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5 Things to Focus on During a New Car Test Drive

test driving a car In today’s technologically advanced society, going mobile is quickly becoming the first step toward buying a new car. Just consider AutoTrader’s 2015 Automotive Buyer Influence Study, which reported that the number of car shoppers doing research with multiple mobile devices has nearly doubled since 2013, rising from 24 percent to 42 percent. No matter how many websites you visit on your smartphone or computer before buying a new vehicle, the one thing you can’t get from the ... continue reading»

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IIHS LATCH Ratings Aim to Make Installing Car Seats Easier

rear facing car seat Once you’ve found the right car seat for your child, you need to install it. Installing a child safety seat is harder than you might think. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that almost half of all car seats are installed incorrectly. One way to help make sure your child’s car safety seat is installed correctly is to use the vehicle’s Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system. LATCH consists of two anchors ... continue reading»

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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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15 Great Lease Deals under $200 this July

2015 Honda Accord Sedan Red Exterior You can get a lot for $200 per month: an Internet and cable bundle with all the premium channels, a couple meals out with the family or great seats at a ball game. Well, you can also add a new car to that list. The best lease deals are under $200 this July, and they're available on a wide range of cars and SUVs. Check out our list of 15 great leasing deals below. Then, if you're looking ... continue reading»

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Midsize SUV Lease Deals Under $400 this July

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior Silver Midsize SUVs can offer the space you need for summer road trips without taking up your whole garage. These 10 great lease deals on midsize SUVs all cost less than $400 per month. Several of the leasing deals on this list are for three-row SUVs, so you can get a vehicle that will fit your whole family without breaking the bank. There are even lease offers for less than $400 per month on a few luxury midsize SUVs. Check out ... continue reading»

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