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2008 Ford Taurus X SEL Review

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After keeping an eye on the success of car based SUVs such as the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, and the Nissan Murano, Ford felt that its truck based SUVs, the Explorer and the Expedition, was not going to cut it. Thus came the Freestyle to fill in the void for a car like SUV that combined the virtues of a minivan, wagon, and a sedan in one package. It was based on the Five Hundred sedan and offered decent performance and remarkable practicality. Despite its competence, the Freestyle sold less than what Ford expected. In late 2007-2008, the Freestyle was refreshed. It adopted a name change to Taurus X (The Five Hundred sedan also adopted a name change to Taurus), and gained a new powertrain as well fixing the issues of the Freestyle.

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2002 Toyota Camry LE Review

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You guys are probably wondering what is a Toyota Camry, one of the dullest cars on the market, doing on this automotive blog? Well, let me shed a little light on the situation. This car is special to me, because we bought this car brand new when I was in kindergarten. This car has been there for our family as long as I can remember. At 143,000 miles, the Camry is still running strong with no problems, despite the notable scratches and dents that we never bothered to repair. Toyota poured $1 billion into developing the Camry and this was the result. Continue reading

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