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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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Vehicle Dependability on the Rise

According to J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study for 2010, vehicle dependability has increased overall brands. The study measures vehicle quality after 3 years of ownership, aiming to gauge the most reliable brands. The most dependable brands from this year’s study include Porsche and Lincoln. Ford’s top three nameplates (Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury) are ranked in […]

American Car Owners Holding onto Vehicles Longer

A recent Polk study revealed Americans are keeping both new and used vehicles for longer periods of time. At the end of 2009 new car owners kept their vehicles for an average of 60 months, compared to around 48 months in late 2001. Multiple factors contribute to this increase: The economy, more people out of […]

2014 Redesigned Vehicles To Watch wanted to report on the 2014 model year changes and upgrades to your favorite cars. These cars can be found at huge discounts right now as dealerships make room for their 2015 models which are arriving daily. Infiniti Q50 This brand new head turner in the Q line was derived from some of their […]

Top Ten Worst Selling Cars of 2013

What were the biggest sales failures of 2013? After compiling sales data for 2013 for every automaker, experts have set parameters to ensure the list of the top worst-selling vehicles includes legitimately bad-selling vehicles and not just canceled models and the toys of the super-rich. These parameters are as follows: Starting price below $100,000. The […]

Christmas Update- The Safest Cars in 2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducts some of the toughest crash tests in the auto industry. It was harder than ever this year for car makers to achieve the nonprofit organization’s safety awards. The IIHS raised its standards for 2014’s coveted Top Safety Pick+ designation, its highest honor. In addition to passing a […]

Bad Credit Leasing: How to Get Low Monthly Payments on a Bad Credit Lease

According to Experian, around 20% of Americans have bad credit, or roughly 1 out of every 5 people. If you belong to this percentage and you want to lease a new car, you are a prime candidate for a bad credit auto lease. Don’t believe what other people say. You can still lease or purchase […]