Ownership

Think you know how much a car costs? The total cost of ownership for a car today is so much more than just what you pay at the dealership. Unless you're paying cash for that new car, you're also going to pay interest on the price that you and the dealer agreed upon. There are some great car financing options in today's market. While there may be some great low or no finance deals out there, interest costs are going to drive the cost of ownership up.

Total cost of ownership today also includes licensing and vehicle registration, fuel, maintenance, insurance and depreciation. It's a lot to consider when you think about becoming a car owner, but we're here to help you figure it all out. Check out the car owner resources and content below.

Gas Prices

Gas Prices

Search by city or ZIP code to find the lowest gas prices in your area.

Car Recalls

Vehicle Recalls

Has your vehicle been recalled for a safety defect? Get the latest news and information from NHTSA and automakers on recent auto recalls.

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Repair & Maintenance

Repair & Maintenance

Get expert car detailing tips, Do-it-yourself car maintenance advice and more!

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Cars for Sale

Sell Your Vehicle

Looking to sell your car? Create your free listings!

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Ownership Posts

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Seventeen states urge NHTSA to set child car seat side-impact standards

Congress first asked the agency to set the standards two decades ago

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Calls for model to be off the road 'until we get to the bottom of this'

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Tesla Model 3 is once again a top safety pick

Consumer Reports and the IIHS restore the electric car's safety status

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