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How to Buy a New Car
Buying a new car is a big investment, often second only to purchasing a home. It’s important to make the best choice based on your specific financial situation. If...
Ten Sports Cars That Double as Good Daily Drivers
The best daily driver is a car that's reliable, usable, and still fun to drive. Popular daily sports cars include the BMW M3, Subaru WRX, and VW GTI.
How to Effectively Deal With a Car Salesman
When it comes to buying a new or used car, some car salesmen and women like to use high-pressure tactics to make their sales. Their job is to get...
What type of vehicle is right for you?
Sedans, coupes, convertibles, minivans, crossovers, hatchbacks, station wagons, SUVs, and pickups. Let us help you decide which to choose.
How to Buy a Car Online
There is no limit to the range of items you can buy online - everything is available for purchase on your computer, from archery equipment to...
5 Comfortable Sports Cars Your Parents Won't Complain About Riding In
The most comfortable sports cars combine high performance with a smooth ride. Options include the Alpina B6, Audi S8 Plus, and Mercedes-AMG S65.
How to Claim Your New Car as Tax Deductible
When you buy a new car, you’ll likely finance a large portion of your purchase. Very few people can pay for the whole amount up front. Unless you...
How to Buy a Car
If you’re wanting to get around town, to and from work, or just wherever you want to go, you are going to need to buy a car. Whether it is your...
How to Read a New Car Window Sticker
If you’ve ever been to at auto dealership, then you’ve seen a new car window sticker. A new car window sticker exists for all new cars, and...
How to Search for a New Car Online at CarsDirect
The internet has revolutionized how people shop. Everything from clothing to groceries can be bought online. It only makes sense that the internet would also dramatically change the way people shop...
Top Automotive News & Stories: July 20-26
Each week we compile the best announcements and developments from the world of cars. Here are the topics you can’t miss from July 20 to 26. Regulators Abandon 54.5 MPG Target ...
How to Budget to Buy a New Car
Saving money for a new car or a used car that’s new to you doesn’t have to be a source of stress. With the proper planning, you can simplify the...
Top Automotive News & Stories: September 10-September 16
This week's top auto news: C8 Corvette spy photos, in-car water dispenser, shakeups at Apple's Project Titan, aggressive new Toyota Camry, and more.
Top Automotive News & Stories: August 4-10
This week's top auto news: even more car recalls, Jaguar's sales growth, new electric car tech, sleek Aston Martins, and more.
Industry News for Automotive Techs: October 1-7
Wireless electric car charging, VW diesel scandal payouts, 3D-printed car technology, new Cardone car parts, and high September auto sales.
Industry News for Automotive Techs: October 22-28
Japanese automakers step up security, Mercedes' X-Class pickup, carsharing with Turo, VW TDI settlement approved, Faraday Future behind on payments.
10 Cars That Look Expensive but are Actually Cheap to Buy
There are inexpensive cars on the market that look high end. The Ford Mustang, Toyota Prius, and Honda Civic are good looking cars with low MSRPs.
5 Essential Things to Know About Car Loans
Unless you’re sitting on plenty of cash, you’ll likely need to finance your new car. There are plenty of options available for car loans, and that can make things tricky – especially if you’re...
5 Essential Things to Know About New Car Reviews
You’ve decided it’s time to buy a new car, and for once, it’s going to be a real new car that’s fresh off the showroom floor. As you go over the reviews to...
5 Essential Things to Know About Owning a Coupe
Coupes, which are generally two-door vehicles, are often based on a larger sedan model within the same vehicle line. There are also some cars that have hatchbacks, yet are still classified as coupes due to having only two...

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I want to buy a 1997 Subaru Outback Wagon that appears to have oil/fluid leaks.
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