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With the consumer’s desires at mind, the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder has transformed from the previous truck-like vehicle into a comfortable, family friendly SUV. The new and improved Nissan has become a spacious seven-passenger SUV, void of any down falls found in the previous model. It has found its niche in a unibody structure and travels at an estimated 20 mpg city/26 mpg highway and 22 combined. With these impressive numbers, the pathfinder is now one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road.
Don’t let this slimmed down model deceive you though, the Pathfinder can still find its inner truck while towing up to 5,000 pounds. Running on a V-6 engine and generating about 260 horsepower the SUV is most certainly a force to be aware of. This light-weight but strong 2013 model is capable of pulling a large boat up to the lake while ensuring a comfortable ride for the family. The Pathfinder displays a welcoming cabin, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and a sleek center stack offering a six speaker sound system with a six-CD changer.
With the S series already equipped with these gadgets and more, the experience only increases with different trim levels- SV, SL, and Platinum. The SV takes a leap and includes Bluetooth phone connectivity, a 7-inch color multi-information display, a rear-view camera, an upgraded audio system with a single-CD player, satellite radio and a USB/iPod interface. Each trim has its own specialty to match your needs and desires. If a 13-speaker Bose audio system sounds appealing than the Pathfinder Platinum trim is for you.
With it’s 2013 transformation this Nissan Pathfinder is a welcomed addition to the mid-size SUV class especially when given it’s range of advantages over some of the underpowered competition. To feel the difference and experience the 2013 Pathfinder for yourself… visit mileone.com to locate a Nissan dealer nearest you.
The all new 2013 Subaru Legacy is called the king of midsize cars for a reason. People love this car because of its standard all-wheel capability. The 2013 Legacy offers the ultimate reliability and safety for those wet and sloppy weather days.
The 2013 Legacy offers three different types of transmission: manual, automatic and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Not to be underestimated, this 2.5 liter Legacy is powered by an impressive 173 horsepower 4-cylinder engine with 174 lb-ft of torque.
However, the interior is what captures buyer’s eyes. The 2013 Legacy offers spacious interior and extraordinary comfortable seats. The seats bring that high quality and attractive look to it. Surprisingly, the trunk is very spacious as well. Not only does the Subaru Legacy offer an attractive interior, it also comes with the full package. The 2013 Legacy is equipped with a standard Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary audio jacks and an electronic parking brake.
The 2013 Subaru Legacy is the most affordable, mid-size sedan on the market. While all models are relaxed, open, and attractive looking, the top models offer even more! The limited models add leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, an all-weather package, and not to mention an enjoyable nine-speaker audio system with satellite radio, 440-watt amplifier and a 4.3 inch display screen. Now that is impressive!
The 2013 Subaru Legacy is just waiting for a test drive! Interested? Visit www.mileone.com for the nearest Subaru location.
This new 2013 Nissan Altima is shocking all car enthusiasts with its hot new look. Nissan took a more efficient take on excitement with this new ride. Its exceptional performance and better acceleration has made for improved responsiveness.
This quiet and comfortable Altima has a 38mpg of best-in-class fuel economy. It is also ranked 6 out of 18 for the most affordable midsize cars. And to top it off, this midsize car is perfect for shoppers who need a practical family sedan but want a sporty and fun feel!
You will be impressed with the interior of this Altima with its NASA inspired “zero gravity” front bucket seats. These provide for the best comfortable drive along with a spicy new exterior. The 2013 model sits on the same wheelbase but with much larger wheels that give this sedan a noticeably stronger and athletic attitude.
This Nissan is built with the most advanced technology made to minimize distraction. The most exceptional feature is the multifunction rearview camera. It provides blind spot warning, lane departure warning and moving object detection. Typically the more expensive vehicles are the ones which have this high-tech feature!
If the all-new 2013 Nissan Altima sounds like something you’d like to see first hand… Then find your nearest Nissan dealer at http://www.mileone.com and take this baby for a test drive!
The 2013 Nissan Sentra is the most innovative and classy Sentra ever created with its new high-tech features. These technologies are designed to keep you safe! This new ride is also built for long journeys to instill a comfort with its big and roomy interior.
