Chevrolet Volt Recommended By Consumers Reports

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Chevrolet Volt Recommended By Consumers Reports
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The Chevrolet Volt has made Consumers Reports list of “recommended” vehicles after scoring above average on their 2011 Annual Auto Survey. The Volt also scored favorably during CR’s evaluation (though it was criticized for its poor rear visibility and four seat configuration), but a full report won’t be available until next month when the new… Continue Reading...

Consumers Reports Announces Best Car For Fatties

Consumers Reports Announces Best Car For Fatties
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It’s always painful to drag out the tired “fat Americans” canard that so many smug Europeans like to bust out everytime your criticize their 35 hour workweek, but the truth is, many Americans are on the larger side. Consumers Reports makes an excellent point; larger people often buy larger vehicles like trucks and SUVs, which… Continue Reading...

Consumers Reports Releases List Of Best Cars For Teens, Devoid Of Supercars Or Pickups

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Consumers Reports Releases List Of Best Cars For Teens, Devoid Of Supercars Or Pickups
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For most teenagers, a list of cars most suitable for their age group would likely be made up of low slung Italian droptops or monstrous pickup trucks. But for all but a few lucky “My Super Sweet 16″ participants, the fact is that something more bland is in the cards for young drivers. That’s not… Continue Reading...

Consumers Reports Compiles List Of Cars Still Available With Manual Transmission

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Consumers Reports Compiles List Of Cars Still Available With Manual Transmission
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Car and Driver’s campaign to “Save the Manuals” campaign is spreading, with Consumers Reports doing their part for the movement by compiling a comprehensive list of all new cars available with a manual gearbox. A few years ago, you could find some real oddities with a stick shift – a BMW X5 for example. Now, the list… Continue Reading...

Consumers Reports Released List Of 10 Best Cars For Teen Drivers

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Consumers Reports Released List Of 10 Best Cars For Teen Drivers
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Just like the title says, the venerable magazine Consumers Reports has released its list of cars suitable for teen drivers, and absolutely none of them will make the budding enthusiast glow with delight. Of course, Consumers Reports is primarly concerned with safety when it comes to cars for first time drivers, so their choices are… Continue Reading...

Lexus Resumes Sales Of GX460, Soccer Moms Denied Opposite Lock Hoonage

Lexus Resumes Sales Of GX460, Soccer Moms Denied Opposite Lock Hoonage
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Lexus has resumed selling its awesome drift-wagon full-sized GX460 SUV, with a new software update for the stability control system. The “stop-sale” order was given after Consumers Reports magazine deemed the GX460 unsafe and put it on the magazines “Do Not Buy” list, after the GX460 oversteered during Consumer Reports’ “Throttle Lift Test.” Astute readers… Continue Reading...