Carmigo Hires Industry Veteran as New Head of Sales, Susan O’Rourke

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Carmigo Hires Industry Veteran as New Head of Sales, Susan O’Rourke

Carmigo is bringing Susan O’Rourke on board as the Head of Sales and Development to help continue developing its dealer-facing operations.

O’Rourke to enhance dealer-facing resources

Carmigo is bringing Susan O’Rourke on board as the Head of Sales and Development to help Carmigo continue developing its dealer-facing operations. 

O’Rourke will help Carmigo expand its nationwide network of dealership and wholesale partners and allow them to sell inventory on Carmigo’s marketplace alongside consumer cars.

“I am looking forward to getting back on the auction side of the automotive industry, especially with Carmigo, who is bringing innovative ways to buy and sell inventory from both dealerships and consumers,” O’Rourke said. “After working with ACV in the early years opening 50+ markets, I am excited to help Carmigo build out its dealer-to-dealer program and make acquiring inventory simple and easy.”

With her previous experience at ACV and A2Z Sync, Susan O’Rourke will be working to further build the sales and support organization for current and new dealership and wholesale partners at Carmigo.  She will also work to expand Carmigo’s marketplace coverage through key partnerships.

“The used car market has changed rapidly since Carmigo was founded in early 2021, and we’ve adapted with it,” Andrew Warmath, CEO of Carmigo, said. “Susan’s vast experience in online vehicle marketplaces, along with the strong foundation we’ve built, gives Carmigo a unique ability to continue to evolve with the market while serving our dealership partners.”

O’Rourke is new at Carmigo but no stranger to tech-enabled automotive remarketing and auction platforms. Drawing on her previous experience working closely with dealerships and wholesale partners at ACV, a disruptive dealer-to-dealer auction platform, she will work closely with Carmigo’s product, operations, and marketing team to further develop technology and processes that will serve our commercial partners.

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2022 Jeep Wrangler Is Built For An Adventure

2022 Jeep Wrangler Is Built For An Adventure

2022 Jeep Wrangler

The 2022 Jeep Wrangler is a versatile and rugged SUV that is known for its off-road capabilities and distinctive style. The vehicle comes in various trims that offer different features, technologies, and performance capabilities. Plus, it’s almost infinitely customizable even after purchase. 


The Wrangler can take you to places your typical SUV couldn’t. It’s for anyone who loves off-road adventure. With impressive axles, big tires, and four-wheel drive the Wrangler is at home off the beaten path.

Iconic Design

The Wrangler is easily recognizable and the 2022 model is no exception. The iconic and capable Jeep Wrangler continues to be a crowd pleaser with its robust yet sophisticated build.

Adventure Ready

The Wrangler and its trim options are ready for any excursion like off-roading or even cruising a sandy beach. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or just driving on a dirt road, the jeep remains an unstoppable force away from pavement, supplying an engaging, and trail-ready driving experience.

Customization

It’s no secret that Jeeps offer opportunities to be bold with color, door configurations, and much more. Along with traditional colors, the 2022 Wrangler has color options like hydro blue, the limited edition Tuscadero and Snazzberry. 

Sell Your Jeep Wrangler on Carmigo

Thinking about upgrading ? See how much money you could make by selling your car on Carmigo’s one-day auction platform today. 

Jeep Wranglers continue to be a popular choice and the market for them is thriving. This means your Wrangler could be worth quite a bit. 

At Carmigo, we sell Jeep Wranglers to our network of dealerships almost every day.

Trim Specs

2022 Jeep Wrangler Sport

The Sport is the base trim of the 2022 Jeep Wrangler. It has a 3.6 L V6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Sport also comes with a six-speed manual transmission as standard, but an eight-speed automatic transmission is available as an option.

The Sport comes with features such as a five-inch touchscreen display, a rearview camera, a USB port, and an eight-speaker audio system. It also comes with manual windows and door locks, cloth upholstery, and 17-inch steel wheels.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$29,995
17/25
4
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys Sport

The Willys Sport also has a 3.6 L V6 engine, and the same engine and transmission specs as the sport. It also has several exterior color options like High Velocity and Tuscadero. The Willys Sport trim includes a black grille, black wheels, and a willys hood decal. 

