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Advice about Buying, Servicing, and Living with Your Car.
3 Lists To Help You Survive Winter What to have in the car so you're ready for anything. Emergency kits: not just for winter anymore!

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Car Confessions

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Handle the Snowpocalypse in Style

Before you drive in snowy weather, take three tips from me on how to prepare yourself and your car.

2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T

A great car from one of the great unsung brands. I proved it on a drive from Michigan to Louisiana.

2015 Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet completes its SUV range with a funky, fun, and affordable crossover.

2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country

Brand-new go-anywhere wagon could turn your life into an action movie. A safe one.

2015 Kia K900 Luxury

This top-end Kia is luxurious enough for LeBron James. Is it right for you?

2015 Volkswagen Golf R

The hottest version of the critically acclaimed car. Is it for you?

2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

Small, urban friendly, and sassy. But is it really a Jeep? And is it right for you?

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

It's not for normal people, Jean says. Does it fit you?

Jean's Real World Winter Tire Test

My Chevrolet Suburban gets a set of Bridgestone Blizzaks.