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Why Buy a Used SUV?

  Sport Utility Vehicles have taken over sedans and other cars as the most popular vehicles on the road. More than half of the automobile market is now SUVs, and that number is about to climb substantially higher. The major American automakers are discontinuing many of their car lines and focusing their time and money […]

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The C8 Stingray, Ford’s Answer to the Gladiator (& No ‘Area 51’ Jokes)

  Annnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence with your current auto news headlines for the week of July 19th…including yesterday’s long-awaited reveal of the mid-engine C8 Corvette Stingray, rumors of Ford taking aim at the Gladiator, and a complete refusal to mention Area 51 (well, except for just then). So let’s get down to it. Ford Providing an […]

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2019: The GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

  Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls. Gather around as we discuss the title-fight that is the current midsize SUV market. The 2019 GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee is a battle for the ages. While both SUVs are more than respectable at what they do, these vehicles do have some key differences. When you […]

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Luxury Car Redux: Used Cadillacs

  Long before Hummers and luxury SUVs, Cadillac was king, the personification of wealth and accomplishment. The brand never lost its focus on opulence. TV and print ads characterized owners of Cadillacs as rich, famous, and most of all, wildly successful. Other manufacturers produced look-alike competitors at lower prices, but nothing ever outshone the prestige […]

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Most Popular 2019 Chevy Vehicles

  I’ve noticed recently that the Chevy dealer near me has put a ton of new vehicles on the road. It could be great advertising or honest sales prices, but their 2019 models are worth getting your hands on. Either way, it hasn’t gone unnoticed. Traverse This year, I have noticed more Traverse models on […]

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Goodwood Festival of Speed & This Week’s Current Auto News

  Did you miss us? We missed you. That’s right, AutoInfluence is back after a two week break and there’s plenty of current auto news to cover – from everyday industry headlines to the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Q2 Truck Sale shootout to the impactful death of two industry giants, there’s plenty […]

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2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5

Ford Escape vs Mazda CX-5 Compact crossovers are just so darn cute. They must be, because they are everywhere. And pretty much every automaker on the planet has rolled at least one of them out over the past several years. These diminutive vehicles may not have the physical pull of one of their larger brethren, […]

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Most Reliable Used Vehicles

  Checking out used cars for sale isn’t as bad as it may seem, especially if you value experiences over material objects. While there are some great luxury used cars for sale, there are plenty of affordable options that will help you get to and from where you’re going with little to no issues. When […]

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Do Yourself a Favor: The Benefits of Buying Used

  The story goes something like this: compelled by your desire for a new vehicle, you begin to research new model year offerings, exploring some of your favorites, finding yourself drawn to the various bells and whistles available in higher trim levels. And why not? You work hard, and deserve nice things, right? So, you […]

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5 Financing Tips for People with Poor Credit

  Having poor or little credit history can make the car-buying process incredibly frustrating – you might even feel like buying a vehicle is beyond your reach. Thankfully, that is not the case, and there are certain things you can do and keep in mind while looking at your bad credit car finance options. In […]

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