New Yorkers are a creative, industrious, and resilient bunch, so it stands to reason that the best cars for New Yorkers would share those qualities. Driving in New York City is an act of bravery in and of itself, between the Frogger-like traffic, the non-existent parking, and pedestrians that don’t seem to understand crosswalks. But plenty of people do it, and if you’re looking for a hearty car that can brave Broadway and The Bowery, then check out the cars that hit the Top of the Rock in my book (see what I did there?). Continue reading
The best cars for pet lovers are the ones that keep their furry friends safe, allow them to go wherever they need to go, and have room for those little stick figures that go in the back window – you know, the ones that are supposed to represent your family? I saw one the other day that was just a woman with two cats and one dog, and I thought, “Now there’s a true pet lover.” Continue reading
There comes a time in every man’s life when he starts eyeing a list of best midlife crisis cars for men, and that time is generally, you know, midlife. Continue reading
Yes, I did say ‘Best Cars For Sticking It To The Man.’ That’s right, if you are sick to death at toiling under the weight of The System, then make your next purchase a conscientious one and use your cash to fight back! Okay, okay, my fellow proletariat, perhaps I am being a little melodramatic, but the essence of my argument is the same – if you’re busy occupying Wall Street, then these cars for New Yorker types will be a useful little read for you. Whether you want to spend less money on gas, purchase a car pool car, or find something that just looks like a big ol’ rebel car, he are my picks for you. Continue reading
I think “Best Cars for Cat Ladies” may be just a little bit unfair, considering the kind of connotation that the term “cat lady” has. I mean, what if you’re someone who just really, really likes cats? And maybe you feel a commitment to adopting the ones that wind up at the shelter, and somehow you just wound up with a few more than expected. I’m just saying.
Regardless of whether or not you’re shopping around for the best cars for cat ladies, this list is worth taking a look at anyway. You know, just in case.
Oh, ladies, the best cars for women are the ones that don’t talk back, amirite? J/k, of course, but if you’re like me and you’re a woman residing in a city lacking in legit public transportation, then you need a car. And if you’re like me, once you decide to buy a car, you also suddenly have all of these qualifications for what kind of car and the sorts of amenities you must have. Continue reading
In this day of sky-high gas prices, you have to suss out the cars with bad gas mileage before you fall madly in love with one of them, otherwise you wind up with the car equivalent of a bait-and-switch. So many cars on the market have great features and excellent gas mileage, so there is no reason to settle for a Kardashian of a car – one that’s pretty, but high maintenance and always has you whipping out your credit card.
Here are the top 5 worst in cars with bad gas mileage, in several different categories, so you can be sure and steer clear of them. Ha! Continue reading
Who exactly would be interested in the best hatchbacks on the road, you ask? How about anyone who doesn’t have the need for a whole lot of car to drive around? Or how about people who love excellent gas mileage and saving at the pump? Oh, and definitely those of us who don’t have multiple children to cart around, just a few flat-packed boxes from Ikea and a couple of cats, you know, just for example… Continue reading
A word of advice – the best cars for nerds, are not only built for nerds. That’s the great thing about modern technology – even though it’s built to be appreciated by those that geek out on touchscreens and auto-navigation, it’s not only meant to be used by those people. The modern tech that shows up in the newest models of cars is meant to be friendly enough for everyone to feel comfortable using it. And that’s the most important part. Because, after all, who cares if you have the most advanced Blu-ray player on the market, if you can’t figure out how to work the remote control. Continue reading
If you’ve recently been doing what our grandparents like to call “hemming and hawing” about whether or not to buy a car, I’ve got a hand-crafted car buying quiz to help you find your way. If you’ve already made your Pros and Cons list, talked it over with your sisters, done your reading and still can’t decide, then this car buying quiz is perfect for you. Remember – answer honestly and you’ll be on your way. Continue reading
Cars with good gas mileage have become more than just a talking point in the 2011 vehicle year. Once the gas prices really started eating us out of house and home, what may have looked like a trend initially became a necessity for a lot of new car buyers. Continue reading