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RPM stands for revolutions per minute, and it's used as a measure of how fast any machine is operating.
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What Does RPM Mean in Cars?

RPM stands for revolutions per minute, and it's used as a measure of how fast any machine is operating.
Do you recognize the symbol above? It lights up in your instrument panel and looks like a U-shaped pictograph with treads and an exclamation point in the middle.
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Do You Know What This Symbol Means?

Do you recognize the symbol above? It lights up in your instrument panel and looks like a U-shaped pictograph with treads and an exclamation point in the middle.
There is a technical difference between a sunroof and a moonroof, but most everybody uses the terms interchangeably.
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What's the Difference Between a Sunroof and a Moonroof?

There is a technical difference between a sunroof and a moonroof, but most everybody uses the terms interchangeably.
There are a few steps you should take before heading to the dealership to make the selling process go smoothly and to get the best offer.
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How Does Selling to a Dealer Work?

There are a few steps you should take before heading to the dealership to make the selling process go smoothly and to get the best offer.
Help protect yourself by learning more about how Cars.com operates and by taking the precautions outlined in our advice.
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How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud in Car Sales

Help protect yourself by learning more about how Cars.com operates and by taking the precautions outlined in our advice.
When done right, selling a car privately can yield more money in your pocket than trading it in to a dealer.
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Prepare to Sell Your Car

When done right, selling a car privately can yield more money in your pocket than trading it in to a dealer.
You decided to post an ad and you found a buyer. Now it's time to say goodbye to your car. See a few last-minute reminders.
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How to Transfer Ownership When You Sell Your Car

You decided to post an ad and you found a buyer. Now it's time to say goodbye to your car. See a few last-minute reminders.
Here is a ranking by brand of new-car warranties for retail buyers based on the three main coverage areas: bumper-to-bumper, powertrain and roadside assistance.
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Which Vehicles Have the Best Warranty Coverage?

Here is a ranking by brand of new-car warranties for retail buyers based on the three main coverage areas: bumper-to-bumper, powertrain and roadside assistance.
Shoppers have concerns about EV batteries — and they should — but those concerns often focus on the wrong thing. Let us steer you toward the issues worth considering.
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Your Guide to EV Batteries: Premature Death, Range Loss and ...

Shoppers have concerns about EV batteries — and they should — but those concerns often focus on the wrong thing. Let us steer you toward the issues worth considering.
All 10 of the models in our cheap SUV list are subcompacts, and they’re ordered by base price, from least to most expensive.
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Here Are the 10 Cheapest New SUVs You Can Buy Right Now

All 10 of the models in our cheap SUV list are subcompacts, and they’re ordered by base price, from least to most expensive.

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