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2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: A Fun-To-Drive Car

main-imageThe all-new 2021 Honda Civic Touring has evolved over many years into a fun-to-drive sedan. The new Honda Civic has a sharper bodyline that endows it with a sleek and sporty look.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-angular-front2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Angular Front View

The Civic now comes with sleek auto on/off LED headlights and rain-sensing windshield wipers. The exterior stock images of the 2021 Honda Civic Touring reveal a sleek roofline, long wheelbase with Alloy wheels, and chrome door handles.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-front-view2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Front View
The new Civic also has a one-touch power moonroof.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-angular-rear2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Rear View
The C-shaped LED taillights provide the sedan a distinct look as it goes by. Expect more cargo space than the earlier versions.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-dashboard2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Interior View

The dashboard of the Civic Touring is embedded with a 7-inch multi-functional information touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM, and HD radio. One can also get a clear rear view with its multi-angle rearview camera.
The entertainment unit has a 10-speaker audio system with voice recognition. Two USB ports are also provided.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-front-seat2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Front Seats

The 11th generation Honda Civic accommodates five adults in its spacious interior. Expect leather seats, steering wheel, and shift knob in the touring edition.
The heated front and rear seats of the Honda Civic provide the passengers a comfortable ride. Drivers can leverage the 8-way power adjustable seat to adjust their ride.

2021-honda-civic-touring-sedan-side-view2021 Honda Civic Touring Stock Imagery: Side View

Standard safety features include Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Collision Mitigation Braking, Adaptive cruise control, and Lane Keep Assist.
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Why Visual Communication Using Stock Photos is Important in Auto Marketing

Why-Visual_FB_BannerVisual Communication is all about deploying visuals for delivering your marketing message to prospective customers.  Visually appealing messages are usually easier to make sense of than plain text. Think stock photos, videos, animations, GIFs, live streaming, images, posters, infographics, and more.

Here are a few reasons why visual communication using stock photos is critical for your marketing.

1. Ensures a Memorable First Impression

It takes less than 2 seconds for an impressive visual to register its message. Even the most distracted prospect is likely to understand and remember a highly visual marketing message.

2. Helps Build Your Brand Identity

Your business logo and signage can help viewers identify and recall your brand. For instance, consider the McDonald’s golden ‘m’ – a logo that’s instantly recognized worldwide.

3. Visual Communication Saves Your Time

When consumers are looking for solutions, they are hardly likely to have the patience to go over voluminous textual content. This is where visual communication offers both time-savings and convenience.

4. Reinforces the Marketing Message

High quality stock images can help reinforce your marketing message, especially when marketing cars, where the look and feel play a huge role in consumer acceptance.

5. Improves Customer Engagement

As soon as most prospects come across strikingly attractive imagery, the scrolling stops and they start looking for details. This way, great visual content can effectively act like prospect magnets.

6. Stock Images Help with Decision Making

Some of the complicated product-buying decisions can be made easy by using stock images in visual communication.

The quality, clarity, and variety of the images are also ascribed to the vehicles, often compelling consumers to take the next step.

7. Increases Your Auto Retail Website Traffic

With the uptick in customer engagement and social conversations, there will be an obvious increase in your auto dealer website traffic. This naturally leads to better marketing, leads, and conversions.

8. Easy-to-Share on Social Media Platforms

Most posts that trend on social media have visuals. Make it a point to include automotive stock imagery when sharing snippets on social media.

9. Visual Communication Evokes Emotion

Compelling images are known to evoke emotions in your audience. Since most buying decisions are emotional rather than rational, images lead to better marketing efficacy.

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2021 Kia Sorento SUV Stock Photos: Overview, Exterior Snaps, Interior Photos, and more

main-image1The all-new Kia Sorento comes with assertive exteriors. The new model year brings an improved cabin design, a longer wheelbase and many more standard features.


2021 Kia Sorento SUV Stock Photography: Angular Front View

The 2021 Sorento comes with a creased hood, thin headlights, and sharper nose. Overall, Kia’s SUV looks fresh and sophisticated.

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The Sorento offers interesting color options to choose from. At the base level, you get shades like Passion Red, Gravity Gray, Ebony Black, Everlasting Silver, Crystal Beige, Sparkling Silver, and Glacial White Pearl

Up front one can see LED headlights on either end of a blocky Tiger nose grille. 17-inch wheels are standard, while you can get 18s or 20s depending on the trim level.

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At the back, there’s a roof spoiler and a faux diffuser combined with fake exhaust tips.

