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Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

The whole Joe Paterno thing has been a bit distracting and dominated the airwaves the past few days. No worries because we’ve got you covered on what happened in the world of cars from the week that was November 7th through the 11th. Links for some of the biggest car stories are below this hideous picture.

Peace Out Honda Element Image Mojo Motors

Yahoo! Autos lists 14 vehicles that will meet their end in 2012 and some won’t be missed

The Chevrolet Captiva will confuse American car buyers

This lady will change your opinion of Toyota Prius drivers

Is the Nissan Quest going to takeover the minivan segment?

Traffic exhaust not only smells bad but it will make you dumber

A picture of Cadillac’s newest flagship, the XTS, is floating around the web


Photo credits: CNN Money

Mojo Deals: What luxury sedans could you get for the price of a new Saab 9-3?

This week’s new car is the 2011 Saab 9-3 2.0T Sedan. With a four cylinder engine, optional automatic transmission, and 105.3 in. wheel base, it’s a solid player in the entry-level luxury sedan market. Certainly a nice car, but by taking advantage of the Mojo price, we bet you can get a lot more for your money. First, let’s take a look at the Saab and its specs:

New Car
2011 Saab 9-3 2.0T Sedan
Engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder Auto
Power: 210hp and 221tq
Wheel base: 105.3 in.
MSRP: $32,275

So $32k gets you a nice but small luxury sedan. However, most luxury car buyers are looking for a roomier interior and a more powerful engine. If you’re going to spend this kind of money, you want the most comfort, power, and style you can get. So let’s see what we can get for the same price or less on Mojo…

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