Some highlights of the Willys Sport include the 32-inch mud terrain tires, heavy-duty shocks and rock rails, and a slip rear differential.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$32,055
17/25
4
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Sport S

The Sport S is the next trim level up and comes with all the features of the previous ones, plus additional features such as power windows and door locks, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and 17-inch alloy wheels.

The SPort S also offers more technology features such as a seven-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and satellite radio.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$33,195
17/25
4
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys

The Wrangler Willys comes with all the features of the previous ones, plus additional features such as heavy-duty shocks and rock rails, trac-lok limited slip rear differentials, LED headlamps and fog lamps, and an available Xtreme Recon package with 35-inch tires.

The Willys also offers Uconnect 4 with a seven-inch touchscreen, bluetooth audio compatible with Apple carplay and android, as well as the Willys hood decal.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$36,050
17/25
4
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Sport Altitude

The Sport Altitude is a stylish version of the Sport S and has an additional seat. It comes with a black grille, black wheels, black exterior accents, and a body-colored hardtop. Available highlights include gorilla glass windshields, half-doors and sunriders for the hardtop, and a doors-off mirror kit.

It also includes features such as the seven-inch touchscreen display, Apple Carplay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and a nine-speaker Alpine premium audio system.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$39,240
17/23
5
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

The Sahara builds upon the previous models and includes features like keyless entry, body-color fender flares, black side steps, and 8.4 inch touchscreen with uconnect. It also has shiny 18-inch polished aluminum wheels and heated mirrors. 

Some available features include the gorilla glass windshield, one-touch power top, and leather-trimmed seats.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$42,150
17/23
5
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

The Rubicon is a top-of-the-line trim. It comes with a 3.6 L V6 engine and is designed for serious off-road adventures. It comes with features such as locking front and rear differentials, a disconnecting front sway bar, and 33-inch all-terrain tires.

The Rubicon also comes with a seven-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and a nine-speaker alpine premium audio system, plus leather upholstery.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$42,000
17/25
4
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Altitude

The Sahara Altitude has 18-inch gloss black wheels and grille throats, along with headlamp inserts and fog lamp bezels. There is also  black three-piece freedom hardtop. The interior has 5 black leather seats with black accent stitching. 

The 8.4-inch touchscreen has uconnect and is compatible with apple and android. Keyless entry is also included. A sunrider hardtop and gorilla glass windshield is also available.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$45,745
17/23
5
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler High Tide

The High Tide comes with a 35-inch tire package and 17-inch beadlock capable wheels. It can light up any view with its LED headlamps and fog lamps. There is also a sunrider for the hardtop. The gorilla glass windshield is also included. 

The front bucket seats with lumbar support have your back through any adventure. High Tide owners also get to enjoy slush mats and rock rails. Plus, their very own High Tide hood decal.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$49,940
19/24
5
3.6 L V6
4WD
285

2022 Jeep Wrangler High Altitude

The High Altitude has 20-inch aluminum wheels with a gloss black finish. It also includes body-color hardtop flares, exterior mirrors, door handles, and front/rear bumpers. The interior is luxurious with Nappa leather-trimmed seats with caramel accent stitching. 

This trim includes blind spot monitoring, rear park assist, and proximity keyless entry. Also included is the premium LED lighting package, coming with reflector headlamps, taillamps, fog lamps, and daytime running lamps.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$52,875
21/24
5
2.0 L Inline 4-Cylinder
4WD
270

2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392

The Rubicon 392 has a 6.4 L V8 engine with 470 HP. It has a hydro glide air induction system and dual exhaust with performance mode to enhance exhaust sound. The black leather-trimmed seats have performance seat bolsters and an embroidered 392 logo.

Also available for the Rubicon 392 is the Xtreme recon package with 35-inch tires, half doors, and a sunrider for the hardtop.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$79,595
13/17
5
6.4 L V8
4WD
470

2022 Toyota 4Runner Is Off-Road Optimized

2022 Toyota 4Runner Is Off-Road Optimized

2022 Toyota 4 Runner

The 2022 Toyota 4Runner is a popular mid-size SUV that offers a combination of style, functionality, and ruggedness. For the 2022 model year, Toyota has introduced a range of trims to suit different driving needs and budgets.

