Our used car reviews include problems and fixes, pros and cons, engine overview, fuel economy, model years to avoid and tips on what to look for when inspecting a used car
Illustrated Guide for Car Buyers and Owners
SUV and Minivan Reviews
Reviews of popular SUVs
Popularity of SUVs and crossovers is growing, giving used car buyers plenty of choices. Read about problems, years to avoid, fuel economy and info on engines and AWD systems.
How different car parts and sensors work
Check out our car maintenance checklist with photos, learn how to troubleshoot why a car won't start. Read what can cause your Check Engine light to come on and what the Check Engine trouble codes mean. Read how a starting and other systems work in a car. Learn how different car parts work how they are tested and what are the common problems.
What to look for in a used car
Guides for used car buyers
By opting for a pre-owned vehicle, you can save you a lot of money, but there are many things you should be aware when it comes to buying a used car. What cars to look for? What mileage is OK for a used car? What cars to avoid? Should you buy or avoid cars with a turbocharger? Read a few tips on how to inspect a used car and spot signs of potential problems.