The Sentra provides a smooth ride that ensures top notch safety. This particular model has six versions available, making one slightly better then the next! All versions come standard with 130 horsepower and a very impressive 30/39 mpg rating.
This Nissan is 100% sensitive to your needs and adds electric power steering systems that sense how fast you’re actually going! It then adjusts your steering wheel appropriately. It also gives you three drive modes that fit whichever mood you are in. You can choose to go “eco” which helps maximize fuel efficiency, “sport” for maximum responsiveness and “normal” for an ideal blend of efficiency and performance.
Sentra’s remote keyless entry system avoids the burden of loosing your keys. This special vehicle fits you no matter what you’re looking for. It has it all! Style, refinement, room, fuel economy, impressive in-cabin technology!
The most impressive technology innovation is the NissanConnect. This allows you to send directions from your computer directly to your Sentra via Google. This feature allows you to listen to Pandora, have your text messages read to you, and send replies without taking your hands off of the wheel!
This Sentra is ready to give you a smooth ride! Check http://www.mileone.com to find the nearest Nissan location for you!
Herb Gordon Subaru is the proud sponsor of the Wine In The Woods Event ‘Designated Driver’s Tent’ at Symphony Woods in Columbia, MD on May 18th & May 19th, 2013.
Be sure to stop by our tent & table at the event for giveaways like ‘Show Us Your Subaru Key’ and great prizes. We are also giving away FREE complimentary passes to the first 50 people who either:
1. Test Drive For Tickets: Come in and Test Drive any New Subaru between April 15, 2-13 – May 17, 2013 at Herb Gordon dealership and you’ll recieve on complimentary pass for the Wine in the Woods event. While Supplies Last.
2. Review Us & Win Tickets: Make a review on any Herb Gordon Subaru review site between April 15, 2013 – May 16, 2013 to win one complimentary pass to the Wine in the Woods event. Make sure to ADD the code word to your review: WINE. Make a review here: www.iloveherbgordon.com/
Good Luck winning FREE $60 valued tickets and hope to see everyone at the Wine in the Woods!
Starve a Vampire and Donate Blood!
Join Herb Gordon Subaru family and friends at our 3rd Annual 2013 Herb Gordon Auto Group Blood Drive on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 11AM – 4PM. Located at our HG Subaru dealership: 3161 Automobile Blvd, Silver Spring, MD.
The American Red Cross will be on-site with their their professional crew to take scheduled donors as well as walk-ins upstairs in our dealership.
According to the Farmer’s Almanac this years winter will be hitting the east coast pretty hard. With that said, if you are considering a new vehicle why not consider one that handles great in snow, ice, blizzards and everything in between. Just because the ground is beginning to dry up does not mean the next storm isn’t brewing and planning to put a damper on your travel plans. You will find yourself much more prepared for any inclement weather if you consider one of the options below. Here is our list of the Top 10 SUV’s from 2013 to tough out the Winter Weather.
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the undeniable top choice of a vehicle to tough out the most treacherous of winter weather. Built strong with a Uni-Frame and ultra-high-strength steel this Jeep is designed to provide a stable and quietly luxurious ride. The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes standard with 45 safety and security features. Unique to this vehicle are the three 4WD systems that you can choose from. Also included is Hill Descent Control which is great for not just snow but, sand, mud, and rock. The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at $27,695 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 17 city and 23 highway.
2013 Subaru Outback
While the 2013 Subaru Outback may not seem the obvious choice for travel in poor weather it has shown to be superior to its competitors and even surpasses many of the larger chunky SUVs. Offering 8.7 inches of ground clearance and a standard all-wheel drive system the Subaru Outback can make it’s way through dirt roads and snowed-in streets with confidence. New to the Outback is the EyeSight system, which essentially uses two windshield-mounted cameras to operate the adaptive cruise control. This system can also alert the driver if the vehicle wanders out of its lane and apply breaking to avoid or minimize a collision. The 2.5i Premium model offers an available All-Weather package that comes with heated front seats, heated mirrors and a windshield wiper de-icer. The 2013 Subaru Outback starts at $23,495 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 24 city and 30 highway.
