Should You Buy a Flood-Damaged Car?

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If you're thinking about purchasing a car with water damage or one that's been in a flood, we have one suggestion for you: Unless you can do all the reconditioning and repair work yourself, you probably shouldn't.

These flooded cars pose all sorts of risks, including shorted-out electrical systems, engine and transmission failure, damage to exhaust, brake/ABS systems, and dangerous mold. You may also get bilked into paying thousands of dollars more than the waterlogged car is actually worth. Here are some tips to help you spot potential auto fraud in the form of a flooded…

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7 Must-Follow House Rules for Teenage Drivers

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As a parent, you've got enough to worry about – mortgage or rent, groceries, car payments, who's going home on Survivor – and the last thing you need piled on your plate is the constant anxiety of knowing your teenage driver is out there.

The best and only thing you can do is provide them with the tools and knowledge to be a good driver. That means giving them a safe car, like a Hyundai Sonata or Kona, lots of practice time in the driver's seat, and a list of "teenage driver rules." Here are some tips to help…

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2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5: Is it the Best Electric Vehicle Ever?

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 at Braman Hyundai in Miami


The best EV you can buy right now isn't made in Fremont, nor does it come off the assembly line in Detroit, China or Germany. Today, the best electric vehicle on the market is built and shipped out by Hyundai, Seoul's premier automaker.

Of course, we're talking about none other than the first-ever, all-new 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5.

Is the IONIQ 5 really top dog in the EV segment? If we determine success by wins and losses—something we definitely do in America—then the answer is a resounding "yes." Just look at all the awards and…

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How to Survive a Road Trip with a Nervous Dog

Road Trip with a Nervous Dog in Miami, FL


Some dogs love car rides. Others despise the very idea of jumping into a vehicle. Whether your pup is in the former or latter camp, she deserves an epic road trip full of sights to bark at, sounds to bark at, and… well, just barking. That seems easy enough, but it also poses a serious question: How do you survive a car ride, let alone a long road trip, with an anxious dog?

We asked a few dog…

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2022 South Florida Cinco de Mayo Events

South Florida Cinco de Mayo Events


When it comes to Cinco de Mayo, there’s no shortage of things to do, foods to consume, and people-watching opportunities in Miami. Every May 5, without fail, South Florida transforms into one of the country’s biggest destinations for tacos, margaritas, dancing, more tacos, and anything else originating from south of the border.

To get you started, here are confirmed 2022 Cinco de Mayo events around Miami. (Feel free to check our list of events from 2021 to see if any are returning.)

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Braman Hyundai Supports Florida’s Teachers

Braman Hyundai Supports Florida’s Teachers


If we’ve learned one thing over the last couple years, it’s that teachers are gifts. They sacrifice so much for our communities and our children, yet they rarely get the respect they deserve for their unwavering dedication, commitment and, above all, patience.

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3 Things to Remember Before Buying Your First Car

Buying Your First Car in Miami, FL


Maybe you’re fresh out of high school and your folks are helping you out with a down payment. Perhaps you’ve just landed that killer job after college and have decided to reward yourself with a new ride to match. Either way, at some point, you’ll probably be responsible for a car of your own. Better know what you’re doing!

Whether you choose to buy your first pre-owned vehicle from our used car lot near Hialeah or decide to go a different route, we’re happy to offer some pro tips. (And don’t forget to check…

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