Lexus IS 250 and Infiniti Q50 Not Recommend by Consumer Reports
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.

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Turbo Engine Market Share to Rise 67 Percent by 2018

Almost a third of new vehicles on dealer lots will be turbocharged by 2018 according to a major supplier of automotive turbochargers.

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Chevy Impala Tops Consumer Reports Sedan Rankings

General Motors has a new feather to put in its cap: a glowing endorsement from Consumer Reports for the 2014 Chevrolet Impala.

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Ford Admits Hybrids Fail at MPG Claims: Fix Issued

Ford acknowledged today that its hybrid fuel economy claims are unrealistic for real-world driving. 

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Speeding Can Cut Fuel Efficiency by 30 Percent

We all know that speeding can reduce the fuel economy of your vehicle, but just how much of a difference does it make?

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Ford Reliability: Is Quality Still 'Job 1?'

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 Consumer Reports’ survey methodology flawed?

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Top 10 Least Reliable Cars and Trucks

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.

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Tesla Model S Rated a 99 Out of 100 by Consumer Reports

The Tesla Model S continues to earn rave reviews, the latest coming from the notoriously picky team at Consumer Reports.

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Consumer Reports Blasts Honda Civic Hybrid Reliability

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.

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Best Fuel-Saving Tires List Released by Consumer Reports

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.

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Mercedes GL350 BlueTec Stumbles in Emergency Handling Test: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports recently put the redesigned 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 BlueTec to the test and found its emergency-handling performance concerning.

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Lexus Tops Consumer Reports 2013 Brand Report Cards

Lexus topped the list this year for automakers that Consumer Reports counts to be the best while Detroit brands generally sank to the bottom. 

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Imports Sweep Consumer Reports 2013 'Top Picks'

Consumer Reports announced its automotive Top Picks for 2013 today, a list that excluded all domestic automakers. 

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Ford 'Following the Rules' for EPA Ratings: Exec Says

Ford’s COO Mark Fields says the brand is following EPA rules in certifying its vehicles fuel mileage.

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Are American Cars Reliable, And Does It Even Matter?
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.

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