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Four SUVs That Will Cost You More In The Long Run

Four SUVs That Will Cost You More In The Long Run

Recession or no, Americans still love SUVs. These days, we buy smaller than we used to -- the Cadillac Escalade doesn't sell like it used to, but dealers find it hard to keep the GMC Acadia in stock. And it's no wonder. Today's small SUVs can offer sedan-like fuel economy, serious hauling capacity... read more

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2011 Dodge Durango

Today at High Gear Media: Volt, Camaro, Verano, Eos, SRX...Whew!

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt could join the Feds' fleet of vehicles. Now, where to plug it in? Lincoln Bedroom? Perfect. [AllCarsElectric] This afternoon, we'll know for sure if... read more October 7, 2010 by  0


 

Today at High Gear Media: Volt Charging, Smart USA Calling

The new car from Smart USA will come from Nissan, in the form of a five-door rebadged Micra. Daimler gives its blessing, in case you were worried. [GreenCarReports] The 2011... read more October 6, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Hyundai Tucson

Captivating 2011 Crossovers, Part Two

In part one of Captivating 2011 Crossovers, we covered two from Honda (CR-V and Accord Crosstour), and one each from Ford (the Edge) and MINI (the all-new Countryman... read more October 6, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Honda CR-V

Captivating 2011 Crossovers, Part 1

Back in 1995 when Toyota introduced the RAV4 as a 1996 model, there wasn’t such a word as “crossover.” Then, the Honda CR-V and Subaru Outback came out and... read more October 6, 2010 by  3


 
2012 Ford C-Max (European version)

More of Us Travel To Find Good Deals on Car Leases

Would you buy an airline ticket to buy a car away from home? According to LeaseTrader.com, the answer is yes. They call it "automotive tourism," when we travel outside our... read more October 6, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Mustang GT

Electronic Parking Brakes: What's The Point?

Take a new luxury car out on the test drive and you'll probably notice one important difference as you're parking: The expected pedal or handbrake lever has been replaced by... read more October 4, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Sorento SX

The TCC List: Five Value-Rich Mid-Size SUVs

The leaves are starting to turn, and soon, the weather will turn with them. In some places, it will turn downright nasty. Remember those three foot snow drifts last winter?... read more October 4, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Mazda Mazda6

Six Family Cars You Can Still Get with a Stick

It's the best way to drive. We're at little biased here. But then again, we do this for a living; and driving dozens of cars every year, we can assure you, there is nothing... read more October 4, 2010 by  6


 
Paris

Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
Car shopping

When Knowing Your Credit Score Is Not Enough

Car buyers are often told that they need to know their credit score prior to walking into a car dealership to buy a vehicle. Readers of this website know that I recommend... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chrysler 300C SRT8

Smart Car Shopping: Big Deals on Five High-Performance Cars

Shopping for a new car? The old, reliable laws of supply and demand could do you a big favor, even if you're looking for a high-performance car--if you plan right. It's good... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Scion tC

Coins For The Car Gods

When I was a “green pea” in the car business (a rookie, still being trained), I noticed spare change strewn across the pavement near the front entrance of the... read more September 27, 2010 by  2


 
Car Dealer

Is Carfax Better Than Its Competitors?

Carfax promises the world in their ads. I've used Carfax once, but the information wasn't impressive. Have they improved? Is their competitor AutoCheck better or worse?... read more September 24, 2010 by  0


 
Third-gen Toyota Prius test drive

Recalls In Mind, Should You Buy a Toyota Prius?

I've wanted a Toyota Prius, well... forever. However, now that we are ready to buy, my husband is deeply concerned about "that stuff about Toyotas not stopping." Your old... read more September 24, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford Taurus SHO

Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

As summer turns to fall, the strategy for getting a great deal on a new car changes. All summer, dealers have been trying to get rid of 2010 models as the 2011s arrive. Now... read more September 24, 2010 by  3


 

 
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