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Maintenance and Care
  • Every car needs a car wash every once in a while but sometimes you need to perform a more thorough cleaning. Some members of our editing team have been washing cars since before they could legally drive, so they know a lot about achieving a perfectly detailed automobile. Detailing is cleaning your vehicle inside and out like you’re preparing it for a car show. These days, you can find complete kits of car detailing tools that covers all the bases. No matter the vehicle you drive, these ten steps to a perfectly detailed car are sure to get the job done.
    February 01, 2022
  • Has your car’s paint job begun to fade? It’s never too late to put the shine back! Every car owner should always be on the lookout for ways to improve their vehicles’ condition, and a nice glow is a good look on any automobile.
    February 01, 2022
  • Compared to planes or trains, cars are a great way to see the country while maintaining a high degree of social distancing. The surrounding atmosphere may seem surreal, but that won't change the basics of making sure your ride is prepped for a long road trip. Since there's a fair bit of information to digest, we've split it up into several parts.
    July 28, 2020
  • Even though we're all driving less than usual due to coronavirus restrictions, many of us will be relying on our vehicles for a vacation or extended road trip. Being stranded anywhere is an unpleasant experience, but it's even worse when it happens in an unfamiliar environment. To minimize the risk of that happening, we can perform a series of inspections to identify potential issues before they have a chance to ruin a much-needed getaway.
    July 31, 2020
Road trips are a summer staple. Visions of long stretches of open highway, windows down, your playlist blaring on the radio. Beef jerky. Lots of beef jerky. Road trips are also a great way to test a vehicle, especially one marketed to the adventurous types and outdoor enthusiasts. One of the latest entrants in this field is the Honda Passport, which is now in its second model year.
September 01, 2020
The Nissan Titan (stylized TITAN) first debuted in December 2003 as a 2004 model, surprising the industry with class-leading interior space, a powerful dual overhead cam 5.6L Endurance V8 engine producing 305 horsepower and 379 lb-ft of torque, and a 5-speed automatic transmission when 4 speeds was the accepted norm. Maximum tow capacity for the 2004 Titan was 9,400 lbs when properly equipped. It was beyond competitive for its class, and Nissan made a big splash against the established domestic rivals. Nissan made minor improvements over the years: in 2007, the output of the 5.6L V8 increased to 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. A Long Wheelbase version and a new PRO-4X trim was introduced in 2008. 2016 marked the debut of the second (and current) generation and split the Titan lineup into two models: the half-ton Titan and the heavier-duty Titan XD, which sits in-between a half-ton and three-quarter ton truck. The latter was initially available with an optional 5.0L Cummins Turbo Diesel V8. Meanwhile, the standard V8 gained technical enhancements that increased output to 390 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque, mated to a then-new 7-speed automatic transmission.
July 13, 2020
If you're looking for a great performance sedan and you're not shopping badges, the Kia Stinger holds its own against stalwarts like the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and Audi A5 Sportback. It’s that good, no excuses needed. Kia has been on a roll lately with world-class products such as the Telluride and newly launched Seltos; the Stinger is no different and can stand toe-to-toe with the stiffest competition from Germany.
May 30, 2020
  • Whether it’s a Honda or a Porsche, a person’s car is something they are deeply in touch with. Unfortunately, it's inevitable that your car will accumulate dust and dirt with regular use. To remove dirt and grime from your car, you need the help of a car cleaning kit.These kits make it extremely easy to clean your car and dig out dirt from places that would typically be difficult to clean. The bundles are centered around car care products, including cleaning agents, waxes, detailing compounds, and all sorts of microfiber cloths and towels to scrub your ride clean. Picking a car cleaning kit can often be a hassle due to the wide variety of kits available. But no need to worry. We have compiled a detailed list of the most popular car cleaning kits in 2022 to keep your car in top shape.
