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These Are All The Manual Transmission Cars Available Today

Here's a look at every single car available with a manual transmission today. We've also provided a handy guide showing the cost or savings when choosing a manual, as well as the fuel economy.

Today: New Wheels Without a Dealership?

Heather is shopping for her first car in 20 years, so she can transport her mom and her mom's wheelchair around town. The problem? She's hated interacting with dealers. Can she get a new car without one?

Laura's One Year Car

Laura's family needs a second car so she can do research for her dissertation, but she only plans to keep it for a year. Should she buy or lease? Car Talk's advice here.

Finding an Honest Car Seller

How to size up the person you're about to buy from.

Best Ride for a Water Buffalo? How About a Pygmy Goat?

Carey needs a replacement for the 1998 Toyota RAV4 that's been faithfully transporting a menagerie of water buffalos, pygmy goats, dogs, and retired racehorses for years. What does Car Talk recommend?

5 Extra-Cool eBay Listings: Green Day's camper and Miss Hurst Golden Shifter

Got a million burning a hole in your Paypal account? Good news! We've got some eBay deals for you.

Will Car Sales Go Online? The Kicking Tires Factor Says Not Yet.

When buying vehicles, women are often disrespected, and everyone gets bamboozled by slick sales tactics and trade-in woes. But people still like to see, touch and drive cars before spending boatloads of money on them.

Today: Best Car to Buy for Doomsday?

Lynne's buying a new car and she's concerned about . . . Doomsday. Can Car Talk recommend a vehicle that will flourish in an environment of EMPs, limited fuel availability and worthless money? 

How to Buy a Really, Really Cheap Car

I'm an expert in what used to be $50 cars. Now you'd pay $1,000 or so, but you can still get a solid, reliable, long-lasting car for the price--as I did.

Retired Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Lana has been loyal to reliable, affordable cars her whole life. Now that she's retired, she's thinking about getting something a bit more fun but she's afraid the repair bills might send her into shock. Can Tom and Ray recommend something that fits the bill? 


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