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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
This multi-tasking full-size SUV offers all the versatility of a traditional mini-van with the amenities and comfort level of a high-end sedan. Add in the 4WD that allows you to chew up...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lincoln Town Car
2011 marked the final year for Lincoln’s aging Town Car. It offered an immense amount of space in the front and the rear, as well as the iconic style for which the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Buick Lucerne
2011 marked the final year of production for the Buick Lucerne, a venerable full-sized sedan that offers ample room in the interior. The car was noted for the significant amount of interior space...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mazda Tribute
2011 marked the final year of production for the Mazda Tribute, a compact SUV that shared a platform with certain Ford models. The Tribute managed to combine relative affordability with decent performance and...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Dodge Nitro
While the Nitro shares some typical crossover features with competitors like the Equinox and even Dodge’s own Journey and Jeep Liberty, what it doesn’t share is typical conservative styling. This boxy beauty (or...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid
This “Sports Activity Vehicle” – a moniker bestowed by its maker – is one of those few cars that toes the line between SUV, hatchback sedan, and a just plain quirky car....
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Dodge Dakota
2011 marked the final year of production for Dodge’s venerable Dakota pickup truck. It was a compact pickup, not quite the size of the Ram, and competed with similar models like the Chevy...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
The 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor is a crossover SUV that manages to provide decent comfort, power and performance into a single package. This also marked the final year of production for the SUV, as...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac DTS
The 2011 Cadillac DTS is a full-size sedan that offers the comfort and luxury you expect from this automaker. It manages to combine a comfortable ride with tremendous amounts of cargo capacity in...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac STS
Big, bold and beautiful, the 2011 Cadillac STS is a full-size, four-door sedan that promises more than ample room for the entire family, as well as the power and performance you expect from...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mazda RX-8
The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is a sporty, two-door coupe that is able to seat four people (two in the front and two in the rear). While this was the final year of production...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Volvo S40
When you think of Volvo, safety undoubtedly comes to mind first, and that’s exactly what the 2011 Volvo S40 is all about. Of course, it’s also comfortable, refined and features a pretty high-performing engine, to...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid is Mercedes' first hybrid SUV. It can perform light off-roading tasks while still being able to tow a good amount of weight. It has excellent fuel...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lexus LX 570
Despite pressure on the automobile industry to produce more – and better – fuel-stingy options for the mass market, there remains a place for luxury SUVs that are neither size conscious nor...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Ford Ranger
The 2011 Ford Ranger offers affordable pricing with excellent styling. It is a compact pickup that is both inexpensive to operate and own. The vehicle is capable of going off-road while still being...
2011 Dodge Ram vs. 2011 Ford F-150: Which One Should I Buy?
Large trucks can be fun to drive, and even more fun to get dirty. Unfortunately, they may also cause you to get phone calls from friends who need to move into a new apartment. Fortunately, just having a...

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2011 kia sorento "jerking" between 60-80mph on freeway. Mileage is 64000
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Good evening I have a 2011 bmw 335d, I just got the oil changed and now my service engine light is on. The car runs and drives gre
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Fully charged battery that tested perfectly fine dies overnight when the car is off.
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Fuel injector replacement
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On my 2011 ford fusion makes a grinding noise only when I shift from reverse to park or from drive to park , still runs.
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My battery is new but when i turnover ignition no lights come on
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When i start my car toyota rav4 2011 it revs way high for about one second, then sounds normal and drives fine. Thoughts?
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Ford fiesta in park but wont start and will only go in neutral
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Hello I have a 2011 chevy equinox that only turns on when we disconnect the high pressure fuel pump located in the front by engine
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what causes the awd light to stay on with a 2011 infiniti g25x
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is it safe to drive when it says service advancetrac?
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car shut off while driving and now will not crank
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Antifreeze leaking from banjo bolt
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Hi. I have a 2011 chevy Silverado 1500 4.8. I clean the throttle body install without removing it or disconnecting anything. Now w
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