Driving Smart

Check Out Our Top 5 Car Reviews and Videos of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on August 12, 2018

Whether you're jumping dunes in the Mojave Desert or just wanna look cute on your drive to the beach, you could hardly want for a vehicle more suited to such disparate duties than the Jeep W... Read More
Video: Don't Sleep on These Fatigue-Fighting Car Features

By Kelsey Mays on August 9, 2018

Drowsy driving doesn't get as much attention as drunk or distracted driving. But a recent study by AAA blamed drowsiness as a factor in nearly 10 percent of all crashes, so it's clearly ... Read More
Video: 5 Great Cars for First-Time Parents

By Jennifer Geiger on August 2, 2018

Getting ready for your first baby is a lot like preparing to ride out a hurricane: Hoard the supplies and hunker down for a wild ride, one that is often messy, unpredictable and dripping —... Read More
Everyone Thinks Their City Sucks to Drive in, But These Are the Worst!

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2018

Los Angeles, we get it already! Your traffic is the worst. The biggest problem with this old humblebrag is that it assumes soul-sucking gridlock is the lone measure of automotive misery. Well he... Read More
Drivin' in the Rain: A Video Guide for How to Handle Hydroplaning

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2018

Ahhh, it's just a little rain, right? Well, according to the Federal Highway Administration, wet pavement is a factor in some three-quarters of weather-related crashes, and rain causes a... Read More
Driving Smart: What's the Most American Car?

By Kelsey Mays on June 21, 2018

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Cars.com's American-Made Index highlights the most American cars built and bought in the U.S. The 2018 index has a new top model in the Jeep Cherokee, an... Read More
If You Love Your Pet as Much as You Say You Do, Watch This Video

By Matt Schmitz and Jennifer Burklow on June 14, 2018

Look at that guy above. He's lovin' life right now. Adorable, ain't it? Yeah. It's adorable all right ... and dangerous. Look, I don't mean to be a wet blanket here, but you ... Read More
Video: Great Cars for Graduates and New Professionals

By Jennifer Geiger on May 31, 2018

For some parents, spring signals a time to gently encourage their recent graduate to take the next steps toward independence. For other parents, it's probably a little less gentle and a bit ... Read More
How to Change a Tire: A Step-by-Step Video Guide

By Matt Schmitz on May 17, 2018

The average driver will experience five flat tires over the course of their motoring lifetime — and an estimated 1 in 5 American drivers don't even know how to change a tire. But d... Read More
Spring Cleaning for Your Car: 10 Tips for Rejuvenating Your Ride

By Matt Schmitz on May 10, 2018

Did you know men are twice as likely as women to leave dirty diapers or doggie-doo bags in the car overnight? If you answered yes ... well, it's weird you knew that. But in the proverbial ba... Read More