2007 Acura TL Type S
What do the Guide Rating stars mean? I'm a big fan of the Acura TL -- it's a well-priced, extremely well-equipped
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.
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.
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.
2011 Lexus CT 200h review
Over the past twenty years, Lexus has redefined what Americans expect in a luxury car -- but now they're introducing the CT200h, a small five-door hybrid hatchback that prioritizes efficiency over luxury. Have the staff at Lexus flipped their lids, or have they stumbled on to the Next Big Thing? Read on. Estimated price range $33,000 - $40,000, EPA fuel economy estimates 42 MPG city, 41 MPG highway. 2011 Lexus CT 200h review: Tested by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
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.
Tire safety tips
Tires are vital to our cars' safety; they are literally the only thing that attaches our car to the road. These safety tips on tire inflation, tire balance, tire tread wear and tire maintenance will help ensure your car's safety.
What is gap insurance?
What is gap insurance, and do you need it? This quick guide will help you decide if you need gap insurance when you buy or lease your next new car.