Talking Cars (MP3)

This week is an all questions episode. We discuss if electric vehicles will depreciate quicker than gas powered cars; why newer transmissions have so many gears; what makes a good retirement vehicle; the difference between all-season and all-weather tires; and our choice for the best do-it-all vehicle under $35K.




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00:00 - Introduction

00:51 - Question #1: How is brand loyalty reflected in CR’s owner satisfaction rating?

03:47 - Question #2: How will some low range EVs fare on the resale market in a few years?

07:19 - Question #3: Which used SUV is best suited for a young family?

11:14 - Question #4: What us the difference between all-season and all-weather tires?

14:40 - Question #5: Why some European cars are not sold in the USA?

18:03 - Question #6: Is the Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti a good retirement vehicle?

23:11 - Question #7: What is the advantage of newer transmissions having so many gears?

25:45 - Question #8: What is the ultimate do-it-all vehicle for under $35K?




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