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Looking to buy a new or used 2016 Escape. Test drove an SW with Ecoboost and four-wheel drive. Any thoughts on this vehicle?

What does the term "titanium" mean when listed for this vehicle.

I am looking to purchase a used rental vehicle from Avis. Amy guidelines. Purchasing strategies to use with a rental vehicle as opposed to off the lot?

Just purchased 2000 Honda Accord sedan with V-6 and 52,000 miles. The TIMING BELT has only 52,000 miles but is now 16 years old......do I need to get it replaced?

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I would like advice on what tools I should buy starting out? I have a mechanic that I trust but I would like to be able to do some basic things myself. The first modification that I want to install myself is a strut tower brace. I purchased a torque wrench and am going to buy a 15mm socket required for the job but need help in knowing what tools I should ...

Hello! I purchased my first car, a certified pre-owned Subaru Impreza hatchback from the dealership. I have only had it for 2.5 weeks, and yesterday morning I could not start it. I tried again in the evening, and it just made clicking noises when I turned the key. I knew that the car battery had died once with the first owner, and discovered that they ...

Hello! I purchased my first car, a certified pre-owned Subaru Impreza hatchback from the dealership. I have only had it for 2.5 weeks, and yesterday morning I could not start it. I tried again in the evening, and it just made clicking noises when I turned the key. I knew that the car battery had died once with the first owner, and discovered that they ...

Dear sir/madam, i have suzuki sx4 zxi with magwheel size 206/60/16 now i have purchased magwheel size 215/60/16 can i install stock tire size 205/60/16 to newly purchased magwheel size 215/60/16

Hi there, i have the option between two cars to buy. One is an 03 Pontiac bonneville with 117,835 miles, no accidents, drives well. Or i could purchase an 08 ford fusion with 169,873 miles with 2 minor accidents. Im just not sure an older car with less miles or an newer car with high mileage, which one will last me longer. What should i chooses?


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