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Mileage: 108367
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic 
Engine: 4.2L L6 DOHC 24V
$10,995.00:Retail Price
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Is an SUV the Right Fit?

Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are extremely popular among Americans these days. Especially when they’re fully loaded like some of the offerings we have on our lot. SUVs are being seen more and more each day in Eastern NC, and we at the auto store group have some of the best used cars in New Bern NC.

When shopping for a new car chances are you will at least look into an SUV as an option. While there are many pros of owning an SUV, there are some cons, and we are here to let you in on both so you can decide if an SUV is right for you.

First off, let’s start with the pros:


One of the biggest advantages to owning an SUV is the amount of space you get with it. Everyone is comfortable in an SUV, and even the tallest individuals can comfortably sit in the backseat if needed. Not only is legroom a benefit of owning an SUV, but you also get a ton of storage space. When driving an SUV, you can fit so much stuff in just the back of your vehicle. Say goodbye to having to cram in many bags of groceries.

Special Features

Another awesome thing about owning an SUV is that they typically come loaded with features to make any ride enjoyable. Many SUVs come with DVD players, GPS’, Bluetooth audio, heated seats, and so much more! They come equipped with some of the best features to keep a child entertained on the way to vacation!

Be an Icon

Another pro of owning an SUV is the prestige that comes along with whipping one through the city. SUVs are extremely fashionable and attractive, and when you drive one you may even get a rush of confidence that you didn’t have before!

Now onto the cons of owning an SUV:

Insurance Increases

You may not realize it, but SUVs are almost always more expensive to insure than a sedan. There are a few reasons as to why this is so, but the biggest one has to do with the increased risk of the vehicle rolling over. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that SUVs are twice as likely to roll over than a normal car. Check with your insurance company before you buy if this is a concern for you.


Most SUVs are larger than sedan counterparts. As a result, parking can sometimes be a pain. Especially if you live in an area where there is only parallel parking. However, if you are parallel parking, most SUVs come equipped with backup cameras so that parallel parking can be easily done.

Gas Mileage

Although SUVs have made great strides in their fuel economy, they will always come second to smaller cars. If gas mileage is very important to you, then you may want to avoid purchasing an SUV until you can afford the higher gas mileage.


While there are many pros and cons to purchasing an SUV, whichever you decide, the Auto Store Group has your back. Check out our online inventory and let us bring you the best-used cars in New Bern NC.


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