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Cars
July 2015
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Brand-by-brand guide to car infotainment
Guide to car infotainment by brand
Automakers continue to innovate and push in-car entertainment boundaries. Most new vehicles' systems can navigate to a destination, operate a smartphone hands-free, and an entire digital music collection over Bluetooth. But the best do it well. We review systems from all major automakers.
10 great used cars for teens under $10,000
Reliable, safe models that won't crush the college fund.
7 notable new cars coming soon
From redesigns to performance variants, these are cars shoppers need to be up to speed on.
Protect your Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep from hacking
Fiat-Chrysler America has announced a voluntary safety recall of 1.4 million vehicles to update software.
Tesla Model S P85D vs Dodge Challenger Hellcat
Tesla Model S P85D vs Dodge Challenger Hellcat
We test the outer limits of the certifiably insane 691-hp Tesla Model S P85D and the patently ridiculous 707-hp Dodge Challenger Hellcat. It is fast against furious—and we have the data to tell the difference, complete with graphs and video.
Deflating reality of run-flat tires
Deflating reality of run-flat tires
Run-flat tires promise to remove a key travel worry—being stranded roadside. However, the ownership experience can be both expensive and frustrating, as we have heard from owners and experienced first-hand. Here's what you need to know.
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
In the latest "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports" video podcast, our experts discuss the findings from our oil consumption investigation, highlighting models that drink more than their share. In episode 72, the team talks about the latest Volvos to grace our track, the XC90 and the V60 Cross Country. Catch the show on ConsumerReports.org, iTunes, or YouTube.
Latest road tests
Latest road tests
We just posted the complete road tests of several new and updated SUVs, including the Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V, Lexus NX, Jeep Renegade, Subaru Forester, and Volvo V60 Cross Country, plus the Volkswagen Passat. Coming soon: Acura MDX, Dodge Charger, and Ford Edge.
First drives
First drives
The Cars team has recently posted a first drives on the Acura RDX, Audi A6, Hyundai Tucson, and Volvo XC90. Plus, we revisit the Cadillac Escalade after a suspension upgrade and share our experience with a leaky Ford Edge.
Previews
Previews
There are always new models coming down the road. Check out the sneak peeks of the upcoming Alfa Romeo Giulia, Audi A4, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Honda Accord, and the "ludicrous"90-kWh Tesla P85D.
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