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March 2015
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2015 Autos Spotlight
2015 Autos Spotlight
Following annual tradition, we present our annual Top Picks, Car Brand Report Cards, American Top Picks, best & worst new cars, and much more in a special section. This includes highlights from the April issue, plus numerous exclusive online features.
Used cars we recommend to family and friends
Small cars, sedans, and SUVs that are most likely to fulfill your needs without breaking down and soaking you in repair bills.
What brands make the best tires?
The Consumer Reports tire-testing team has created this list of the best tire brands and their standout models.
Safest used cars under $10,000 for teen drivers
Reliable choices that won't crush the college fund.
Do you really need a new car?
Do you really need a new car?
New-car envy. It can creep up anytime. It may snag you at a stoplight when a muscle car or luxury sedan sidles up. Or maybe when the gleaming SUV parked next to you makes the dents in your jalopy all the more obvious. Get over it. Check out our step-by-step decision guide to buying new or used, or fixing up your current car.
Guide to infotainment
Guide to infotainment
In recent years, automakers have found more innovative ways to create infotainment touch screens, controller knobs, and voice-command software to do your bidding. Most new vehicles' systems can navigate you to a destination, make your phone work hands-free, and play back your entire music collection. But not all systems are created equal. Our guide provides insights into the major systems.
10 best American cars you can buy
10 best American cars you can buy
Each year, we put together a list of all-American Top Picks to not only help shoppers who favor domestic brands, but also to serve as an annual snapshot for the state of the industry.
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
In the latest "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports" video podcast, our experts discuss two new SUVs, the Ford Edge and Lexus NX.  In episode 62, the team explains this year's selections for Top Picks. And in episode 61, they share insights on the Chevrolet Trax and Kia Sorento.
First drives & previews
First drives & previews
The Cars team has recently posted a first drives on the Acura ILX, Ford Edge, Kia Sedona, and Lexus NX 200t. With spring in sight, more drives and tests are in the works.
Best & worst lists
Best & worst lists
Best sedans
Best new car deals
Most popular cars
Best all-season tires
Must-have car features
Safest new cars for teens
5 great cars you may be overlooking
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