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Car Storage Insurance, Explained
Car storage insurance is a reduced-coverage insurance ideal for vehicles that remain in storage or otherwise undriven for an extended period. 
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Abbey Orzech
Jan 05, 2023
2022 Hyundai Palisade Dimensions
The 2022 Hyundai Palisade is a spacious and luxurious full-size SUV. Click here for all the Palisade dimensions and to find out how size affects your car insurance.
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Matt Nightingale
Dec 27, 2022
2022 Kia Seltos Dimensions
A 103.5-inch wheelbase, 99.6 cubic feet of passenger space, and 26.6 cubic feet of storage make the 2022 Kia Seltos an above-average-size subcompact SUV.
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Jasmine Kanter
Dec 23, 2022
2022 Honda Civic Dimensions
The Honda Civic is one of the longest-running and best-selling sedans on the market, offering a spacious trunk and interior.
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Jasmine Kanter
Dec 23, 2022
Parked Car Insurance, Explained
Even if you never drive your car, it’s still a good idea to keep it protected in case of damage from vandalism, animals, or even inclement weather.
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Sarah Gray
Dec 23, 2022
Do You Need Car Insurance if Your Car Doesn’t Work?
A run-down car doesn’t usually require insurance as long as it’s not registered. You may still want some coverage, though.
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Shannon Fitzgerald
Dec 23, 2022
2021 Ford Expedition Dimensions
Find the interior and exterior dimensions of your 2021 Ford Expedition here.
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Brian Hicks
Nov 23, 2022
2021 Lincoln Nautilus Dimensions
Your resource for 2021 Lincoln Nautilus dimensions is right here.
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Claire Beaney
Nov 23, 2022
2022 Cadillac CT4 Interior Review
The 2022 Cadillac CT4 interior is a little tight and looks a bit cheap—but for a starting price of just $35,090, you may be willing to overlook these minor details.
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Matt Nightingale
Nov 09, 2022
How Big Is the Frunk on the Rivian R1T?
Just how big is the front trunk on the 2022 Rivian R1T, and what can it be used for?
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Andrew Kidd
Jul 24, 2022
How to Install and Remove Car Covers
Car covers protect your paint from birds, trees, dust, and debris. Here's how to use a car cover to protect your vehicle.
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Mindy Hood
Jun 27, 2022
A $12 Million House in Montana Comes With a 50-Car Garage
A house on sale for $12 million has a garage that can fit 50 cars. The underground garage offers a built-in electric car charger and other features.
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Jane Lu
Jun 27, 2022
How to Remove Your Car From Long-Term Storage
Removing your car from long-term storage means washing and airing it out, checking the fluid levels, tire pressure, and inspecting under the hood.
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Nicholas Wilson
Dec 05, 2022
How to Store a Car Long-Term
Prepare your car for long-term storage by fueling up, unplugging the battery, changing the fluids, and keeping it clean. Read this article on long-term car storage to learn more.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Dec 05, 2022
Do Still You Need Insurance if Your Car Is in Storage?
Car insurance is a necessity for all drivers, but what about if the car isn't getting any use? Here's what you need to know.
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Brady Klopfer
Apr 27, 2022
How to Stow Away the Stow n Go Seats in a Chrysler or Dodge Minivan
The Dodge and Chrysler minivans have easy-to-stow seats. Here's how to stow and go your seats in models like the Dodge Grand Caravan and more.
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Jacquelyn Childs
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Car Storage

What is the Mazda CX-5’s cargo capacity?
I’ve test driven a lot of cars and my favorite is the Mazda CX-5. I’m still deciding on what trim level I want to buy, but cargo space is an important consideration for me. Do all Mazda CX-5 trim levels have the same cargo capacity?
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Jim Burg
Mar 25, 2022
How do you keep flies from pooping on your car?
I’m so frustrated—no matter where I park when I go to the beach, my car always ends up covered in yellow spots from fly poop. How do you keep flies from pooping on your car?
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Brittni Brinn
Mar 24, 2022
How big is a Toyota Camry’s trunk space?
I’m looking to buy a newer Toyota Camry, but I do a lot of outdoor activities and need a lot of trunk space. What’s a Toyota Camry’s trunk space?
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Melanie Mergen
Mar 31, 2022
How do you remove dust from a car exterior?
My Corvette has been sitting in my garage all winter and has gotten seriously dusty! What’s the best way to remove dust from the exterior?
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Will Baldwin
Nov 23, 2021
How do you fit a car cover?
I'm going on a month-long study abroad trip, and I'm planning to store my car. I want to keep it protected while I'm gone. I heard car covers are good for protection, but I'm not sure where to start looking. How do I find a car cover to fit it?
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Emily Maracle
Dec 05, 2022
How many square feet is a 2-car garage?
My wife and I are looking at homes, and we found a great one with a two-car garage. We were hoping for some storage space along with our two cars, but we aren’t sure it’s big enough. What’s the standard square footage for a 2-car garage?
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Joshua Levy
Nov 23, 2021
How many Girl Scout Cookie cases fit in a car?
Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been waiting for my daughter’s shipment of Girl Scout cookies to arrive as eagerly as the next guy, but now that they’re here, we have to pick them up and then deliver them. She has **a lot** of orders to fill, so I need to know how many cases I can fit in my car.
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Sarah Gray
Mar 22, 2022
Where should I keep my car when I travel?
I’m going out of town for about three weeks. I’ve never been away from home for that long, so I’m worried about what I should do with my car. Where is the safest place to park my car when I’m away on vacation?
