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v29_camaroThe Camaro convertible is another example of what the folks at Chevrolet have been capable of making, one of their most successful properties, the Camaro, even better.

For 2012, they are introducing the Camaro convertible and they are already turning heads and flying off of showroom floors as well. This convertible's top, a cousin of the Corvette, is capable of opening and closing in a mere 20 seconds. They come outfitted with 6.2 liter, V8 engines with SFI which are affixed to six speed manual transmission systems. They perform efficiently to the extent of garnering 16 miles per gallon through metropolitan confines and in the area of 24 miles to the gallon on the freeways with a touted savings, over the term of twelve months to be $2,367.00.

v29_camaro_2Those are standard properties of an industry competitive listing that goes on to include such features as a power steering variable ratio, some Brembo performance brakes and powered windows with both the driver and passenger express down-up element.

Those safety associated amenities includes their anti-lock brake system, an airbag system that covers the driver and front passenger, some dual stage frontal air bags with passenger sensing and there are side impact air bags. Also included are rear child seat latch anchors, a theft deterrent system, a stabilitrak, stability control system which includes traction control and there is a rear parking assist feature. That feature includes a rear vision camera, a tire pressure monitoring element and a battery rundown protection item.

Other standard features includes a tonneau cover, a power convertible top, a rear spoiler, some daytime running lights, front fog lights and there is a universal home remote for your convenience. The interior environment is plush and comfortable with both the driver and passenger's seat being heatable and adjustable with the front seats being leather appointed. An air filtration system is available with these units as well as two convenient power outlets, a steering column that is tilting and telescopic and which is wrapped in leather.

The entertainment systems that have been incorporated into these vehicles includes an XM radio service, auxiliary gauges, a driver's information center, Bluetooth for your phone and all of which is highlighted by a premium Boston acoustics audio system where the controls are located on the steering column.



v29_mitsubishiThe 2012 Mitzubishi Outlander Sport SE is one of the most versatile vehicles in the marketplace.  This four door SUV is more than capable of meeting the task at hand.  At the release of a hood latch is a 2.0 liter, DOHC engine that works in combination with a continuously variable transmission system.  They perform efficiently to the revelation of attaining 25 miles to the gallon through the city and 31 miles per gallon on the freeways.

Over twelve months, the forecasted savings are touted to be around $2,050.00. The standard packages are consumer friendly with safety and convenience being  priorities.  Let's begin with a one touch start/stop engine switch, a fast key entry system, some super high range HD headlights, high contrast meters and a full color multi information display that is easily comprehendable. That display system also contains a service reminder system.  An eco driver indicator lamp is included along with a brake energy regenerating system.  Those safety features also including their advanced dual front air bags, front seat mounted side air bags, side curtain air bags and an air bag for the driver's knee.  An active stability control system is there along with a tire pressure monitoring system and a LATCH system is in place for the protection of the children.

An anti-theft alarm system is a segment of their standard packages with an engine immobilizer and the hill start assist feature.  That smooth and level riding experience is due to a combination of factors, a four wheeled independent suspension system and an assisted electric power steering system.  Automatic climate control attains a comfortable inner cabin environment  and the air conditioning system has its' own filtering agent. The sideview mirrors are heatable, there's a rear seat armrest with a couple of cupholders and some rear privacy glass.

What Edmunds Saysv29_mitsubishi_3

The 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander will probably still handle better than most compact crossovers. But softer, more refined bodywork blunts some of the Outlander's edge.


- Third row is now usable; improved interior; updated navigation and multimedia.


- Engine choices likely to be underwhelming; new one-piece liftgate eliminates useful tailgate feature.





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