The 4Runner is a favorite among off-roaders. According to J.D. Power, the 2022 Toyota 4Runner is in the top three among Midsize SUVs.

2022 Toyota 4Runner

Lots of Storage

The 4Runner has an impressive cargo hold. It’s a flexible cargo area with several large cubbies in the front row. There’s even an option for a pull-out cargo deck to assist with loading and unloading.

Rugged But Not Retro

The 4Runner isn’t the most modern of its competitors and leans more into utility over luxury. While it’s built for off-road adventures, it still has all the basic tech you might need in your vehicle, like an 8-inch screen with wifi. Plus it works with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa. 

Off-Road Excellence

The Toyota 4Runner is noted for having excellent off-road capabilities. Any trailblazer can appreciate the off-roading prowess of the 4Runner while it easily navigates rocky terrain and tight spaces. 

Sell Your Toyota 4Runner on Carmigo

Thinking about upgrading ? See how much money you could make by selling your car on Carmigo’s one-day auction platform today. 

Toyota 4Runners remain a favorite SUV option, and as the summer approaches more people want to get out in nature, so it could be a good time to sell.

At Carmigo, we sell 4Runners to our network of dealerships almost every day.

Trim Specs

2022 Toyota 4Runner SR5

The SR5 is the base trim of the 2022 4Runner. It comes equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. Standard features include a 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, an eight-speaker audio system, cloth upholstery, and a power-adjustable driver’s seat. The SR5 is available with either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$38,105
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
RWD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner Trail Special Edition

The Trail Special Edition trim is designed for off-road enthusiasts. It comes equipped with a locking rear differential, multi-terrain select, crawl control, and hill start assist. The exterior of the Trail Special Edition features unique badging, black exterior accents, and 17-inch TRD wheels. The Trail Special Edition is only available with four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$40,075
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
RWD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport

The TRD Sport is designed for those who want a sporty and dynamic driving experience. It comes equipped with sport-tuned suspension, 20-inch alloy wheels, and a unique front grille. It also features LED headlights and fog lights, a power moonroof, and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation. The TRD Sport is available with both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$40,950
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
RWD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium

The SR5 Premium builds on the features of the base SR5 trim. It comes equipped with SofTex upholstery, heated front seats, and a power-adjustable front passenger seat. It also features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, satellite radio, and a 15-speaker JBL audio system. The SR5 Premium is available with both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$44,515
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
RWD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road

The TRD Off-Road is another trim designed for off-road use. It comes equipped with features such as crawl control, multi-terrain select, and a locking rear differential. It also has a unique suspension system that improves the SUV’s off-road capability. The TRD Off-Road also comes with 17-inch TRD wheels, black exterior accents, and a hood scoop. The TRD Off-Road is available with both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$41,935
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
4WD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium

The TRD Off-Road Premium is an upgraded version of the TRD Off-Road trim. It comes with features like SofTex upholstery, heated front seats, and a power-adjustable front passenger seat. It also features an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, satellite radio, and a 15-speaker JBL audio system. The TRD Off-Road Premium is available with both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$44,880
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
4WD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner Limited

The Limited is a more luxurious trim of the 2022 4Runner. It comes equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a power-adjustable front passenger seat. It also features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, satellite radio, and a 15-speaker JBL audio system. The Limited is available with both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$47,690
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
RWD
270

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

The TRD Pro is the top-of-the-line trim of the 2022 4Runner. It comes equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. The TRD Pro also features unique off-road performance features, including 2.5-inch TRD-tuned Fox shocks, skid plates, and a roof rack. It also comes with features such as a JBL premium audio system, a 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and wireless smartphone charging. The TRD Pro is only available with four-wheel drive.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$52,920
16/19
5
4.0 L V6
4WD
270

2022 Honda Accord Is Great Fit For The Family

2022 Honda Accord Is Great Fit For The Family

22022 Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is a popular midsize sedan that has been a favorite among drivers for years. For the 2022 model year, Honda has introduced a range of trims to suit different driving needs and budgets.

The 2022 Accord pairs a sleek profile and flowing body lines with a feature-packed interior, resulting in a sedan that achieves the perfect balance between form and function.

