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Buying a New Car? Here Are the Questions You Should Ask

Purchasing a new vehicle is an exciting event.

Everything is shiny and spotless and there’s nothing like that new car smell!

For as much fun as it is to buy a new car, it can be overwhelming, too.

It’s important that you know the right questions to ask so you have a clear understanding of what you’re undertaking.

Consider asking some or all of these questions when you’re working with a…
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Time for a New Car? How to Decide if You Should Lease or Buy

When you’re in the market for a new car, one of the first things you’ll probably be thinking about is how to pay for it.

There are quite a few factors that can play into your decision about leasing or buying your next vehicle.

Looking at the pros and cons of each option can help you make the best decision for your situation.

Let’s break it down.

Pros of leasing
Here are…
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Car Wars: Mazda3 vs. Toyota Corolla

If the word “sedan” gives you mental images of boring, unexciting vehicles it’s time to update your idea of what a modern sedan really is.

The Mazda3 and the Toyota Corolla are anything but mundane.

The problem is that you’re probably only going to buy one new car at a time, so which one should it be?

Doing a little comparison “shopping” may help you make the decision that’s just right for…
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Superior Technology of the 2017 Acura RLX

One of Acura’s most luxurious offerings to date, the 2017 RLX, has features galore -- from the engine to the interior’s supremely comfortable seating, not to mention the superior performance.

It’s also a standard-bearer in terms of technology, which is what we’re going to focus on. Check out some of the advanced technologies that the RLX boasts.

Head-Up Display
This system actually projects a transparent image on the lower area of the…
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What’s So Great About the 2017 Pilot? A Lot!

Honda has a reputation for producing vehicles that are well-made, family-friendly, and long-lasting. They look great, too!

The 2017 Pilot doesn’t veer from that well-earned renown. It has features galore and doesn’t disappoint.

Check out some of the reasons a Pilot may be just what you’re looking for.

This roomy SUV has seating for eight to ride comfortably in cushy, leather-trimmed seats. You can always upgrade to all-leather, of course!

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Summer’s Coming! Increase Your Fuel Efficiency in the Hottest Months of the Year

Did you know that warmer air can actually improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency?

Your engine doesn’t take as long to warm up and warm air causes less drag than cold air.

Sounds good, right?

Not so fast. The problem comes when you put people in your car! You have to keep them comfortable, which means air conditioning comes on or windows go down, both of which will lower fuel efficiency.

There are some…
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The Finance and Insurance Department: What to Expect when You’re Buying a Vehicle

The Finance and Insurance Department: What to Expect when You’re Buying a Vehicle

Buying a new car can be a daunting experience. There’s a lot to think about, a lot of decisions to make, and a ton of paperwork to sign.

One of the departments you’ll be dealing with is the Finance and Insurance Department.

What is the F&I Department?
This is where you’ll work out the financing for your…
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Calculating Your Vehicle’s Actual Fuel Economy

Calculating Your Vehicle’s Actual Fuel Economy

Did you know that your car’s fuel efficiency can be different from what the stated estimates say?

There are a number of factors that can affect how many miles per gallon you actually get, such as the type of vehicle you drive, the way you drive, and how carefully your vehicle is maintained.

It’s important to know what your actual mileage reading is. Once you have…
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2017 Mazda CX-5: A New Model for a Trusted Brand

2017 Mazda CX-5: A New Model for a Trusted Brand

Joining the ranks alongside winners like the Mazda CX-9, this compact SUV provides a lot of bang for your buck.

Here are some things to know about the sleek, redesigned CX-5.

The outside of this Mazda SUV is nothing short of fabulous. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.

  • This model sits lower to the ground and the position of the…
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Get the Most Out of Your Gas Tank By Following These 4 Tips

Among all the costs associated with owning and maintaining a vehicle, refilling your gas tank is the one you deal with most often.

While you have no control over the wildly fluctuating gas prices, there are a few things you can do to improve your fuel economy.

Get the most out of every tank of gas by following these guidelines for fuel efficiency.
1-Drive sensibly
Going too fast, accelerating rapidly, and excessive hard braking can…
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