Buyers Guide Archive

Buying a Car With the Costco Auto Program- Is it Worth It?

It’s Saturday. You’re out shopping for the brood at Costco. And as you load up your carriage with bulk snacks and toilet paper you can’t help but...

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

How to Inspect a Used Car Before Making a Purchase In the market for a used car? You’re not alone. Used cars are big business: somewhere around...

How to Buy a Used Car: A Definitive Guide

17 tips on how to buy a used car through a dealer or a private seller   New car prices have reached record highs, with the average...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Chevrolet Colorado starting issue, preventative maintenance for winter, Honda Pilot battery concerns Q. I purchased a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado about two years ago. It has about 112,000 miles on...

Review: The 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Brings a New ZR2 Off-Road Package

Overview (Final Score: B) The Colorado is Chevrolet’s midsize truck, aiming towards a market that’s grown quickly over the past few years. The small truck segment, long...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

How to winterize?, windshield seal replacement, malfunctioning horn, oil pressure warning, e-brake issues, heater core repair cost Q. I recently moved here from Orlando for a great...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Is Extra Care Worth It?, Oil Change After 1,000 Miles?, Hill Assist Assistance?, EV Roadside Assistance Q. I am about to purchase a Certified Used 2016 Toyota...

Which States Have the Most Four-Wheel and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles?

Four- and all-wheel drive vehicles are the preferred drive types for harsh weather conditions or for off-pavement excursions. While SUVs and trucks are becoming more popular across...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Transmission fluid, cruise control in the rain and snow, Chevy HHR, should I buy a spare tire? Q. I drive an older Ford Excursion that I love...

Review: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Gets the All-New Treatment

Overview (Final Score: A-) Completely redesigned for 2019, the Santa Fe has a new look inside and out and now includes a two-row design without using the...