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2014 Toyota Yaris – Efficient In Every Way

16Jun
2014 Toyota Yaris

2014 Toyota Yaris

The 2014 Toyota Yaris is a stylish hatchback available in both 2 and 4 door models.  Don’t be fooled by its small size, the Yaris comfortably seats 4 adults with adequate head and legroom.  Highlights of the Yaris include its state of the art tech features such as Bluetooth and USB/IPod capabilities, 30 MPG fuel economy, and the ability for this fun sized subcompact to fit anywhere.

Although the car does not come equipped with onboard navigation, the modern and simple to use dials and gauges put drivers at ease.  The Yaris also comes equipped with 9 airbags that includes everything to turn this car into a balloon to keep your entourage safe.  Awarded the 2014 IntelliChoice SmartChoice on Fuel Costs and highest IHS rating, this efficient ride is a safe choice for any driver.

If you live in a city and continue to have trouble finding a parking spot for your car, come give one a test drive and be sure to visit www.mileone.com

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2014 Honda Accord Plugin Hybrid

2014 Honda Accord Plugin Hybrid

The new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid is quite possibly the best of both worlds. Combining the benefits of an electrically charged car with the ability to refuel traditionally has created a ton of excitement among Honda enthusiasts. The new Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid not only has incredible interior and exterior features, but it also enables consumers to save big bucks when it comes to refueling. With a staggering 124 city miles and 105 highway miles (when combining electric power and fuel power) who could refuse the opportunity to test drive this modern marvel?

The Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid includes a sleek aerodynamic exterior design that creates quick maneuvering on the highways. With a customized front hood, front bumper, and wheels the new 2014 Honda Plug-In Hybrid has maximum efficiency, as well as very cool style and design. The interior of the new Accord Plug-in Hybrid is able to match its sleek exterior with some new tech savvy extras that any buyer would enjoy.  Some of these new features include smart key entry, push key start, rear-view camera, lane watch, and a satellite navigation system. These are only a few of the cool new features Honda offers in their new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid and it’s worth checking out in person to see the rest.

Most notably, one of the best features in the new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid is the Econ button. This button enables you to switch between efficiency and acceleration while driving. The Econ button creates the ability to drive your vehicle three different ways. EV drive, Hybrid drive, and Engine drive are the three options the Accord Plug-In Hybrid lets you choose from. The EV drive option enables the driver to have 100% electric driving; this lets you conserve your fuel usage. Hybrid drive uses the fuel engine and electric motor to give the driver a good boost of acceleration, and lastly is the engine drive; this is predominantly used for highway efficiency, and it enables you to conserve fuel while having a fast and efficient driving experience on the highway.

Interested in experiencing the all new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid firsthand? Check out MileOne.com for a list of your nearest Honda dealers.

 

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2015 Acura TLX Prototype

2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Debuting at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, the 2015 Acura TLX Prototype was certainly an eye turner sporting a “Red Carpet Athlete” design. The TLX is a hybrid of the sporty TL and the mid-size sedan TSX. The new Acura TLX also includes many of the popular features that set the Acura RL apart from the competition including the signature Jewel Eye LED headlights and a whopping set of 20-inch alloy wheels.

The 2015 TLX Prototype is a technological overhaul for Acura. Dropping both the TL and TSX from their current line, the TLX gives Acura a new slate to implement innovative technologies into their new car. A few features that stand out include the Integrated Dynamic System (IDS) and the car’s four distinct driving modes: Economy, Normal, Sport, and Sport+. Depending on the mode selected, the TLX’s Integrated Dynamic System adjusts the steering, throttle response, transmission, and even the noise level in the cabin.

Why I love the TLX Prototype: from first look, Acura’s bold colored “Red Carpet Athlete” design makes it stand out. Secondly, the four driving modes allow the car to be an everyday driver and a sports car all-in-one. Most notably is the available 3.5-liter V6 and 9-speed transmission. Finally, the TLX’s Precision All Wheel Steer (P-AWS), which compliments the power of the car and allows it to easily hug turns at fast speeds.

