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Jeep Wrangler Soon To Be Powered With a 2.0-Litre Turbo Engine By 2017

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Insiders in the automotive industry are of the view that an aluminium turbo 2.0-litre engine would be powered on the upcoming next-generation Jeep Wrangler, which will boost performance and fuel economy. Better fuel economy and enhanced performance are the two challenges that Fiat Chrysler has to conquer. If the recent rumours are to be believed then a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine could assist in solving both of those issues, and get the exalted 4×4′s drive train into the 21st century. As per the latest automotive news reports, Fiat Chrysler is believed to be developing a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder for the Jeep Wrangler. Believed to deliver 224kW of power, the engine is code-named as “Hurricane”, is supposed to be an aluminium block design having direct fuel injection, a twin-scroll turbo and variable valve timing. The expected engine would likely be manufactured at FCA’s Trenton engine complex, which is outside of Detroit. …
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These Important Things Must Know by First Time Car Buyers

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Buying the first car is a thrilling experience for everyone. When it comes to buying a car, today there are so many choices than ever before so deciding to buy a particular car indeed is a tough task. When buying a car, you have to take into consideration several factors like your needs, budget, personal preferences, which certainly needs detailed research work, your time and deliberate contemplation. If you’re new to buying a car, below mentioned vital tips will assist you to uncover the right car for you. Determine What Kind of Car Will Suit Your Needs Do you require a minivan or SUV to fit the entire family or a truck type car to transport your work supplies or a fuel-efficient car for commuting long distances on a daily basis? Do Your Research Rightly You need to research thoroughly for the vehicles that you’re interested in. These days, you …
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4 Top Fuel-Efficient Cars in Australia

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We will quickly go through the 4 top cars that give better fuel efficiency and are not very expensive to own. 1. Suzuki Celerio The Suzuki Alto has been re-engineered and given a new name Suzuki Celerio. The car’s design is stylish and looks very cute. Though it is compact, yet it has good space inside. It can smoothly move through the tight city roads and easily steer through the corners. As per the official figures, Celerio manual model renders a combined fuel economy of 4.7 litres per 100 kilometres whereas the CVT (continuously variable transmission) automatic version renders 4.8 litres per 100 kilometres. Suzuki Celerio is the perfect choice for those looking for a new compact car for everyday use that gives good fuel economy as well as is cheap to own. 2. Suzuki Swift The Swift is one of the best selling cars of Suzuki brand. The credit …
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5 Strong Reasons for Buying a Used Car

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Everyone has a dream to have own car but due to daily expenses and saving we often think to go with used or second hand car. If you are thinking the same and if you have a tight budget for buying a car, it’s always very good idea to buy a used car instead of a brand new one. It is indeed a good way to save substantial money. These days, cars are maintained in good condition and actually last for a longer period, which was not the case way back in the ‘50s and the ‘60s. Thus, used cars have got value and are reliable. One of the main reasons of buying a used car is that you have to pay a much lower price for the same car model than the brand new one; of course, there are other reasons as well. Not all used cars possess equal …
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Why You Want to Buy a 4WD?

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Customers who want to make a shift from their regular compact car or sedan to a sophisticated 4WD should really know why they want to make a shift and what exactly their requirement is. Compared to a compact car or family sedan, a 4×4 is a big size vehicle that comes with greater power. Specifically for those drivers who are new, need to ensure that they’ve got hold of the perfect 4×4 vehicle that matches their lifestyle and fulfils their needs, which includes on-road safety and driver satisfaction. We suggest that prior to visiting the showroom for purchasing a 4WD; you must go over the following crucial considerations: What is the exact purpose of owning a 4WD? What is the real purpose of owning a 4×4 vehicle? Do you intend to take your family for camping in one of the remotest countryside on long weekends or casual outings on the …
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Install Smart Anti-Theft Screws & Avert Plate Thefts

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By installing smart anti-theft screws to the vehicle’s number plates, car owners in Sydney can take the first step towards curbing crime. Most probably, in the next month, the police placed in the Hills region of Kellyville are going to initiate operation Tabella, which will motivate people to make use of tamper-proof and one-way screws. Rob Critchlow, superintendent (commander of The Hills local area) encouraged car owners to make a shift towards tamper-resistant screws. He added that “The theft of number plates is directly connected to other grave offences like frauds and robberies”. Car owners can surely lower the amount of crime by using these smart anti-theft screws. The police from the Hills region will be carrying out a free service at Kellyville Plaza on 13th August 2015 (Thursday) in the Woolworths car park from 10 am to 2 pm. A barbecue will be arranged in the men’s shed. If …
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What Is The Right Time To Buy A Car?

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Well, buying a car is definitely not an easy task, and if you are thinking over to buy a car, you’ll need to plan for making a huge investment. Ideally, you’ll begin your search by looking through the various make and model so that you can determine which one will fit to your precise need and budget. All right, let’s assume, you have found out the ideal car for your needs, now the next crucial thing that comes to your mind is what time will be right to buy it. No matter you’re planning to buy a used or new car, it’s imperative to understand the current trends of car sales which will facilitate you to get a good bargain. Without doubt, buying a car involves researching through the various makes and models, comparing their features and prices, and getting the prices from different dealers for the car that you’ve …
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Suzuki Celerio Vs Nissan Micra ST – [A Comparison Review]

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Well, are you looking for a compact car that comes at an affordable price and at the same time it can comfortably seat your small family, however, you don’t want to compromise on style and simplicity. The compact car segment sales figures precisely indicate that people today are more concerned when it comes to comfort, ease of use and affordability compared to the past years. Last year, overall sales in the compact car segment came down by 31%, which is witnessing further decline of about 37.5% in the current year of 2015. Nonetheless, if you’re a P-plater or just have a small parking space at your home or you have a tight budget, there are good alternatives which you can probably look at. When it comes to sales, Mitsubishi Mirage is truly the leader that comes around $13,500 drive away price right now as per the very recent comparison review …
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End of the Financial Year – What do Car Makers Look At?

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One of the best times to buy a car is when it’s the end of the financial year. The reason is simple – most car manufacturers are looking at increasing sales and meeting sales targets and cars can be bought at some great prices. This year, offers worth more than $15,000 on savings and competitive finance up for grabs. There seems to be a good competition going on between car makers as they hope to boost sales. Deals are being offered by more than a dozen car makers now. This comes amidst strong auto sales in the last few years in the Australian market. June is the strongest month for new car sales and is when most of the deals will finish.  2012 and 2013 saw more than 1.1 million new cars being sold and were Australia’s record-breaking sales periods. Both these years saw excellent mid-year sales. In 2013, the …
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Taxtime Gains – The Time to Buy a New Car

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The best time to buy a car is before the financial year ends. With the year end in sight,  you get hold of some of the best of the deals by car manufacturers. The time to get good deals on cars this year is now. With the Aussie dollar dropping to a two-and-a-half year low against the American Dollar, it is just the time to grab the perfect car bargain. Rob Rennie, Westpac’s Chief Currency Strategist believes that after watching the Australian Dollar fall 12 percent this week which is 92 cents now from $1.05 last year, it should settle near the 88 cents mark. An exchange rate as this one is sure to make alarm bells ring. This is especially because vehicle importers gained a lot due to the considerable growth over the last 2 years with sharper prices and added levels of specifications with the high Aussie Dollar …
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