2022 Honda Accord

Cargo Space

There is plenty of space for your stuff too. The Honda Accord has a trunk volume of 16.7 cubic feet according to Kelly Blue Book. 

Lots of Legroom

The Accord has a spacious interior, giving rear-seat passengers plenty of legroom. This is more than your average mid-size sedan. In addition to the space to kick your shoes off, the seats themselves are comfortable, with some trims including seats fully decked out.

Fuel Economy

The Honda Accord is known for its fuel efficiency. With hybrid options as well, the Accord is reasonable on your fuel budget.

Sell Your Honda Accord on Carmigo

Thinking about upgrading ? See how much money you could make by selling your car on Carmigo’s one-day auction platform today. 

Honda Accords remain a popular sedan. With people looking to save on gas, your accord maintains a good resale price.

At Carmigo, we sell Honda Accords to our network of dealerships almost every day.

Trim Specs

2022 Honda Accord LX

The LX is the base trim of the 2022 Accord. It comes equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. 

Standard features include a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, and a suite of safety features that includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and automatic emergency braking.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$26,520
30/38
5
1.5 L Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
192

2022 Honda Accord Sport

The Sport trim builds on the LX by adding some sporty features. It comes equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine or an optional 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. 

The Sport also features 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Additionally, it comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The Sport model also has an optional turbocharged 2.0L engine with 10-speed automatic transmission.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$28,980
29/35
5
1.5 L Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
192

2022 Honda Accord Sport Special Edition

The Sport SE is a new trim for the 2022 model year. It is essentially a combination of the Sport and EX-L trims. It comes with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and adds leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a premium audio system. It also comes with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$30,470
29/35
5
1.5 L Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
192

2022 Honda Accord EX-L

The EX-L is a more luxurious trim of the Accord. It comes equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine or an optional 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. 

The EX-L also features leather upholstery, a power-adjustable passenger seat, and a premium audio system. Additionally, it comes with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$32,840
30/38
5
1.5 L Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
192

2022 Honda Accord Touring

The Touring is the top-of-the-line trim of the Accord. It comes equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. 

The Touring also features heated and ventilated front seats, a head-up display, and a wireless charging pad. Additionally, it comes with a 10-speaker premium audio system, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, and a suite of advanced safety features, including a blind spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, and parking sensors.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$38,450
22/32
5
2.0 L Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
252

2020 Ford Fusion Is Affordably Luxurious

2020 Ford Fusion Is Affordably Luxurious

2020 Ford Fusion

The 2020 Ford Fusion is a mid-size sedan that offers a range of trim levels to suit different needs and preferences. From the basic S trim to the luxurious Titanium trim, there are options for a variety of drivers.

Considered the third most popular mid-size car, fusion owners appreciate the quiet and insulated cabin, high-quality audio system, and a dynamic driving experience.

2020 Ford Fusion

Casual Comfort

The Fusion is humble, yet comfortable. According to CarandDriver, its crisp styling, comfortable ride, and roomy cabin make for a satisfying ride. Trims include cloth seats options to fancy quilted leather seats with heating.

Variety of Options

With trim models ranging from $23,170 to $35,995, the Fusion is an affordable vehicle with options for using gasoline, electricity or a little of both. 

Upgraded Technology

The Fusion has plenty of infotainment features. Most trims, excluding the base, have an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There is even a wifi hotspot. A major upgrade for the 2020 model includes Ford Co-Pilot360 for all trims.

Sell Your Ford Fusion on Carmigo

Thinking about upgrading ? See how much money you could make by selling your car on Carmigo’s one-day auction platform today. 

Ford Fusions remain a favorite mid-sized car, and they aren’t making any more, so your 2020 Fusion could have a decent sale value.

At Carmigo, we sell Ford Fusions to our network of dealerships almost every day.

