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The ultimate car book, 2000

Author: Jack Gillis
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 20th anniversary ed., 2000 edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Gillis
ISBN: 0062736892 9780062736895
OCLC Number: 43400962
Notes: "A HarperResource book."
"3 books combined!"--Cover.
"Jack Gillis' guide to this year's best and worst"--Cover.
Description: 464 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Safety 7 --
Crash Tests: How the Cars are Rated 9 --
Crash Test Charts 10 --
Automatic Crash Protection 17 --
Airbag Deployment 19 --
Safety Belts 20 --
Child Safety Seats 21 --
Using Your Child Safety Seat 22 --
Child Safety Seat Types 23 --
Children and Airbags 24 --
Anti-Lock Brakes 25 --
Four-Wheel Drive 26 --
Rollover 27 --
Off-Road Driving 30 --
Future of Safety 32 --
Fuel Economy 33 --
Factors Affecting Fuel Economy 35 --
Emissions Options 36 --
Fuel Economy Misers and Guzzlers 37 --
Products that Don't Work 38 --
Maintenance 39 --
Maintenance Costs 41 --
Service Contracts 49 --
Tips for Dealing with a Mechanic 50 --
Warranties 51 --
Warranty Introduction 52 --
Secret Warranties 54 --
Comparing Warranties 56 --
Warranty Comparisons 57 --
Insurance 59 --
No-Fault Insurance 61 --
Reducing Insurance Costs 62 --
Auto Theft 64 --
Bumpers 65 --
Complaints 67 --
Arbitration 70 --
Auto Safety Hotline 72 --
Complaint Index 73 --
Center for Auto Safety 74 --
Consumer Groups and Government 76 --
Automobile Manufacturers 77 --
Lemon Laws 78 --
Showroom Strategies 83 --
Showroom Strategies 85 --
Depreciation 87 --
Getting the Best Price 88 --
CarBargains' Best Price Service 89 --
Financing 90 --
Leasing vs. Buying 92 --
Using the Internet 94 --
Corporate Twins and Asian Cousins 95 --
How to Buy a Used Car 96 --
Buying Guide/Best Bets 97 --
Car Ratings 113 --
Car Pages 118 --
Tires 459 --
Getting the Best Price 462 --
Top Rated Tires 463.
Responsibility: by Jack Gillis and Ashley Cheng with Ailis Aaron ; design by Amy Curran ; foreword by Clarence Ditlow, Center for Auto Safety.

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