Saturday, December 3, 2022

Top Cheap Cars In The Atlanta Market?

If you're in the Atlanta market, have identified a few affordable preowned vehicles that may suit your needs. With the average transaction price of a new vehicle hovering around $48,000, here are a few clean affordable vehicles to consider priced under $30,000.

Friday, December 2, 2022

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

2022 Audi Q3 S Line 45 TSI AWD: The Brand’s Entry-Level Compact Crossover


Highlight: All-wheel drive is standard on all models.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $49,195 (Base Model: $37,595)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: ABS; traction control; stability system; back up camera; front and rear parking sensors; rear view camera; a forward collision warning system; a lane departure warning system; an electronic blind spot warning system; a high beam assist system; side assist with rear cross traffic and parking assist; a spare tire and a tire pressure monitoring system

Tuesday, November 22, 2022's Holiday Road Trip Prep List

Many Americans are hitting the road this holiday season., especially since Covid has seemingly subsided and airfare prices are up 40 percent, when compared to last year.

Before hitting the road, we recommend the following:

Have you had your vehicle serviced? Did you check your tire pressure, add windshield wiper fluid and/or change your wiper blades? Do you have a working spare or a tire repair kit?

Is your insurance premium updated? Keep a copy of your insurance card and registration papers with you.

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 300 AWD: The Luxury Brand’s All-Electric Compact Crossover


Highlight: The all-new compact crossover is available with a third row, increasing the seating capacity from 5 to 7.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $61,650 (Base Model: $55,550)

Seating Capacity: 5 or 7

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a rearview camera; vehicle stability control; traction control; adaptive highbeam assist headlights; an electronic blindspot system; a lane keep assist system; and rain-sensing wipers

Sunday, November 20, 2022

2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Plug-In AWD: An All-New Electrified Compact Crossover

 Highlight: This is the first time the Tuscon is available with an electrified powertrain.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $44,540 (Base Model: $36,695)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features (Limited): airbags; ABS; a stability control system; a 360-degree camera; forward collision brakes; lane keep assist system; a high beam assist system; a driver assistance warning system; a heated side mirrors with turn signals; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Monday, November 14, 2022

Its Shop Time Mondays: GM Is Recalling Large SUVs For Electrical Concerns, While Tesla Has Power Steering Issues

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V827000

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC


Potential Number of Units Affected 338,735

Sunday, November 13, 2022

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: The Brand’s All-New, All-Electric Compact Crossover


Highlight: All 2022 C40 Recharges will come with 250 kWh of complimentary charging.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $59,845 (Base model: $59,845)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: air bags; ABS; blind spot information system; run off road mitigation system; lane departure warning system; all-wheel drive; a 360-degree camera; a headlight high pressure cleaning system; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Friday, November 11, 2022

Bloomberg Intelligence Talks To 'Auto Trends' About Used Car Prices And More (Two Shows)


With the Federal Reserve constantly raising interest rates to combat inflation combined with the average new 'car mortgage' payment in October being a record $748 a month, tune in over the next two weeks as Bloomberg Intelligence senior auto analyst Kevin Tynan joins us for a two-part conversation to discuss the used car market, the state of car leasing and its impact on used car pricing, new car 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

'Auto Trends' Talks New Car Tech Usability Study And More With J. D. Power

Kathleen Rizk, J D Power's New Car Tech Analyst (Photo Credit: JDP)

The Infotainment Center Of A 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Photo Credit:

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Acura's Jonathon Rivers Talks To 'Auto Trends' About How The Brand Has Found Its Lane Again


Acura's portfolio of vehicles (Photo Credit:

Jonathon Rivers joins Auto Trends with, a syndicated multicultural automotive program, giving us a behind the scenes look at how the Acura brand had to find its way again, determining if it's a luxury brand or something else. Rivers, who is bilingual, gives us an inside peek as to the process the Japanese brand makes in terms of pricing, competitive research and the like when the company executives determine what vehicles are included in Acura's portfolio. 

Top Cheap Cars In The Atlanta Market?

If you're in the Atlanta market, have identified a few affordable preowned vehicles that may suit your needs. With the...