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Hi, I have to get new tires for my Buick Rendezvous (2003). I live in Washington, D.C....not much winter - but some. Plus I drive to upstate NY and plan on seeing snow on the road between here and there. Some say Cooper - some say Yokohama (sp). I am confused...don't know which are best. Please help
Is it more financially prudent to consider buying a slightly used "program vehicle" than to buy a brand new one?
Vibe or Matrix? I'd like to buy used.
Do I need a smog certificate to sell my 2001 used car in Massachusetts? Thank you
How do you decide when to trade in a car? I bought a used 2002 Chevy Malibu a year ago with 35K on it, thinking it was a pretty good deal at around $9000. I've since put well over $1500 in it, even with an extended warranty covering many items that have broken or needed replacing. I feel like it's a lemon; should I hang in with it since I've spent so much, ...
I have a 2002 town and country . when I am driving ,it looses power . it don't shut off it just don't get gas anymore and i have to glide to the side of the road and put it in PARK and then it will resume .Ive had this happen 3 times in one day and then ive gone 100 miles and already as much as 1000 miles and nothing happens . i had it in to the dealer 5 ...
I'm looking at buying a used car --would you recommend buying a used fleet vehicle? I found online a a low mileage factory warranty active close to my price range, and it checks out as a former corporate fleet vehicle. Thanks

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