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November 23, 2015
10 Cars That Are Way Too Dangerous to Drive
There have always been safety issues with cars, but here are 10 infamous models that have gone down in history for putting drivers at risk.
November 02, 2015
6 Big Losers From Consumer Reports’ Reliability Survey
Consumer Reports has just released its annual reliability survey, and the results may surprise you.
October 31, 2015
5 Least Reliable New Cars, Says Consumer Reports
New cars may be more reliable than ever, but that doesn't mean that all cars are created equal. Here are the 5 most troublesome new cars, according to Consumer Reports.
October 31, 2015
Chevy Suburban: An Unreliable Symbol of Auto Excess
With its recalls, low reliability ratings, and unimpressive safety specs, we argue the Chevy Suburban is the epitome of automotive excess.
October 31, 2015
Are Electric Vehicles Unreliable?
Poor reliability ratings may make for bad headlines, but here's why electric vehicles have a bright future as a segment.
October 28, 2015
10 Cars to Avoid at All Costs
Even great brands produce flops. Here are six vehicles that represent the epitome of poor value from otherwise accomplished automakers.
October 26, 2015
Tesla’s Low Reliability Marks Are Unlikely to Hurt in the Long Run
Despite a drop in stock prices and other dings, Tesla's low reliability ratings from Consumer Reports are unlikely to sting for long.
September 13, 2015
8 Best Cars Consumer Reports Tested in 2015
Consumer Reports tests a lot of cars, but which ones does it like best out of all the ones it tests? These eight were clear winners.
September 12, 2015
4 of the Worst Cars Consumer Reports Tested in 2015
Consumer Reports tests a lot of cars at its facility every year, and while some prove to be amazing, others prove to be pretty disappointing. Here are the 4 worst ones.
September 09, 2015
The Businesses With the Best (and Worst) Customer Service
It's hard to think of anything more frustrating than terrible customer service. Here's your guide to the businesses most and least likely to help you out.
September 01, 2015
How Tesla Gained $4 Billion in One Week
In a week that started out bleak, Tesla used a special type of momentum to gain nearly $4 billion in value.
August 31, 2015
How Tesla Blew Up the Consumer Reports Rating System
It might seem impossible for Tesla to score 103 on a Consumer Reports test that stopped at 100, but here's how it happened.
August 24, 2015
Consumer Reports Weighs in on Tesla Model S P85D
The Tesla Model S P85D makes some pretty serious performance promises, but how well did it actually do in an independent instrument test?
August 23, 2015
Why Consumer Reports Loved Ford’s New Sync 3
Consumer Reports isn't fond of modern infotainment systems and has a love-hate relationship with American automakers. Ford managed to defy both.
August 08, 2015
The 12 Best SUVs and Trucks for Off-Road
Consumer Reports tests a lot of vehicles, and that includes trucks and SUVs. Which ones did the best on the Consumer Reports off-road course? These are the 12 best.
July 19, 2015
The 10 Safest Used Cars Under $10,000 for Teen Drivers
Have a tight budget but want the safest car for your teens? Here are 10 Consumer Reports picks that fit the bill.
July 14, 2015
10 Most Comfortable Cars According to Consumer Reports
If you're going to spend a lot of time in your car, it pays to drive one that's extremely comfortable. Here are the 10 most comfortable cars Consumer Reports tested.
May 24, 2015
Why Consumer Reports Called This Tesla ‘Undriveable’ Above All
It's a steep drop from a near-perfect Consumer Reports score to 'undriveable,' but that's what happened to Tesla. Here's how it unfolded.
April 27, 2015
The 9 Highest Rated Luxury Cars on the Market
Not everybody wants a car that's just basic transportation. Even among luxury cars, some are better suited for different needs than others.
April 26, 2015
The Most Reliable Motorcycle Brands You Can Buy
The thrill of the open road makes motorcycle ownership tempting, but which brands are most likely to be both reliable and enjoyable to own?
April 05, 2015
5 Ways to Save on Your Kids’ Clothing Costs
Here's how to have your kids wear top name brands for less money.
March 29, 2015
12 of the Worst Rated New Cars on the Market
Most new cars these days are pretty good, but not all of them are. Here are the 12 worst cars currently on sale in the U.S.
March 18, 2015
10 Cars That Need More Than Just a Facelift
Ugly, outdated, or just plain unsafe, these lemons are sure to sour even the sweetest deals offered on them.
March 02, 2015
5 New Cars Rated the Worst Values on the Market
Both good and bad cars are celebrated the annual Consumer Reports rankings. Here are the 5 vehicles offering the worst value for 2015.
March 01, 2015
10 Vehicles Consumer Reports Rates Best for 2015
The top picks for 2015 vehicles are in from Consumer Reports. The big news? Three models from American companies for the first time in a while.
March 01, 2015
7 German Cars That Dominated in Consumer Reports’ Tests
Look past Tesla at No. 1, and you'll find 7 German cars in Consumer Reports' top 11. Here are Deutschland's 7 that dominated in 2015.
December 08, 2014
The 9 Least Loved Cars in Consumer Reports’ Rankings
We know Tesla got the most love in the Consumer Reports survey. Big deal: Here are the 9 cars that got the least.
November 27, 2014
9 Most Reliable Cars in Consumer Reports Rankings
Is reliability everything in a car? No, but here are the 9 that rated highest in the latest Consumer Reports survey.
November 03, 2014
Reliability is Where Tesla’s Model S is Just ‘Average’
From what it appears, the Model S is still having some teething pains as the company pushes forward with fine-tuning its product.
July 22, 2014
Consumer Reports Gives Some Love to Buick’s Regal and Volvo’s S60
Buick and Volvo have never seen the kind of mainstream success that other luxury brands have, but their new cars were found to be just as stimulating.