Great Lakes State will pay less.
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10 Simple Summer Car Care Tips Every season has its car care challenges. Autotrader.com has compiled 10 simple tips for smart summer motoring.
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Flexdrive Now Joint Venture of Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises Cox Automotive recently announced its partnership with Holman Enterprises in Flexdrive.
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GM's Maven Car Sharing Company Expanding Its Gig Service GM's Maven car sharing operation is expanding its Gig service into several more cities.
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Car Buying

Do You Need to Service Your Car at the Dealership to Keep Your Warranty Valid? Will you void your warranty if you bring in your car for service somewhere besides the dealer? Here's the answer.
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The Lotus Esprit Is the Last Affordable Exotic Car I had the cheapest Lotus Esprit in the U.S. in my garage -- and I did something with it you wouldn't expect.
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Td6: Real World Review - Video Working hard to broaden its appeal, Land Rover's fifth-generation Discovery is competitively priced, with sleek ...
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These Were the Coolest Versions of the Volkswagen Touareg The Volkswagen Touareg will soon be cancelled -- but here's a look back at its most interesting models.
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Used Car Review

2015 GMC Terrain: Used Car Review Adding OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity and in-car Wi-Fi, the 2015 GMC Terrain is a roomy, 5-passenger SUV available ...
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Getting Away This Summer? Check Out the Best (and Worst) Cities for Driving Summer's in full swing! Find the best and worst cities for driving, and plan your trip accordingly.
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I Bought the Cheapest Porsche 911 in the USA: 1-Year Ownership Report It certainly isn't the cheapest anymore -- but that's OK...
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This 604-Horsepower, V12-Powered Mercedes S65 AMG Is on Autotrader for $21,795 This is either a tremendously good deal or a headache waiting to happen -- depending on your perspective.
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How Do You Service an Exotic Car That's Never Driven? It's time for "Ask Doug," where you Ask Doug all of life's most important (car-related) questions.
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