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In Pictures: Is Your Car Making You Fat?

With a payload capacity of 1,910 pounds, the Ram 1500 can accommodate passengers of almost any size. It’s a good thing... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Nov. 11, 2010

2011 Chrysler 200 in Pictures

Forget the teasers, Chrysler has officially dropped photos of its all-new sedan (and Sebring replacement), the... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Oct. 13, 2010

Best Cars for Tailgating

Unless you’re from some shantytown five miles south of Podunk, parking lots don't usually call to mind the thought of... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Sep. 14, 2010

Cars That Do Crazy Things

Because of the need to compete, automakers are becoming increasingly  innovative, differentiating themselves with... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Sep. 13, 2010

Don't Buy These Cars Just Yet

Imagine spending thousands of dollars on a new car, only to find out later that an even better model will soon be... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Aug. 23, 2010

3 Simple Steps to Save Money on Auto Repairs

If you’re like most drivers, then you look forward to the repair shop like you look forward to a bad cold. And who can... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi and Lauren DeAngelis Jul. 21, 2010

Best and Worst Used Cars

Call it what you like: used, pre-owned or new-to-you. The fact is, forgoing a brand new car for a slightly older one... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jun. 25, 2010

Are Pickup Trucks Really Dead?

With retro muscle cars and quirky subcompacts hogging the spotlight, many car shoppers may be left wondering, “Whatever... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jun. 16, 2010

Cars With the Most Horsepower Per Dollar

While no one wants to buy a car that’s underpowered, not everyone can afford to drop big bucks on a mighty powertrain... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jun. 1, 2010

8 Great Cars and SUVs for Under $25K

Unless you’ve recently inherited bags of money, buying a luxury car probably isn’t an option. That, however, doesn’t... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi May. 14, 2010

The Mini Car Wars Heat Up

While suburbanites battle over whose giant SUV rules the carpool lane, city dwellers are preparing for a war of their... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Apr. 15, 2010

5 Affordable Cars That Make You Look Rich

You don’t need to mortgage your soul to afford a car that makes you look rich. There are plenty of new cars that look... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Apr. 7, 2010

5 Car Repairs You Can't Afford to Skip

No matter what strange noise your car is making, it almost always turns into the ca-ching of your mechanic's cash... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Mar. 26, 2010

Car Myths That Could Cost You a Bundle

What if a common car myth that you thought to be true was costing you time and money? Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Mar. 19, 2010

What to Buy Instead of a Toyota

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that it may not be the best time to buy a Toyota. With an... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Mar. 1, 2010

Toyota Recalls: How Worried Should You Be?

Toyota, the world’s largest auto manufacturer, has recently come under fire for engineering defects that have... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Feb. 10, 2010

5 Small Car Money Pits

Shopping for a new car on a budget is simple -- just pick the cheapest one that you can afford, right? Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jan. 26, 2010

Best and Worst New Cars for the New Year

Just because a car is brand-new doesn’t mean that it’s a good buy. In fact, many 2010 models suffer from the same woes... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jan. 19, 2010

The Costliest Car-Buying Mistakes

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned pro, you should never buy a car on impulse. The buying process takes... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jan. 5, 2010

Get These Cars Before They're Gone

The auto market experienced turbulent times in ’09. The national credit crunch forced cash-strapped would-be car buyers... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Dec. 15, 2009

How to Test Drive a Car Like a Pro

Forget catchy slogans and funny car commercials. Buying a new vehicle is never as easy as “Sign then Drive.” Your John... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Nov. 25, 2009

6 Roads to Drive Before You Die

There are better ways to have fun in a car than jumping curbs or racing your buddies from stop light to stop light... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Oct. 14, 2009

5 Risky Distracted Driving Behaviors

In our hi-tech, fast-paced age, more and more people are engaging in distracting behavior behind the wheel, whether... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi and Lauren DeAngelis Oct. 2, 2009

Final Weekend to Cash in on $4,500 Car Rebate

If you're in the market for a new car and have an old clunker to trade in, you'd better act this weekend. The federal... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Aug. 20, 2009

5 Best Cars Under $15K

Most people think you get what you pay for. Whereas a $100,000 car is luxurious and prestigious, a $15,000 car must be... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Aug. 7, 2009

5 Cars to Buy Before They're Gone

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last year, then you know that the American auto industry is in turmoil... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jun. 22, 2009

5 Great Budget Convertibles

Summer's here and the sun is out in full force, leaving everyone hot and sticky. While the average Joe is melting to... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi May. 26, 2009

Hot Rides for Cool Moms

Being a mom is the hardest and most important job of all. You're a teacher, a doctor, an accountant, and a chauffer all... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi May. 4, 2009

The 5 Most Dangerous Cars for Teens

Correction & clarification:  a previous version of the article stated that the Mini Cooper had "better" crash test... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Feb. 23, 2009

Best Cars for Your Zodiac Sign

Have you ever seen an ugly car and thought to yourself, "What on Earth would possess someone to buy that?" The decision... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jan. 14, 2009

Most Fun-to-Drive Cars for the Money

With the economy on the fritz, shoppers are increasingly basing their car buying decisions less on impulse and more on... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Dec. 11, 2008

Pimp Your Ride for Less Than $500

Just because you can't afford to buy a new car doesn't mean that you're doomed to drive an old school clunker for the... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Dec. 9, 2008

How "Affordable" is Your Affordable Small Car?

If you base your car buying decisions on what you pay at the dealer, you're in for a shock. Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Dec. 4, 2008

Best Cars for Tailgate Parties

So long as you're not from some shantytown five miles south of Podunk, parking lots don't usually call to mind the... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Oct. 6, 2008

How to Convert Your Car to a Hybrid

If necessity is the mother of invention, then it should come as no surprise to learn that two Palestinian engineers in... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Aug. 22, 2008

Best and Worst Cars Under $13,000

Still, that doesn't mean that buyers who don't want to spend much will end up with terrible cars. On the other hand, an... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jul. 17, 2008

Best and Worst New Cars Under $13,000

There are a few car-buying assumptions you shouldn't forget: salesmen lie, minivans aren't cool, and you get what you... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi Jun. 20, 2008

10 Affordable Convertibles for Summer

The Ford Mustang has been an automotive icon ever since it was introduced in 1964. With muscle car styling, the 200... Read More »

Nadeem Muaddi May. 6, 2008

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