How To

How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

By Joe Bruzek on Mon May 22 10:50:00 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Replacing wiper blades can be intimidating to the uninitiated. The swiping arms of plastic connectors, rubber and metal may seem like a riddle with steps only Indiana Jones can unlock, but it's actually an easy task on many… Read More

How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

By Joe Bruzek on Mon May 22 10:50:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Replacing wiper blades can be intimidating to the uninitiated. The swiping arms of plastic connectors, rubber and metal may seem like a riddle with steps only Indiana Jones can unlock, but it's actually an easy task on many… Read More

Video: Which City Has the Worst Traffic?

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Apr 27 05:00:51 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS. COM — Everyone knows the most miserable traffic is in Los Angeles. (Didn't all those people at the beginning of "La La Land" look just totally miserable?) But everything's relative, so just because you don't live on the Coast… Read More

How Much Is the Average Car Repair Bill?

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Apr 05 06:00:50 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — They say if you have to ask, you probably can't afford it. That means tens of millions of Americans must be asking that question every year. According to a just-released study by travel-services giant AAA, the average auto… Read More

Eww! Your Car Is Filthy! Time for Spring Cleaning

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Mar 20 10:37:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Did you know that men are more than twice as likely as women to leave dirty diapers or doggie-doo bags in their cars overnight? If you answered yes ... well, that's kinda weird that you knew that. But… Read More

Video: Open Your Eyes to Drowsy Driving Dangers

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Mar 16 05:00:14 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Sorry, I’m still adjusting to the time change … and recovering from St. Patrick’s Day. Lucky for me — and for anyone else on the road — I don’t need to drive anywhere right now. Pretty much everyone… Read More

As Stella Bears Down, Heed Our Winter Car Advice

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Mar 13 11:11:19 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As Winter Storm Stella dumps as much as 3 additional inches of snow in the Midwest today on its way to the Northeast - where things are looking to get really deep - we'd like to remind you… Read More

Video: How to Remove Snow and Ice From Your Car

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 23 06:00:16 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — You wouldn't shave your face with a sling blade or take off your makeup with sandpaper. So what in the winter wonderland would possess you to remove snow from your car with a shovel? Related: More Videos We've… Read More

Video: How to Shop Smart for a Used Car

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Feb 02 06:30:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Shopping for a used car is a little trickier than shopping for a new one. If you aren't careful, you could end up with a car that has enough problems to make you a regular at your local… Read More

Survey Sorts Winter-Driving Fact From Fiction

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Jan 31 10:02:54 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — We hear an awful lot these days about "FAKE NEWS!" when it comes to political coverage, but there's also no shortage of misinformation out there about automotive maintenance and best practices. South Korea-based Hankook Tire this week released… Read More

New Year's Revelers: Driving Safely Means Staying Sober

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Dec 29 07:00:57 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — New Year's revelry is supposed to be about new beginnings, but for dozens of motorists each year, it ends up being quite the opposite. New Year's Eve is one of the deadliest nights on U.S. roadways, and the… Read More