    August 05, 2022
  • Tired of fishing around for important gear every time you get into your car? If so, it might be time to invest in a trunk organizer. These handy car accessories help keep your gear from falling into the abyss of your vehicle’s trunk, which makes it easy for you to find what you need when you need it.The great thing about trunk organizers is they’re extremely versatile, plus there are so many different types available! In fact, it can be hard to figure out which one you should buy for your specific needs. No matter what type of trunk organizer you choose, you'll want to make sure it’s easy to set up and sturdy enough to hold all your items without shifting around or falling over when you drive. Join us as we explore the highest-quality trunk organizers of 2022!
    July 27, 2022
  • Electric vehicles (EVs) are beginning to make headway in the US market as of late thanks to rising gas prices and an increasingly accessible charging infrastructure. Kia’s next entry into the EV market is the EV6, with a clean-sheet design that enabled daring choices. This is not Kia’s first EV though - the Niro EV and Soul EV came before the EV6, but those EVs felt more like afterthoughts. That's not too much of a stretch, given that they were essentially EV conversions shoehorned into a chassis originally engineered for a gas engine. The EV6 feels like Kia’s first attempt at taking an electric vehicle seriously and it has paid off.
    June 13, 2022
  • Traveling with kids can be a challenging endeavor indeed, but there should be no compromise regarding safety. Car seats are an essential part of any toddler-parent travel kit as they help keep your little one safe, in one place, and engaged with the surroundings. For your child’s ultimate comfort, it is crucial to maintain the quality of your car seat. A seat backpack helps parents overcome this problem by adding a layer of protection and added accessibility to take it from one place to another with utmost convenience. We have reviewed the best car seat backpacks in 2021, so you can pick the one that suits your travel requirements while protecting the actual seat.A poor-quality car seat backpack might be affordable, but it can quickly fall apart. That’s why choosing a premium product is mandatory as it not only looks good but serves the purpose as well.
    December 03, 2021
  • Whether you’re leasing your car or like to keep it looking brand new, it is important to protect your seats from spills, accidental damage, and baby car seats — messes can be especially stubborn on car seat fabric. To keep your car looking spick and span, it may be time to invest in some car seat protectors. They are perfect for those with children or pets or those who are prone to making a mess in their vehicle. We’ve scouted out the best car seat protectors in 2021 that are both functional and comfortable so your car stays clean.
    October 29, 2021
  • Car emergency kits are extremely useful and designed to provide you with tools in case of almost any emergency. What’s especially nice is that you don’t have to pack your own kit: these come with everything you need, taking the hassle out of choosing what to store in your car. These car emergency kits are great to have on hand, because you’d rather be safe than sorry! Here are our top picks for ready-to-use car emergency kits that can help you be prepared for any vehicular breakdown or accident.
    October 28, 2021
  • If you often go on road trips with friends or family, you may have thought about running out of gas in the middle of nowhere. This problem can be resolved by having a high quality gas can. Although driving over long distances with gasoline in your car might seem risky, most gas cans are designed to keep you safe while traveling.When you need to refuel your car during a road trip or when you run out of fuel in the middle of your journey, the finest gas can cap will come in handy, giving you more security and peace of mind. Because gasoline transfer may be a complex procedure, gas can caps ensure no fuel leaks happen while also helping you to preserve fuel loss through evaporation. In this piece, we've reviewed the best gas can caps in 2022 along with their benefits and drawbacks. We've also put together a comprehensive buying guide to help you narrow down your options so you can figure out what to look for.
    October 20, 2021
  • If you often go on long drives with your friends or relatives, you may have run out of gas (or come close) in the middle of nowhere. Having extra gas in a can is helpful, but you'll need the best gas can spouts in 2021 to make it easier to actually pour gas into the filler port.Gas can spouts might not be the first thing that springs to mind - we can't deny that using a funnel instead of a spout helps you to work more swiftly. It can, however, be more hassle than it's worth unless you're pressed for time. Not to forget the fact that even a minor leak might ruin your paint job.A gas can spout you more control, lowers waste, and eliminates spills. Though it may appear to be a straightforward procedure, several states require you to utilize a certain type of gas can spout. In this article, we'll spotlight the best gas can spouts available in 2021.
