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After fuel prices remained stagnant due to the Covid-19 outbreak in 2020 and some parts of 2021, we witnessed a steep rise in 2022. In the automotive industry, higher fuel prices significantly affect consumers’ buying decisions. Thankfully, buyers now have a number of choices in the shape of hybrids as well as conventional combustion engine vehicles. To make it easier for you to buy a gas-efficient car, we bring you the best mpg cars of 2022. Best MPG Cars With Hybrid Powertrain This is a list of highly economical, affordable, and reliable hybrid cars. The MPG figures of these cars are based on EPA’s fuel mileage ratings. 1. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq – 55 MPG Combined The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq takes the crown in our list of best fuel-efficient cars, delivering up to 54 mpg in the city, 57 mpg on the highway, and 55 mpg combined. Power comes from a…

When deciding to buy a used car, perhaps one of the most critical factors is its reliability. A reliable car performs its duties for years while assuring you it will not break down on the way. Furthermore, a dependable vehicle will be light on your pocket, as it won’t require frequent repairs. The question is how we can determine the most reliable used cars available on the market. Well, independent agencies like J.D. Power and U.S. News have taken it upon them to release dependability ratings each year. J.D. Power receives responses from thousands of verified car owners and rates a vehicle according to its type and the number of issues the owners report. The fewer problems a vehicle reports, the higher is its reliability score. What are the Most Reliable Used Cars to Buy? Below we will provide the ten most reliable used cars based on research of J.D.…

Have you ever thought about sleeping in your car on a trip? It won’t be wrong to say that you must have contemplated it at least once before renting a room in a hotel. Camp-Inn (known for making retro-style travel trailers) has used this idea as an inspiration and created Toyota Prius Camper, which is not just a hybrid car you can travel in but also sleep in as well. It is perfect for those who want to take their Prius anywhere. Living in a car was not an option before this Prius camper van. With the benefit of having a spacious cabin that sleeps four people, you can travel as far as you want to go without having to worry about renting a hotel or placing a camp in the wild. What To Expect From Prius Camper As said earlier, the Prius camper is a chic modern RV conversion…

Do you want to travel around the world within the comfort of your home? Well, you can easily do that now by opting for an RV (Recreational Vehicle) that has all the amenities you would require in a house. But the million-dollar question is what is the best RV for full-time living. Around 1,000,000 Americans lived in their RVs year-round by 2018, according to the Washington Post. The RV sales skyrocketed during COVID. While it shows the mass adoption of RVs, it doesn’t mean every RV is the best motorhome for full-time living. Fairly, the best RV for full-time living depends on some factors and your specific needs. Before we reveal the best RVs to live in, let’s discuss the types of RVs and factors that make an RV great. Types of RVs Of course, without knowing the different types of RVs, you might be unable to pick the most…

The headliner of the car often gets neglected when it comes to car maintenance. Unlike other functions that affect the performance and life span of your car if you don’t keep them cleaned, a dirty car headliner doesn’t make much of a difference. But it can look unsightly. There are various kinds of stains that can get on the headliner of your car. If left as it is, it can increase the risk of getting attacked by bed bugs and decrease the value of your car when you sell it. Image by Flickr That’s why, it is important to clean your car headliner periodically, if not Regularly. Top 3 Ways to Get Stains Out of Your Car Headliner Without Any Hassle 1. Using Upholstery Cleaner to Brush the Stain Off The easiest way to remove stains from a car headliner is by using an upholstery spray and a brush. Materials…

Having leather upholstery in your car is a luxury. One that costs thousands of dollars and takes effort to maintain. But if you do take care of it properly, it gives you the value of its money and lasts the entire lifetime of your car. And in this content you will learn how to clean leather car seats in simple ways. However, most people avoid installing leather seats because they think it’s high maintenance. Sure, it might take some effort to keep the leather looking new but it is worth it. Moreover, cleaning leather car seats is not as difficult as people assume. In fact, it is easier than getting rid of pests in your car. So, if you’ve got leather upholstery in your family car and want to clean it yourself, here’s a detailed guide to cleaning it and taking care of it to minimize damage. Which Type of…

The transmission in your car is the thing used to change gears, but we bet you knew that. Since the 1940s, there have really been just two types of transmissions: standards and automatics. With a standard transmission, you shift the gears yourself and with an automatic, the transmission does it for you. But we bet you knew that too. Today, however, it’s not quite so simple anymore. The transmission family has a new sibling for you to get to know: the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). What’s The Difference? Conventional automatic transmissions use sets of gears that provide different ratios or speeds. Control units sense speeds and then shift a transmission’s gears automatically to provide the most appropriate ratio for a given driving situation: lowest gears for low speeds, middle gears for acceleration and passing, and higher gears for efficient cruising. This is visually indicated in most vehicles with a selector display (P-R-N-D-L)…