Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota Highlander: May the Best Camping SUV Win

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Our fellow Toyota friends have long commanded the respect of the three-row SUV market. While the Highlander continues to be a darn fine family vehicle for all kinds of situations, one question remains: Is it the best family SUV?

As always, it depends on who you’re asking. In our opinion, however, the winner of the Top Large SUV Award goes to none other than the 2023 Subaru Ascent. How so? Let's daydream a little off-the-beaten-path trip and see why the new Ascent beats Highlander as the best SUV for camping.

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11 Best Tips for First-Time Car Buyers

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Wondering how to buy your first car?

Sure, becoming a full-fledged human, with real bills and responsibilities, is a scary prospect, but everyone's gotta start somewhere! Unless you get a pristine new car as a graduation gift, that journey typically begins by trading in your old vehicle and buying a newer, more reliable car.

Like many first-time car shoppers, you may be terrified by the mere thought of visiting an auto dealer. These new car buyer tips might be just what the doctor ordered to calm your nerves. Review our guide to buying your first car below, and you…

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Does Your Dog Need a Seatbelt? (Yes!)

October is one of our Subaru dealership's favorite months. No, it's not because of Halloween – it's because October is Subaru Loves Pets month! On October 22, we proudly celebrate National Make A Dog's Day, perhaps our favorite day of the year. What better way to make a dog's day than by having them tag along on a road trip?

Hold your horses...err, canines. Letting Mr. Pickles run amok or sit on your lap should make you very nervous. While you may recognize the importance of keeping your dog safe in your Subaru Forester, odds…

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How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse with a 2023 Subaru Outback

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When it comes to apocalypse-proof vehicles that don't run on tank treads or sails, the new Outback sits at the top of the list. Known as one of the best off-road SUVs under $30,000—technically, it's a Subaru wagon, but who's really counting in an apocalypse?—the Subaru Outback was seemingly built to avoid unnecessary run-ins with the walking dead.

So, don't risk getting stuck between a rock and the undead. Plan for a zombified future and buy a vehicle that will quickly get you out of an apocalyptic pickle. Here's how you can…

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6 Ways to Clean Dry Egg off a Car

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Been the victim of an egging? Few “innocent” Halloween pranks are as damaging to a vehicle as a drive-by egging. Left to dry and harden, eggs can permanently ruin a car’s paint job. They eat the top layer of finish and etch into the cleat coat, and eggshells can even scratch or chip the paint if not removed properly. Even throwing an egg can break a side mirror or taillight.

If your vehicle’s been egged (or even "silly stringed") by dastardly teenage trick-or-treaters this year, time is of the essence. Here are 6 techniques to try when you…
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Your Guide to The World Games 2022 in Birmingham

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Since its inception, The World Games have provided an arena for athletes from all over the world to compete at the highest level. This year, for the first time since its founding in 1981, the competition is returning to the US. Where, you ask? Well, right here in Birmingham of course!

That’s right: this historic contest of champions is coming to the American South for the first time ever. From July 7th through the 17th, our city has the honor of hosting sports lovers from over 100 countries.

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Should I Buy an Electric Car?

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It’s a question on a lot of people’s minds as we shift to a greener society. Lots of people view the switch to an electric vehicle as a sacrifice, but they shouldn’t—it can actually save you a ton of money in the long run.

With the all-new 2023 Subaru Solterra EV being available in all 50 states – click here to reserve your Solterra in Birmingham – we thought now would be the perfect time to settle the discussion once and for all. Here’s a few reasons why now might be a perfect time to consider the…

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6 Tips: How to Make the Best Easter Egg Hunt at Home

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With the world having opened up en masse over the past year, it’s tempting to take every opportunity to venture out into the world and finagle with some new folks.

Still, the family-oriented Easter egg hunt is a time-honored tradition, and we’d be good money that you and your family can throw an egg-cellent holiday bash right in your own neighborhood. In that spirit, let’s run through some ways that you can throw a killer egg hunt, without breaking the bank, or your back.

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7 Tips to Get Bugs Off Your Car

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Spring has officially sprung, and like every year in Alabama, it’s bringing unwelcome friends with it. Of course, we’re talking about bugs.

June bugs, lovebugs, horseflies, and more are going to be buzzing around in no time, and as anyone who’s taken a summer road trip knows, these flying pests can be pretty rough on your vehicle. Windshield, headlights, paint job—all potential casualties. So, what’s the best way to remove bugs from your car?

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