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Eric Schad
Apr 01, 2022
What’s Stow N Go seating?
I always hear commercials for cars with Stow N Go seating. It sounds strange and I have no idea what it means. What is Stow N Go seating?
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Maxine Boyko
Apr 01, 2022
How do you pull down a Honda Civic back seat?
What’s the best way to pull down a Honda Civic back seat? I thought my seats were supposed to fold, but I can’t find any straps on them.
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Liz Jenson
Dec 27, 2021
How do you start a car that has been sitting for a long time?
What’s the best way to start a car that hasn’t run for a while? My sister and I found an old car in my uncle's garage and we want to get it moving again.
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Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
How do you lower the back seat in a Honda Civic?
What’s the best way to lower the back seat in my Honda Civic? I want to transport a bed frame in my car, but I can’t figure out how to do it without removing the whole seat back, which seems extreme.
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Liz Jenson
Jan 28, 2022
How much cargo space does a 2018 Toyota Highlander have?
One of the things I'm looking for in my new car is a lot of storage space! I'm comparing Toyotas right now, and I'm curious how much cargo space a 2018 Toyota Highlander has?
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Claire Beaney
Feb 25, 2022
How can I insure a truck that won't be driven?
"Is there a cheap way to insure a truck that won't get driven? I recently bought a new car and I didn't trade my old truck in like I thought I would. It might get used for camping, but I'm unsure."
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Shannon Martin
Dec 29, 2021
Where do you park a car during winter if you are traveling?
I’m going to Mexico for a week to get out of the snowy weather where I live. I’ve never left my home state, so I’m not really sure what to do with my car. Where should I park my car during winter if I’m traveling?
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Eric Schad
Apr 01, 2022
What is a 2019 Tahoe’s towing capacity?
I'm in the market for a new car and have just started looking at various Chevrolet models. What is the 2019 Tahoe’s towing capacity?
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Claire Beaney
Mar 24, 2022
How do I shrink wrap my car?
I have a classic car that I’m going to be storing over the winter and I want to shrink wrap it to keep it safe. How can I do this?
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Sarah Gray
Mar 22, 2022
What is the Honda Odyssey's cargo space?
I’m having another child in a month so I’ve been shopping for minivans. The Honda Odyssey gets great ratings, but I want to make sure that it has enough space in the rear. How much cargo space does the Honda Odyssey have?
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Eric Schad
Mar 01, 2022
How do I keep my car cool in the summer?
What are some ways I can keep my car cool in the summer? I have leather seats, and they always get so hot.
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Liz Jenson
Oct 26, 2021
What does the Acura TLX 2021’s interior look like?
I'm in the market for a new car and just started looking at different Acura models—I'm particularly interested in one with a decent interior. What does the interior of the Acura TLX 2021 look like?
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Claire Beaney
Mar 31, 2022
How wide is a three-car garage?
I’m looking into buying a new house, and I want to make sure it has space for my four cars. I know a four-car garage would be ideal—but I’d like to buy a smaller property if possible. How big are standard three-car garages?
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Joshua Levy
Nov 23, 2021
What is the best way to protect my car while it is stored for winter?
This will be my first winter as a retiree and I have decided to become a snowbird! Since I will be in Florida six months of the year, how should I store my car for the winter? Is there anything I can do to protect it while I am gone?
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Shannon Martin
Oct 14, 2021
How do I store a car in Florida?
I live in Florida, but I got a one-year job contract in New York City. I won’t need my car in the Big Apple, so I’m going to keep it at my house in Tampa. I’ve never stored a car before, so I’m wondering, how do I store a car in Florida?
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Eric Schad
Dec 05, 2022
How long can a car sit without being driven?
I'm thinking about storing my car for the winter (we get a lot of snow where I live, and I doubt I'd be driving very much anyway). How long can a car sit before it needs to be driven? Would storage damage my car in some way?
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Liz Jenson
Dec 05, 2022
How tall is the average car?
My last car was a Porsche Boxter, but now that I have a kid on the way, I’m thinking about getting an SUV. When I was shopping, I noticed that SUVs seemed super tall to me. That got me wondering what height most cars are. What’s the average height of a car?
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Eric Schad
Mar 04, 2022
What is the BMW X3's cargo space?
I love luxury cars, and in particular, BMWs. That said, my wife is having our first child in a few weeks. While I still want a BMW, I want to make sure that it’s big enough for my needs. How much cargo space does the BMW X3 have?
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Eric Schad
Mar 04, 2022
What are the Toyota Highlander’s trunk dimensions?
I’m in the market for a new SUV and one of my friends recommended the Toyota Highlander. I’m a bit of a nature lover and sometimes bring a lot of gear along with me, so I want to know what the dimensions are for the Highlander’s trunk?
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Jim Burg
Mar 25, 2022
What does the 2019 Acura TLX's interior look like?
I’ve been looking for a new car and the Acura TLX is a model that caught my eye recently—but what does the 2019 Acura TLX's interior look like?
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Claire Beaney
Mar 31, 2022
What does the Infiniti QX80's interior look like?
I'm in the market for a new car and have just started researching different Infiniti models—I’m really looking for something with a decently-sized interior. What does the Infiniti QX80's interior look like?
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Claire Beaney
Mar 31, 2022
Can I pause my car insurance while I’m traveling?
I’m going on a six-month backpacking trip across Southeast Asia this spring, and I’m leaving my car at home. Since I won’t be driving it for six months, I don’t want to pay for car insurance I don’t need. Can I pause my car insurance while I’m traveling?
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Talullah Blanco
Jan 28, 2022

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