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Annoying car features you might want to avoid


We all know perfection is something ideal and usually unobtainable. Especially when you’re talking about a car – which has to suit the needs and preferences of a myriad of customers. Without a doubt, today’s vehicles are better than just a few years ago – with unmatched levels of performance, fuel–efficiency, comfort and the systems and features that can be ordered ...
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