Sportier than the previous TL and the TSX models, the TLX is a technologically pleasing car that will fit perfectly into Acura’s new line up. The 2015 Acura TLX is scheduled to release in mid-2014 so be on the lookout at MileOne.com for this groundbreaking car.

 

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2013 GLK-350

2013 GLK-350

Although the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class SUV has always been highly recommended, the 2013 changes have put it over the top as a must buy luxury SUV.  This sought after luxury crossover guarantees rock-solid construction, a sophisticated ride and ample safety features. The GLK offers a class and comfortable ride with various technology features including a dual-screen rear seat entertainment system, satellite radio, the iPod/USB audio interface. Not to mention the power behind this small SUV, its V6 engine pushing output to 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. This V6 engine is putting the GLK as one of the quickest compact luxury crossover SUVs out there. Improvements to the engine efficiencies and one of the best automatic stop-start systems on the market boost the GLK350’s fuel economy.

The safety features on the GLK are most certainly a selling point. If you want your family safe on the crazy roads out there, the GLK is certainly something you’ll want to look into.  Mercedes has installed a gentle buzz in the steering wheel from a lane-departure warning system letting you know if you veer too close to the line. Benz’s Attention Assist stands by in case you fall asleep or simply stop paying attention. Not only that, but new-for-2013 is an emergency communications system that provides automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance and a system that alerts the owner when a pre-selected speed or boundary is exceeded by another driver (say, a teen or valet). Blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure warning systems are also available options.

I could continue to list the vast technology features of the vehicle, or the signature materials found in the Mercedes-Benz family, but instead you should stop by and check them out first hand to fully amerce yourself. Find the nearest Benz dealer to you by heading over to http://mileone.com.

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The 2013 Hyundai Tucson – An IIHS Top Safety Pick.

01Aug
2013 Hyundai Tucson

2013 Hyundai Tucson

The 2013 Hyundai Tucson has played a major roll in the building and reconstruction of Hyundai’s new and improved reputation. This vehicle puts more emphasis on the “Sport” part of SUV than “utility” with proportional weight and driving agility. The Tucson’s 4 cylinder engine produces 176hp and receives an EPA estimated 29 mpg highway.

Inside the vehicle, a panoramic sunroof extending from the front seats to the backlights creates a comfortable and spacious interior. All seats are made from premium leather with the front two being heated and dynamically adjustable. The Tucson designers also thoughtfully configured the rear seats to fold down in a way to provide extra storage space when needed.

When it comes to the driver’s seat, the easily accessible controls are well lit and set on an angle to better the overall driving experience. The intelligent multifunction trip computer also keeps you informed on the mpg’s you’re receiving, average speed, and miles to empty. Plus, you can’t forget about the hands free Bluetooth technology, rearview backup camera, and NavTraffic with real time road conditions.

The safety features are top of the line as well. HillStart Assist Control, Downhill Brake Control, and electronic stability control make this vehicle safe in those tricky situations. In fact, the Tucson won the 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick.

To learn more about the 2013 Tucson,  find your nearest Hyundai dealer at www.Mileone.com.

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Top 2013 Summer Road Trip Vehicles

25Jul

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The Summer of 2013 is here, and although it’s fading quickly there is absolutely no better time than now to pack up your family, your boat, your luggage and ipods and hit the open roads for one last get-away grand finale! But perhaps your current vehicle may not cut it and you’re in the market for a serious upgrade? No problem! We’ve compiled a list of what we feel are some of the Top vehicles for taking your epic summer road trip to the next level. We’ve researched all of the brands and considered all of the factors from estimated MPG, to MSRP, as well as a list of available amenities in each vehicle in our list. Although there are many vehicles we could have chosen, here are the ones that made our Top 10 list of summer road trip vehicles for 2013!

