Advice Guides

April 22, 2019
How To Get the Best Fuel Economy Possible premium
Summer is well on its way, and for many of us that means hitting the road to enjoy the season. The warmest months of the year are great for road trips and getting out to enjoy the weather from the seat of your car. Unfortunately, summer is one of the more expensive times to drive. […]
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April 6, 2019
Buying a Convertible? Consider This premium
Spring is here, and while many of you are already enjoying beach days, some of us still have snow on the ground – but that’s not stopping us from dreaming of sunnier days.  As we swap out our studs and snow tires for the warmer months, many people are pulling their summer cars and cruising […]
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March 11, 2019
Prepare Your Vehicle to Roll Into Spring the Right Way premium
Spring is upon us, and while the weather certainly doesn’t feel like it where I live in New England, many of you are probably already enjoying some time at the beach.  For our vehicles, the winter driving season can be as unforgiving as Thanksgiving is to our waistlines, so this time of year is an […]
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February 13, 2019
What’s a Pre-Purchase Inspection and Why Do You Need One? premium
  Despite the fact that many of us spend a significant chunk of our time window-shopping cars on the internet (it can’t be just me), there is very little chance that anyone can make responsible buying decisions without a much closer look.  That said, a staggering number of vehicles are sold online every day, so […]
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January 1, 2019
Buying a Collector’s Car premium
So, you’ve made the decision to make the jump and buy a new car.  Not just any new car, but a special car.  A collector’s car, a classic car, a rare car, or a limited-production model of a common car you’ve loved since you were a kid.  This isn’t the craziest thing in the world, […]
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October 25, 2018
Understanding a Vehicle History Report premium
Wouldn’t it be nice if we were able to just see into the past of a vehicle we’re buying to determine if it has ever been in a wreck or needed major repairs? If only there were some record of all the owners, or all the places the vehicle has been registered. By now, you’re […]
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Is Buying a Certified Preowned Vehicle Worth the Cost? premium
You’ve probably seen the certified preowned (CPO) label while shopping for a vehicle, but do you really know that it means?  More importantly, are CPO vehicles worth the price premium that comes along with them?  We’ll answer these questions in this post, but first let’s take a look at what CPO labeling means and how […]
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September 3, 2018
Depreciation Steals: Former $100K Vehicles premium
Exclusivity, rarity, and performance all cost money.  At least the perception of those things costs money.  Automakers know this, and have no problems charging for the privilege of owning one of their most prized models.  The problem for most of us is that dropping $100k on a new car is not only out of the […]
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August 14, 2018
Three Car Seats? Here are Five Vehicles That Will Fit Them premium
There are few things more rewarding in life than having children.  But with so many child-related things to worry about, your vehicle may be the very last item on your list.  That is, until you try to fit more than one car seat into your previously right-sized hatchback.  In many cases, as our families grow, […]
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August 2, 2018
The Most and Least Reliable Used Vehicles premium
The used market is a great place to start searching for your next vehicle and can help save thousands off the price of buying new. Just like new cars, however, not every used car is a great buy. Some suffered quality control and reliability issues when new and some simply show wear more quickly than […]
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