Automotive Guide

Maintenance & Repair

  • Chilton Automotive Repair
    Includes step-by-step repair procedures, wiring diagrams and illustrations for cars and trucks from 1940 to present. Also offers Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician test preparation. (Library card required for access.)
  • Old Car Manual Project
    Contains scanned copies of owner’s manuals, brochures and advertisements for a variety of old automobiles.

Price Guides

    New and used car pricing information as well as guides, reviews, and advice on automobile purchasing, ownership, finance and insurance.
  • Kelley Blue Book
    New and used car pricing information, as well as dealer invoices and manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for new cars.
  • J.D. Power Guides (formerly NADA Guides)
    Pricing information for cars, motorcycles, scooters, snowmobiles, recreational vehicles (RVs), boats and manufactured homes.


  • Consumer Reports
    Get unbiased, current ratings and recommendations on thousands of products including cars.
  • Motor Vehicle Licensing
    Information on licensing and obtaining a title from the Missouri Department of Revenue.
  • Autotrader
    Source for researching, comparing, buying and selling cars.
  • Car and Driver
    New car buying guides, reviews, industry news and features, such as 10Best lists, hybrid cars, etc.
  • Fuel Economy
    Official U.S. government source for gas mileage, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings and safety information for new and used cars and trucks.
  • IIHS Crash Tests
    Independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing crashes on national highways by testing and rating vehicles.
  • IntelliChoice
    Vehicle information, including cost of ownership over a five-year period.
    Guide on car leasing and calculators.

Recalls & Consumer Protection