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Hello Patty, I have 3 children, its very difficult for me to see my self in a minivan but i think it may be time. what do think about honda odyssey 2012, nissan quest LE 2012, toyota sienna SE and infinit JX 2013. Im not sure which vehicle to purchase? I need to be realistic i do not think the infinit will be big enough especially in terms of truck space. ...
I just took delivery of a 2012 Kia Optima Demo. My sales person told me I would have full manufactures warranty term. Less the 100,000 miles on the car. Meaning I would pick up my car aug 4th and I would have warranty till around August 2017. Now I have been told this is not true. I am being told my warranty started 10 months ago. I would not have ...
My dad left me a car. In 2010 when I got it had 80,000 miles. Now it has 83,000. In your February 18, 2013 issue of Women's World I saw your website for women consumers. My change engine light keeps coming on, and check coolant. But, currently there is gas in the car and the coolant level is almost up to the highest top indicator. And, it does not get ...
What are the differences between the 2013 & 2014 Acura TL models? Also is it a car worth financing or should I lease it?
On May 28, 2013 I took my car to a Patti certified shop for a lube and oil change before I left on a road trip. I was told my Honda civic was due for a new timing belt and that it was recommended to also replace the water pump. I approved the work and it was completed. On May 31, 2013 I left for my trip. 15 miles south of the shop my engine light came ...
I'd heard that late September through the end of the year is best time to get a better deal on a new car, but one of your sites says summer is best. Is this true and can you tell me why? I'm wondering whether to hold out a few more months on trading in my old car for a new one. I have a 96 Honda Wagon and want to buy a 2013 Toyota Prius or a 2013 Honda ...
My 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid with less than 6800 miles: "the vehicle's automatic transmission has a leak; leaking from case". There always seem to be a problem with this car not to mention the horrible service provided by Ford dealerships. What is the track record for this vehicle as far as repairs?

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