2013 BMW X5
For 2013 the BMW X5 is fully prepared for all weather conditions. Every 2013 BMW X5 comes standard with stability and traction control, antilock brakes, automatic brake drying, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and adaptive brake lights. The adaptive brake lights flash the taillights during extreme braking as a warning to trailing motorists. An available Cold Weather package adds a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, and headlight washers. The X5’s all-wheel drive, traction control, and inherent stability make this a great vehicle for those looking for a vehicle with enhanced safety features. The 2013 BMW X5 starts at $47,500 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 16 city and 23 highway.
2013 Volvo XC60
The 2013 Volvo XC60 is one of the few vehicles to earn a perfect five stars in the government’s recently revamped crash tests. Every 2013 XC60 comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and whiplash-preventing front seats. Also standard is City Safety, which can mitigate or avoid a low-speed frontal impact by applying the vehicle’s brakes without driver intervention. Optional packages include the Climate package, which adds heated windshield washer nozzles, heated front and rear seats and an interior air quality sensor. The Technology package adds adaptive cruise control, a collision warning and active brake system, a distance alert system, a driver attention warning system, a lane-departure warning system and a Road Sign Information display. The XC60 has 9.1 inches of ground clearance and a Haldex all-wheel drive system, the XC60 has all the bells and whistles to navigate through deep snow, or even through a mud. The 2013 Volvo XC60 starts at $34,350 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 19 city and 25 highway.
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe
The 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe comes fully ready for all weather with a rugged 4-wheel drive system and has a comfortable cabin that can seat up to nine passengers. Standard safety equipment includes antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation. In government crash safety tests, the Tahoe earned an overall rating of four stars (out of five), with five stars for overall frontal-impact crash protection and five stars for overall side-impact crash protection. The 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe starts at $39,830 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 15 city and 21 highway.
2013 Ford Explorer
For power, the 2013 Ford Explorer comes standard with a 290-horsepower V6. It’s what most buyers go with, but Ford also offers a turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine as an option. Oddly, you have to pay more to get the four-cylinder Also, the Explorer’s available Terrain Management, a selectable four-mode all-wheel-drive system, takes some of the guesswork out of properly operating a four-wheel-drive system. Hill descent control and hill start assist are also included standard with stability and traction control, trailer sway control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, a front passenger knee airbag and MyKey, which allows parents to specify limits for vehicle speed and stereo volume. In government crash tests, the 2013 Explorer received five out of five stars for overall crash protection, with five stars for overall frontal protection and five stars for overall side protection. The 2013 Ford Explorer starts at $29,135 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 18 city and 25 highway.
2013 Lexus RX 350
The 2013 Lexus RX350 comes with useful features like Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) which uses brake pressure to help prevent the vehicle from moving backward when starting out on an incline. Smart Stop Technology will automatically reduce engine power when the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal are simultaneously applied under certain driving conditions. The SNOW mode slows the accelerator-pedal response to help reduce the possibility of wheel spin. Also available is an optional Pre-Collision System (PCS) with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control which is essentially an adaptive cruise control which can pre-set a following distance from a vehicle traveling directly ahead. The 2013 Lexus RX350 starts at $39,310 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 18 city and 25 highway.
2013 Honda CR-V
The 2013 Honda CR-V’s standard safety equipment includes antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, active front head restraints, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. All CR-V models also come with a back-up camera. The 2013 CR-V earned a perfect five stars for overall protection in government crash tests, scoring five stars for both frontal- and side-impact protection. The CR-V is also available with an SMS text messaging function that allows you to listen to incoming text messages via the audio system and reply with one of six preset responses. The CR-V is a reliable vehicle that can handle snow and mud just as efficiently as a Sunday drive around the block. The 2013 Honda CR-V starts at $22,795 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 23 city and 31 highway.
