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  • 2014 Chevrolet Impala Ownership Costs: Half Year

     
    The first six months and 8,000 miles of owning our Best of 2014 winner, the 2014 Chevrolet Impala, have so far been painless. We threw in a set of $99.95 floormats for the horrible winter, but otherwise haven't had to...
  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Ownership Costs: First Quarter

     
    The miles are turning over pretty fast on our long-term 2014 Jeep Cherokee ??? it's the only fast thing about our four-cylinder, all-wheel drive model. The Cherokee has been a favorite for road trips with its SUV versatility compared to...

    Do You Really Need to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

     
    No, you don't, according to every auto manufacturer we've talked to. The main advocates of the 3,000-mile oil change schedule are those who would profit by it: repair facilities, quick-lube chains and service departments at some new-car dealers. Years...

    How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

     
    A good time to rotate your tires is when you get the oil changed, assuming you do that at least once a year and more often if you drive, say, more than 10,000 miles annually. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that...

    Do You Have to Care For a Diesel Car Differently Than a Gasoline Car?

     
    Diesel engines may require more frequent oil changes and fuel filter changes than gasoline models, and some diesels may also require periodic replenishing of diesel exhaust fluid (urea), which reduces emissions of nitrous oxide. For the most part, though,...