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March 2015
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What's new on ConsumerReports.org
What's new on ConsumerReports.org
Find out what we're testing and when. Visit ConsumerReports.org to find information on the products and services you use every day.
Welcome to the 2015 Autos Spotlight!
The Ratings and reviews presented here are based on the most comprehensive independent auto-testing program and reliability information of any U.S. publication. So check out our Car Brand Report Cards, best and worst new cars, best and worst used cars, used-car reliability, new-car Ratings and road tests, and much, much more, including the two exclusive reports below plus lots of great video.
10 Top Picks of 2015
These are the cars that ignite the gasoline in our veins. That we trust. Respect. And love. They also happen to score high in our reliability Ratings and shine in automotive crash tests.
Welcome to the infotainment revolution
Most new vehicles' systems can navigate you to a destination, make your phone work hands-free, and play back your entire music collection. Problem is, some are more willing and intuitive than others, and the worst are distracting.
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Winter weather survival guide
Winter weather survival guide
This winter we've seen our fair share of storms and heavy snow falls, so our experts pulled together tips and advice to help you prepare and cope with any cold weather emergency, either around the house or on the road.
2015 income tax guide
2015 income tax guide
Preparing and filing a tax return doesn't have to be trying or anxious. And while the IRS offers plenty of tax help online, our personal-finance experts also have tips that you might find useful as the April 15 deadline approaches.
Surprising effects of a high-protein, low-carb diet
Surprising effects of a high-protein, low-carb diet
Widely publicized diets, such as high protein and low carbohydrates, seem so promising. It's no wonder so many of us have tried—or considered—them. But does science support the claims?
Some smart TVs record—and share—everything you watch
Some smart TVs record—
and share—everything you watch
Are these TVs capturing and transmitting highly personal conversations from inside your home and logging your channel-surfing habits?
Space heaters to keep you cozy
Space heaters to keep you cozy
If you get a chill routinely in a certain room of the house, or even a certain chair, an electric space heater can help. Check out the top picks from Consumer Reports' latest tests.
First look: Samsung Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge
First look: Samsung Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge
Samsung has unveiled the latest version of its flagship smart phone, the Galaxy S 6. We got a sneak peek at the new device, as well as its curvier sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S 6 Edge.
5 products on deep discount in March
5 products on deep discount in March
Many products go on sale at discounted prices at the same time every year. Our product-research experts (who track prices all year long) have compiled a list of items that are typically discounted most deeply this month.
Top humidifiers to fight colds and mold
Top humidifiers to fight colds and mold
Our tests found humidifiers starting at just $30 that offer easy use and antimicrobial features while supplying enough mist to maintain optimal indoor humidity levels. Check our buying guide for more.
How to achieve your fitness goals
How to achieve your fitness goals
Whether you're just starting an exercise program or you want to switch up your routine, you need to be smart about it. Here's how to make your resolutions stick by setting realistic expectations.


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