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A Woman and her Sports Car

Q Dear Tara, For the first time in my life I’m indulging in a sexy sports car. I’m about to turn 49 and this is a gift to myself. (Personally I love the aesthetic look... Continue Reading

The Best Cars for a New Driver

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Do you have any opinion on getting a new car vs. used car for a new beginner, and whether 2004 model car is too old by now? Continue Reading

A Beetle For Ebby

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Do you think that i can get a good deal for a Beetle these days? Are the older models still around? Would that be a smart move? What should i do? Continue Reading

What’s a cool-looking SUV?

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I am looking for a jeep style / suv / small crossover but would love some help to identify something fairly cool looking and not too common. Any ideas?? Continue Reading

Fix Or Replace An Old Workhorse?

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What are your thoughts about replacing the rear end bearings on a 2008 Tahoe? They also said the left side of the motor mount is broken and needs to be fixed. Continue Reading

BMW vs. Audi — Which Car Wins?

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I have been driving a BMW series 1 convertible for 5 years now and am now ready to buy a new car. I was planning to update to another BMW series 1 convertible (updated... Continue Reading

So Many Jeeps, So Little Time!

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Hey Tara! I want to buy the wrangler unlimited and they come in 4 different trims. I don't really understand the major differences in the 3 types of sport and the sahara. Could you... Continue Reading

BMW Bummer!

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Tara I had read the 528i (2013) review on your site before purchasing a new one in Jan. I was replacing a 1999 528. I immediately found the seats so uncomfortable that... Continue Reading

Pinstripes Yay or Nay?

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Two questions please: 1. I paid $27,178 for a new Honda Accord Coupe EXL automatic 4cyl-Silver with black interior. Did I get a okay deal, a good deal, or a great deal? ... Continue Reading

Nissan Touts Backseat Safety

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What is the first year that the Nissan Altima included rear air bags? thank you Continue Reading