Carvana vs. Car Dealership: Comparing Pros & Cons

Before you choose to buy your next used car online, you should understand the differences between shopping on the internet and at the dealership. What are the pros and cons of buying a used vehicle online through Carvana? How is it different from a used car dealer near you? In this article, we’ll compare typical buying experiences at places like Carvana and dealerships.

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Carvana: Pros & Cons

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Zero Haggling

Carvana promises a no-haggle, no-hassle buying experience. Just pick a used car, apply for financing, and fill out all the necessary paperwork.

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2021 Honda Odyssey: Way More Than Just a Household Name

What’s in a name? That which we call a Honda Odyssey by any other name would smell as sweet.

We don’t want to call Shakespeare a liar, but we’re calling him a liar. Names do matter; they incite excitement, they set bars, tones and expectations.

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Sure, Honda could have called its Odyssey the “Honda Minivan,” but a nameplate of such simplicity doesn’t carry the same iconic weight. Because when you hear the word “Odyssey,” your adventure-yearning imagination begins working overtime, picturing backdrops of landscapes long forgotten and many a fork in the road.

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Where to See July 4th Fireworks Near Joplin (Updated 2020)

Fourth of July fireworks won’t be like normal in 2020, that’s for sure. With COVID-19 forcing nearly all Independence Day events to be canceled across the country, you may want to forego your typical holiday tradition this year.

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Wait – what are we saying? As Americans, it’s our obligation to celebrate July 4th, even if it will look and feel a whole lot different. Here’s how to take part in summer’s first hurrah in the Joplin, MO, area.

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Honda's Power Tailgates Offer Top-Notch Convenience

Honda SUVs are well known for providing excellent cargo space - anywhere from 75 to 150 cubic feet of it, in fact, depending upon the model and trim. Thanks to Honda's power liftgate, loading and unloading cargo gets a whole lot easier as well. Available on new 2020 CR-V, Pilot, and Passport models, as well as the Odyssey minivan, the power tailgate provides convenience and flexibility. If you are trying to decide on a model with a power tailgate, here's what you need to know.


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It’s Here! The All-New Honda CR-V Hybrid Is Now in Stock

How do you improve upon an enduring classic like the Honda CR-V? Make it a hybrid! The all-new 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is the best of gas-meets-electric. Road trips won’t require frequent stops at gas stations, or worse, trying to find an electric charging station. Here are a few details about why you're going to love the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

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The Honda CR-V, now in Hybrid form…

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How to Create an Easter Egg Hunt at Home

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In 2020, Easter falls on Sunday, April 12th. If you have young kids at home or just love Easter, then you're looking forward to all the fun activities from Easter egg hunts to spring parties. Of course, with the recent outbreak of COVID-19, most of these egg hunts have been postponed or even canceled for the safety of the Joplin community, our kids and older people.

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Top 3 Places to Watch March Madness Games in Joplin, MO

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March Madness is upon us, and it's time to start making excuses plans for your extended lunch breaks at work. Whether you want to head to a sports bar with your coworkers or take the family out for pizza, there are several nearby hangouts with large TVs to keep you from missing any of the action. Here are our 3 favorite places to watch March Madness in the Joplin area:
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2020 Honda Civic: Model Comparison

There's a reason why the Honda Civic consistently earns top honors and outranks its competitors, and it goes beyond reliability, safety, and performance. Those features are a given with the Honda brand. The 2020 Civic rated a cool five out of five in Car and Driver's review in part because "it's fun to drive," offers many versions, and each provides a roomy interior.

The 2020 Honda Civic models offer the options that make it the best car for you and your lifestyle. Roper Honda delivers on the trim packages that suit your needs.

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Roper Honda: Vehicle Lease Return Options

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If you've driven your leased Honda for two or three years, and the terms of the lease agreement are coming to an end, it's time to prepare yourself for the end-of-lease return process. But what are your options after your vehicle lease expires? You can exchange the vehicle for a new lease, purchase your leased Honda, or simply return it to any Honda dealership. 

Of course, there’s more to consider when it comes time to end your vehicle lease. The following are timelines and key points to consider as you get ready to return your lease to…
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Best Neighborhoods to See Christmas Lights Near Joplin, MO

Christmas Lights in Joplin, MO

Last year, we created a list of the Joplin area's niftiest Christmas displays. This year, let's add even more festive homes to your Ozark 2019 Holiday Lights Tour. From Springfield, MO, to Rogers, AR, the Christmas spirit looms large, so hop in your Honda Pilot, bring a few blankets, and take a drive through these illuminated neighborhoods this December.
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Christmas Lights in Springfield, MO

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Photo: facebook.com/bagwelllights

2008 E Cambridge St

The 2000 block of East Cambridge Street, just east of the mall, lights up...

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