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This photo could only be better if there were a leprechaun pouring Skittles on the road, like a corn syrup carpet. The post At the End of Every Rainbow... Aerostar appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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UPDATE Everything is good now. Comment away on your phones, dear friends. We're having an issue with the site today where a bug is redirecting logged-in mobile users from TTAC's main page to the forum. Currently, we don't know when the issue will be fixed. In the meantime, we have a workaround: log out of your commenter account on [] The post We're Experiencing Some Technical Difficulties (UPDATE: Fixed) appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Four words. That's the extent of the details dropped by Toyota today, along with a picture that displays not quite an entire wheel. Perhaps the automaker should take a page from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and release 397 feature-length films about each of the mystery vehicle's components. The four words and one picture depict the upcoming [] The post Potential FJ Cruiser Replacement Teased for New York appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Earlier this week, we reported on an influx of complaints from diesel owners who were required by law to permit Volkswagen to rectify their emission rigged engines. The consensus was that the company has not done a great job. If a veterinarian fixed a pet in the same manner that VW fixed these cars, you would probably put it [] The post The Numbers Are In: Volkswagen Butchered its Fixed' Diesel Engines appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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We're having an issue with the site today where a bug is redirecting logged-in mobile users from TTAC's main page to the forum. Currently, we don't know when the issue will be fixed. In the meantime, we have a workaround: log out of your commenter account on mobile. I know — it sucks. But for now, that's the [] The post We're Experiencing Some Technical Difficulties appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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A third of all subprime car loans are now being categorized into the ominous-sounding deep subprime group. The designation has become progressively more inclusive since America clawed its way out of the recession and now accounts for 32.5 percent of all high-risk loans — up from just 5.1 percent in 2010. While consumers have fallen behind on most subprime [] The postDeep SubprimeAuto Loans are Becoming the New Normal appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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There's a certain allure to a limited-run special edition that goes beyondSpecial Editionbadging and discounted heated seats. Automakers give these ordinary vehicles a new angle (often at the end of the model cycle) to boost sales and margins by a few units and pesos. Down the line, these special vehicles become footnotes over which the ICE can [] The post Rare Rides: A Nissan Hardbody Flexes as Desert Runner appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Yesterday, we learned the Kia badge might not be good enough for Stingers in its home country. Around here, the slinky sedan will still carry the nameplate, despite the brand’s humble beginnings. Twenty years ago, Kia made a name for itself on these shores hawking bargain-basement priced entry-level cars, many of which quickly returned to the [] The post Ace of Base: 2017 Kia Rio LX appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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For a major city, Houston drivers spend far less time in rush-hour gridlock than those in other large U.S. metropolises. Last year, residents spent an average of 51.5 hours in gridlock, a number unchanged from the year before. Compare that to Los Angeles' 104.1 hours, Atlanta's 70.8, Washington, DC's 61 or Boston's 57.6. Overall, Houston [] The post Houston, We Have an Armored Car Robbery Problem appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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This week's episode of Ask Jack is all about the magic boxes that separate today's cars from their predecessors — and the unintended consequences of when it all goes wrong. Reader Eiriksmal writes: I hope I've startled you with this bold introduction. There's a question I have that only you can answer ... probably. It [] The post Ask Jack: Got That Maxima On Lock? appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Maybe the answer's a no-brainer, but perhaps it's more complicated than that. We're living in an era where traditional norms no longer apply to the auto industry. Yesterday, we told you how ex-General Motors product man Bob Lutz is totally open to the idea of turning Corvette into its own brand — a progression of an [] The post QOTD: Would Spinning Off the Corvette be the Worst Thing Ever? appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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TTAC Commentator flipper35 writes: I have a 2000 Dodge Durango (wrote about the brakes on it before, all is good with them) and the lights are not the greatest. After replacing the passenger side due to a deer ramming its butt into it, its headlights no longer match. I've looked on several Mopar forums and there doesnt [] The post Piston Slap: Crystal Clear Thoughts on Headlight Upgrades appeared first on The Truth About Cars .