Horsepower Vs. Horses: How Much HP Drives the Kentucky Derby?

By Patrick Masterson on May 3, 2018

Ah yes, the pruning of fresh roses, the mixing of mint juleps, the last-minute splurges on impossibly floppy headwear — you guessed it, Saturday marks the 144th running of the Kentucky Der... Read More
Hyundai Tucson Sport Trim Returns Ahead of 2019 Model's NYC Debut

By Fred Meier on March 22, 2018

Even as Hyundai prepares to unveil a refreshed 2019 Tucson compact SUV, it has announced the return of a Sport trim level to the 2018 Tucson lineup with a new engine. Hyundai already has co... Read More
How Often Should I Change Engine Coolant?

By Rick Popely on June 2, 2017

CARS.COM — When is the right time to change your engine coolant? For some vehicles, you're advised to change the coolant every 30,000 miles. For others, changing it isn't even... Read More
How to Compare Engines When Shopping for a Car

By Joe Wiesenfelder on December 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Choosing an engine is simpler than you think — because you really don't choose one, apart from perhaps deciding between two or even three different engines offered for... Read More
Toyota Announces Smorgasbord of New Engines, Transmissions

By Kelsey Mays on December 7, 2016

CARS.COM — In a move to change how its cars drive, Toyota announced wide-ranging plans to roll out new vehicle platforms and engines over the next five years. The automaker says it will of... Read More
Ford Adds Mustang Performance Packages

By Joe Bruzek on October 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford's performance accessory division, Ford Performance, is taking a good thing and making it better. New performance packages boost the power and torque of the 2015-17 Ford... Read More
Which to Buy: 2017 Honda Accord V-6 or Four-Cylinder?

By Joe Bruzek on October 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Many mid-size sedans offer a more powerful engine instead of a base, economy-minded four cylinder. In the 2017 Honda Accord, a 278-horsepower V6 replaces the standard 185-hp fou... Read More
Should I Worry About How Hot My Engine Is Running?

By Rick Popely on October 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Wondering whether or not you should be worried about your engine overheating? You should be very concerned, because an overheated engine can be far more than an inconvenien... Read More
Signs You May Need a Tune-Up

By Rick Popely on October 1, 2016

CARS.COM — If your vehicle's engine misfires, hesitates, stalls, gets poor mileage, is hard to start or has failed an emissions test, it clearly needs something, though a tune-up in th... Read More
Do Fuel Injectors Need Periodic Cleaning?

By Rick Popely on October 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Cleaning fuel injectors is a service frequently recommended by dealers and repair shops. But unless there are noticeable signs of clogged fuel injectors (such as a rough idle, s... Read More