 

2013 Mazda CX-5

2013 Mazda CX-5

2013 Mazda CX-5 – Unlike many competing companies in its class, Mazda has finally found the perfect recipe for an all around great compact SUV. The Mazda CX-5 proves to be an excellent choice for a summer road trip vehicle with exceptional gas mileage (up to 26 city/35 highway) thanks to Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology. The combined spacious cabin, sharp driving dynamics, and overall lightweight complexity make this automobile more than practical on those family journeys. The CX-5’s blend of good looks, storage capacity, advanced technology, and comfort controls will support the needs of any passenger. When it comes to safety features, the CX-5 has them all. Air bags surrounding every rider, antilock brake system, traction and stability control, plus blind spot detection technology all add up to make this one of the safest cars around. For only about $21,195, you can receive great benefits in the new Mazda CX-5.

 

2013 Jeepp Grand Cherokee SRT8

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee – The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee has no limits. With its exceptional hill descent control, the Jeep thrives in all terrains—sand, mud, rock, snow, anything imaginable. Not only can this power through any terrain, it does so while providing comfort for all passengers on board. On the road, the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s suspension offers an amenable ride that guarantees comfort through many hours of road tripping. The Jeep offers a spacious backseat for passengers, but also the ability to fold the seats flat yielding about 69 cubic feet of space for cargo. The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at $27,695 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 17 city and 23 highway.

 

2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape – The Ford Escape earned several honorable awards making it a top choice for 2013 Summer Road Trip Vehicles. The Escape is the 2013 Best Compact SUV for the money due to its impressive combination of ownership costs and positive reviews in its class. Not only that, but the 2013 Ford Escape has been certified by the EPA as the most fuel efficient small SUV on the market. As if these two accolades aren’t enough to catch the eye, the Escape’s cabin has a quality look and feel with generous seating for all. There is plenty of room inside the Escape, even in the rear seat, that presents plenty of head and legroom. The 2013 Ford Escape starts at $23,295 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 22 city and 31 highway.

 

2013 Lexus RX 450 Hybrid

2013 Lexus RX 450 Hybrid

2013 Lexus RX 450H – The reevaluated and redesigned Lexus RX 450H lies at the top of the list of fuel efficient luxury SUVs. Its V6 gas and electric engine account for a total of 295hp, while receiving 30mpg on the highway and 28 in the city. With this exceptional mileage you also receive spacious leg room and interior luxury for maximum comfort. This new model allows both the driver and passengers to feel safe with advanced air bags surrounding every rider. Anti-lock brake systems and the cruise control that includes a pre-collision warning device add to this cars great safety features. Dual zone climate control, reclining rear seats, a 9 speaker audio system, a dual rear entertainment system and navigation screen guarantee that everyone is satisfied. When purchasing this car you get great fuel savings, luxury comfort, and excellent performance all for $46,310.

 

2013 Honda CR-V

2013 Honda CR-V

2013 Honda CR-V – 2013 Honda CR-V is one of the top choice compact SUV’s in it’s class. It is the ultimate small family travel car with ample cargo and passenger space inside. Under the hood lies an advanced 4 cylinder engine that can receive up to 31 mpg on the highway. Its precise handling and intuitive controls allow the driver to stay focused while adjusting the various comfort settings too. Premium safety features are standard in the CR-V with stability control, anti-lock brakes, and a rear view back up camera. It also received a full 5 stars in the government crash testing for both frontal and side impact protection. Take advantage of all these practical and family friendly amenities for only $22,000 MSRP.

 

2014 Dodge Journey

2014 Dodge Journey

2014 Dodge Journey – Boasting an impressive base price of just $18,995 MSRP, the 2014 Dodge Journey is not just the only midsize SUV on our list, but the least expensive SUV with a standard automatic transmission. And while that automatic is just a four-speed, it still teams with the Journey’s standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine to offer up to 26 mpg in highway driving–no easy feat for a midsize SUV. Best of all, the Journey includes a long list of standard equipment ranging from dual-zone climate control and curtain side airbags, to keyless access with push to start technology. The journey is certainly not a car to leave off the test drive list, so come in today and see what the fuss is about.

