The best rationale for keeping your car clean? It may sound superficial, but: “the better it looks, the more value you’re going to get out of your vehicle,” says Jennifer Olvera, director of creative and marketing at Chemical Guys, a car-detailing company based in Los Angeles. In fact, all things …keep reading
Well, you’ve done it. You’ve made it through winter and so has your car.
The change of season brings new challenges for your four-wheeled baby, as well as opportunities for you to let it shine—literally. It’s time to make sure your pride and joy is ready for the …keep reading
A used car is a great way to get around without breaking the bank—unless it has undetected water damage. In that case, you could inherit problems like short-circuited electronics, overheated engines and warped brakes, all of which could put your safety at risk.
CARFAX reports that 271,404 once-flooded …keep reading
They affect your car’s handling, ride, braking and safety. But most people don’t give much thought to them.
Eighty-three percent of drivers aren’t “tire smart” (i.e., they don’t know how to properly check tire pressure), according to a 2015 survey from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). …keep reading
There are certain things in life that are best left to the professionals (dyeing your hair blonde, performing open heart surgery—you get the idea.) But basic car maintenance isn’t one of them. Each month, mental_floss and GEICO team up to walk you through an essential auto-related task, …keep reading