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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Cadillac XTS
There’s no denying that the former king of luxury, quality, and name prestige in the American automobile market has suffered from a case of getting lost in the crowd in recent years. Their...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Chevrolet Spark
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Subaru BRZ
This sports car for the everyday man or woman is an irresistible combination of style, handling, and just plain fun. The BRZ offers a respectably good time on the way to work or...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Dodge Dart
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Scion FR-S
This sporty little twin of the Subaru BRZ offers the same light, fun to drive platform but in a bit more spartan, budget-minded form. The marriage of affordability and sports car-like driving is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Infiniti JX35
Designed for those who need plenty of seating capacity but don’t want to drive a minivan, the 2013 Infiniti JX35 hits the mark for luxury vehicles in its class. With innovations that chosen...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX
Honda’s luxury division has been busy making models to meet the needs and wants of a wealthier consumer base, but now Acura is back to a more affordable segment with a decent entry...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Mazda CX-5
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Doctor Who Makes House Calls
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