 

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTEC

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTEC

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 – The new GLK250 BlueTEC is the first diesel compact luxury SUV on the market, offering a best-in-class 24/33-mpg city/highway fuel-economy estimate. With this great fuel economy number comes maximum comfort and convenience. Full leather seating, dual zone climate control, 10 way power driver seat adjustments, and a panorama roof are just a few specs that define this car’s luxury. Its versatile cargo space can hold up to 23.3 cubic ft of cargo with all of the seats up and has a retractable luggage cover. The audio and entertainment systems are top notch as well. With auxiliary, USB, and satellite radio options, you’re sure to find the right music to play through these high definition speakers. Hands free Bluetooth and easy to use navigation also make this a great car for those long rides away from home. With an MSRP of $38,950, you will surely get every dollar out of this well crafted and efficient machine.

 

2013 BMW X1

2013 BMW X1

2013 BMW X1 – Coming in with an MSRP around $46,000, this fun to drive and all new small luxury crossover SUV offers respectable utility and performance. Being the BMW X3’s little brother, they share similar characteristics in all areas. The X1 is new to the U.S. market this year, but this 300hp turbocharged crossover has thrived in Europe for the past three years receiving 24/32 mpg. The interior is just like the rest of BMW’s cars, pure quality. Its advanced iDrive technology and state of the art leather front bucket seats are surrounded by generous leg room. The rear seats are comfortable as well and can also be folded completely flat for additional cargo space. This revolutionary BMW crossover comes in 6 unique colors and three different trims. Be sure to put the 2013 BMW X1 on your test drive list.

 

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

2013 Nissan Pathfinder – The all new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder has made a remarkable leap this past year in all areas. With an improved fuel economy of 20/26 mpg, the Pathfinder can still haul weight and perform past duties. It still holds 7 passengers comfortably in leather seats with the third row able to recline to the back window. When it comes to cargo space, fill the car up with 7 passengers and there’s still 16 cubic feet of cargo space. Drop the second and third row down flat and you’ve got 80 cubic feet of cargo space. The revolutionary Around View Monitor system technology gives the driver a birds eye view of the car on the screen when parking. Also, when the kids are happy so are you, that’s where the tri-zone entertainment system comes into play. The driver and passenger riding shotgun can enjoy their music, while others in the back can watch movies through headphones on two screens. The opportunities with the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder are endless. Coming in with an MSRP of $28,700, you’re sure to get every penny out of this purchase. Test drive one today to see what everyone has been talking about.

 

2013 VW Jetta SportWagen

2013 VW Jetta SportWagen

2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen – This new generation Jetta still carries some good qualities from past years, but improved interior design and performance simply make this one better. Adjustable arm rests, rear seat air vents, and impressively larger cargo capacity in the 2013 model have been built on top of the momentum from 2012. Spacious passenger seats and advance audio technology make this car easy to be in for those long rides. Like the rest of the cars on this list, the Jetta SportWagen has all the same safety features. Anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, along with all the necessary airbags help passengers to remain safe. The Jetta SportWagen’s MSRP ranges from $20,595- $29,495 depending on the 3 models you have to choose from.

With all of these great vehicles on our list it’s tough to pick one standout among the rest. Instead, we’ve decided to leave the trophy in your hands. After taking a look at all of the available amenities and options that these vehicles have to offer, head over to http://mileone.com and find the nearest dealers to start marking off the vehicles on your list. Then after you’ve made your decision on the best road trip vehicle to make your summer of 2013 trip a success… Don’t forget to drop us a line and let us know how it’s going!