Trim Specs

2020 Ford Fusion S

The S trim is the base-level Fusion, but it still offers a lot of features that come standard. This includes a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. All trims have options for a 2.0 L, 2.5 L, and Hybrid engine as well. Standard features on the S trim include automatic headlights, a rearview camera, cruise control, and a 4.2-inch display screen. It also comes with Ford’s Co-Pilot360 suite of safety features, which includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and lane departure warning.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$23,170
21/31
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
173


2020 Ford Fusion SE

The SE trim adds a number of features to the S trim. This includes an 8-inch touchscreen display, dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable driver’s seat, and rear parking sensors. The SE trim is available with two different engines – a 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine or a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. The SE also offers optional features such as a power moonroof, heated front seats, and a premium sound system.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$24,500
23/34
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
181

2020 Ford Fusion SEL

The SEL trim builds on the SE trim with additional features such as leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a premium 11-speaker sound system. It also adds a number of safety features such as blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. The SEL comes standard with the 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine, but it can also be equipped with the more powerful 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$28,690
23/34
5
1.5 L EcoBoost 4-Cylinder
FWD
181

2020 Ford Fusion Titanium

The Titanium trim is the top-of-the-line Fusion and comes with a number of luxury features. This includes a standard 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine, 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, and a premium leather interior. Other standard features on the Titanium trim include a 12-speaker Sony audio system, a heated steering wheel, and a navigation system. The Titanium trim also comes with advanced safety features such as adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, and a parking assist system.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$23,170
21/31
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
173

2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid & Plug-Ins

In addition to the traditional gasoline-powered trims, the 2020 Ford Fusion is also available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions. The hybrid model comes in three different trims – SE, SEL, and Titanium – and features a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor. The plug-in hybrid model, called the Fusion Energi, is available in the Titanium trim and features a larger battery pack for extended all-electric driving.

2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE

The 2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE is the base trim of the hybrid lineup. It is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor that produces a combined 188 horsepower. The Fusion Hybrid SE has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 43 mpg city and 41 mpg highway. Standard features include a rearview camera, Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$28,000
43/41
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
188

2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid SEL

The 2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid SEL builds on the SE’s features, adding a few more luxury touches. It comes with leather upholstery, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, and a premium 11-speaker audio system. It also features a Wi-Fi hotspot and a few additional driver assistance features, such as blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$31,630
43/41
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
188

2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium

The 2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium is the top-of-the-line hybrid trim. It comes with all the features of the SEL, plus a few more luxurious touches. It features a premium 12-speaker Sony audio system, a heated steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, and a moonroof. It also comes with a suite of advanced driver assistance features, including lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$34,595
43/41
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
188

2020 Ford Energi Titanium

The 2020 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium is a plug-in hybrid that can run on electricity alone for up to 25 miles before switching over to its gasoline engine. It has a combined output of 188 horsepower and gets an EPA-estimated 109 MPGe in electric mode and 43 mpg in hybrid mode. The Energi Titanium comes with all the features of the Hybrid Titanium, plus a few additional features, such as a 110-volt power outlet and a charge port that allows for easy charging at home or at public charging stations. The Titanium also includes an additional 2.0 L Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine option as well.

Starting MSRP MPG Seats Engine Drivetrain HP
$35,995
109/97
5
1.5 L EcoBoost Inline 4-Cylinder
FWD
141

What To Pack In Your Car For Spring Break (Or Any Other Road Trip)

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What To Pack In Your Car For Spring Break (Or Any Other Road Trip)

Before Spring Break, whether you’re headed to the beach, the slopes, or the city, here's what to pack for a road trip.
Grab your keys, a surfboard, and some sunscreen. Or maybe you’re more the snowboarding type?

What To Pack For A Road Trip

It’s road trip season!

Grab your keys, a surfboard and some sunscreen. 

Or maybe you’re more the snowboarding type? 

Maybe even the new Super Nintendo World.

Whether you’re headed to the beach or the slopes–or even just taking a few days off to explore your city, you need to make sure you have everything you need.

Table of Contents

Essentials

These are items you should keep in your car at all times. A flat tire or running out of gas can be easily resolved if you’re prepared. Before you embark on a road-trip or even a day-trip, make sure all your essential items are packed up. Fill up your extra gas container if it isn’t already and make sure your car-snacks aren’t expired.

  • Gas container (with extra fuel)
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • First-Aid kit
  • Tire Kit
  • Jumper Cables
  • Window breaker/seatbelt cutter

Comfort

For the sanity and hygiene of all the passengers in the car, start your road trip off on the right wheel by stocking up on napkins, wet wipes, and such. A small space full of trash doesn’t make for a great adventure, so pack stuff to keep things clean. Also, a good road trip host should always pack blankets, pillows, and a brand new cucumber-melon scented air freshener.