2021-kia-sorento-hybride-sense-4wd-suv-dashboard2021 Kia Sorento SUV Stock Photography: Interior View

The brand new Sorento’s infotainment system is responsive and easy to use. Standard infotainment features includes an 8-inch touch screen, a six-speaker stereo, HD Radio, Bluetooth, USB ports, and wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

A 10.25-inch touch screen, navigation, a 12-speaker Bose audio system, satellite radio, a Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless device charging, and a rear-seat entertainment system are available.

One interesting new feature is the “Find My Car” function that takes photos of the Sorento’s surroundings and sends them to the owner via a Smartphone app.

2021-kia-sorento-hybride-sense-4wd-suv-front-seat2021 Kia Sorento SUV Stock Photography: Front Seats

Previously, the Sorento used to be a bit more basic in terms of interior design. All that is in the past, with Kia leaving no stone unturned to impress prospective customers. The embossed leather on the line-topping SX prestige trim level is worth mentioning. Even the base trim’s upholstery looks upscale.

2021-kia-sorento-hybride-sense-4wd-suv-side-view2021 Kia Sorento SUV Stock Photography: Side Profile View

The three-row Sorento can easily accommodate seven passengers in its standard configuration. You can even go for second-row captain’s chairs, but that reduces seating capacity to 6. In both cases, the first two rows are comfortable and offer enough head and legroom for adults. Overall, the cabin is spacious enough for a third-row SUV.

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2021 Kia Rio Stock Photography: Exterior Photos, Interior Stills, Dashboard, Wheels and More


Spunky in spirit and reasonably priced, the all-new Kia Rio is for those who want to go beyond the monotonous sedan look. The 2021 Kia Rio is an inspiring ride with excellent warranty and good infotainment features.


2021 Kia Rio Hatchback Stock Photography: Angular Front View
For this model year, the Rio comes with subtle restyling of its front end and rear. Expect an upgraded infotainment system that will keep passengers entertained throughout the journey.


2021 Kia Rio Hatchback Stock Photography: Front View
Other than that, it continues to remain the same vehicle we all love.
The Rio’s face is dominated by a Tiger nose grille along with big projector headlamps. The front bumper and the fog lamp housing give the car a premium appearance.


2021 Kia Rio Hatchback Stock Photography: Angular Rear View
The Rio shares its engines and underpinnings with the Elite i20 but when it comes to styling they are quite different.
You also get chrome beading on the glass area and 17-inch wheels that offers better ground clearance, plus a premium hatchback stance.


2021 Kia Rio Hatchback Stock Photography: Interior View
On the inside, the quality of plastics is good enough to give the vehicle a young and sporty feel. The Rio offers plenty of room for both passengers and luggage. You don’t have to worry about noise from the wind, tires, or road in this vehicle.

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On the features front, the Rio gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity, cruise control, manual AC, day/night IRVM and a six-way adjustable driver’s seat.


2021 Kia Rio Hatchback Stock Photography: Steering Wheel

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How to Use Stock Photos on Instagram

izmocars-Banner-2Social media platforms like Instagram are all about images and videos. So, how do you use stock photos to promote your business on Instagram?

Here’s how.

1. Combine In-house Photography & User-generated Content with Stock Photos

If you are posting user-generated content or customized images on Instagram regularly, then it can be a challenge to source so many images on your own. Occasionally, try using car stock photos to keep your promotions going.

2. Use It in Instagram Stories

Instagram stories stay on for only 24-hours.One of the best things to do in this timeframe is to highlight your story using high-impact stock images.

3. Use Stock Photos as Background Images

Quotes are still trending on Instagram. When posting quotes on your Instagram feed, a plain background can be quite boring. Instead, include a relevant stock image that highlights the quote.

4. Leverage Stock Photos in Carousals

Instagram Carousals allow people to post more than one image in a single post. Many marketers are excited about it since they can visually promote their brand and product using multiple images.

Consider adding a couple of stock images in your carousal. These images will bring a new dimension to the post and make it more interesting.

5. Use as Background to Promo Videos

Make your promotional videos interesting by adding a high-quality stock image to the video background.

Since there are millions of stock images on, you can easily find relevant background images for your promotional videos.

6. Leverage Stock Images for Color Blocking

You may have come across similar colored posts published one below the other on Instagram, to promote a particular product. These posts usually include stock images to fill the gap and make it appealing to their consumers.

