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Cars
April 2015
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Status SUVs—at a price
Status SUVs—at a price
Despite their do-everything, go-anywhere promise, SUVs generally live on the street, carrying briefcases and gym bags more often than slogging expeditionary gear to a far-off destination. So it's no surprise that luxury compact SUVs are a hot commodity. We test the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, and then offer a look at an affordable alternative, the updated Honda CR-V.
Best luxury sedans
Pampering cars that suit different drivers and budgets.
Best wagons and minivans
Ideal vehicles for hauling your family and all their gear.
Best sports cars
High-scoring, hot rides for spring.
Motorcycle reliability and owner satisfaction
Motorcycle reliability and owner satisfaction
Consumer Reports surveyed owners to find out two things: how reliable top-selling brands are in terms of frequency of repair and how happy those brands make their owners. The results may surprise you.
How to save money on car maintenance
How to save money on car maintenance
Today's cars, with their specialized electronics, computerized internal controls, and long-life fluids, offer fewer and fewer opportunities for do-it-yourselfers to roll up their sleeves. But there are still ways to save money. Here are 10 DIY car-care tips.
Safest used cars under $10,000 for teen drivers
Safest used cars under $10,000 for teen drivers
When picking out a car for a new teen driver, it's essential to get all the latest safety gear. But for most families, it's unrealistic to buy their teenager a brand new car. So how do you get the most critical safety features without breaking the bank? Here's what to look for and affordable examples.
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
In the latest "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports" video podcast, our experts discuss new cars from Acura and Mazda. In episode 66, the guys talk about the high-performance Tesla Model S P85D that just joined our test fleet. Episode 65 was filmed at the New York auto show, where the team shares highlights from the last major new-car show of the season.
First drives
First drives
The Cars team has recently posted a first drives on the Nissan Maxima, Tesla Model S P85D, Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle, and Volvo V60 Cross Country. Coming soon, first-hand impressions of the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Tucson, and Volkswagen Golf R.
Previews
Previews
There are always new models coming down the road. Check out the sneak peeks of the upcoming Buick Envision, Buick Verano, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Nissan Murano Hybrid, Scion iA, and Toyota RAV4 hybrid.
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