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Posts Tagged ‘Study’

Cheater’s Choice: Survey Names Brand as Top Car for Cheating Spouses

July 30th, 2013

Cheating Spouses Prefer Audi More Than Any Other Carmaker

Look out. A new survey from U.K. “cheaters dating site” Illicit Encounters says among all car brands, the most popular with self-described cheaters is… Audi. A full 22% of survey respondents who cheat on their spouses, or who are looking to do so, drive Audi cars. Rounding out the top 5 most popular brands with cheaters were BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Volkswagen in that order.

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Best Way to Improve Fuel Economy? Consumer Reports Says: Don’t Speed

July 12th, 2013

Slow Down Save Gas

With gas prices holding at somewhat manageable levels but sure to spike as the Summer wears on, you may be wondering how you can best make every drop of fuel count. There’s all sorts of mileage-maximizing strategies, but according to a new study from Consumer Reports, the best way to boost your mpg is to slow down.

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Porsche, GMC Top J.D. Power Study

June 25th, 2013

2013 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study Winners\

The J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study is one of the auto industry’s most important metrics of who is building the best cars these days. While long-term reliability is important, too, this study in particular focuses on new owners’ experiences with their cars over the first 90 days. And the 2013 results may come as a bit of a surprise.

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Consumers Value a Good Deal Over Anything Else

April 24th, 2013

Redesign or Current Model At a Discount? Survey Says...

For today’s car buyer, having the latest and greatest redesigned vehicle is much less important than finding the car they want at a great price. According to a survey of thousands of car shoppers conducted by AutoTrader, 57% of shoppers do not feel it is important to have the latest redesign.

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Consumer Reports: Midsize Sedans Most Fuel-Efficient?

April 17th, 2013

Consumer Reports: Midsize Sedans Match MPG Numbers from Compacts, Subcompacts

With today’s automakers taking great pains to reduce weight and advance in fuel efficiency, it makes logical sense to think that small, light and cheap compact cars would outperform their larger family-midsize counterparts when it comes to the all-important mpg. Not so fast, says a new comprehensive study from Consumer Reports.

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