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2021 Mazda MX 30 Stock Photography: Exterior Photos, Interior Stills, Dashboard, Wheels, and More

main-image12021 Mazda MX 30 Stock Photography: Exterior Photos, Interior Stills, Dashboard, Wheels, and More

The Mazda MX 30 is an all-electric SUV with a coupe-styled rooftop and rear-hinged back doors. The MX-30 is an all-new model for Mazda, and is similar to the CX-3 and the upcoming CX-30 crossover.
2021-mazda-mx-30-skycruise-suv-low-aggressiveMazda MX 30 All-electric SUV Stock Photos: Angular Front View
The very first thing you will notice about the MX-30 is the exterior styling. Despite the modern styling, Mazda has claimed from the outset that the MX-30 will blend their signature elegance with contemporary finishes and drivetrains.
2021-mazda-mx-30-skycruise-suv-front-viewMazda MX 30 All-electric SUV Stock Photos: Front View
Features like cylindrical LED headlights, three-tone exterior color schema, and the doors give it a fresh new look.
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The MX-30’s cabin is made of natural and sustainable materials like cork and breathable fabric upholstery from recycled plastic bottles. A floating center console frees up space for storage behind a digitized screen that adjusts the car’s climate control system.
2021-mazda-mx-30-skycruise-suv-dashboardMazda MX 30 All-electric SUV Stock Photos: Interior View
The first edition model of the brand new Mazda MX-30 will come with a plethora of standard equipment. Expect an eight-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, leather steering wheel, a seven-inch digital instrument binnacle and a high-mounted infotainment system controlled by a rotary knob on the center console.
2021-mazda-mx-30-skycruise-suv-front-seatMazda MX 30 All-electric SUV Stock Photos: Front Seats
It is expected that the Mazda will make its driver-assistance features standard.
2021-mazda-mx-30-skycruise-suv-side-viewMazda MX 30 All-electric SUV Stock Photos: Profile View
Key safety features include:
• Available automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
• Available lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist.
• Available blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.
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2021 Suzuki Swift Stock Photography: Overview, Specs and More

main-image1Despite the lack of significant visual changes, there’s a lot to like about the 2021 Suzuki Swift. The solid evenness in its lines and creases is rare in new-gen car designs.

2021-suzuki-swift-gl-plus-hybrid-5door-hatchback-angular-front2021 Suzuki Swift Hatchback Stock Photos: Angular Front View
The Swift is comfortable, stylish, and equipped with standard safety and infotainment features. It looks more cohesive and distinct, especially when compared to its predecessor, which was inspired by the MINI.

2021-suzuki-swift-gl-plus-hybrid-5door-hatchback-front-view2021 Suzuki Swift Hatchback Stock Photos: Front View
The new fascia of Suzuki’s hatch features a wide hexagonal grille combined with a gold bumper, LED headlights, and wrap-around windshield. When talking about the sides, the Swift features curvy bulges and blacked out pillars.

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At the rear, this vehicle has a large bumper, LED taillights and a stylish spoiler. The swift might not be the largest hatchback in its class, but has a fairly long wheelbase. The doors are large enough and they open wide for smooth exit and entry.

2021-suzuki-swift-gl-plus-hybrid-5door-hatchback-dashboard2021 Suzuki Swift Hatchback Stock Photos: Interior View
The cabin design and layout hasn’t received any major updates. This Swift comes with a sporty all-black cabin along with a minimalistic yet elegantly styled dashboard. Overall, the fit and finish of this vehicle is decent enough. The Swift continues to be a comfortable family hatch with roomy interiors and a good deal of leg space.

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Suzuki equipped the Swift with a lot of goodies. Even the base model comes with amenities including heater, pollen filter, touch-screen infotainment, Bluetooth, LED position lamps with daytime running lamps, and electromagnetic tailgate opener, to name a few.

2021-suzuki-swift-gl-plus-hybrid-5door-hatchback-rear-view2021 Suzuki Swift Hatchback Stock Photos: Rear Seats
Safety features include electronic brake assist, engine immobilizer, security alarm, and a lightweight impact-absorbing monocoque body courtesy of Total Effective Control Technology (TECT).
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2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Overview, Specs and more


The 2021 Honda Odyssey is one of the top mini-vans of the year, thanks to its elegant looks, roomy and well-appointed cabin, responsive infotainment system, and lively performance.


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Angular Front View

The latest Odyssey gets a styling update. The redesigned front grille now looks more like grilles on Ridgeline trucks and Pilot SUVs.


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Front View

With the grille stretched wider, the chrome bar moves from the center to the top, where it connects new LED headlights


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Angular Rear View

The refreshed Honda minivan offers a refined and luxurious cabin that’s one of the best in its class. Interior design is sleek and the cabin is made of high-quality material.

This vehicle also offers a lot of space to store stuff, with several pockets, cubbies, and slots for everything that you need to bring along with a large family.


