What is a “CVT” Transmission ~ Scotty Kilmer

CVTs (Continuous Variable Transmissions) are cheaper to build and get around 6% better gas mileage over automatic transmissions, says auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer. Because of these features, more and more manufacturers are putting CVTs in their cars—in some models they...

What kind of cars have lowest insurance rates?

Another sensible tip from Houston auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer—this time about auto insurance. If you’re trying to select a car model with the lowest insurance rates, go with models with the smaller engine (4 cylinders over 6 cylinders) and seek out 4-door...

Why some new car engines burn oil – Scotty Kilmer

Here’s a good example of why I like Houston auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer’s videos. Scotty reveals the dirty little secrets auto manufacturers don’t want you to know. In this video, Scotty explains why new, well-designed and built cars should NOT burn...