Surprise! Your Car Gets Worse Gas Mileage Than You Thought

It’s nearing the time when I’ll have to buy a new car, so I’ve been comparing fuel economy ratings on various cars. Some of the estimates are much lower from the original mileage estimates for my current car, which seemed odd. Then I remembered that the EPA issued new gas mileage ratings. I looked into the reasons for the change and what the new numbers mean. Why the…
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Car Buying Tips: Establishing your Criteria

Once I buy a house, I will also be in the market for a new car. My little Toyota has held up well over the last 12 years, but it’s getting to be time to buy a car built in the current century and with nice features like an MP3 player jack or remote locks. I’ve sort of been looking for a few years, which helped me establish…
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