 

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2013 Honda Civic Sedan

2013 Honda Civic Sedan

The newly designed 2013 Honda Civic Sedan has made an incredible comeback this past year in the automotive world. Test driving this car is definitely something to put on the “to do” list. Whether you’re carrying groceries, cargo, or friends, you’ll take full advantage of the convenient space the Civic has to offer. Its efficient 5 speed automatic transmission engine receives up to 32mpg and offers Eco Assist technology to get maximum fuel efficiency. The Civic’s new interior defines quality in the automotive industry. The satellite linked navigation system with intelligent multi-information display and SMS text message function are state of the art. The three angle rear view camera technology makes parking lot navigation easier and safer than before. You can also personalize your settings and adjust your usage through the steering wheel mounted controls.

The 2013 Civic is also one of the safest cars on the street with dual-stage, multi-threshold front airbag systems. The three point seatbelt automatic tension system and tire pressure monitoring technology make the Civic unique from others in it’s class. This efficient and affordable car may surely fit the needs of any driver looking for a well rounded sedan. Take a test drive and you’ll wonder where the Civic has been all these years.

For more information and to get your hands behind the wheel for a test drive visit mileone.com for a list of your nearest Honda dealers.

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MileOne Sponsors ACS Relay For Life Speech 2013

01Jul

For the past 14 years, MileOne Automotive has been the Regional Sponsor for American Cancer Society – Relay For Life. We have donated a vehicle every year to help raise money for Cancer Research. This year we donated a 2014 Mazda6 for the annual raffle on June 14, 2013 at the Relay For Life – Joppatown High School in Joppatowne, MD. The MileOne team was there as MileOne COO Scott Fader spoke at the event prior to the start of the walk.

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2013 Acura MDX

2013 Acura MDX

The new 2013 Acura MDX lies right near the top of all mid-sized luxury SUV’s known to man. With 3 zone climate control technology and evenly distributed leg room, every passenger is sure to find comfort in this 7 seat machine. Its powerful V6 300 horse power engine also comes equipped with a 5000lbs towing capacity to accomplish all of your outdoor activities. The safety features of this all wheel drive vehicle help compliment its status as a luxury SUV. Keep yourself and whoever you may be traveling with safe with advanced air bag technology throughout the whole car. It comes with dual front side-mounted air bags as well as front, rear and third row air bags. The MDX is intelligent preventing you from doing irritable tasks like checking the tire pressure. They come standard with tire pressure monitoring, dusk sensing headlamps, and auto delay off headlamps.

The 2013 Acura MDX is also equipped with many interior entertainment features. Forget about your old CD collection, every MDX is installed with XM Satellite capabilities and an auxiliary MP3 audio input that can blast from 8 high quality speakers. The easy to use cruise control and storage consoles throughout the entire vehicle make the MDX great for those long road trips too. They also come with high quality leather seats that are collapsible in the rear and third row for moving large items. 18 inch alloy wheels, traction control, and stability control make the MDX dominant on all surfaces. Choose from 6 different exterior colors and 3 different interior colors to find the MDX that matches your driving personality.

For more information or to see this bad boy in person head over to http://mileone.com for a list of your nearest Acura dealers.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan

If you’re looking to buy an entry-level luxury sedan without breaking the bank, check out the all-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan. In terms of quality and price no other competitor can match it. Mercedes has successfully meshed cost effective pricing with an everlasting sense of superior quality.

Leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, a 5.8-inch central display, a voice-controlled interface, and a commanding sound system make this vehicle an absolute bargain! Can you say Mercedes-Benz and bargain in the same breath? Apparently so.

A choice of walnut, ash, aluminum, and carbon fiber trim options allow you to fully customize the essence of your ride. It’s remarkable that Mercedes can develop such a vehicle that fully embodies the brand for only $30,000.

Along with a low price and some of the finest features the game has to offer, this vehicle’s driving performance will have you itching for more. The 2014 CLA-Class consists of quick acceleration and precise steering for one athletic drive. The quick-shifting automated manual transmission offers three shift patterns and a manual shift mode controlled by paddle shifters on the steering wheel.

2014 has certainly brought the Mercedes brand an extraordinary automobile with a seductive price to match. Come see how affordable luxury can be at your nearest Mercedes-Benz dealer by visiting MileOne.comnow accepting pre-orders!

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