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We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but remember those times when your parents said they were going grocery shopping, but didn't come home for five hours? Well, we have it on good authority that they were really parked at Lookout Point, making out in the Astro. The Detroit News claims this delinquent behavior is still happening, and sent several couples to field test SUVs on display at Cobo, to see which ones are best equipped to handle a hot 'n' heavy makeout session. One woman said of the Ford Escape, "We know about parking, and this is a good car to go parking in or to the drive-in."

Backseat lovin': Couples visiting the auto show see which cars have the best space for ... um ... you know [Detroit News]

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