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2017 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe vs. 2017 BMW M4 Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe vs. 2017 BMW M4

It wasn’t too many years ago that Cadillac was known for making floaty land barges that had no purpose on a race track — but times have definitely changed. Today, the company’s storied crest decorates some of the best sports sedans on the planet, and the way Cadillac has brought the fight to the Germans is reminiscent of how Lexus — and its game changing LS 400 — upended the luxury industry nearly 30 years ago. But BMW has built its famously devoted following by releasing incredibly capable sports sedans, and…

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5 Safest Used Crossover SUVs Head to Heads & Advice 

5 Safest Used 2015 Crossover SUVs

Each year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) determines a vehicle’s total safety score after concluding a battery of tests on categories that include front collision prevention, how well passengers are protected from harm during a crash, what warning systems are in place to hinder crashes, and others. From the data, we take a look at 5 safest used crossover SUVS, the 2015 year model. Specifically, our list will include crossovers that are 2015 Top Safety Picks (TSP) and 2015 Top Safety Picks+. In order to be named a…

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Head to Head: 2017 Buick Enclave vs 2017 Cadillac XT5 Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Buick Enclave vs. 2017 Cadillac XT5

We set our sights on two eye-catching mid-sized luxury SUVs, the Buick Enclave and Cadillac XT5 (it replaces the 2016 Cadillac top seller: the SRX). Why would we pit the three-row crossover Enclave against the more compact mid-sized XT5? The similarities are enough to warrant comparison, and both vehicles cater to a family-friendly lifestyle. Read on for our current iteration, Head to Head: 2017 Buick Enclave vs. 2017 Cadillac XT5. 2017 Buick Enclave vs. 2017 Cadillac XT5 Interior Comparison The 2017 Buick Enclave can seat up to eight comfortably with an…

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top muffler fails Head to Heads & Advice 

Top Muffler Fails

Fact: your muffler typically lasts from five to seven years. One of the most common top muffler fails can be isolated and recognized by the sound it makes, which is not really a sound—it’s more of a racket. If you’ve ever had a failing muffler, you may have instantly related, especially if you happened to be taken by surprise by your muffler’s clatter, and were consequently embarrassed while in public. There is of course no opportune moment for your muffler to fail, public or private. But what you may notice is…

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avoid squeaky brakes Head to Heads & Advice 

How to Avoid Squeaky Brakes

You can avoid squeaky brakes at the first sign of trouble by not ignoring them. A squeak or squeal at first can sound innocuous enough. It’s when these sounds become more intense, or last longer, and possibly vibrate at the same time, that they have our undivided attention. When you don’t hear, but actually feel, your brakes grinding? Shudder. Relax. Normal wear and tear on a car is one of the joys of car ownership. Did you know some brake pads are actually engineered to make these warning sounds when…

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