Reference Resources & Quick Facts
- Automotive.com - "The web's
ultimate automotive resource for both new and used cars."
- AutoTrader.com - Find
out all you need to know to buy your next car, especially if you are looking
for a used car. You can search for over 600,000 cars online and
are updated daily. You can check out car reviews and ratings from
respected sources like Consumers Digest, Car and Driver,
Road & Track and car prices from the Kelley
Blue Book. You can even register to receive automatic notifications
of safety and recall information. Financial calculators allow you
to figure out loan payments.
- California Driver
Handbooks - From the California Department of Motor Vehicles, this
site has the text of the Driver Handbook as well as the
Motorcycle Handbook, Mature Drivers Handbook, and the
Recreational Vehicles and Trailers Handbook. Sample driver
tests are available as well.
- CARS - Vehicle and Equipment
Information - From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
this site has databases of safety problems, recalls, defect
investigations, manufacturers' technical service bulletins, etc.
- Edmunds.com - Edmund's was the first
site on the Internet to provide automobile pricing information at no cost.
Edmund's also provides extensive automobile reviews, consumer information,
information about incentives and rebates, expert analysis of late-breaking
developments in the automotive world.
- Kelley Blue Book - New Car Pricing,
Bluebook Values - The information you need to make informed choices,
whether you are buying a new or used car; selling or trading in your own
car. Includes online finance quotes, insurance quotes and new car
reviews. For the US automotive market only.
Economy Guide - Published by the U.S. Department of Energy as an aid
to consumers considering the purchase of a new vehicle. The Guide lists
estimates of miles per gallon (mpg) for each vehicle available for the
new model year. These estimates are provided by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency in compliance with Federal Law.
- NADAguides.com - From the
National Automobile Dealers Association, this site claims to be "America's
largest publisher of used vehicle values." Has new car prices as
well as used car pricing for 1981 to 1999 and classic car pricing for 1930