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Cars & Trucks

Behind the Wheel of a 2018 Kia Rio EX

February 14, 2018. John Paul

The all-new Kia Rio comes in both a four-door sedan and hatchback. There are three trim levels, the LX, EX and S. All models are powered by the same 130-horsepower, four-cylinder engine. Manual and automatic transmissions are available in all trims. I drove the EX hatchback version with an automatic transmission. These days, with minivans…

Cars & Trucks

New AAA Senior Driving Study Coming Down the Pike

February 14, 2018. Roberto Cruz

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety will soon release new information on the driving habits of older drivers. The research is the second phase of the foundation’s groundbreaking senior driver study, the Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers project, or LongROAD for short. The multiyear project, which began in 2015, has resulted in the largest and…

Road Trips

How Car Rentals Work for Young and New Drivers

January 28, 2018. Sarah Hopkins

It’s easier than ever for young and new drivers to hit the road on rented wheels. Find out how with these helpful tips for renters under the age of 25.

Cars & Trucks

What It’s Like to Drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

Our honest review of the compact sport-utility vehicle is worth a read if you’re shopping for a new car.

Cars & Trucks

Behind the Wheel of the Mercedes-Benz E400

January 15, 2018. John Paul

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 coupe is one of only a few luxury coupes today. A coupe, by definition, has just two doors and because of that can be a bit of a compromise. The E400 Coupe is built from the slightly larger Mercedes-Benz E four-door platform, retaining the same characteristics – although in this case it seats just…

Cars & Trucks

Own Your Next Test Drive With Advice From AAA’s Car Doctor

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

The typical 20- to 30-minute test drive doesn’t offer a ton of opportunity to gauge if a vehicle is right for you, but you can use it wisely.

Cars & Trucks

Ask These Questions Before Buying a Car

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Come prepared before making a decision at the dealership.

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Cars & Trucks

Predicting 2018’s Most Important Car Technology

December 18, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Will 2018 bring a robot uprising led by artificially intelligent driverless cars bent on world domination? Probably not. But technology is changing cars faster than ever before. Look into a crystal ball with us as we explore technologies that could have the biggest impact on cars and trucks in 2018. Smartphone Integration Mobile apps like…

Auto Insurance & Money

Understanding Extended Warranties

October 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Nobody wants an unexpected car repair bill dropped in his or her lap. An extended warranty is a safeguard against that headache.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

September 01, 2017. AAA Staff

There are pickup trucks and then there are pickup trucks. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is a big and brawny truck with a surprisingly luxurious side. With a starting price of $30,120, this full-size pickup looks and feels as if it could eat smaller ones for breakfast, especially in its four-wheel drive, longer configurations. As with…