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Archive for June, 2019

Level Up Your Summer Plans With These Travel Tips

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, For Fun, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, June 28th, 2019 at 9:11 PM
Map coffee and water spread out on a table with someone holding a pen

Do your summer plans consist of car travel? We have put together the ultimate list of tips that can make any road trip less stressful and more full of fond memories. Get your summer travel plans started below. (more...)

How far can you drive on a spare tire?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 1:45 PM
woman changing the tire on her red car

While proper tire care and maintenance should help you avoid ending up on the side of the road, sometimes a flat tire can’t be avoided. In that case, it’s time to break out the spare until you can get to your local mechanic for a repair or a replacement. But, just how far can you safely drive. It depends on the kind of spare tire your vehicle was outfitted with. Learn more about the differences between full-size spare tires and space-saver spare tires below. (more...)

What is the average life expectancy of a car?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 8:00 AM

For most people, a vehicle is the second largest purchase they will ever make behind a house. Unfortunately, unlike a house, a vehicle’s lifespan is fairly short meaning car shoppers really need to be smart about their selection if they want to make a sound investment. So, how many miles can the average driver expect to get out of their car before they need a replacement? We break it all down below. (more...)

What do the BMW, Toyota, and Mercedes-Benz emblems stand for?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 8:00 AM
man with his hand on a vehicle shifting knob

Logos from popular car brands like BMW, Toyota, and Mercedes-Benz are some of the most recognizable emblems in the world. However, not many people know the history of how they came to be or what they stand for. We break it all down below. (more...)

Which popular minivan is the safest according to the IIHS?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at 12:20 PM
family with a small child sitting in their car

When it comes to on-road protection, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is the expert in rating vehicles for their safety offerings. Recently, they compared three of the most popular minivans in the segment, the Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey, and Chrysler Pacifica, to see which was best up to the task of safe family travel. (more...)

Practical Sedans For Drivers Who Go Long Distances

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 3:38 PM
man smiling behind the wheel of a sedan

Drivers who put a lot of miles under their tires each week understand just how important choosing the right car can be. Getting something that makes commuting a little more bearable isn’t as hard or as expensive as car shoppers might first think. It’s really all about finding the right balance of affordability, fuel economy, comfort and handling. We have listed four sedan options we think are a great choice for long-distance commuters below.  (more...)