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

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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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Recalls
Dodge, Jeep recall SUVs for roll-away risk

Durango and Grand Cherokee brake modules will be replaced

Recalls
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How to quiet or replace a squeaky belt | Autoblog Wrenched

Tips from an expert, and tools for doing it properly

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NHTSA: Tesla had the most crashes involving advanced driving systems

Of 392 total crashes involving ADAS, 70% were Teslas

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Ford recalls nearly 3 million vehicles for rollaway risks

Certain Escape, Edge, Fusion, C-Max and Transit Connect vehicles are included

Recalls
Ford to recall almost 50,000 Mustang Mach-Es, stops deliveries

Affected vehicles could lose power, making it a safety issue

These Tire Rack deals make a great Father's Day present (updated)

Get up to $200 back on a set of tires

Check out these great deals from Tire Rack and get up to $200 back on any qualifying tire or wheel purchases while supplies last.

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Michigan sheriff says high gas prices compel different 911 responses

Some calls to be dealt with on the phone instead of in person

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Ford recalls Mustang with manual gearboxes over rev-matching

PCM sometimes confused by signals coming from transmission sensor

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How to check your car's transmission fluid

It depends largely on what you drive

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Goodyear, NHTSA fought for months over defective RV tires

The tires were involved in multiple deadly crashes

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Car seat test | Mazda CX-5 vs. Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

Discussing space, comfort and ease of installation, plus a couple of odd features

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NHTSA steps up Tesla investigation of phantom braking, crashes into emergency vehicles

The government is asking for more information and data from Tesla

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House committee sounds alarm on rising U.S. traffic deaths

Day or night, rural or urban, more people are dying, transportation official says

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