Why the 2018 Sonata has us saying, “Well Played, Hyundai.” thumb

Why the 2018 Sonata has us saying, “Well Played, Hyundai.”

As it edges nearer to the three-decade mark (in terms of its North American existence) the 2018 Hyundai Sonata carries very few reminders of the incarnation which first hit U.S. roads for the 1989 model year. But that’s not a bad thing, especially in light of the significant redesigns being enjoyed by both this year’s […]

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Pros and Cons for Five Common Jeep Modifications

If you’ve done any research into Jeep modifications, you’ve surely come across the same suggestions. At the end of the day, you’re going to find that experts are suggesting the following additions to your vehicle: Cold Air Intake Valve Lift Kit New Tires Winch Rock Sliders   However, as a consumer, you might not have […]

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Jeep Dealer: The First Step Towards Your Next Adventure

Deep in the soul of every off-road enthusiast is an inherent understanding, absent in so many other breeds of driver. It comes in recognizing the simple fact that enjoyment of a vehicle can co-exist with enjoyment of nature. More importantly, it comes with the understanding that they should co-exist. Countless clubs, groups, and communities recognize […]

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The Dichotomy of the 2017 Mazda CX-5

In 2017, U.S. News & World Report named Mazda as it’s ‘Best Car Brand’. Having previously been recognized by the EPA as the most fuel-efficient U.S. automaker, these awards served as a road-marker in Mazda’s continual ‘zoom-zoom’ along with an elevated engineering sensibility. Showing no interest in sacrificing the cosmetic in favor of performance, Mazda’s […]

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Before You Decide…

Unless you’re a staunch brand loyalist (which many of us are) there is an inherent challenge in researching Trucks For Sale in order to determine which one is best for you. The iconic nature of the ‘big 3’ compels many prospective buyers to default to the likes of Ford, GM, and RAM but enticing upstarts […]

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How a Weather Catastrophe Impacts the Automotive Industry

The recent storms in Houston, Texas and the surrounding cities have devastated the area. Here at Auto Influence, we’re focused on providing our readers with relevant, current auto news and advice. While the following article has a bit of an unconventional perspective on the disaster, it isn’t meant to de-emphasize the devastation that has occurred. […]

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Five Steps to Help Remedy a Bad Car Loan

If you thought it was stressful securing a bad credit loan, imagine the uneasiness if you find yourself stuck with a not so advantageous deal. Often times, this means that consumers are unable to afford their monthly payments, leading to the loss of their car and negative effects on their credit score. However, the worst […]

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Four Shortsighted Opinions on the BHPH Industry

If you’re currently struggling with a poor credit score, you might find that it’s rather difficult securing financing on a vehicle. Few financial institutions (including banks or credit unions) are willing to take the risk. As a result, you’re forced to settle for a buy here-pay here dealership, which most customers aren’t willing to do. […]

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13 Used Cars For Today’s Drivers

When looking for used cars, drivers have to be conscious of the drastic changes facing the used car market. While many of these are driven by the continued evolution of eCommerce platforms intended for the buying and selling of cars, some of the primary influences might be things that you’ve given fairly little thought to. […]

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Car Owners Explain Why You Should Never Opt for Aftermarket Parts

We’ve all been in that situation: a pricey aspect of your vehicle fails, forcing you to replace it. You’ll presumably research the GM parts (or any other applicable manufacturer) and find that these specific add-ons are rather pricey. You’ll subsequently come across some aftermarket parts that are considerably less expensive. However, does the fleeting financial […]