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AARP Auto The Go-To Destination For Your Auto Needs

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One-Stop Shop

Now you have a trusted destination for every aspect of auto ownership — from hassle-free buying, insuring and maintaining a car to driving it safely. Here you’ll find useful tips and information plus member services and discounts. Enjoy the possibilities of a better car experience.



Buy A Car

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AARP Auto Buying Program

Save time and money with a stress-free deal

How It Works: AARP Auto Buying Program  

Learn how it can help you

Hassle Free Car-Buying

Free websites allow you to comparison shop, haggle less on price

Things You Should Know Before Buying a Convertible

Factor in additional expenses, limitations for these cars

Latest High-Tech Car Features

From essentials to indulgences, here’s what to look for

Car Buying for Older Drivers

Boomers create a hot market for smart, convenient cars

Cars for Caregivers

Caring for someone else can mean a lot of time in the car. Make sure it’s the right one

Used Car Buying Tips

Consumer advocate Ron Burley helps you pay a fair price for your next automobile

Drive Safely

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AARP Driver Safety

Find online and classroom courses on driving safely at our Driving Resource Center 

Driver Safety Online Course

Take a class in the comfort of your own home

Driving Safely With Your Dog

Harnesses and barriers can protect your pets from injury

7 Distracted Driving Tips

The best advice for keeping your eyes safely on the road

Are You a Smart, Defensive Driver?

Cars and traffic rules have changed. Take our quiz to find out if you’re still up to speed

Car Maintenance Is Key to Safety

See if your car is road-ready with these helpful tips

Driving Tips for Caregivers

Elinor Ginzler answers your questions about transporting loved ones

Car Care

Filling car tires. 99 Ways to Save.

Cost-Cutting Tips From Jeff Gordon

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon gives advice on how to avoid repairs

Summer Driving Tips

Summer months signal road trips and hot weather. Keep yourself safe and cool on the roads with these tips

Real Costs of Owning a Car

If you’re like most people, you’re underestimating the true price tag

5 Ways to Save on Gas 

Tip the nozzle and keep windows closed on the highway

Car Repairs and Discounts

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Stretch Your Car Rental Dollars

Many organizations — including AAA, AARP and Costco — offer car rental discounts

Avis Budget Group Rental Car

AARP discount on renting intermediate and larger cars


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Classic Cars Then and Now

The rides of our youth are hitting the road — from a showroom near you

Driverless Car Is Coming!

The self-driving car — a godsend for older Americans — is now on the horizon

Ways to Save on Car Expenses

Cheap gas and preventive maintenance make owning a car far more affordable

Great Songs About Cars

If you love the open road, we've got the tunes for you


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Gas Cost Calculator

Estimate the cost of gas for any type of road

Auto Repair Price Estimator

Find out the fair price for your car repair

Maps and Driving Directions

Find special AARP offers and discounts in your area 


AARP Driver Safety: How Roundabouts Work

Take the new AARP Smart Driver course

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Memeber Benefits Auto Buying Program

Save time and money on your next car purchase with the AARP Auto Buying Program.

zipcar car service member discount

Members save 33% on an annual Zipcar membership and get a $40 driving credit.

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Members can save 10% (up to $50) on auto repairs at RepairPal Certified shops.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Rewards for Good

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Redeem your points to save on merchandise, travel, and more.

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This program is supported by a generous grant from Toyota to AARP Foundation.

*Upon completion, you may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount. Other restrictions apply.

Consult your agent for details.