For our holiday trip to PA, we took my Honda Ridgeline, even though we've proven the cost efficiency of driving the MINI over the truck. Honestly, we needed the extra space for gifts and for a reclined seat for my back. We got back Tuesday night, … [Read more...] about The MINI Cooper is sick!
I've been taking my Honda Ridgeline to a Honda dealer in Rockville for service for the last 18 months of ownership, and I just need to rant about one thing: the mechanics. Let me say this up front, though, that the guy's checking in the vehicles are … [Read more...] about Rant: The Dealer’s Mechanics are Messing with My Truck
While using my Honda Ridgeline's ventilation the last few months, I've been noticing a musty stink. I wasn't sure if it was my feet or the truck, but I eventually limited it down to the air coming out the vents. This past weekend, we were near a NAPA … [Read more...] about Get rid of the stink…Change your car’s cabin air filter
Two checks came in within the last week in relation to our Chevrolet Malibu that we sold in August: A check for $818 from the GM Protection Plan extended warranty. We purchased this extended warranty for about $1,400 new, before we knew that we … [Read more...] about More Cash Back from Our Chevy Malibu Sale
Next up in the Examine Your Motives Series, we're going to discuss something close to my heart: Buying a car. I've told you how we lost $14,500 by stupid mistakes. We didn't think about why we wanted or needed a car. But that's why I'm here: to help … [Read more...] about Examine Your Motives Series: Buying a Car
You see Carfax mentioned everywhere. Everyone tells you to use them when shopping for a used car, right? They're a household name for vehicle history reports, but I have a secret to share. You know that we just sold our Chevy Malibu a couple weeks … [Read more...] about You can’t trust that Carfax report!