Chrysler 300 vs. Chevrolet SS vs. Cadillac CTS

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Chrysler 300 vs. Chevrolet SS vs. Cadillac CTS
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The large, rear-wheel-drive sedan is a uniquely American phenomenon. Like bison, they used to roam free across the continent in an enormous herd that couldn’t be numbered, not even with an industrial-size abacus. But just like their furry, hoofed counterparts these cars have all but disappeared, victims of that relentless and unstoppable force called progress. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Ridiculously Priced Car Options

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Top 10 Most Ridiculously Priced Car Options
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So, you’re in the market for a new car. Your ‘88 Toyota Tercel has served you faithfully for the past decade and a half since you purchased it following your second divorce. But now it’s high time for something with a few features, not to mention a body structure that’s doesn’t consist entirely of ferrous… Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius v vs. Ford C-Max Hybrid vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

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Toyota Prius v vs. Ford C-Max Hybrid vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
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Whether they come in the form of a subcompact hatchback or a full-sized pickup, hybrids are some of the most technically advanced vehicles on the road today. Blending the best of internal combustion and electric propulsion these cars and trucks can save drivers major dollars at the filling station thanks to their Star Wars-grade technology… Continue Reading...

Miata Madness: Nissan 370Z vs. Ford Mustang vs. Subaru BRZ

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Miata Madness: Nissan 370Z vs. Ford Mustang vs. Subaru BRZ
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Unlike past installments of Ask AutoGuide we’re taking a moment to help one of our own this week. Don’t like it? Well then, how about you send us some car-buying questions then? How’s that sound? In any event road-test editor Mike Schlee could use a new ride. He’s the proud owner of a first-generation Mazda… Continue Reading...

Infiniti QX50 vs. BMW X1 vs. Volvo XC60

Infiniti QX50 vs. BMW X1 vs. Volvo XC60
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We hope you brought an appetite because luxury utility vehicles are on the menu this week, and the portion sizes are hard to believe. Hungry for more? Hit the jump and dig in. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Things To Know Before Buying a Car

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Top 10 Things To Know Before Buying a Car
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    Getting a new car doesn’t have to be a lengthy or frustrating process just because there are a few overlooked steps that can get in the way. If you’re prepared, you can quickly get through the buying process without a headache and without feeling swindled. Here’s a quick check-list of some of the… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 33 – Dodge Durango vs. Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Ford Flex

Ask AutoGuide No. 33 – Dodge Durango vs. Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Ford Flex
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Whether you want a big one a small one a squat one or a tall one, automakers can provide just about any kind of crossover vehicle you desire. These days there’s really something for every person, purse and purpose. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 30 – 2014 Acura MDX vs. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2014 Ford Explorer

Ask AutoGuide No. 30 – 2014 Acura MDX vs. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2014 Ford Explorer
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Two’s company but three’s a crowd. More may be merrier in certain situations but undoubtedly not in every circumstance. Sure, having more flavors of ice cream to choose from or more paid vacation time is like hitting the jackpot at your local Native American tribal casino. Bingo was indeed his name-o. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 28 – Chevy Impala vs. Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat vs. Toyota Avalon

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Ask AutoGuide No. 28 – Chevy Impala vs. Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat vs. Toyota Avalon
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What do Abraham Lincoln, Shaquille O’Neal and Chewbacca have in common? Truth be told, not a whole lot. Honest Abe got capped, Shaq can’t shoot free throws and Chewie is hairier than a herd of yaks… or the filter in a Econo Lodge hot tub. This trio’s differences abound, but one thing they all share… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 18 – Honda Civic Si vs. Dodge Dart GT vs. Ford Focus SE Hatchback

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Ask AutoGuide No. 18 – Honda Civic Si vs. Dodge Dart GT vs. Ford Focus SE Hatchback
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Another week, another opportunity to assist a struggling motorist; that’s what Ask AutoGuide is all about. Just like populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan we’re here for the people. Specifically, folks like Zach, who e-mailed us asking for help picking out a compact car. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 17 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

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Ask AutoGuide No. 17 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer
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God blessed Texas with His own hand Brought down angles from the Promised Land Gave ‘em a place where they could dance If you want to see heaven, brother, here’s your chance… Continue Reading...

Should You Buy an Extended Warranty for Your Car?

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Should You Buy an Extended Warranty for Your Car?
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We hear it all the time after buying anything: “would you be interested in purchasing an extended warranty?” The questions comes up whenever you’re buying a TV, a cell-phone, even video games, but you’re certainly going to hear it when buying a new car. Continue Reading...

Should You Buy a Car with 200,000 Miles?

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Should You Buy a Car with 200,000 Miles?
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When the need for transportation far outstrips your bank account, you end up looking at the dark-side of the classifieds: the super-cheap, almost 200,000 mile used cars. Is it ever worth it to buy one of these clunkers? Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 6 – The Crossover Conundrum

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Ask AutoGuide No. 6 – The Crossover Conundrum
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Once upon a time the automotive market was radically different. Just a few decades ago things were much simpler for consumers than they are today. Unless they’re shopping for a new Tesla, buyers face a borderline-absurd number of choices when they walk into a typical dealer showroom. This is why we’re here. Ask AutoGuide’s expertly… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 4 – The Winter Games

Ask AutoGuide No. 4 – The Winter Games
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It’s hard to believe but this is the fourth installment of “Ask AutoGuide.” For an entire month now our certified experts have provided the finest motor-vehicle shopping advice available for the price. Our crack team of automotive oracles has been at our readers’ beck and call for 30 straight days, though admittedly it’s been mostly… Continue Reading...

Need Advice Buying Your Next Car? Just “Ask AutoGuide!”

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Need Advice Buying Your Next Car? Just “Ask AutoGuide!”
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Reading car reviews and comparisons is great, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could just ask an automotive expert what new car to buy? Now you can. Continue Reading...

Tips For Buying a High Mileage Used Car

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Tips For Buying a High Mileage Used Car
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Buying a used car is a lot more complicated than buying a new one. You can quickly judge a car’s life by looking at its odometer, however, there are numerous other things to look out for when buying a second hand vehicle; especially one with high mileage. Continue Reading...

How to Buy a Used Car

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How to Buy a Used Car
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Taking your time and researching can reap big rewards when it comes to purchasing pre-owned vehicles. To some, the very notion of purchasing a used car can send them running for the hills, but as with anything else, provided you do your homework, the vehicle you choose can save you thousands of dollars over that… Continue Reading...