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SUVs with Third-Row Seating

The expansion of many SUV seating capacity from five to seven or eight by adding third-row seating is something that has become common practice in the automotive industry. While these SUVs with third-row seating have a larger footprint, they are also more practical for those with larger families or extended friend bases, or those looking for more cargo space (as the third row often folds or is removable).   Volvo XC90 The Volvo XC90 offers creature comforts, the ultimate in safety from the Swedish car maker, and premium standard features….

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3 Cars for Happily Enduring Holiday Traffic

This time of year, while it is also known for its wonderful holiday cheer and decorations, is known for being a black hole for traffic. Admittedly, even the most seasoned and patient veteran driver may find themselves tested by stop-and-go traffic that is more stop than go. If you find yourself dreading holiday season jams, take a look at these following cars. With these vehicles, you’ll be more than happy to hop into that freeway lane and sit for hours.   Volkswagen Golf When stuck in stop-and-go traffic you’re likely…

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Ten 2016 Model Year Cars with IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

If you’ve walked into a car dealerships and heard a dealer say “this model has been awarded the Top Safety Pick by the IIHS” you’ve probably wondered what exactly that means. Well, let us help you out and list some of the 2016 model year vehicles with IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus. First of all, let’s find out what IIHS is and what it stands for. The IIHS, which stands for Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, is an independent, non-profit organization that is focused on decreasing automotive accidents, injuries, and…

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Throwback Thursday: Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 is the brand’s most important vehicle. In fact, the XC90 is Volvo’s top-selling vehicle in the United States and its best-selling model worldwide. Originally, the first-generation Volvo XC90 made its debut in 2002 as a 2002/2003 model year after showing up as a concept at the 2001 Detroit Auto Show as the Adventure Concept Car. However, Volvo took a long time to upgrade the XC90 and it wasn’t until now that Volvo brought a second-generation model to the market. The new Volvo XC90 is already grabbing the…

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The verdict is in: 2016 Volvo XC90 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

2016 Volvo XC90 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Design Information The all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 launches the nearly 90-year-old Swedish brand’s latest design direction. Notable exterior features include “Thor’s Hammer” T-shaped daytime running lights and strong rear shoulders, courtesy of Volvo’s ubiquitous taillight design. While the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is certainly a handsome vehicle, it lacks the modern Scandinavian style and muscular proportions of the 2016 Volvo XC90. Inside, Volvo’s Swedish tastes carry on. A simple and elegant design is highlighted by a large touchscreen interface that controls all important functions…

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