Advice

Why Manual Transmissions Are Dying … and What’ll End Them for Good

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 16, 2020

There used to be many good reasons for a new driver to learn a manual transmission: To start with, cars with stick shifts were cheaper, more efficient and quicker. The longstanding barrier has been... Read More
How to Successfully Teach Your Teen To Drive a Stick Shift

By Jennifer Newman on July 16, 2020

I don’t mean to brag — actually, I do — but I successfully taught my 17-year-old son how to drive a stick shift. And he managed to learn it in about an hour. Even more impressive, there wasn’t any ... Read More
Geared Up to Row, Row, Row Your Own? National Stick Shift Day Is Thursday!

By Matt Schmitz on July 15, 2020

Every July 16, we shift gears to evangelize, prosthelytize and, let’s face it, rationalize our unaccountable affinity for the all-but-antiquated manual transmission. Read More
What You Need to Know Before Towing With an SUV

By Matt Barnes on July 13, 2020

SUVs are more popular than ever, and with the advent of social distancing, more people are camping with travel trailers for their summertime activities. If you’re new to towing with an SUV, or just... Read More
How Much Car Insurance Do I Need? 5 Key Coverage Considerations

By Jennifer Geiger on July 11, 2020

Shoppers should consider a few things when deciding how much car insurance is needed: where you live, what car you drive and your net worth. Read More
2021 Chevrolet Corvette: What’s Changed

By Aaron Bragman on July 9, 2020

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette carries over mostly unchanged from the prior model year, but Chevy has made a few changes, expanding some feature availability and changing up some colors. Read More
What’s the Best New-Car Deal for July 2020?

By Kelsey Mays on July 8, 2020

If recent guidance from health officials has you leery of public transportation or ride-sharing amid new spikes in COVID-19, a personal vehicle can potentially reduce such risk, but finding a deal ... Read More
2020 Chevrolet Corvette: How I’d Spec Mine

By Aaron Bragman on July 8, 2020

Playing around with the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette configurator? Here’s how Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman would spec the Corvette of his dreams. Read More
Subaru Ascent: Which Should You Buy, 2020 or 2021?

By Rick Popely on July 6, 2020

Most significant changes: Adaptive cruise control included with standard EyeSight safety package; standard adaptive LED headlights Price change: Increases of $340 on base model, $290 on Limited, an... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Month: For New, Used Car Shoppers, American-Made Makes the Grade

By Matt Schmitz on July 5, 2020

Independence Day revelry may have come to an end by now, but Americans likely still have the penchant for patriotism (and hopefully all the digits) they started the weekend with. If you’re still hu... Read More
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