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  • Best SUVs With Rear-Seat Entertainment Systems

    On long trips, a rear-seat entertainment system is a life-saver for parents.

    A Rear-Seat Entertainment System is a Total Game-Changer for Parents

    — by Manuel Carrillo III

    Back in my day (the early '90s) during road trips, if we kids wanted rear-seat entertainment, we'd simply ask "Are we there yet?" 194 times per hour just to see our parents' souls collapse under a torrential downpour of annoyance. It was great fun.

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  • More is More: Ten Roomiest Sedans on Sale in 2020

    These are the ten roomiest sedans on sale in 2020.

    These Spacious Sedans Impress With How Much Cargo They Can Carry

    — by Manuel Carrillo III

    "I need my space." Have you ever heard those words? They're usually the antecedent to a breakup, but they could also be the precursor to an SUV purchase. One of the several reasons light trucks and SUVs are so popular right now with 70-percent market share is because they can carry more stuff than sedans.

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  • Best Road Trip Ready Crossovers Under $50k: Video

    There’s nothing like the feeling of starting a road trip! And with roomy cabins, creature comforts galore, and record reliability, today’s crossovers make it easier than ever to head out in search of adventure.

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  • AutoNation's Top Five Infotainment Systems for 2019: Video

    It’s been a lifetime since a factory CD player was considered high tech. At this point, describing a vehicle’s “stereo” sounds as antiquated as critiquing its carburetor. And while modern infotainment system are amazingly capable, since they touch virtually every function of the vehicle, they can make or break the experience behind the wheel.

     

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  • Safest Crossovers in America: Five Options With Great Standard Safety Tech

    In 2019, safety means more than air bags, crumple zones, and even formerly cutting-edge systems like anti-lock brakes or traction control. And today, most major manufacturers offer a full suite of safety technology, including Forward Collision Warning, Auto-Braking, Lane-Departure Warning, Lane-Keeping Assist, Blind-Spot Warning, and Rear-Cross Traffic Alert.

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  • Ten Affordable Cars and SUVs With Heated and Cooled Seats

    Today, there are plenty of vehicles on the market that offer heated and cooled seats.

    These Vehicles will Keep You at the Perfect Temperature All Year Long

      — by Manuel Carrillo III
     
    In this roundup, we're delving into how your potential next car or SUV will keep you comfortable all 365 days of the year — but in an incredibly specific manner. Here, we're rounding up an affordable group of cars that have heated and cooled seats.
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  • Ten Vehicles Ready for the Winter Wonderland

    These ten vehicles will keep you moving through winter weather with ease.

    These Ten Vehicles Will Keep You Moving Through Wintry Weather With Ease

      — by Manuel Carrillo III
     
    Shopping, gift-wrapping, grocery-getting, party-going and visiting family are some of the common ingredients that make up the holiday season. All those activities carry a lot of stress potential, which means the last thing you need is your car, truck or SUV giving you drama while you go about your holiday business.
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  • Ten New Cars That Cost Less Than $20,000

    You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get a great car. Check out these great picks!

    These Deals Prove You Needn't be Independently Wealthy to Score a Fresh Set of Wheels

    -- by Manuel Carrillo III

    In today's market, buying a new car is a well-off person's game. The most responsible advice recommends you spend no more than 10 percent of your gross monthly income on car expenses (which beyond just the car payment, also includes maintenance, insurance and fuel.)

    Looking at a loaded $35,000 midsize sedan like the Honda Accord or a lightly optioned Nissan Pathfinder three-row crossover SUV? Go ahead with that down payment as long as you're bringing home…

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  • Essential Auto 101: When to Use Snow Chains

    Snow Chains
    Not every time there's snow on the ground or in the air is the right time to put snow chains on. January is often the pernicious month of incredible downfalls of lovely, but dangerous, snowflakes. This winter season, know when and when not to use snow chains. Some roads may require chains during certain weather, but for the rest of the time, learn when you need them and when you don't.
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  • Toyota Camry vs Lexus ES 300: Which Should You Buy?


    This week is a bit of a family feud, as we’re comparing the 2019 Toyota Camry with its luxurious corporate cousin, the Lexus ES. So if you’re looking to decide whether you should buy a sensible sedan, or upgrade to the lap of luxury, stay tuned as we compare the engines, cabins, infotainment, and price.
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