After the unveiling in early May we have had over a month to review and fall in love with the new Camaro that will represent the 2016 model year. As a premier sports car this new fun and flashy model allows us to enjoy the shorter wheelbase and the fact that Chevrolet put some emphasis on the interior of the car and the comfort of those who will be driving and riding in this awesome new power monster that is ready to have some fun and show off as a continued leader in the sports car markets.
In the golden age of technology that we live in today, everyone wants to invade our space with the latest and greatest tech. This is true for your automobile as well. Automakers are partnering with companies like Apple, Google, and other big players to bring you the best of the best technology in your vehicle, making driving your car, truck, or SUV a true driving experience that is both user friendly, and fun.
One of the most popular SUVs on the road for years has been the Mitsubishi Outlander. This great compact SUV has a lot to offer for a family on a budget including the 10 year/100,000 mile warranty and a 3,500 pound towing capacity. Not to mention this SUV starts under $24,000 which is actually less than it was for 2015 even with more features and equipment than was includes for the previous model year. All this makes the Outlander an SUV that is well worth a look and consideration especially when you need to a new compact SUV to enjoy.
Self driving vehicles, cars that can talk to each other, and all kinds of technological advancements are being made in vehicles today. There is lane change assist technology, back up camera’s, blind spot detection, and even the ability to connect our smartphones to our automobiles. Ford is forging into the frontier when it comes to technology. They are offering a vehicle that can literally park itself.
Even though we all want to know we are getting a great deal, some vehicles are expensive just because a particular name is on them. Normally when a higher brand has its name on a vehicle it’s for good reason, offering a great deal of awesome features to support the need to have a more expensive vehicle that drives better, rides quieter, gives you great off road capability or any of a variety of other reasons to have the price escalated. Here are the most expensive crossover SUVs for 2016, as you will see, most of them are expensive for good reason.
Even though Oldsmobile is no longer one of the many GM brands due to the government bailout in 2008, there is still a place that pays homage to the 100 year history of the brand. Amazing that a brand that lasted a full century was gone from manufacturing with just a bankruptcy, but sometimes companies have to trim the proverbial fat, in this case the bailout saw the removal of Oldsmobile and Pontiac from the GM lineup among other trimmings as well. To take a look at was part of this long and storied history, a visit to the R. E. Olds Transportation museum in Lansing Michigan give us a reminder of what once was for this GM brand.
The Chevrolet Colorado is a tough and rugged truck offering both comfort and functionality to those who need it. Now, the fastest selling truck in the market is offering an available turbo-diesel engine. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel will offer mid-sized truck capability and efficiency to drivers. This will be the cleanest diesel truck engine that is offered and produced by General Motors.
The introduction of the diesel-powered A3 from 2016 Audi in 2010 was the first of the car lineup and the second offering from Audi to show up on US soil with diesel power. The first was the Q7 SUV that had been unleashed a year earlier, marking a new era for Audi.
What do you get when you blend a CR-V and Fit together? The answer is the HR-V which is the all new offering from Honda that is seated perfectly between the two taking some of the best features of each to give you a great new subcompact crossover SUV to enjoy. This segment may not be a well-known segment yet, but there are already several players in this class that are able to handle whatever comes their way. With the move from wagons to SUVs, having smaller offerings such as the Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade, Chevy Trax and Fiat 500X and now the Honda HR-V gives us a class that gives us what we desire.
On the average a vehicle will lose twelve percent of its value during the first year of ownership. Some cars lose more, others lose less and when you know you are going to trade the vehicle in that you have recently purchased the ability of your vehicle to hold its value is extremely important. Instead of being a statistic, this actually becomes a feature of the vehicle itself and makes it much more important for you to ensure you have a vehicle that will easily be resold for a good price and give you the most value overall. Here are ten vehicles that are well-known for holding their value and depreciate very little over the first year.