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...
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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...
Consumer Reports recently put the redesigned 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 BlueTec to the test and found its emergency-handling performance concerning. Continue Reading...
Lexus topped the list this year for automakers that Consumer Reports counts to be the best while Detroit brands generally sank to the bottom. Continue Reading...
Consumer Reports announced its automotive Top Picks for 2013 today, a list that excluded all domestic automakers. Continue Reading...
Ford’s COO Mark Fields says the brand is following EPA rules in certifying its vehicles fuel mileage. Continue Reading...
It’s 2013, but stereotypes of American vehicles from the ‘70s still linger in the automotive industry, with buyers wondering if domestic cars can ever be as reliable as imports. Continue Reading...
Consumer Reports just released its 2013 Car-Brand Perception Survey, putting Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet head and shoulders above the industry. Continue Reading...
New analysis from independent testing outfit Consumer Repots says that the Toyota Prius provides the most value in the North American auto industry. Continue Reading...
After blasting Honda for the 2012 Civic, the Japanese automaker is once again in the good graces of the folks at Consumer Reports after a thorough test of the 2013 Accord. Continue Reading...
In an unusual move, Consumer Reports is prompting Lexusto fix a flaw with its ES and GS models that could leave people trapped in the trunk. Continue Reading...
Two of Ford’s new fuel-sippers, as they’re touted, failed to meet the automaker’s claimed mpg ratings during Consumer Reports’ tests. Continue Reading...
A new gadget is on the market that aims to keep drivers from sending and receiving text messages behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
Generally regarded as an unbiased product information source, Consumer Reports criticized Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system in its critique of the new XTS sedan, which missed out on a “recommended” score, but why? Continue Reading...
It’s been a big year for Detroit with scores of new models reaching the market, but some are struggling to get the full nod from Consumer Reports . Continue Reading...
You might want to think twice about buying a new muscle car from Dodge, Chevrolet or Ford this year. Continue Reading...
In the battle of the ‘big three’, General Motors is proving to have the most reliable vehicles. Continue Reading...
In recent years, the power of the Internet has had an interesting effect on publications that specialize in car reviews. As more information becomes readily available, opinions in what used to be well-respected publications appear to be losing their influence. Continue Reading...
Despite being a diverse list this week, the three most popularly researched cars this week came from one manufacturer: Toyota. Continue Reading...
Vehicle quality was not the only thing making news when Consumer Reports unveiled the results of its latest reliability study in Detroit earlier this week. Amongst the issues highlighted by the consumer publication were real world fuel economy and forced induction engine technology. Continue Reading...
The numbers have been tallied and the data compiled in Consumer Reports’ latest Auto Reliability Survey. Toyota has a lot to be happy about but Ford has taken a tumble. Continue Reading...
Ford has dropped to the near-bottom of the latest Consumer Reports reliability survey, while Toyota’s Scion division takes the top spot. Continue Reading...
Lexus ES and GS luxury sedans are being singled out for emergency trunk release mechanisms that may break, leaving occupants inside trapped says a new report by Consumer Reports. Continue Reading...
Nissan is taking new steps to improve customer satisfaction by creating a new position within the company dedicated to improving the brand’s quality. Continue Reading...