You are here:
home > living > autos
Page 4 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Consumer Reports gives hybrid Ford Fusion excellent rating[Aug. 22, 2009]
The new Ford Fusion Hybrid is now Consumer Reports’
top-rated domestic sedan. Essentially tied with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, the Fusion Hybrid achieved an excellent 34 mpg overall in CR’s
fuel economy test and offers sportier driving.
Don't let small car problems turn into costly headaches down the road[Aug. 14, 2009]
A car will usually signal that something isn’t right long before it has a major failure, and according to Consumer Reports, that is the time to have it fixed. If early warning signs are ignored, small problems could lead to expensive repairs in the future or even leave you stranded on the side of the road.
Consumer Reports suggests you don’t rely on used-car-history reports[Jul. 31, 2009]
Consumer Reports’ investigation of used-car-history reports revealed that many reports returned “clean” results for damaged cars. To test the veracity of history reports, CR ordered them for dozens of damaged vehicles advertised online. The vehicles’ owners disclosed serious dents or other accident-related damage along with vehicle identification numbers (VINs) and photos.
Garmin and Tom Tom dominate Consumer Reports GPS ratings[Jul. 23, 2009]
Garmin and TomTom GPS models continue to score high and provide the best overall packages in Consumer Reports recent tests of more than 90 GPS units. The top-rated Garmin Nuvi 885T ($600), earned excellent marks for destination/POI entering, use of controls, mount design, display and portability.
Consumer Reports offers top 40 best American-made car deals for Memorial Day weekend[May 22, 2009]
Memorial Day is a time for Americans to commemorate the sacrifices made by men and women to protect our freedoms and values. And traditionally, the holiday is associated with discounted car sales. To assist car buyers, the Auto Price Services team at Consumer Reports has researched and compiled the best deals on American-made cars for the holiday weekend.
Infiniti G37 tops Consumer Reports’ ratings of upscale sports sedans[May 21, 2009]
Despite facing strong competition from three newly-designed vehicles, the updated Infiniti G37 still came out on top in Consumer Reports’ tests of upscale sports sedans for the June issue. With an “Excellent” overall road test score, the G37 remains CR’s highest-rated vehicle in this category.
Updated Toyota Rav4 tops Consumer Reports’ latest ratings of small SUVs[Apr. 18, 2009]
The freshened four-cylinder Toyota RAV4 outpointed competitors including the Subaru Forester 2.5X in Consumer Reports’ tests of six small SUVs for the May issue. In this class, the RAV4’s overall road test score of 82 is below only that of the more expensive, turbocharged Forester 2.5XT Limited and RAV4 V6.
Page 4 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8