2007 Toyota Corolla
With a new version looming on the horizon for 2008, the 2007 Toyota Corolla could be said to be in the autumn of its years, lagging behind its rivals on style and standard safety kit. But that doesn't mean you should discount the 2007 Toyota Corolla: It's surprisingly powerful and wonderfully economical, it knows its way around a windy road, and it's built like the proverbial brick outhouse. 2007 Toyota Corolla: Tested by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
2007 Audi A6 Avant
While Americans are smitten -- temporarily, I'm sure -- with big SUVs, Europeans, to whom $5/gallon sounds like a pretty darn good deal, prefer mid-size wagons like the Audi A6 Avant. The A6 Avant hauls lots of stuff and packs in lots of safety features, and does so with reasonable thirst. But it is a European car, and as such it's not cheap. How does this German wagon hold up to American family-car duty? Read on. Tested by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
CVT - What it is, how it works
What is a Continuously Variable Transmission (or CVT), how does it work, and what makes the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) superior to a conventional automatic transmission? This article explains, in simple terms, what the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is and how it works. By Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
2009 Suzuki SX4 test drive
I'm not one for gimmicks, and at first glance, the Suzuki SX4 is rife with them. When it was introduced in 2007, the SX4 was the least-expensive car with all-wheel-drive. For 2009, the SX4 is the least-expensive car to offer a navigation system. Nice, but with aftermarket nav systems selling for as little as $100, is that enough of a reason to buy a Suzuki SX4? Read on. 2009 Suzuki SX4: Tested by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
Ten Cheapest Convertibles
Convertibles generally aren't cheap -- but there are some good deals to be found if you know where to look. Here, we look at the ten least expensive convertible cars of 2012 and sort out which convertibles are the best buys.
2005 Volkswagen Passat TDI
The Volkswagen Passat TDI is a big, comfortable, powerful car that gets 30+ MPG. If you don't think that's possible, then you haven't driven a modern turbodiesel. While many hybrid owners have been disappointed with fuel economy, the Volkswagen Passat TDI delivers on its promised EPA mileage figures of 27 city/38 highway. Tested, reviewed and analyzed by the expert road testers at About Cars.
Wash your car like a pro
A good, thorough car wash involves more than simply running your car through a machine. I visited Mothers, well-known manufacturer of car washing and detailing products, to learn how to wash a car the way the pros do it.
Buying a New Car: the Tricks
The six critical steps in choosing and buying a new car. Explained briefly and simply, they're all you really need to know. An About Cars feature article.