Super Bowl 2016 Infographic

Take a look at the Super Bowl 2016 infographic to find out some fun facts about what people enjoy most about it. Will you be following along on social media for the entire game? Do you watch for the sporting event itself or for the entertainment spectacle? Which group do you fall in when watching the big game this weekend? Us, well, we think one of the best things about watching the Super Bowl is the chips and dip!

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4 Luxury SUVs to Carry Only the Best Cargo

The luxury SUV competition is stiff in 2016 as many automakers up their SUV game. Though it makes choosing a new luxury SUV more difficult, it also means that you can find a vehicle with all the features and options you’re dreaming of. Whether you need a smooth ride, a lot of technology, or outstanding safety, one of these 2016 luxury SUVs may just be worthy enough to carry your precious cargo. Here is Auto Select Imports 4 Luxury SUVs to Carry Only the Best Cargo.


The 2015 BMW X5 has a reputation for handling more like a car than an SUV, which is just one of its many perks. Available in gasoline, diesel, and hybrid plug-in models, there’s a BMW X5 that will suit everyone’s power and gas mileage preferences. The interior is comfortable, luxurious, and everything you’ve come to expect from BMW. If you need it, a third row is available. The X5 comes with hill descent control, dynamic cruise control, a panoramic moon roof, and a powerful infotainment system. Gas mileage is estimated at 23 miles per gallon in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

Lexus RX

Kelley Blue Book reports that the Lexus RX is America’s best-selling luxury SUV, and that 40 percent of RX buyers had owned an RX prior to purchasing a new one. The interior of the RX is luxurious, convenient, and comfortable, with extra leg room in the back and an optional navigation system with a large screen and intuitive interface. Buyers with children will love the long list of safety features, which includes pre-collision technology, lane departure warnings, and parking assist. Get 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway on front wheel drive with the 3.5-liter V6 engine.

Audi Q7

SUVs with three rows can feel large and unwieldy, but the Audi Q7 crossover handles well and adds features even other luxury vehicles can’t compete with. If you want better handling, opt for the air suspension. If you want to feel like every road trip is a spa day, get the massaging front seats. The interior comes with an optional 12.3 inch screen display, up to 23 speakers, and, incredibly, another screen of 8.3 inches that comes out of the dashboard. If kids will be spending a lot of time in those back seats, upgrade to rear seat entertainment to make those road trips easier.

Lincoln MKX

4 Luxury SUVs to Carry Only the Best Cargo
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The 2016 MKX looks a little more modern than its predecessors, and that’s a good thing. It only has two rows, but if your family is small, you’ll enjoy the extra leg room and cargo space for sure. Many features that come standard on the MKX are optional in other SUVs. These include a keyless entry and push-button start, heated and cooled front seats, and seat position memory. Bluetooth and satellite radio also come standard. The MKX drives very smoothly and provides a quiet ride, even on the highway.

Take your driving experience to the next level with a 2016 luxury SUV. From extra cargo space to third-row seating, lots of dashboard tech to a myriad of fantastic engines, these SUVs are what you’re looking for in 2016.

Luxury Car Theft in America

This infographic sums up some interesting information about Luxury Car Theft in America and we thought it would be good to pass it along to our readers. If you have been thinking about whether or not to beef up your car’s security system, or invest in other anti-theft services, take a quick look at the infographic to help you decide the next step based on your vehicle.

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4 Best Luxury Cars to Take Skiing

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Luxury vehicles don’t have to stop at the edge of the city. While you won’t be taking these vehicles off-roading, many luxury cars are built to endure more than just busy surface streets. If you want to stay warm and have the room for your equipment when you take a weekend ski trip outside of Washington D.C., here are the four best cars to consider. (more…)

Do I Really Need My Brakes Flushed?

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Go ahead. Admit it. Whenever you take your car to get serviced, you’re afraid you’re going to get swindled and told to replace everything under the hood for no good reason. The people who do this give good mechanics a bad name.

Even if you used to get under the hood of your own car and do a lot of the work yourself, times have changed. Computer systems, new technology, and smaller engines make it (more…)

5 New 2016 Luxury Cars Within Your Reach

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Luxury cars are known not only for their sleek exteriors and interiors, among many other quality aspects, but also for the hefty price tag that typically accompanies them. However, the 2016 model year has introduced some of the most affordable and high-quality luxury cars ever put on the market. Get excited because the five following luxury cars may actually be within your budget.

2016 BMW 320

Starting Price: $33,000

Rounding out the end of Autobytel’s “Top 10 Least Expensive Luxury Cars” is the (more…)

What the Volkswagen Recall Means

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According to Edelman’s 2015 Trust Barometer, companies in the U.S. are quickly approaching the same level of distrust usually reserved for politicians (50 percent versus 48 percent). With the new information being released on Volkswagen’s emission testing, it’s no wonder the public feels that way.

The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Explained

Between the years of 2009-2015, Volkswagen sold cars with a “TDI” label across its Passat, Golf, Beetle, Jetta, (more…)

6 Smells That You Need to Learn

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Understanding these painless ways to diagnosing your vehicle is the first step to learning how to work on your own car. Bypassing the need to disassemble an engine bay to discover a problem well save plenty of time so you can get back to watching Amazing Race. Speaking of, this technique will allow you to repair your car before symptoms get too severe allowing you to get back on the road quicker than your competition. I understand due to space, dexterity, and time constraints, not everyone is cut out to be a grease monkey, but not understanding simple symptoms of vehicle degradation can put you in a lot of trouble. So keep these 6 smells in mind next time you smell something funky coming from your car before you head out on a 6 hour road trip.

5 Historic Sites to Drive to in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is minutes from Washington, D.C., yet it is a world away. Nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved architecture, Alexandria is an unforgettable getaway. Here are some historic sites to drive to in Alexandria.

1. Mount Vernon

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Discover colonial America firsthand at George and Martha Washington’s home and adopted hometown, Mount Vernon. Situated on the banks of the Potomac River eight miles south of Alexandria, this four-acre Pioneer Farm is the most visited historic estate in America. Today, Mount Vernon is a museum filled with documents and items from George Washington and other key people in American history. Mount Vernon is only a short distance from Old Town hotels, shops, and restaurants.

2. Alexandria Black History Museum

902 Wythe St, Alexandria, VA 22314

The Alexandria Black History Museum enriches the lives of residents and visitors, fostering tolerance and understanding across all cultures and promoting appreciation of the African-American experience. The museum provides local and regional history and consists of two exhibition galleries and an environment for learning about African-American cultural traditions. African-American Heritage Park is a nine-acre green space that offers (more…)