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All-new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Looking to Lead Luxury Compact SUV Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Luxury compact SUVs continue to be popular among consumers, and Mercedes-Benz is vying for a greater slice of the pie with one of its newest models. The 2016 Mercedes GLC-Class is all-new to the brand's SUV lineup, slotting above the subcompact GLA-Class. Mercedes-Benz says the GLC delivers more space and technology than the GLK-Class that it replaces. The Mercedes GLK debuted for the 2010 model year. Mercedes says the GLC is longer and more spacious than the GLK, with ... continue reading»

Tags: Model News, Mercedes Benz GLC Class

All-wheel Drive or Four-wheel Drive: Which is Right for You?

2015 Jeep Cherokee The middle of summer may not seem like the right time to worry about the differences between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, but it’s certainly not something you want to save for the middle of a howling blizzard, either. In fact, because both of those technologies provide benefits in a wide variety of driving situations, understanding the differences between the two is an important part of shopping for a new or used vehicle.  This is easier said than done ... continue reading»

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Your Car's Brain is in Your Pocket

Hyundai blue link apple watch There’s an interesting phenomenon in new cars. Soon, a major factor in what car you buy could be decided by what phone you carry in your pocket. More and more, your smartphone is becoming the brain behind most vehicles. Smartphone apps are also becoming a driving factor behind buying decisions. Michael Dietz, senior group manager, connected car and owner marketing for Hyundai Motors America, says smartphone apps have become an influencer in the car buying process. “We have customers ... continue reading»

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2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2016 Kia Sorento: Which Should You Buy?

2016 Honda Pilot Midsize SUV Redesigned for 2016, the Honda Pilot and Kia Sorento have made the jump from middling to top contenders in our affordable midsize SUV rankings. Both are excellent choices, but there are some key differences between them that you should keep in mind as you decide whether the Pilot or Sorento is better for you. While the Sorento’s base price is significantly lower than the Pilot’s, remember you’ll have to pay extra for the Sorento’s available third-row ... continue reading»

Tags: Rankings, Honda Pilot, Kia Sorento, Affordable Midsize SUVs

New Car Leases Popular with Millennials

New car leases are becoming more and more popular with consumers, with the new car lease rate increasing 41.7 percent in the last five years, according to Edmunds.com. There’s a surprising group that’s helping to drive the trend: millennials. There’s been a lot written about millennials – the generation born between 1981 and 1997. Millennials came of age during the Great Recession, and worry about carrying crippling college loan debt (the New America Foundation reports that ... continue reading»

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