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Interior View

The Odyssey’s infotainment system is again worth mentioning. Some of these infotainment functions require a bit of learning, though.

Standard infotainment features include a 5-inch display, a seven-speaker stereo, Bluetooth, and two USB ports. An 8-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, HD Radio, wireless device charging, a rear-seat entertainment system, Wi-Fi hot spot, navigation, a third-row USB port, and an 11-speaker premium stereo are available.


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Front Seats

The driver and the front passenger enjoy comfortable seats with multi- adjustments. Even the second row is cozy, with supportive seating and abundant head- and legroom for taller passengers. The third row is similarly roomy enough for adults.


2021 Honda Odyssey Stock Photography: Rear View

When it comes to cargo space, the Odyssey goes above and beyond. Not only does it offer plenty of cargo space, you get space that is cleverly designed, with a strap-handle set up that allows you to manually lift and lower third row seats.

Sliding rear doors is yet another major highlight of the Odyssey. The 2021 Odyssey features sliding rear doors that makes accessing and exiting the vehicle super easy. It definitely beats the standard doors that you normally get on an SUV.

The all-new Odyssey looks more or less similar to the Honda Pilot SUV and Honda Ridgeline pickup truck, mainly because they all share the same mechanical underpinnings.

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2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Car Stock Photos: A Premium Performance Sedan


The 2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport comes with new front and rear exterior styling.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery:  Angular Front View

With a well-designed fascia, kidney-shaped grille, redesigned LED headlamps, and L-shaped graphics, the 2021 BMW 6 Series GT falls in the category of performance models.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery: Front View

Considering the bulbous exterior of the previous BMW GT, this one is designed to provide better stability and performance.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery:  Angular Rear View

The rear has been redesigned with 3D LED taillights, BMW’s signature L-shaped graphics, and a slightly different faux diffuser.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery:  Interior View

The dashboard of the BMW 6 Series GT comes with a 12.3-inch touchscreen entertainment unit integrating wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. BMW has included a new feature, a dashcam to record 40-seconds of video before and after any collision.

The 6 Series GT now has four-zone automatic climate control, improved BMW intelligent personal assistance, 360-degree camera, a panoramic sunroof, ambient car lights, and a leathered steering wheel with convenient multifunction buttons. Trunk volume has been extended up to 21.1 cu. ft.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery: Front Seats

The interior of the BMW 6 Series GT is more spacious than ever.

Some of the upgraded safety features include Lane Departure Warning, Rear Crossing Traffic Warning, Front & Rear Collision Warning, and Manual Speed Limit Assist.


2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo M-Sport Stock Photo gallery: Rear View

Overall, the 6 Series Gran Turismo is a good buy for those looking for stature, luxury, and performance.

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2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Stock Photos: Exterior Images, Interior Stills, Infotainment, Seats, Wheels, and More

main-image1The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is the truck that every Colorado fan has been waiting for.

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Starting off with the exterior, Colorado optioned with the ZR2 package is definitely one of the wilder shaped trucks Chevy has come out within recent years.

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Probably the most obvious update to Colorado is the redesigned front end on the ZR2 model. The front of the truck sports a burly front bumper, new headlights, and an aggressively shaped hood.

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On the side profile of the truck are new tubular reinforced rocker panels and wide fender flares blanketing large off road ready wheels and tires.

Coming around to the rear of Colorado, the ZR2 trim offers an off road sports bar in the bed, a full sized bed-mounted spare, off road top-mounted LED lights, and a rugged rear bumper.

With an available option of either a 6’2” or a 5’2” bed, Colorado is sure to haul whatever you have in mind. To top it off for you off road junkies, the ZR2 model also includes both exotic spool-valve shocks and electronic locking diffs on both axles.

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Nothing major has been done to the interior for 2021 Colorado, however maybe that’s for a reason. It’s clean, simple, relatively intuitive, and rugged. It hasn’t gotten the same “luxury treatment” seen in the new 2021 Suburban. In fact, 2021 Colorado ZR2’s interior is actually more reminiscent of past years Suburban/Silverado interiors.

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The rear seats are pretty standard to most mid-compact trucks nowadays. Adequate room if you’re under 5’ 10”. However it is nice to see that leather seats are still available for the rear seats. There’s also some storage room underneath the rear seats, depending on cab option, which is a good place to store tools and whatever else necessary to keep you on the go.

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Fully capable of anything, right from that weekly hardware store trip, to trekking you, family, and a week’s worth of camping gear up to the most remote of locations, Colorado ZR2 is the vehicle of choice for those who truly find new roads.

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