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Toyota Recalling Some RAV4, Highlander Models For Airbag Issue

Toyota Recalling Some RAV4, Highlander Models For Airbag Issue

Toyota has announced that it will recall some 2007 and 2008 RAV4 models, along with some 2008 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models, to replace a potentially defective airbag sensor assembly. The issue concerns the vehicles' roll-sensing side-curtain airbag system; the failure of one of... read more

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2008 Lincoln MKZ

J.D. Power: Lexus, Lincoln—And Porsche 911—Found Most Trouble-Free

Looking back three years, Toyota has the most dependable vehicles, while Ford and GM again showed that many domestic-brand vehicles are far less trouble-prone than average... read more March 17, 2011 by  4


 
2006 Kia Optima LX

2006-2008 Kia Optima Recalled For Shift Cable Issue

Kia is recalling 70,115 Kia Optima models from the 2006 to 2008 model years, all with automatic transmissions, for an issue with the shift cable. The affected Optima models... read more March 12, 2011 by 


 
2008 Ford Focus

The Choice Between New Or Rebuilt Auto Parts

Replacement parts in the car repair industry are available in two flavors- new and rebuilt. You should know how the rebuilt or remanufactured (reman) supply stream works... read more March 4, 2011 by 


 
2009 Ford Escape

What Does It Cost To Trade Your Car With A Dealer?

The simplest way to dispose of a vehicle is to drive onto the sales lot of your local car dealership and proclaim, “I need another car and I’ve got a... read more February 28, 2011 by 


 
2009 Ford Taurus SE

Mistake #5 – Not Working as Hard On The Trade Value As The Selling Price

The Internet has changed how we buy cars. It’s no longer that unusual to buy a vehicle at the dealer’s invoice cost or below. This has resulted in a... read more February 28, 2011 by 


 
2007 Jeep Wrangler X

Jeep Owners Rally For A Recall, But NHTSA Says It's All Internet Hype

Auto recalls are a little like trips to the dentist: time-consuming, frustrating, and even though we know they're food for us, we'd rather avoid them. As such, it's a little... read more February 25, 2011 by  5


 
2008 Lexus IS 350 4-door Sport Sedan Auto Side Exterior View

Lexus GS and IS Involved in New Toyota Recall

Beleaguered Toyota can't seem to catch a break. The latest blow to the automaker comes in the form of a recall affecting some 245,000 Lexus GS and IS models sold here in the... read more January 26, 2011 by 


 
2008 Lexus IS 350

Huge New Toyota Recall Includes 245,000 Lexus GS, IS Sedans

It appears that the worst of Toyota's recall woes might not yet be past. The world's largest automaker confirmed plans today to recall nearly 1.7 million vehicles globally... read more January 25, 2011 by  1


 
Hyundai Veloster at Technical Center

Veloster? How About A Hyundai Zuma, Kona, or Pi Instead?

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is coming to next month's 2011 Detroit auto show, and the Accent-based sports coupe has plenty of unusual features brewing for its world debut, with... read more December 28, 2010 by  2


 
2008 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler, Dodge Minivans Recalled For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

Chrysler last week initiated a safety-related recall of 367,350 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, all from the 2008 model year, for an issue with... read more December 20, 2010 by 


 
2003 Pagani Zonda

TheCarConnection.com's Top 10 Cars with Angry Faces

This might come as a shock if you've spent the last 10 years behind the wheel of a cutesy Mazda Miata or a snuggly Volkswagen New Beetle and thought all cars were like... read more November 24, 2010 by  4


 
2008 Ford Taurus SEL

Buying From A Car Dealer: Getting The Most For Your Trade

The world of car sales—private sellers or at a dealership—is like the Wild West. It’s free-wheeling and whoever does the best job negotiating the terms of... read more October 24, 2010 by  1


 
2008 Aston Martin DBS

2007-2008 Aston Martin Models Recalled For Suspension Issue

Aston Martin dealerships might be a little busier over the next few months, as the British sports-car maker, which was long owned by Ford but sold to a Kuwaiti financial... read more October 6, 2010 by 


 
2006 Ford F-250 Super Chief concept

Contrary To Reports, Lincoln Not Planning Luxury Pickup

Reports that Lincoln might be planning a luxury pickup based on the current Ford Super Duty dredged up memories of Blackwood and Mark LT, a pair of vehicles best forgotten... read more October 5, 2010 by 


 
2008 BMW 3-Series 328i

Ask TCC: What Should I Know About Buying A 2008 BMW 3-Series?

As you might imagine, we get a lot of questions about buying cars--both new and used. Our friend Scott Mowbray wrote: I'm looking at a 2008 BMW 328 or 335, with about 25,000... read more September 13, 2010 by 


 
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