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2014 Infiniti Q50

Consumer Reports Slams 2014 Infiniti Q50 and Lexus IS 250

Two of the newest upscale midsize cars on the market fall short in Consumer Reports’ tests. The new 2014 Infiniti Q50 and the redesigned 2014 ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Tops Consumer Reports Ratings

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Tops Consumer Reports Ratings

Consumer Reports has rated the Chevrolet Silverado as the best full-size pickup truck on the market. The publication rated the Ram 1500 second and the ... read more »
The 2013 Dodge Ram (Chrysler Group)

Ram 1500 Picks Up Top Rating from Consumer Reports

Chrysler Group has something to celebrate as Consumer Reports has named the 2013 Ram 1500 its top full-size pickup truck. Explaining the top rating, Consumer ... read more »
Small Turbocharged Engines Fall Short of Consumer Reports' Expectations

Small Turbocharged Engines Fall Short of Consumer Reports' Expectations

While some automakers have made a move toward smaller, turbocharged engines to improve fuel economy in cars like the Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Fusion, a ... read more »
Toyota, Ford, Honda are Consumers' Favorite Auto Brands

Toyota, Ford, Honda are Consumers' Favorite Auto Brands

In the 2013 Consumer Reports Car Brand Perception Survey released last week, Toyota, Ford, Honda and Chevrolet scored highest among consumers when it comes to ... read more »
Toyota Prius Named Consumer Reports Best Car Value

Toyota Prius Named Consumer Reports Best Car Value

Want the most bang for your buck in your next new car? Then you should probably buy a Toyota Prius. Consumer Reports says that with ... read more »
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New Teen Distracted Driving Survey's Findings Conflict with Other Studies

New Teen Distracted Driving Survey's Findings Conflict with Other Studies

A new Consumer Reports survey adds to the ongoing discussion on distracted driving among teens, but a few findings conflict with recent studies from Bridgestone ... read more »
Consumer Reports Rates Three Updated Small Cars Highly

Consumer Reports Rates Three Updated Small Cars Highly

The 2012 Kia Rio, Chevrolet Sonic and Hyundai Accent receive high ratings in road tests from Consumer Reports because they show “improvements in performance, equipment ... read more »
Gap Between Consumer-Preferred Auto Brands Decreases

Gap Between Consumer-Preferred Auto Brands Decreases

The Consumer Reports Brand Perception Survey reveals a new trend in how consumers view car brands. While the survey does not reflect vehicle quality, it ... read more »
2012 Toyota Camry Named Consumer Reports Recommended Buy

2012 Toyota Camry Named Consumer Reports Recommended Buy

Consumer Reports has named the 2012 Toyota Camry a CR Recommended Buy. According to USA Today, Consumer Reports tested the base four-cylinder Camry LE, the ... read more »
Chevrolet Volt, Porsche 911, Dodge Challenger Top Consumer Reports Owner Satisfaction Survey

Chevrolet Volt, Porsche 911, Dodge Challenger Top Consumer Reports Owner Satisfaction Survey

Just a few weeks following an announcement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that a Chevrolet Volt caught on fire several weeks after crash ... read more »