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Three Major Mistakes When Buying Used Cars

  Buying a used car is one of the smartest decisions you can make if it’s done correctly. I’ve been through a few used cars since acquiring my license, which can be looked at as either a good experience or me picking bad cars. My 25-year-old self assumes its a combination of both. Mistake #1: […]

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The Chevy Tahoe: Nothing To Shake A Finger At

  Chevrolet is revealing itself as the new big bad wolf with the release of the 2019 Chevy Tahoe, positioning itself as an upper-echelon contender in the heavyweight ring. The Tahoe does not compromise, but there is nothing “unnecessary” included. The Tahoe has plenty of power and drive options, more than enough cargo space, and […]

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Introducing the 2020 Kia Telluride

  Next year’s models are starting to pop up already, and along with them comes the 2020 Kia Telluride. Designed in the spirit of adventure and named after a town in the Rocky Mountains, the Telluride is meant to be the perfect all-around crossover sport utility vehicle. Boasting a bunch of standard features as well […]

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The Ups and Downs of Lifted Trucks

  You’ve seen the big ol’ monster trucks on TV, laying waste to everything they drive over. Well, if you’re looking to get your truck higher off the ground but not quite that much, installing a lift kit might be the answer. A big lifted truck looks rugged and will surely turn some heads, but there […]

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Pitting the 2019 Ford Edge and the Kia Sorrento Head to Head

  What do you look for in a great car? A great style? The perfect finely tuned engine? Plenty of intuitive safety and infotainment features? A lot goes into finding the right car, and with so many factors at play, and so many manufacturers and models to deal with, it can be difficult to sift […]

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’10 Most Stolen’, ‘Dodge Dollars’ and the ‘Most Powerful SUV on the Planet’

    Annnd we’re back, AutoInfluence making up for some lost time with our first episode of the month of August, and all your current auto news headlines. Has it been two weeks? Don’t blame it on sunshine. Don’t blame it on the moonlight. Don’t blame it on the good times. Just blame it on […]

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The Hopefully Soon to be Iconic Kia Soul

  What do the Jeep Wrangler, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Kia Soul have in common? Mechanically, not much.  You are not likely to see a Beetle doing any off-roading, and there were probably not many Wranglers at Woodstock in 1969. One is American, one German and one Korean. So what, if anything, do they […]

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5 Major Cincinnati Construction Projects You Should Know About

  Cincinnati has a booming construction scene, with a lot of development happening downtown and in the surrounding area. Whether it’s the renovation of an old structure, a completely new development going up, or major remodeling to turn something that was into what will be, you’re likely to see a lot of commercial vehicles driving […]

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Don’t Truck it Up (The Changing Face of a Segment)

What can you say about the truck segment, as a whole, that hasn’t been said before? Well, for the first time in a long time, there seems to be plenty to say – or at least, plenty to talk about. Enough with recounting the century-plus role of the pickup in our collective cultural mindset. No […]

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Does the Prius Still Reign Supreme?

Whenever a vehicle – regardless of make, model, body style or strengths – ascends to represent an entire segment, there comes the inevitable speculation as to which new offering will be the first to step up and take their crown away. These days there are no shortage of articles making mention of ‘Raptor-Killers’ and ‘Tesla-Killers’, […]

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