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Approach, breakover and departure angles indicate how steep of a hill a vehicle can go up and over.
2020 Toyota Tacoma

What Are Approach, Breakover and Departure Angles?

Approach, breakover and departure angles indicate how steep of a hill a vehicle can go up and over.
Heel-and-toe shifting is a technique used on cars with manual transmissions to help smooth out downshifts.
2008 Dodge Viper

What Is Heel-and-Toe Shifting?

Heel-and-toe shifting is a technique used on cars with manual transmissions to help smooth out downshifts.
An "acquisition fee" is a fee charged by an automotive leasing company for originating the lease.
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What Is an Acquisition Fee for an Auto Lease?

An "acquisition fee" is a fee charged by an automotive leasing company for originating the lease.
In the case of cars, “pillars” refer to roof pillars, and they’re lettered front to back.
2020 Toyota C-HR

What Are A-, B-, C- and D-Pillars in a Car?

In the case of cars, “pillars” refer to roof pillars, and they’re lettered front to back.
While it’s tempting to squeeze in as much gas as possible when you fill your tank, filling it past the pump’s first automatic shut-off can damage your car to the tune of hundreds of dollars.
2020 Ford Transit 150

What Happens When You Fill Up With Too Much Gas?

While it’s tempting to squeeze in as much gas as possible when you fill your tank, filling it past the pump’s first automatic shut-off can damage your car to the tune of hundreds of dollars.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau warned that potential fraudsters can use this time to prey on innocent used-car buyers by selling cars that have been impacted by flooding.
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This Hurricane Season, Learn to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

The National Insurance Crime Bureau warned that potential fraudsters can use this time to prey on innocent used-car buyers by selling cars that have been impacted by flooding.
The Eco mode is a fuel-saving feature offered by several manufacturers that instructs the engine computer to shift into a program that maximizes efficiency over performance.
2021 Honda Odyssey

What Is Eco Mode?

The Eco mode is a fuel-saving feature offered by several manufacturers that instructs the engine computer to shift into a program that maximizes efficiency over performance.
Actuators work behind the scenes in vehicles to convert energy into a physical action or force, and they perform a variety of performance and convenience functions.
2022 Volkswagen Jetta

What Is an Actuator?

Actuators work behind the scenes in vehicles to convert energy into a physical action or force, and they perform a variety of performance and convenience functions.
Each type of tire has strong points and weak ones, and none is probably ideal for every situation or time of year, so it pays to know their strengths and weaknesses.
2020 Subaru WRX STI Series White

What’s the Difference Between Summer, Winter and ...

Each type of tire has strong points and weak ones, and none is probably ideal for every situation or time of year, so it pays to know their strengths and weaknesses.
The “L” was a staple position in early cars with automatic transmissions (which date from the 1940s), and it had some very practical purposes back when brakes weren’t as good.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica

What’s the ‘L’ in Your Shifter and When Should You Use It?

The “L” was a staple position in early cars with automatic transmissions (which date from the 1940s), and it had some very practical purposes back when brakes weren’t as good.