For those who are looking for an economical car that is also somewhat fun to drive, a Kia seems like a very sensible choice to make. The safety ratings for Korean makers are superior to most and inferior to almost no other vehicles in their class. If the vehicle will be used to transport the family especially, having a solid safety rating is something that should be required, and Toyota fits this bill with almost all of their offerings. Studying Toyota Vehicle Safety Ratings will give the average buyer an idea of what type of car they will be buying. Everyone knows Toyota has had some trouble in the past, while Hyundai is taking over considerable market share. However, Toyota has spent billions in considerable adjustments to their newly improved safety ratings.
Whether Korean or Japanese, these are car makers that just about any company can do maintenance on. The performance of maintenance takes less time and the parts are less expensive, meaning that the car will be more affordable to maintain. Both in the short term and the long term this is an extremely important advantage to have when purchasing an automobile. Considering that costs for maintenance on other cars can add up to thousands of dollars a year, it is important to know what you want to pay ahead of time.
When looking for a CT Toyota Dealership, there are some things that should be born in mind in order to prevent being taken advantage of. Knowing what type of warranty might be offered on a given vehicle will provide the buyer with a long-term safety net should anything go wrong with the vehicle. This detail is extremely important for those who might not know a lot about cars, because they will be unable (in many cases) to foresee serious issues with the vehicle. A Carfax report helps, sure, but having a guarantee for maintenance in the event of a serious problem will often be what saves a buyer from being stuck with a lemon.
The Asian Tigers are not known for providing a huge amount of power in terms of acceleration or top speed; with the exception of the Nissan GTR of course. Both Korean and Japanese make sensible choices in that they are very reliable and comfortable vehicles to drive. There is a minimal amount of road noise that comes from driving most models, making them comparable to some of the luxury brands that are out there. Purchasing a used Toyota, in place of a Korean maker should result in someone owning a car that they trust, enjoy driving and do not have to pay an arm and a leg maintaining.
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April 2011 auto sales
April 2011 auto sales U.S. light-vehicle sales totals, individual automaker results and market share for April compared with April 2010. April 2011 sales volume % change from April ’10 April % market share GM 232,538 26.6% 20.1% Ford 189,284 16.3% 16.3% Toyota 159,540 1.3% 13.8% Honda 124,799 9.8% 10.8% Chrysler 117,225 22.5% 10.1% Nissan 71,526 12.2% 6.2% Hyundai 61,754 40.3% 5.3% Kia 47,074 56 … Read more on Detroit Free Press
2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited PZEV, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:
EDITOR WES RAYNAL: The new 2011 Hyundai Elantra is a nice little car with good looks at a more than fair price, in my opinion. I think Hyundai finally has a small car that will take some hide out of the Honda Civic and the Mazda 3. Read more on AutoWeek
Quake sinks Japan April car sales to record low; Hyundai gains
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japanese new vehicle sales in April halved, sinking to the lowest monthly tally on record, as domestic automakers felt the full brunt of the March 11 earthquake that caused unprecedented disruption to car production. Read more on Reuters via Yahoo! India News
Jeep brand keeps Bob Brady Auto Mall prospering
DECATUR – Offering the Jeep brand of cars has turned into a good fit at the Bob Brady Auto Mall. Read more on Herald & Review
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX review from Australia and New Zealand
What things have gone wrong with the car? The key barrel failed to recognise the key at 20,000km. This caused the siren to go off and treat me as an intruder. The barrel was replaced under warranty. Read more on Carsurvey.org
Flux in small car launch of Honda, Toyota
The launch of two much-awaited compact cars of Honda and Toyota, scheduled to hit showrooms in a few months, may get reviewed as the two companies struggle with component supplies. Read more on rediff.com
HARMAN Reports 13% Increase in Sales and 100% Increase in Operating Income Year over Year
Harman International Industries, Incorporated, the leading global audio and infotainment group , today announced results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net sales for the quarter were $ 948 million, an increase of 13 percent compared to the same period last year. Read more on Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
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