Consumer Reports may have awarded the Tesla Model S its highest recommendation ever, but the publication is acknowledging the sedan isn’t perfect. Continue Reading...
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The Mazda5 and Nissan Leaf are longer be recommended by Consumer Reports due to the vehicles poor crash-test results. Continue Reading...
The Buick Regal and Volvo S60 are improved enough to rival offerings from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Continue Reading...
General Motors and Ford are putting renewed focus on quality. Each company had its share of issues in recent years but they’re taking a similar – and probably controversial – approach to improving. Continue Reading...
Tesla’s Model S sedan scored an unprecedented “99 out of 100” from Consumer Reports last year, but the glowing endorsement from this influential publication could turn out to be short lived. Sources indicate the reliability of this car may have taken a slide. Continue Reading...
Honda, Kia and Mazda have something particularly regrettable in common today. Continue Reading...
Tesla has another feather to put in its cap. The California-based electric-car builder just earned a major accolade from Consumer Reports. Continue Reading...
Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Brand Report Card has been published and not surprisingly luxury automakers dominate the top of this list. Continue Reading...
Consumer Reports just released the results of its brand perception survey for 2014, ranking Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet head-and-shoulders above the rest of the top 10. Continue Reading...
The Honda Fit is no longer recommended by Consumer Reports after it scored poorly in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) latest crash tests. Continue Reading...
Earlier this year, Chicken Little realized his worst fears. The sky wasn’t falling , but Consumer Reports ceased to recommend the Toyota Camry. Continue Reading...
Just because a car is cheap doesn’t mean it’s a good value. Taking into account the five-year owner cost of a vehicle which factors in depreciation, fuel, insurance premiums, interest on financing, sales tax and cost for maintenance and repairs, a better picture is painted on whether or not a vehicle is a good bang… Continue Reading...
Despite giving it a near perfect score and claiming that it was the best car it had ever tested, Consumer Reports wouldn’t recommend the Tesla Model S last year. The reason: insufficient reliability data. Continue Reading...
The new small-overlap crash test has forced Consumer Reports to drop its coveted “recommended” badge from a few models, including the popular Toyota Camry. Continue Reading...
Like it or not Consumer Reports is an extremely influential publication. Buyers pay close attention to the products they recommend, especially when it comes to cars. If a particular vehicle fails to earn the outlet’s accolades you can bet people will shy away. Surprisingly two Japanese luxury sedans failed to make the grade. Continue Reading...
Almost a third of new vehicles on dealer lots will be turbocharged by 2018 according to a major supplier of automotive turbochargers. Continue Reading...
General Motors has a new feather to put in its cap: a glowing endorsement from Consumer Reports for the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. Continue Reading...
Ford acknowledged today that its hybrid fuel economy claims are unrealistic for real-world driving. Continue Reading...
We all know that speeding can reduce the fuel economy of your vehicle, but just how much of a difference does it make? Continue Reading...
Six of the Top 10 Least Reliable Cars and Trucks on the road are Ford products. At least, that’s according to data provided by Consumer Reports, a non-profit organization that tests everything from toasters to homeowner’s insurance. This lopsided result has raised a lot of questions, like: Are Blue-Oval vehicles really that troublesome or is… Continue Reading...
Since its founding in 1936, Consumer Reports has become the go-to source for shoppers. From new refrigerators to bottles of wine, Blue-ray players to homeowner’s insurance, if it’s on the market it’s likely the non-profit organization has scientifically tested it. Of course the consumer watchdog is probably most famous for its vehicle reliability ratings. Continue Reading...
The Tesla Model S continues to earn rave reviews, the latest coming from the notoriously picky team at Consumer Reports. Continue Reading...
Hybrid vehicles are considered a risky long-term purchase by some, with unknown reliability of hybrid batteries and worries of possible replacement costs. While those fears may be exaggerated, Consumer Reports has found some damning evidence on one particular model: the Honda Civic Hybrid. Continue Reading...
Can a set of tires really help you save on fuel? The answer is yes, and thanks to the folks at Consumer Reports we have a complete list of which tires do the most. Continue Reading...