Rear Wheel Drive vs Front Wheel Drive

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The debate between rear-wheel drive (RWD) vs front-wheel drive (FWD) has been raging for years, and the truth is, there is no clear winner – both have their pros and cons. Then there are also four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, which are similar but not quite the same. Generally, unless you live in an area with a lot of snow and ice or do a lot of off-roading, you probably don’t need four-wheel or all-wheel drive. So which is better for your next vehicle: rear-wheel or front-wheel drive?

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Safest Used Cars Under $25K

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Whether your kids are small or your teenagers are starting to drive, you want a safe car for your family. You want the peace of mind of knowing that if you are ever in an accident, your family will be protected from harm as much as possible. At the same time, you don’t want to pay a fortune for a new car.

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What You Should Know When Buying a Used Truck

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Is buying a used truck worth it? For those who have ever owned one, the answer in all likelihood is, “Yes.” Though there may be a few disadvantages for some, a truck offers a number of benefits that a car simply does not. Whether for work, family or simply tooling around running errands, a truck comes in handy all the time. Spacious and safe, trucks offer utility that regular cars and SUVs are not capable of.

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Why a Used Station Wagon Might be Better Than An SUV

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When it comes to SUV vs. station wagon, it’s no secret that the station wagon has taken a back seat (pun intended) in popularity to the SUV over the past several decades. The once indispensable station wagon not only used to carry whole families around town and country but ferry public servants and salesmen about on their daily business. Today, it’s the SUV (and to a lesser extent, the minivan) that transports families and sales staff around.

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These Are 10 of the Best Weekend Road Trips in Arizona

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If you are looking for adventure and an amazing journey, look no further—the best weekend road trips in Arizona await you. Few states are better suited for a road trip than Arizona—the Grand Canyon State has some of the most dramatic landscapes and breathtaking scenery in North America. It’s an incredibly diverse geological wonder that is rich in the history of the Old West. Though there is much to see and experience, here are 10 places to consider for your next road trip in Arizona:

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What You Should Do After a Car Accident

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Knowing what to do after a car accident is important for everyone—it may not only involve helping someone who is hurt or calling 911 but knowing what to do after a car accident can protect you financially. Chances are you will be in a car accident at least once in your life. Statistics bear out that car accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. The U.S. alone averages 6 million car accidents each year, or roughly 16,438 per day. Sadly, of these crashes, over 37,000 each year are fatal, with an additional 3 million people injured or disabled.

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10 New Car Trends – Are the Bells & Whistles Worth It?

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Each model year, cars come out with new features, gadgets or cost-saving ‘smart’ technology. Strides are made in such technology as fuel economy, safety, power trains, infotainment systems, comfort, and so on. There are loads of bells and whistles. Yet, some of these new car trends can leave you scratching your head with frustration. Here are ten car trends that many wish would go the way of the dodo!

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Automatic vs Manual Transmissions

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For some, whether to purchase an automatic or manual transmission may be an afterthought when looking for a car or truck. But one thing is for certain. A vehicle’s transmission plays an absolutely critical role in the inner workings of every car. A transmission houses a vehicle’s gearbox—gears that control the engine’s power.

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Why August is a Good Time of Year to Buy a Car

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Ask most people when the best time of year to buy a car is and most will likely respond in the last week of December. Whether used or new, the end-of-year incentives by dealers and manufacturers are indeed designed to bolster car sales. However, late December thru the first days of January is a very quiet time for the car trade. Though the deals are there, buying a car around Christmas and New Year’s is not on the mind of most people.

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