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Shop for Tires With Confidence

November 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

When shopping for tires, some drivers will pick the cheapest set available. Others will choose the ones made by the brand with the best reputation. It’s less likely that a vehicle owner will spend hours on research to find the best set to suit his or her vehicle needs. The good news is you don’t…

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Test Drive: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

July 27, 2017. AAA Staff

For 2017, the Kia Optima offers a model for just about every taste. It’s available as a gas model, a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, each with a variety of trim levels to suit any desire, from sporty to luxurious. After receiving refreshed styling for 2016, the gas-only 2017 Kia Optima comes with three engines…

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Test Drive: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder

July 01, 2017. AAA Staff

After 60 years on sale in the U.S., the Nissan Pathfinder is one of the true pioneers in the SUV world. While it may be a “senior” in the segment, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is no slow-moving, muumuu-wearing granny. It’s a hot, single grandma whose hobbies include competitive country dancing and backpacking. The Pathfinder received…

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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

With a starting price of just $21,945, the 2017 Mazda6 is one of the least expensive midsize sedans on the market, yet is hands-down one of the most fun to drive. For 2017, the Mazda6 now has its vehicle dynamics control system, G-Vectoring Control, as standard equipment, as well as numerous sound-absorbing materials for a…

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Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

April 01, 2017. AAA Staff

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, a five-passenger sport-utility vehicle, comes in two trim levels and has two engine choices: a 2.4-liter engine in the base model and a more powerful 2.0-liter engine as an option in the base model and standard equipment in the limited models. The Santa Fe can be ordered in front- or…

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Ready Your Motorcycle for the Road

April 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

The do’s and don’ts of preparing your motorcycle for the open road.

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Test Drive: 2017 Honda Ridgeline

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

When it comes to pickup trucks people think Chevrolet, Ford, Ram – and maybe even Toyota and Nissan – but most people would never think of Honda. The Honda Ridgeline, first introduced in 2005 as a four-door short cargo bed truck, has been completely redesigned for 2017. The latest Ridgeline is available as a front- or…

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Beat Back Jet Lag

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Whether you’re traveling for fun or to get stuff done, a change in time zones and schedules can make it challenging to keep up your energy level. The following tips can help. Getting a good night’s sleep is an obvious start. Deploy those hotel blackout curtains – and try a technology blackout as well –…

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Generator Safety to Keep in Mind This Winter

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s the middle of a nor’easter. The wind is howling. You peek out the window and see nothing but a white sheet of blowing snow. You’re happy to be inside, cozy and warm, three hours into a television binge with the thermostat set to whatever you think a thermostat should be set to. Then, in…

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Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Outback

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

The latest Subaru Outback keeps getting better and more luxurious with a new Touring version. The Outback, which is available in both four- and six-cylinder versions, features more safety equipment, including standard reverse automatic braking and high beam assist. All versions now use a continuously variable automatic transmission. Our test drive was in the Limited…