#330 Car Buying Tips; Do EVs Depreciate Quicker?

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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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SHOW NOTES

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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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Automakers Are Adding Electric Vehicles to Their Lineups. Here’s What’s Coming

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/why-electric-cars-may-soon-flood-the-us-market-a9006292675/

Lucid Dethrones Tesla as Electric Vehicle Range King

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/lucid-dethrones-tesla-as-electric-vehicle-range-king-a6640734780/

4K Review: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02_2JeLZEHY

First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Gets New Styling and Updated Technology

https://www.consumerreports.org/suvs/2021-hyundai-santa-fe-review-a9539318353/

CR Tire Ratings

https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/tires.htm

New & Used Car Buying Guide

https://www.consumerreports.org/buying-a-car/car-buying-guide/

Guide to Car Safety

https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-guide-to-car-safety/

How to Safely Work on Your Car at Home

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-repair-maintenance/how-to-safely-work-on-your-car-at-home/

Coronavirus Resource Hub

https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

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