  • Napkins
  • Wet Wipes
  • Sanitizer
  • Trash Bags 
  • An air freshener! (a cucumber melon scented one)
  • Pillows & blankets

Entertainment

A road-trip isn’t just about the destination, it’s also about the journey. You want to make the commute enjoyable. A good playlist or podcast does the trick, but if you’ve got tiny humans, you might want to consider some books or movies. It might be extra screen time, but sometimes peace between multiple people in an enclosed space going 60+ MPH is worth it.

  • Books
  • Movies
  • Video Games
  • A road-trip playlist or podcast
  • Electronics & Chargers

Travel Documents

Have you ever traveled several hours for an event only to get there and realize you left your tickets? Or what if your friend ropes you into an international caper, but you forgot to pack your passport so now you ruined the vibe. This can all be avoided by simply double checking that any important travel documents, IDs, cards, etc. are packed. Bonus tip, put it all in a manilla folder and keep it in your car.

  • Credit cards
  • IDs
  • Passport
  • Event Tickets
  • Maps

Daily Essentials/Toiletries

Anything you need on a daily basis, you will need on a road-trip. This is not a good time to skip your medication or use the same contact solution for the entire trip. You and your passengers will all benefit from packing all their daily essentials.

  • Medication
  • Retainers, contact solution, etc
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant

Warm Weather Essentials

It’s spring break, so most of us will be enjoying the warm weather. With clear blue skies and sunshine comes harmful UV rays, dehydration, and much more. To keep the good memories going, protect your skin and eyes. Stay hydrated and cool. Also take advantage of all the fun things you can do in the sun.

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Beach Towel
  • Liquid IV (Hydration enhancers)
  • Portable fan
  • Ice cooler
  • Swimming clothes
  • Floats/boats/boards
  • Sand castle supplies
  • Aloe Vera (to treat any sunburn)
  • A tent 
  • Bug spray

Cold Weather Essentials

Not really a warm weather person? That’s okay, we have you covered. For colder vacations, prioritize staying warm and dry. Also remember that driving in wintry conditions comes with many challenges, like potentially swerving off the road or getting stuck. That said, prepare for the worst but hope for the best. Once you have all the safety stuff covered, make room for any excursion equipment like sleds or skis.

  • Snow Tires
  • Gloves
  • Warm Clothes
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Heated blankets
  • Snow shovels
  • Ice scrapers
  • Flashlights
  • Cat litter/rock salt
  • Hot packs
  • Thermos w/ coffee or soup!
  • Fire starter
  • Sleds
  • Skis
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Drift Air Freshener Review | From Carmigo Fresh

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Drift Air Freshener Review | From Carmigo Fresh

We test out the Drift Air Freshener for you, and we've got to say, it's worth buying.
We love Drift’s classy take on car air fresheners.

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Drift Air Freshener Review in one sentence: This could be the best air freshener we’ve ever tried on Carmigo Fresh.

We’ll start with the only downside. One cannot simply purchase a single drift air freshener. The only way to get these air fresheners is to sign up for a subscription (of course). 

We’ve got a clear stance on subscriptions, they should be upfront, easy to manage, and easy to stop. 

We thought we canceled my subscription after ordering the first one. Alas, another shipment is coming to my door this week.

That said, we’re not that mad. We’ll probably swap out the old ones with the new ones and maybe even do a new review. 

Which Drift Air Freshener Review Do We Do?

You can order single air fresheners or a 3-pack, 6-pack, or 12-pack. We did three because there’s nothing worse than having 12 stinky air fresheners, but we also wanted to have enough to get a good idea of the company overall.

The Drift Sample Pack

The Drift Air Freshener sample pack showed up at our door in a small black box, neatly packed with each scent individually wrapped to keep all the scents safe. 

It also came with a metal visor clip that air fresheners stick to using magnets. 

Finally, it came with three extra bags so you could test each scent, pick one, and save the others for later. They really thought of everything. 

