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March 2012 Blog Posts

  • Car Features That Help You Drive Your Vehicle

    interior of the car

    In-vehicle innovation has come a very long way. It used to be that having a DVD player or MP3-enabled sound system was considered cutting edge. This was also when heated seats and automatic sunroofs were reserved for high-end vehicles. Well, things are changing and in keeping step with the technological changes we’ve seen with the Internet and communication - similar advances have been introduced to the latest vehicles on the market.

  • 2012 Looking Good for Vehicle Sales

    Vehicle sales are looking good for 2012

    To say that 2012 is looking good for the automotive industry would be an understatement. We’re only three months into the New Year but the numbers are all pointing to another great year for vehicle sales.

    Thanks to affordable and cheap financing, new vehicle models with nifty and practical features, and the continued growth in consumer confidence - more and more people are  taking a visit to their car, truck, SUV, crossover and minivan dealer.

    The latest numbers for 2012 suggest that this will be best year for automotive sales since 2007.

  • 10 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs and Crossovers

    Top Ten Fuel Efficient SUV

    10 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs and Crossovers

    It doesn’t look like gas prices are going to get any lower any time soon... And when you’re interested in buying an SUV or crossover vehicle, the price of gas is a big factor in your purchase decision. It is one thing to pay the monthly payments and insurance costs and when you add in the cost of gas, it can make owning a larger vehicle an affordable challenge.

  • 2012 Top 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000

    Top ten best sedans under $25,000 for 2012

    The sedans on the market right now offer you the complete package: good handling, smooth design features, fuel efficiency, lots of extra features and good value for money. But it can be hard to determine which sedan is the right one for you and your family so today we’re looking at the 10 best sedans priced under $25,000.

    The team of automotive experts at Kelley Blue Book have done the research, crunched the numbers and have put together a list of of the 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000. Kelley Blue Book is a leading website of automotive industry experts who provide analysis, review and feedback on the latest vehicles on the market.

  • Tips on Selling Your Used Vehicle

    Tips on selling your new car

    Typically we post blog posts here about buying a new car and the best new vehicles on the market based on awards and innovation. Today we’re going to talk about used cars and how to sell your used car. Let’s face it, many people really just feel overwhelmed by the thought of selling their used vehicle.

    It can be time consuming. You have to understand pricing and how best to advertise your vehicle. You have to deal with people who aren’t really serious about buying your vehicle but take up your time anyway. Yes, selling a used vehicle can be considered to be a hassle but in today’s automotive market, selling your vehicle privately can be a very smart decision.

  • Using Technology to Track Gas Prices

    You’ve likely heard the expression “is there an app for that”. In other words is there a nifty piece of software that you can download and install on your iPhone or android phone that will let you find new restaurants, keep tabs on the weather or track your spending. Well, good news for drivers like you, there are a number of apps available that can help you keep a close watch on the gas prices in your area.

  • 10 Best Used and Affordable Cars

    ten best used and affordable cars

    We often focus on new cars and buying new cars on this blog but today we’re going to take a look at buying a used car. For many of you and for many reasons, a used car makes the most sense. Used cars often make the most practical sense when you need a second car, need a car for your teenagers or a vehicle for city driving. As well, if you make a smart buy, your used car can result in a much better purchase than buying a new car.

  • Total Cost of Ownership Awards

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    When it comes to buying a new vehicle, you want and need to know how much your new car, truck, SUV or minivan is going to cost you. But many buyers don’t realize that the total cost of ownership goes beyond the price you end up paying at the dealership. The total cost of ownership of a vehicle includes costs such as: depreciation, projected fuel costs, financing and insurance fees, yearly maintenance and repair fees, and state-associated fees for new vehicles and models.

  • Kelley Blue Book's Top 10 Family Cars

    Having kids and a family means you’re on the go. You’ve got to drop the kids off at school, pick the kids up at the end of the school day, take the kids to music, dance, and sports lessons and then there are the trips to the mall or out to dinner. And all of this family activity is dependent on having a reliable vehicle. A vehicle that can fit your family, the gear you need to bring, and one that gives you the confidence and comfort in knowing you and your family are safe and well-protected.