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Steve wants to know--Is it good genes, good diet, clean living or what? Ray has the answers.
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The Hyundai Sonata is a roomy, comfortable sedan with good overall reliability, but there are some troubling problems in certain years of which buyers should be aware.
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The Ford Fiesta is a great economy car, particularly for urban use, but beware the perils of Powershift.
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Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.
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The Nissan Altima can make a good used car, but choose your year wisely.
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Used Subarus pose a unique challenge for buyers. Here's what you need to know about the excessive oil consumption issue.
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The Nissan Pathfinder can be a great used vehicle, but some years come with problems. We can point you in the right direction.
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Cherie just ineherited a 2006 Jeep Commander with 60K miles. The problem? She loves the Subaru Forester she's put 150K miles on since buying in 2002. Car Talk's advice about what she should keep, right here.
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How to size up the person you're about to buy from.
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