The individual air fresheners are wooden, which helps class up your car and hold scent well. Each scent also feels much more natural than most air fresheners — plenty of scent without being overpowering. 

Amber Drift Air Freshener Review

Amber was the first scent we tried, and we were happy with it from the start. There are hints of sage and lavender, which combine with the amber to create a walk-through-the-forest-after-a-light-rain kind of vibe. 

Rating: 5/5 Freshies

Teak Drift Air Freshener Review

We weren’t as familiar with Teak as a scent (though we have confirmed it’s a type of tree). The folks at Drift say the scent mixes must, amber, pepper, teak, and cedar. Those are all great smells and combined, they’re still great.

The Drift Teak Air Freshener is earthy and subtle and stayed in my car for upwards of two months. It’s easily among my all-time top-5 air fresheners.

Rating: 5/5 Freshies

Cabana Drift Air Freshener Review

Cabana started off on the wrong foot because we prefer a scent with a straightforward name, but Cabana is evocative enough that we could assume beach vibes. 

If you like Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain, this air freshener is for you. Drift says the Cabana scent combines toasted coconut, fancy (?) cedarwood, bergamot, and sea salt. 

Rating: 5/5 Freshies

Overall Drift Air Freshener Review

The products themselves are five freshies all around. But because of the forced subscription model, we’re going to have to dock a point. 

The Drift Air Freshener Review consensus: 

Rating: 4/5 Freshies

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Super Nintendo World Is Here and It’s Like Stepping Into A Super Mario Bros Game

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Super Nintendo World Is Here and It’s Like Stepping Into A Super Mario Bros Game

Mario fans in the US can now step into their favorite video games at Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Hollywood.

It's A-Mario, At Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s A-Mario, at Universal Studios Hollywood. On February 17th, the amusement park opened a new themed area centered around the Mario universe. Gaming fans old and young will be excited to experience attractions like a VR Mario kart ride, a toadstool cafe, and plenty of other attractions.

Welcome To Super Nintendo World

If we were taking a Carmigo roadtrip this spring, the new Super Nintendo World is at the top of the list. By the way, most of these pictures are from the park in Japan, but the overall aesthetic is the same. 

Enter through an iconic green pipe and then take in the highly immersive and interactive mushroom kingdom. It feels like you’ve entered a video game. You might notice Peach’s Castle, a charming structure with pink roofing and a stained glass window fit for a princess. There are plenty of fun things you can interact with here like paintings that change artwork. 

Flex Your Gaming Skills

Once you’re feeling bold, you can head over to Bowser’s Castle and get on the signature super Nintendo world ride, Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge. Like the game, park guests can experience an augmented reality Mario kart race and attempt to beat Bowser. The line to the actual ride is a very well-decorated castle that you wouldn’t expect from a mean turtle.

There is also the Bowser Jr. Shadow Showdown which is an interactive game you can play against other people at the park. If you lose and have to rage quit, you can also try the twomp game or the piranha plant game. All of them include jumping and running around, so be prepared. 

The many moving parts in the vibrant Super Nintendo World, like the swaying piranha plant, pacing koopas (the yellow turtles) and goombas (those little brown mushroom dudes), and rotating coins, make the experience feel like you’re in the actual games. 

It might take everything in your power to not collect the coins, but the in-theme power-bands offered to guests allow you to interact with them and rack up some change. These coins/points you collect are tracked on the universal studios app as well. Through the app you can discover several activities to do in the area that give you achievements and coins. 

Photo Opportunities, Souvenirs, & Food

Of course, you can also find your favorite characters like Mario and Luigi wandering around. Princess Peach even makes her royal entrance from her castle. The characters are just as interactive as the surroundings. The eyes and mouth on the characters actually move and the voices are straight from the games.

After you meet your favorite characters, you can check out gift shops, which are stocked with plenty of super mario bros themed merchandise, including the hats. You know you want a mario hat. 

This part of universal studios has a unique dining option as well, the Toadstool Cafe, hosted by Chef Toad. Some delicious bites you can find here include cheesy garlic knots, super mushroom soup, and a princess peach cupcake. 

You could easily spend an entire day in the Super Nintendo World. There is plenty to do for the entire family and endless photo opportunities. This new addition to Universal Studios has everything a Nintendo fan could imagine but also stands alone as a great theme park for your average person.

