Things to consider when you are buying a car: First and foremost, try to look around the slick advertising machine. Find out for yourself what you need, not what the manufacturers want you to "need". Your true needs are always less, and less expensive, than what they're trying to sell you.
Savings at purchase
Why the CAFE 2025 standard is just my cup of tea
Drive your old guzzler until it dies, or buy a new sipper?
How much horsepower do you need?
How to buy a gas sipper for less
The dinosaur on the driveway
Is is cheaper to own an electric car?
How you pay for features you don't need
New car smell: good, bad, or ugly?
Cars for people with MCS - and everybody else
The misleading sticker on electric vehicles
Is a natural-gas car worth the extra cost?
What's so clean about diesel?
The truly zero-emission EV
Strategies for increased fuel efficiency
Lifecycle energy analysis for your car
Options and such
The size of tire rims
The (now optional) spare tire
The bloated options package, or the supersizing of the price tag