If you are interested in buying a car, you may have heard of a phenomenon called auto concierge groups. But do you know exactly what this group can do for you? Well, to put it simply, they can take a lot of the frustration and hassle out of buying a car. Auto concierge groups often … Continue reading What Is An Auto Concierge Group?
Even if you have bought a car before, there are new things to learn about the business of leasing. There is terminology that is germane to just the world of leasing. It’s sometimes hard to know how much your monthly payment on your car lease should be. It’s important to understand that leasing is just … Continue reading How To Get The Best Auto Lease Deal
For those that want low monthly car payments and like to drive a new car every few years, leasing a car is a popular option. However, that option can look less attractive if you drive a higher than average number of miles per year. Those with long work commutes or very busy schedules may hesitate … Continue reading Buying Extra Miles on Your Car Lease
The normal dominance of the luxury SUV market by Mercedes and BMW faced a challenge this year from Lincoln, Cadillac, and Jaguar. The two American brands had success in shedding their lackluster reputations, and the British SUV made its long-awaited debut. Lincoln Rises from Mediocrity The MKX saw a sales jump this year. The crossover … Continue reading The Fastest Growing Luxury Car Brands of 2016
Many people miss out on driving a luxury vehicle simply because they don’t think they can afford it. The truth is, there are many high end cars that come with a surprisingly low price tag. These 5 luxury vehicles will appeal to both your budget and your sense of style. Audi A3 Owning a stylish … Continue reading 5 Luxury Cars You Can Afford Now
With on-demand apps gaining huge popularity in service areas such as car washing, ride sharing, and dog walking, it’s no small wonder that people are beginning to favor online services that save them time, money, and stress. At Prime Motors, we think buying or leasing a car should be just as easy; that’s why we’ve … Continue reading Using an Auto Concierge: The New Way to Buy a Car
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Not long ago, platform sharing was practically synonymous with old-fashioned badge engineering, that dark period when the only engineering effort automakers put into distinguishing their identikit models went to the formulation of the adhesive required to hold on their brand insignia. These days, platforms are all about shades of gray. Automakers encourage us to think in terms of the sort of scalable architecture that allows cars of radically different shapes and sizes to be spun from the same basic component set. Which is why, even though the Audi Q7 is closely related to the Bentley Bentayga in many ways, it remains very different in others.
New luxury SUVs can be really expensive, but if you like having nice things, buying a luxury SUV that’s a little older can save you tons of money. By the time a luxury SUV has depreciated for a couple of years, it’s often comparable in price to a newer midrange option.
Though it won’t have that new car smell, a luxury SUV’s higher-quality materials are apt look better over the long run than a mainstream model’s. Here are some of the most well-rounded luxury SUVs available on the used market, according to U.S. News & World Report’s used SUV rankings.
Sedans Fit for a Sultan
Imagine that you just received your invitation to the Oscars. Now it’s time to decide how you want to travel to the star-studded event. Most automakers offer big luxury cars that reward the wealthy, but you need something truly grand – a giant step up from the ordinary.
When you really need to stand out, you may look for something with a hood ornament you don’t see every day: something like a Rolls Royce or a Bentley. But don’t overlook cars from more mainstream manufacturers that have more experience assembling reliable rides. Plenty of them, from Mercedes-Benz to Lexus – even newly reinvigorated Cadillac – offer worthy alternatives with all the opulence you expect from boutique brands. The difference is, once the awards show ends, you can still drive them every day without trips to the dealership to repair broken baubles.
These eight cars make worthy limos that will entice you to repose in the rear and leave the driving to others. Some might even inspire you to sneak out for a midnight spin behind the wheel. Just don’t tell Jeeves.