2013 Volkswagen Touareg
Every 2013 Volkswagen Touareg comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, hill-hold assist, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. In crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Touareg earned a top score of “Good” in frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength tests. All Touareg models use an 8-speed automatic transmission and VW’s 4Motion full-time AWD. The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg starts at $43,325 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 17 city and 23 highway.
2013 Acura MDX
The 2013 Acura MDX is equipped with its unique Super Handling – All Wheel Drive system which is designed to enhance high-performance dry-road handling while providing the same all-weather advantages of conventional all-wheel drive. Standard safety equipment for the 2013 Acura MDX includes antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, active front head restraints and stability control with a stabilizing feature for trailer towing. In government crash testing, the MDX received four out of five possible stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for frontal impact safety and five stars for side crash protection. The 2013 Acura MDX starts at $43,280 and offers an EPA estimated mpg of 16 city and 21 highway.
Is your vehicle winter ready?
If you are in the market for a winter ready SUV and your current vehicle isn’t going to cut it, try http://MileOne.com for a list of the 10 manufacturers listed above and the nearest dealership location to you. Where sidewalk salt and shovels abound, your time to hop on those post Holiday savings may not. With 2013 here, now is the best time to check out the latest offerings and get yourself ready for the winter weather ahead.
The Nissan Juke is anything but ordinary. A sleek design and eccentric exterior complement a slew of innovative features that make the 2013 model one stylish urban crossover.
The Juke is currently available in three trim levels: S, SV, and SL with a Midnight edition available in all three trims. A turbo-charged 4-cylinder engine powers the Juke which gets 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. A technologically advanced Integrate Control System (I-CON) allows drivers to pick their steering and transmission options. Three modes: Normal, Sport, and Eco give drivers unique handling experiences for their driving needs.
An Italian sports bike inspired center console gives you the look of a bike without the helmet hair and adds on to an already alluring interior. If this sounds like the car you have been looking for, the search is over.
The new 2013 Volvo S60 T5 is not just any typical car you see on the road. It is a sporty and dynamic sedan combined with excellent performance, great design, and outstanding safety features. It is a car out to capture the eyes of the younger generation and it can be yours.
The S60 comes in two models, a front-wheel drive T5 or all-wheel drive T5 or T6 sedan. The T5 includes a turbocharged 250-hp five-cylinder and the T6 includes a turbocharged 300-hp 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine. Which ever one you pick, I can guarantee that ride will be smooth, fast, and powerful.
The interior design for the S60 is sure to impress any driver out there. The S60 comes equipped with the top of the line safety and technology features. The safety features include the Pedestrian Detection with Auto Brake, City Safety, Whiplash protection front headrests, anti-lock brakes, and six airbags. The interior features are nothing to laugh about either, it includes the straightforward dual-temperature adjustment dials and the “mode man” pictogram makes the climate control adjustments simple and intuitive. Also the interface for the available DVD-based navigation system is far superior to that of past Volvo’s. So why waste time, come on out and witness the performance yourself.
Interested in checking out the 2013 Volvo S60 T5 first hand? Give the good folks over at http://www.herbgordonvolvoofsilverspring.com a call or stop in for a test drive.
Herb Gordon Subaru has gone green! We take pride in our initiatives to create a more sustainable dealership. Creating a dealership which addresses our uses of natural resources will not only benefit the future of our community, but also our customers, associates, and our company.
It is our mission to continue to progress in our sustainability efforts and continually improve our relations with the environment. We have expanded our efforts and created initiatives to lower both our energy use and recycling efforts. We have shifted to the use of alternative energy, specifically the use of renewable energy. We have switched many appliances in our organization to become more energy efficient, including T-8 lamps, photo cell lighting controls, occupancy sensors, compact florescent light bulbs, energy star equipment, programmable thermostats, ceiling fans, and fast track garage doors.
We have improved our community involvement, engaging in programs such as Adopt-A-Highway and Red Cross Blood Drives. We have also advanced in water efficiency, recycling, waste management proper disposal, and creating a better indoor environment.
Please join us in our efforts, and check out Herb Gordon Subaru for a more in-depth look.