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Interested in alternative fuel options and gas savings? Take a look at our guide on electrics and hybrids.

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy an Acura MDX

The Acura MDX, which entered the market in 2001, was designed to address the need for a high-performance people-mover with an abundance of luxury features. Although the MDX replaced Acura’s SLX, its build was actually based on the popular Honda Pilot. In true Acura style, this newly-developed SUV was infused with the highest-quality comfort and performance features available.

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Top 15 Pick-up Trucks of 2017

Today’s trucks continue to change the landscape of the auto industry. They’re expected to be strong enough to live up to their original purpose as workhorses, and now consumers want them to be comfortable and stylish, too. Fortunately, manufacturers have taken notice of these desires and routinely deliver models with the power to get the job done and the features to make doing so enjoyable.

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Reasons to Buy a Pontiac G8

Though its tenure was short-lived and it was only available in the US for a single model year, the Pontiac G8 is still largely considered one of the best American sedans produced in recent history. The G8 was first developed and produced in Australia, where it was known as the Holden Commodore. It was rebadged for the North American market in 2008, where it replaced the Pontiac Bonneville.

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A Glossary of Automotive Terms

Looking for a used car and curious about all those terms? What’s ‘AWD’ mean, for example? How about horsepower? Read on, and be in the know!

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Reasons to Buy an Acura TL

If you’re conducting used car research to find a deal on pre-owned luxury vehicles, it only makes sense to learn about the Acura TL—a car with touring luxury actually built into its name. The Acura TL is a mid-sized luxury car that succeeded the Acura Vigor and was produced between 1996 and 2014. While the first-generation Acura TL (1996 to 1998) was manufactured in Japan, production soon shifted to the Honda plant in Marysville, Ohio.

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Which to Buy: Toyota Tundra vs Toyota Tacoma

When you’re looking for a used pickup truck, Toyota might not be the very first manufacturer that springs to mind. The Ford F150, Dodge Ram, and Chevy Silverado lead the sales charts these days, but that doesn’t mean you should leave very solid contenders like Toyota’s Tundra and Tacoma off your research list.

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Protect Yourself From Unwanted Car Entry

You may have read in the news recently about a rise in car theft incidents across the country—thieves have been gaining access to locked vehicles and helping themselves to their contents. How do they do it? Burglars can get into your car or truck with the help of a device that mimics the operation of the keyless entry fob on your keychain. And as more modern vehicles feature this convenience, there’s more opportunity for thieves to break into, and in some cases, drive off with these cars.

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Which to Buy: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Kia Sorento

Compact SUVs are popular right now, and with good reason. With road manners more like those of a car than a traditional SUV, they’re comfortable and easy to drive. In addition, their liftgates and folding back seats provide lots of cargo space, and the high seating position gives good visibility.

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Which to Buy: Dodge Charger vs. Pontiac G8

Since their inception, muscle cars have transformed ordinary drives into adventures. Their beefy V8 engines, impressive performance characteristics, and aggressive stances make enthusiastic owners think up new reasons to grab their keys and take their next drive. If you want to reignite your passion for driving and experience the best muscle car the world currently has to offer, you’ll need to wade through the abundant options. Of all your four-wheeled options, the Pontiac G8 and Dodge Charger are worth a place at the top of your search list.

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Reasons to Buy a Ford Taurus

If you’re doing used car research and looking for an affordable, pre-owned car with a long and successful history, you’ll want to know more about the Ford Taurus. This successful sedan has been in production for 30 years, debuting in 1986 as a mid-sized car. After a brief hiatus following the 2006 model year, the Taurus returned in 2007—this time as a full-sized car. It’s a car that America has embraced, and it’s become the fifth best-selling Ford of all time.

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