Need Help Packing For A Super Road Trip?

Before you set off on that family vacation to Super Nintendo World, check out our guide on what to pack for a road trip.

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Used Car Prices Waver but Sales Up Going Into Spring

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Used Car Prices Waver but Sales Up Going Into Spring

Used car prices are down compared to previous months, but they’re still up compared with historical trends.

Used car market sees rising demand and falling supply.

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Is March the Month to Sell Your Car

Pros

  • Used Car Prices are higher than they were in 2021.
  • New cars are too expensive for many buyers. 

Cons

  • Prices are lower than they were this summer.
  • If you wait too long, manufacturers may discount new car prices.

Used Car Prices Don’t Tell the Full Story

I don’t think many experts would say the car market is thriving right now, but we have seen an increase in both new and used car sales in the last month or so. And used car prices are down compared to previous months, but they’re still up compared with historical trends.

On the Carmigo Marketplace, we’ve seen initial offers and buyer expectations come closer together than they have been since before the used car bubble burst, which feels like a good omen for used car prices and sales going into March. 

The used vehicle value index is a good predictor of used car prices

Used Car Index and Sales Are Up

Cox Automotive data show that used vehicle sales are up over last month and last January, putting a period on a months-long decline in the number of used cars sold. 

At the same time, the closing February Manheim Used Car Index is up about 10 points over January. That’s not a direct corollary to how much money you can sell a car for, but a very good measure of the current used car market. 

January saw 2.8 million used cars sold, and used car prices went up 4.1% in the first half of February. Any price increase in February is unusual so this increase is rather notable, since February is a historically stable month for used car sales

Supply Is Down

Increased sales mean there are now fewer used cars to go around. This could be a good sign for used car prices in the coming months, especially for more popular models. The number of used cars for sale is about as low as it’s been in the last five years. At 2.2 million used cars, the available inventory is similar to April, November 2021 and June 2020. 

At 48 days, the used car days of supply is about as low as it was at any point last year. Days of supply is simply how many days the current level of inventory would last under current demand.

Used Car Prices Were Slightly Down

Used car prices were down slightly this winter. The average used car asking price was about $700 lower at the end of January compared to the end of December.

But, at $26,510, the current average used car price is still much higher than the $19,000 average price in 2016 or the $22,000 average in 2020. 

A lot of consumers are going into the selling process expecting higher prices because the market was so inflated in 2022. But even after months of falling prices, sellers can expect to make more for a used car now than in any other year besides 2022.

New Prices and Supply Still Rising

As used car prices fall, new car prices are still astronomical after setting an all-time high last month. 

And even still, Cox Automotive is projecting a total of 1.1 million new cars sold in February. 

This increase, after a stagnant January, could be because manufacturers are beginning to introduce pricing incentives. But incentives are still minuscule compared with previous years. 

In January, industry-wide new car pricing incentives were 2.8% of average transaction prices (up .1% over December). But in January 2021, before the new car shortage, incentives averaged nearly 9% of average transaction prices.  

The used car market will likely see increased activity (and possibly higher prices) if increasing prices and low incentives for new cars continue.

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Gas Prices Are up a Little, but Lower Than Last Month

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Gas Prices Are up a Little, but Lower Than Last Month

Gas prices went up to $3.37 on Wednesday, two cents higher than Tuesday's gas prices but two cents lower than a week before.

Gas Prices Stay Steady

Average gas prices went up to $3.37 on Wednesday, two cents higher than gas prices on Tuesday but two cents lower than a week before. 

This can be attributed to increased demand, in large part — especially since oil prices have remained low.

Last week, supply did not keep up with rising demand, leading to the slight increase in gas prices. 

“Another reason is that the seasonal switch to summer blend gasoline is underway, which may account for this bounce in pump prices,” said Andrew Gross, AAA spokesperson, “This blend is designed to lower emissions during the summer and is more expensive to refine. Switching to summer blend usually adds about five to ten cents to the price of gasoline.”  

Demand jumped by 220,000 barrels last week while totally supply dropped by nearly 1 million barrels.

But even up two cents, the average price for a gallon of gas is cents under last month and nearly 30 cents less than last year.

 

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