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Should You Pick a Subaru Legacy Over an Accord or Camry?
Should You Pick a Subaru Legacy Over an Accord or Camry?

(Legacy 2.5i Starting at $19,995) In the past the Subaru Legacy was always the wacky cult option when it came to midsize sedan choices like the Camry, Accord and Altima. One of the main reasons was a lack of space--the old Legacy didnt have much rear legroom but that is all changed for the 2010...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
Unveiled: 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

Just a week ahead of the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show, Cadillac has released a few snapshots of the 2011 CTS Coupe, which will go on sale in the spring of 2010. According to Cadillac, this two-door version CTS is aimed directly at the next generation of sport-luxury car buyers. The fact that Cadillac...Read More»

2009 Nissan Titan SE
'Black Friday:' Car Buyers Get Best Deals of the Year

As the old saying goes, hope springs eternal... in the minds of some car marketers. It happens every year about this time. About two weeks before Thanksgiving this year almost exactly two weeks stores begin giving hints of the great deals they'll be giving on Black Friday, the day after Turkey Day...Read More»

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How a Sex Goddess Changed the Auto Industry

The Mansfield Bar If you're around the same vintage as I am (59) you probably remember Jayne Mansfield or at least heard about her.    I know youre probably wondering what Jayne Mansfield has to do with the automobile industry but actually, she had a lot to do with it.  Jayne was a 1950s blond...Read More»

2009 Ford F-150
Ford's Supercrew Lariat F-150: This Is One Big Truck!

Lets set things straight right from the start. The 2009 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew Lariat 146 WB Styleside pickup truck has one long name and is one big truck. If there is a bigger F-150 in Fords product line-up, I havent seen it and am not exactly sure I want to. Whats big? Try 231.7 inches of total...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
5 Best Cars for Long Family Holiday Road Trips

When you are looking for transportation to that dysfunction-fest known as holiday time with your family it is important to have the right vehicle. Never before have car buyers had such a wealth of options not only having to do with style but also fuel economy, power and handling. Yes, you can have...Read More»

Mercedes-AMG M178 engine
What You Need To Know Before Taking Your Vehicle In For Repairs

Once you have established where you will be taking your car to for repairs, contact them, & clear up the following points with them, before you book your vehicle in for repairs. 1. Warranty: If you leave your car with a well established Work Shop, you need to know if they Warranty their work...Read More»

2009 Cadillac XLR-V
Cadillac Coverage: Does It Really Rise Above the Rest?

Like most luxury cars, Cadillac offers a special type of coverage designed exclusively for its owners. The coverage is not auto insurance, but rather a warranty that offers certain protections on parts, and a number of programs designed for convenience. Cadillac coverage or the Cadillac warranty is...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki's 2010 Kizashi Will Start under $19,000

This Japanese midsize-sedan is just about to hit showrooms and we now have concrete pricing numbers. Although its being marketed as a cost-effective econo-sedan, the Suzuki Kizashi will offer style, performance and even an optional luxury package, at a price and time that most automakers had not...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 2500
All New 2010 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty Lineup

When looking at the full-size pickup selection of the last 10 years you will notice that Dodge has been ahead of the curve for style, power and durability. With the addition of the Lifetime Powertrain warranty, within the last 2 years, sales have increased and customers will have the peace of mind...Read More»

Treasure in your Trunk: What Everyone Should Keep in Their Car

If there's one book that has likely been read by nearly everyone it's Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island', a tale of a marooned cabin boy, pirates, gold and all sorts of excitement. It's a great story but did you know you that you may have some treasure right in your own car that you may not...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring is Inexpensive But Never Cheap

Price: Starting at $16,715) Mileage: 23 city/31 highway This economical wagon from Hyundai may be inexpensive to buy but by no means is it cheaply engineered, built or equipped. For 2010 the base price for the Elantra Touring has dropped by $1800 making it an even better bargain. While you can...Read More»

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 much dependent on the buyers personal wants and needs. Taking everything into consideration, however, there are a few...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata: Familiar Styling, Korean Value

Pictures and specs of the newest Sonata from Korea have finally surfaced and it looks very familiar. In fact, everything besides its headlamps and front grill resemble the new Volkswagen CC and Subaru Legacy models (which is not a surprising move from Hyundai). All styling thefts aside, the new...Read More»

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Buying a Car? Check With Your Bank!

I've been shopping for a new or a slightly used car lately, because I need one. I've been to dealerships, and I've also been to my bank to see where I can get the best deal. While on this cycle, I discovered something I think others should know about, if they don't already. Now, we all see...Read More»

2009 Suzuki SX4 Man
Test Drive: 2009 Suzuki SX4 Crossover

Can a company that started out making tools for the ancient art of weaving create a fun and practical car? The SX4 Crossover doesn't really offer a ton of differenitation in design.  For a crossover it looks small in comparison to other crossovers like the Ford Flex, if anything it looks more like...Read More»

Barack Obama
Obama Administration Raises Fuel Economy Standards For 2011

Facing an April 1 deadline for auto fuel economy standard improvements, the Obama Administration today announced that 2011 model year standards for all U.S. light vehicles will increase by 8 percent to land at 27.3 average mpg. Broken down, this means 30.2 mpg (up from 27.5) for cars, 24.1 mpg (up...Read More»

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8
2008 Chicago Auto Show Coverage

Chicago's auto show is on - and TheCarConnection.com is reporting from the Windy City, through rain, sleet, snow and hail - maybe all four this evening, if predictions hold. This year’s Chicago auto show may seem like a subdued affair at the moment. We’ve only been able to confirm a handful of...Read More»

2008 Audi R8 V12 TDI concept
2008 Audi R8 TDI Concept

Last year at Detroit Audi rolled out a Q7 SUV ‘concept’ powered by a V-12 Bluetec turbodiesel making 500 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. Now it’s bringing forth another ‘concept’ that’s even more fit for this rip-roaring oil-burner: the mid-engine R8 sports car. It’s more fit...Read More»

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