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The 2018 Ford Mustang GT: Be a Good Neighbor With Quiet Exhaust Mode

It's generally a good idea to be nice to your neighbors. And while your car might sound amazing roaring down the open road, it might be fair to say you should keep it a bit quieter when you're cruising through your neighborhood.

Depending on your car, that can be easier said than done. The 2018 Ford Mustang GT, for instance, has a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine under its hood. How are you supposed to keep that quiet?

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Chrysler Pacifica vs. Ram 1500: Is a Minivan the True Champion Hauler?

In a recent article, Cars.com notes that minivans have an image problem. This has been true for years, likely since the segment's inception. If you drive a minivan, you must be a "mom." Even recent ads for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica that try to spice it up by featuring comedian Jim Gaffigan focus on his "dad brand."

Often the first utility vehicle we go to is a pickup truck. While…

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Corral Your Wild Horses with Heritage 'Pony Package' for 2018 Ford Mustang

 

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The Pony Package, available on EcoBoost models of the 2018 Ford Mustang, pays homage to the nameplate's history by putting the running horse emblem back in its chrome corral.

When the Mustang was first introduced in 1965, it was this pony-in-corral logo that appeared on its grille. Eventually, the chrome border fell away from the design, though it has been seen as recently as 2015 for the 50-year Anniversary Package. It's returning again for 2018, for drivers who want to give their…

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Dont Let your Road Trip be a Disaster, Plan Ahead with These Great Tips

The road trip. Portrayed in movies and TV from National Lampoons Vacation to NBC’s Frasier and countless more, it can be a thrilling adventure ala Thelma and Louis, or a fun time with lifelong memories between you and your friends or family. One thing is for certain, a road trip does open you up to the unexpected, so why not take steps to help reduce the amount of disruption you may encounter and make the experience more pleasant for everyone. It doesn’t matter if your next road trip is for work, education, or fun, these tips will help…
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3 Reasons Why You Really Need to Wash Your Car

There are three fundamental reasons for washing your car:
  1. The first is to clean off all the crap that can stick to various parts of your car any road tar. Some examples are bits of road tar, tree sap, flatten bugs and bird droppings. All of these are substances that can lead to corrosion and lessen the value of your car when you go to trade it in or sell it.
  2. When you walk to your car across some parking lot you want to see a car that is pleasantly appealing; a nice clean, sharp looking vehicle that gives you…
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Importance of a Roadside Emergency Kit

Being prepared for any situation is smart when it comes to traveling. It makes no difference if the traveling is a short or long commute to and from work, or taking a family vacation. Keeping a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle is important.

Vehicles today are made and run well. But there are times when you find yourself needing to pull off on the side of the road because your instrument cluster shows there is something wrong. Now is the time to pull off the road to find out what the problem is.

If you are low on oil…
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Safely Driving in the Country

Driving in the country can seem like a real dream compared to congested city roads. The countryside brings its own risks when driving and remaining safe in this setting can be just as challenging as driving in the city.

When driving in the country be aware of the speed at which you are driving as an empty road may seem like an invitation to speed. Doing so can seem like a real mistake and significantly increase your chance from accident, particularly if you aren’t use to driving at these higher speeds.

You should also adjust yourself for the potential…
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