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Shopping for My First Car - Lessons Learned Back in the Day

Shopping for My First Car - Lessons Learned Back in the Day

It was 1975, I was twenty, and Albuquerque at that time offered up a plethora of used automotive opportunities. I had a budget of $ 1,500 or less, and not much experience to draw on. A Plymouth Gold Duster with an automatic was my Drivers Ed chariot in New York, and a white 3-speed 1974 Camaro was... read more

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2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Why It Is Immoral for Automakers To Sell Cars With Crank Windows

There is no business, financial or manufacturing case for it. It is a design that dates back to the origins of the automobile. Why on earth in 2009 are brand new cars at... read more October 21, 2009 by  14


 
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Why The Hyundai Elantra Touring's $1800 "Price Decrease" Is a Total Misnomer

A price decrease happens goods or services are offered for a new, lower price. It is not a price decrease, however, when you strip all of the quality plastic, fabric and... read more October 20, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Porsche Cayman

Five Cars I Want Today and Why I Need Them So Badly

There are some things like air and sunshine and water that most ordinary human beings need. As a car enthusiast my milky white pigmentation speaks volumes about how I would... read more October 19, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Clear Bottles: An Unexpected Fire Hazard in Your Car

I recently came across this YouTube video through an online forum. It is a clip from a TV news program in New Zealand called Fair Go and follows a story where the interior of... read more October 18, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Mazda5

A Fan of the Minivan - The Mazda5

Yup, I admit it. I am a fan of the minivan. In particular, the one I bought, the Mazda5, because I ended my personal life by having children. Now if you watch their ads, they... read more October 17, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Hyundai Accent Man GS

Compared: The Cheapest Cars Of 2009

As we near the final months of 2009 and next years models begin to hit dealerships, we are taking a look back at the two cheapest cars on the market. They stood alone in a... read more October 7, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Honda Accord Sdn LX-P

To Carfax or Not

Carfax is here, for better or worse. Every so often a new service pops up, and it dribbles along until it achieves critical mass and then it becomes a necessity and we got to... read more September 30, 2009 by  0


 
2003 Jaguar RD6 Concept

Report: Jaguar Working On Five-Door Coupe

Jaguar's transfer to new ownership last year had many, from customers to dealers to industry analysts, worried about what might come of it. But Tata Motors' ownership has so... read more September 29, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Buick Enclave CX

Top 3 Best Used SUVs With Third Row Seats

When looking for a used SUV with third-row seats, there's the best and then there's the rest. Of course, what constitutes the best is in the mind of the beholder and very... read more September 29, 2009 by  0


 
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE

Reasons To Buy a Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep debuted during World War II, powering over hills and rivers on battlefields across Europe. It was produced and sold to the public as the Willys Civilian Jeep or CJ... read more September 23, 2009 by  1


 
Roush Ford F-150 LP Natural Gas truck

How a Chevy Silverado Ad Made Me Want To Buy a Ford F-150

Each and every day we are inundated by television advertisements for various cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs that are of questionable value to the consumer. To be honest, how... read more September 23, 2009 by  4


 
2008 Hyundai Accent GS

Do I Really Want a Hyundai Accent That Costs Less Than $10,000?

Hyundai Accent SE 3 Door Price: $9,970 Mileage: 27 city/35 highway Engine: 110 horsepower/106 lb. feet of torque In response to the horrific state of the new car market... read more September 17, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Mazda5 interior

The Highly Useful and Utterly Unappreciated Mazda5 Minivan

Price: starting at $18,745 Pardon me for making up a word but the Mazda5 but I have been backed into a corner due to the fact that the Mazda5 really isn't a minivan. It's... read more September 13, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Toyota Sienna

Honda, Toyota and Nissan To Offer New Models in 2011: 'Year of the Minivan'

Minivans are much like the late, great Rodney Dangerfield: They get no respect. Commercials make fun of them and crossover buyers shun them. View this photo gallery of... read more September 10, 2009 by  5


 
2008 Mazda5 interior

The Six Passenger Mazda5: Family-friendly Whether New or Used

Way back in the 1990's, Honda debuted a minivan in the U.S. that turned out to be 10 years too early in release.  Honda's first-gen Odyssey van was a friendly, six seat... read more September 1, 2009 by  1


 
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