My Next Car

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While driving to the store the other day, trying to focus on chatting with my husband instead of the worsening vibrations of our Buick, I realized it is time to go car shopping. That decision became even easier after I had to buy four new tires, as well as learning my front brakes could go at any time! That brings us to the topic of which car is best suited for my little family: a 2011 GMC Terrain or the 2011 Honda CR-V. In my quest for comparison, I came across a site called The Car Connection. It allows you to compare countless vehicles, providing tremendously detailed specifications. This proved to be a valuable tool for my vehicle comparisons. With the 2011 GMC Terrain, I focused on price, miles per gallon (MPG) for city and highway, comfort, and appearance. I was all right with the price, ranging from $26,434 - $27,825. It averages 20 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, rating it a 7.8 out of 10 among customers, and staying competitive with similar midsize sport utility vehicles. It boasts a comfortable and refined cabin with enough cargo space for my two dogs. Last, but not least, it has a truck-like appearance and enough exterior and interior color choices to please almost any potential buyer. Alternatively, you have the 2011 Honda CR-V. It averages 21 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, rating it at 7.3 out of 10 among sport utility vehicle customers. As far as comfort goes, it has a smooth powertrain, and spacious interior. In appearance, this vehicle seems to echo that of the minivan, and comes in a wide array of colors. Visually, the CR-V appears to be quite a compact sports utility vehicle. Therefore, if car-like maneuverability is something you require, this vehicle is worth a test drive. These vehicles have many appealing similarities. To make a decision between the two vehicles, you should consider a few points of interest of each.…...

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