    September 29, 2021
  • If you’re somebody who loves to travel and pack all your adventure-worthy items with you in your vehicle, then you inevitably will need extra space. Roof racks are a great way to expand your vehicle's cargo capacity in no time.Some vehicles already have roof rails which makes it a lot easier to install a roof rack, while for others, you might want to go for aftermarket options. These roof racks free up space in your vehicle for more weather-sensitive items.We researched what attributes a good cargo roof rack should possess for all kinds of vehicles and shortlisted five of the best roof racks in 2022. Take a look!
    September 16, 2021
  • Kia redesigned the Sorento for 2021 and it’s obvious they put significant time and effort in updating this SUV to become a strong competitor in the midsize SUV segment. Considering that the company was once considered an upstart in the auto industry, the stylish and feature-laden 2021 Sorento shows that Kia has what it takes to be the new benchmark.
    June 28, 2021
  • Portable GPS trackers are mini transmitters that allow you to track vehicles, people, pets, motorbikes, overseas cargo, and any other assets in real-time. Once the tracker is set up and positioned, you can view its real-time location using a mobile phone, PC, or tablet. Whether you are training to become the next James Bond, or just want to check on your new pup, we’ve rounded up the best GPS tracker devices in 2022 to help you keep an eye on things. If you're doing further research, check out our buyer's guide below.
    June 23, 2021
  • Cars come in different body styles, but the sedan is easily recognizable with its three-box design – a front compartment holding the engine, a larger middle compartment usually with two rows of seats for passengers, and the rear compartment that is the trunk.
    March 26, 2021
  • Cars are constantly exposed to contaminants and the elements, in an unending shower of sun rays, dust, mud, rocks, bird poop, and other cars banging into them. Over time, these elements deplete the quality and shine of car paint, making the vehicle look old and rusty.
    March 26, 2021
  • There are two categories of people in this world – those who love to travel and those who don’t. But whether you belong to the former or the latter, if you do have a journey to make, then this article is just for you. Whether you are a keen explorer or tourist or just have an important trip to make, there are some boxes you need to check before you hop in your vehicle and move.
    March 18, 2021
  • A car is like a mechanical pet; feed it good and it will live long, neglect it and it will act sick. It is quite normal that you forget to look out for or fail to spot faults that your car may be developing, especially due to hectic schedules. The story changes when you know exactly what to look out for, and how to combat them. This article will show you ten of the most common car problems and how to get them fixed before they become a bigger issue.
    March 17, 2021
  • What's a jolly ride without a great sound system? For most drivers, listening to music while driving is an absolute must. Whether you are stuck in traffic or are making a long trip, good music can keep you going and in a great mood while other drivers are bored out of their minds.
    March 17, 2021
  • Owning a car is like being a parent to a child that will never grow up and take care of itself – a never-ending liability you will just have to learn to live with. And while the excitement of a new car may get you through the first few weeks, you will soon be hit with the reality of all it takes to maintain one – from fuel costs and required regular checks to tax payments and compulsory tests.
    March 10, 2021
  • You rely on your car’s headlights to provide a field of vision at night, and to help you see when it is misty outside. Weak headlights can increase your risk of being involved in an accident, and lead to other safety hazards for you and pedestrians. With a headlight restoration kit, you can restore your headlights to their original state. This improves their efficacy in producing better lighting at night. In the list we share the Best Headlight Restoration Kits in 2022, our focus is to help you find a kit that will make it easier to restore your headlights.
    March 01, 2021
  • Modern cars today don’t only emphasize outstanding technical performance, but also aesthetically pleasing interiors to match. And if you use your car often, stains from footwear, food, dirty hands, pets, dust, etc. are sure to occur frequently – which is why you need a car interior cleaner on hand to keep your car in great shape. The best car interior cleaners in 2022 come with formulas specifically designed for the materials common to most cars, are ready to use right out of the box, and making cleaning very easy.When scouting for a car interior cleaner, you want one that can be used for very long, is easy to dispense, is biodegradable, non-toxic, and yields excellent cleaning results.We have compiled a list of car interior cleaners that check all these boxes and don’t cost a fortune.
