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The 10 Best Used Cars to Own



New cars are nice. They're a pleasure to drive. The peace of mind that comes from knowing there are no hidden problems is wonderful. With that said, the expense of a new car is sometimes out of the range.

For many, the ideal solution is a to with a used car. However, choosing the "best" used car can often be a difficult task. Every person has a unique situation and unique needs in their vehicle. With that said, this list has a few of the best cars in a range of categories, so there are options for everyone.

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  • Hyundai Elantra. A brand new Elantra is a steal compared to most new cars, and a used Elantra is an enormous value. There are even two relatively recent designs to choose from, with the redesign in 2007. The Elantra is known for good performance, a durable build quality and a high degree of fuel economy. The one drawback is that Hyundai's amazing warranty generally doesn't transfer to new vehicles. If the car is purchased through a Hyundai reseller, a smaller warranty may be offered, but it might also tack an increase onto the price.
  • Buick LaCrosse - When it comes to one of Buick's premier models, look no further than the Buick LaCrosse. It comes loaded with great features. The best part, Buick owners love to baby their vehicles. Odds are if you find a deal on a used model...

20 Facts About the 2013 Buick LaCrosse


  1. The 2013 Buick Lacrosse will save you money at the pump, and it is good for the environment, too.
  2. The 2.4L LaCrosse with EcoAssist and active lower grille shutters can get 25 mpg/city and an outstanding 36 mpg on the interstate.
  3. The 3.6 L V6 Lacrosse maintains a generous 27 mpg on the highway.
  4. Every LaCrosse is equipped with Stabilitrak with Traction Control. These electronic systems help the driver enjoy excellent handling and...

Best Features of the 2014 GMC Sierra

The new 2014 GMC Sierra has been redesigned to include new and upgraded features and technology. It is engineered with perfect attention to detail while delivering style and substance in a quiet and comfortable ride. Read on to learn about the best features for this impressive pickup truck that put it in a league of its own.

The new design of the Sierra features improved design separation at the front end, with sturdy chrome grilles...

The World's Most Famous Buicks


Buick has been a part of America since 1899. It's the oldest still active car maker in the country. Restoring Buicks has become a cottage industry in this country. Here is a list of the most famous restored Buicks.

A Look at "Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary"


Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary is an interesting and entertaining look at a unique moment in American automotive history. The DVD was released on the 25th anniversary of the closing of the plant where the last Buick Grand National rolled off of the assembly line. The Buick Grand National was the last of the GM mid-size cars made with the G-body. The Grand National was one of the most popular muscle cars in...

New 2014 Buick LaCrosse Spotted in China


Back in September, leading auto manufacturer General Motors announced the launch of a new series of vehicles for its GMC and Buick brands. Over the next year, we should expect nine new or refreshed models. We have already seen what the latest minted 2014 GMC Sierra will look like.

We've also started getting initial peeks at a facelift for the 2014 Buick LaCrosse. The Chinese market version was given exposure on Autohome. From these...

Humanitarian Efforts of the Auto Industry: What You Didn't Know


In recent years, a majority of media coverage regarding the automotive industry has focused on government bailouts and sales. An often overlooked facet of the automotive industry however is its efforts toward supporting humanitarian and philanthropic activities.

GM and its children companies, such as Chevrolet and Buick, are particularly active in lending financial and product support to charitable causes.

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, for example, GM donated 24 Chevy...

Vehicle Stuck in the Snow? No Problem.

Regardless of who you are, everyone has experienced having a vehicle stuck in the snow at one time or another, and if you haven't, it's only a matter of time before you do.

Unfortunately, it seems the only time a vehicle gets stuck (other than when you're hauling a sled with your car to your next big hill adventure)
is when you have to be somewhere at a specific time...

How to Haul a Sled With Your Car


So we just got slammed with a blizzard, but at least we have a sled.

Sleds are very popular items for many different types of people. Usually used to travel and glide across snow and ice, sleds ride on steel runners which allow them to traverse such terrain easily.

And while sleds can traverse this wintery terrain with ease, sometimes you have to get creative on how you're going to haul it along...

Santa's Favorite Buick Model...

Santa and his sleigh are an image that has been depicted for children throughout the ages. Classic Christmas stories such as Clement C. Moore's Twas the Night Before Christmas to modern day Pixar films feature the big guy loading up the sleigh and the reindeer powering him through the night sky.

And yet no one ever asked the big guy if he was ready to trade in his ride. All those elves are kept...