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Under the Hood

Under the Hood

Dive into the intricacies of car ownership, maintenance, specs, and beyond. It's time to look under the hood of our favorite vehicles.

  • Joseph Farley
    Published 2 years ago
    Best Engines You Can Buy Today

    Best Engines You Can Buy Today

    Gearhead's always want to look under your hood and find out exactly what you're working with. They want to know what kind of power the thing has, and trust me, they certainly won't be shy in letting you know if you've got one of the best engines you can buy today. The best engines offer a winning combination of performance and flare, and they come in a variety of cylinders.
  • Dan Radak
    Published 2 years ago
    5 Car Maintenance Tips Every Driver Should Know

    5 Car Maintenance Tips Every Driver Should Know

    Regular car maintenance is the only way to ensure your car is running in top condition. Yet a lot of drivers know very little about their cars, other than driving them, and pay the local mechanic a lot of money for even the simplest of tasks. But car maintenance is actually far easier than you would imagine and there’s a lot of things you can accomplish in your own garage instead of paying a mechanic to do it.
  • Megan Hendricks
    Published 2 years ago
    Why the Tesla Is the Best Car

    Why the Tesla Is the Best Car

    About a month ago my boyfriend and I had the opportunity to test drive a Tesla. The car belonged to one of our good friends after we test drove the car we decided to look into what makes the car work. As we were test driving the car we noticed that the engine made no sound, there are no gears in a Tesla making the ride smooth and quiet. The car can go from slow to outstandingly fast in a matter of seconds, The increase in speed is caused by the lack of gears making it accelerate at an impressive state.
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 2 years ago
    What SUVs Have the Best Gas Mileage?

    What SUVs Have the Best Gas Mileage?

    SUVs are one of the most popular kinds of cars for people of all lifestyles. They're great for working men who want to have an offroad-capable car that can haul a lot of tools. They're wonderful for moms who want to drive kids to school in style. They even work well among sporty young adults who want to be able to camp out in style.
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 2 years ago
    Why Sports Cars Are Often the Most Reliable Used Cars

    Why Sports Cars Are Often the Most Reliable Used Cars

    Every genre of car has its own reputation. Muscle cars, for example, are known for not always being very reliable cars. Pickup trucks are known for being rugged enough to withstand offroading — and possibly a nuclear bomb.
  • Jacqueline Hanikeh
    Published 2 years ago
    How to Jump a Car Battery

    How to Jump a Car Battery

    Not everyone knows how to jump start their car battery. If you have zero clue on handling that situation, I'm with you there. Nothing is turning on — nothing. At first, you don't realize that your car battery is the problem. Then you flip open the hood of your car and you just stare at your car's organs like it's some sort of a medical procedure you're about to handle. Some of us don't even know where the car battery is. I've gone through this same incident.
  • Ryan Epps
    Published 2 years ago
    Myths About Your Car Battery

    Myths About Your Car Battery

    Whether it be jumpstarting, faulty lights, or scarce use, vehicular batteries are some seriously dangerous death traps when incorrectly maintained. Worse than bad habits that damage your car, these myths are very common and can be extremely detrimental to your vehicle.
  • Ossiana Tepfenhart
    Published 2 years ago
    Unusual Ways to Make Your Car Last Longer

    Unusual Ways to Make Your Car Last Longer

    Cars, to a point, are bad investments. Even with the utmost care, your car will have signs of wear and tear. Eventually, even the most well-maintained car will break down.
  • Julie Barnes
    Published 2 years ago
    Most Reliable Midsize Cars

    Most Reliable Midsize Cars

    Midsize cars are a wonderful compromise on a number of different factors. They offer enough room for you to pack up everything and head out without issue. They are zippy and compact enough to handle well on the streets and still be fun to drive. And yet, they do it all without compromising on leg room.