    March 01, 2021
  • My dad always said that the right tool makes all the difference when working on a project. Something as simple as a leveler when hanging a picture or the right knife when preparing a meal will make the experience more pleasant and ensure it was done right the first time. A vehicle can be thought of in the same way. Sure, a Jeep Wrangler can be used as a daily commuter and drive on pavement all its life, but it’s loud, uncomfortable, and not the right tool for the job. Likewise, a Corvette is a blast to drive on paved roads, but won't get very far when tarmac gives way to rocks and dirt hills. Both the Wrangler and Corvette can be used for a road trip as well, but it's clearly not something either was designed around.
    January 11, 2021
  • The 2021 Kia K5 competes in the midsize sedan segment. Formerly known as the Optima in the North American market, the K5 adopts a name change and injects an already good-looking sedan with even more style and technology.
    December 04, 2020
  • Winter will soon be arriving which means rain, snow, ice, slick roads, and everything in between. Holiday travel can be hazardous when Mother Nature doesn’t want to cooperate, but adequate preparation can minimize the risks associated with driving in winter conditions. Our staff at Bestcovery has compiled a list of must-haves to help you safely make the trek over the river and through the woods to visit grandma for the holidays.
    November 24, 2020
  • GM has resurrected the HUMMER nameplate as a new GMC model, but it is a far cry from the gas-powered H2s and H3s scattered around the parking lot at your local shopping mall. GMC intends the 2022 HUMMER EV to be its halo truck; as such, the new HUMMER is packed with tons of technology and bombastic stats. GMC is dubbing it the "world’s first supertruck," and we're inclined to agree. It will have some competition in the near future with Tesla’s Cybertruck and Rivian’s R1T, as well as the upcoming all-electric Ford F-150 and the recently-announced Ram EV truck. Below are some of the best features of the new HUMMER EV that will help it stand out, and we’ll also tell you how much it’ll set you back to park one in your garage in the future.
    October 30, 2020
  • The Cadillac CT5-V competes in the luxury compact sport sedan segment. Over the past 20 years or so, Cadillac has invested huge amounts of capital and effort into building up the V brand to compete with the likes of BMW’s M and Mercedes-Benz AMG cars. Previous V-branded vehicles took the fight directly to the competition, often with impressive results and shattered egos. This repositioning of the V brand now represents a newer category of milder, more street-friendly machines with approachable performance. Cadillac hopes there's enough fondness for the V sub-brand, and the CT5-V is an excellent, albeit misunderstood first foot forward.
    October 15, 2020
  • The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer competes in the subcompact crossover segment. Chevrolet revives the Trailblazer nameplate to compete in the ever-growing subcompact SUV segment.
    September 30, 2020
  • Remember the time when you rode your bike with no hands on the handlebars? The freedom you felt, trusting your balance and your bike to not throw you off at any minute? Okay, so it might not be exactly the same, but Cadillac’s Super Cruise adaptive cruise control aims to take out some of the fatigue of being behind the wheel and let the vehicle control the gas, brakes, and steering - only asking you to monitor the system just in case.
    September 23, 2020
  • We're now in the final stretch of our checklist to make sure your vehicle is in good shape for a much-needed road trip!
    August 13, 2020
  • All vehicles rely on a specific set of fluids to operate, and each system carries its own maintenance requirements. Luckily, most of these fluids are very easy to check and top off if needed. Let's go over the most commonly encountered types.
    August 06, 2020
  • Riding a motorcycle is adventurous and exhilarating. You surely have seen racing on TV; you’ve seen a lot of motorcycle riders in your area, and you want to get in on the fun. While it all seems like innocent fun, the truth is, motorcycling can be very dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. The cold reality is that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than people in a car. The causes range from drinking alcohol before riding, not wearing a helmet, and unfortunate interactions with other motorists. This is why thousands of motorcyclists get killed every year while riding.
    July 01, 2020
  • With so many great landscapes to explore, riding across the country on a motorcycle is incredibly fascinating, enjoyable, and can be considered a fun-filled adventure. Smart motorcycle travelers are those who have logged enough miles to learn that anything can go wrong; seasoned riders know that common-sense preparation goes a long way toward keeping you on the road.
    June 29, 2020