Cars, Trucks & Engines

You may have passed the test for your driver's license, but that doesn't mean you'll ace our quizzes about all things auto. Buckle up, because we're about to test your auto knowledge.

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You care about the environment, but you also need transportation, and you like power, when possible. How do you satisfy all these needs? Maybe with a hybrid.

By Mark Lichtenstein

They make some of the most efficient and safe cars in the world, but how much do you know about Japanese auto manufacturers? Fancy and fun, their cars revolutionize the industry, and now we're going to test your familiarity! So pour a cup of green tea and let's get started.

By Annette Parks

You press on the gas pedal and your car goes vroom. But do you know what really makes it work? Test your knowledge about the basics of auto mechanics.

By rebecca stigall

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Cars from the '50s changed everything. Not only were they beautiful, they were also the start of a high-octane car culture that's still rolling strong. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge​ of all things 1950s automobiles. Do you think you're an expert?

By Annette

By some estimates, car manufacturers built about 72 million cars in 2016 alone. Maybe you know your car models...or maybe you don't. Let's see if you can match the manufacturer to the model!

There's one under the hood of every vehicle Ford makes -- some well-known for their good performance and others well-known for, well, incidents that include flying spark plugs. Let's see how much you know about the engines Ford has engineered and manufactured.

By Maria Trimarchi

Skipping an oil change. Topping off your car's gas tank. "Treating" your car to a higher octane fuel. Despite our good intentions, many of the habits we have when it comes to our cars may actually be doing damage to them. How many of these things are you guilty of doing?

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Sometimes when you look at someone's ride, you just know things, like how long they've been using the same old rig. Is your truck obviously a clunker or has your TLC kept it mint?

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

Whether you are a man having his mid-life crisis or a teenage girl with too much parental indulgence, driving a muscle car is the dream. Of course, first you have to take it for a test drive. Which muscle car would be right for you then?

By Mark Lichtenstein

Automobiles play a major role in modern human society. As with any common product, the history of the automobile is plagued with half-truths and misconceptions. Do you know these common car myths?

By John Miller

Germany is the third-largest maker of automobiles on Earth. Just as important, German cars are acclaimed for their refinements and reliability. How much do you know about German car makers?

By John Miller

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Oh, the thrill of speed! If you're a motorcycle fan, then you know that nothing will get in the way of you and a good ride. In this quiz we're going to test your knowledge of the basic and not-so-basic facts of motorcycling​ and its history. So, buckle up - or rather, put on a helmet - and let's go for a ride!

By Annette

Yeah, you got a great truck. It's got loads of torque. It has reams of horsepower. It even has some personality. Does it have your personality, though? Let's find out how you should customize your truck.

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

Crossovers are hugely popular. They can be fast and nimble now, and they won't just roll over because you decided to turn at an intersection. You can pack them full of things and people, but does your family really need one? Let's find out!

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

Big paydays come from long hours, days, or even months behind the wheel of a big rig. Driving an eighteen wheeler around the block is hard, let alone across the country. Let's see if you have what it takes to be a trucker.

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

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Detroit gets a lot of the headlines, but England (and the rest of the United Kingdom) cranks out cars by the millions, too. How much do you know about U.K. car makers?

By John Miller

What gets your engine revving? Your car engine that is! Most drivers have no idea how an engine works. Do you? Prove it by taking this HowStuffWorks quiz!

Do you know your way around an engine? Is your garage full of the tools you need to fix things yourself? Test yourself and see if you can identify all of these tools from an image!

By Chelsea

The modern car market is cluttered with a plethora of models designed to suit a vast array of terrain and family needs. Do you know whether these vehicles are categorized as trucks, crossovers or full-fledged SUVs?

By John Miller

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Wheels! Gotta have 'em! You want a new car, obviously. Maybe you even need one. Still, can you afford it? Are you responsible enough? Do you have what it takes to purchase a new car? Are you ready? Let's find out!

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

American car makers have churned out millions of cars in the past century, but only some of them are truly memorable. Can you name these icons of American car manufacturing?

By John Miller

Whether you've just gotten a new crossover or you already have one, you should be taking it for a spin. Where should you be headed on your next road trip? Take this amazing quiz to find out!

By Khadija Leon

Every American, truck owner or not, has a fantasy of the great, bootstrapping, individualist adventure they will take their truck on. We fantasize about hopping in the pickup and facing the great outdoors like the rugged explorers we imagine ourselves to be. The question is, which back road adventure is right for you?

By Mark Lichtenstein

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Crossovers are the new cars. Americans prefer them to traditional sedans and station wagons, and it is likely you may have been considering one yourself. With an embarrassment of riches when it comes to choice, this can be a daunting proposition. Don't sweat it. This quiz will help you decide.

By Mark Philip Lichtenstein

From pickups to semis, how well do you know the history of trucks and the companies that make them? Test your knowledge of the truck manufacturing industry with this quiz!

By Olivia Seitz