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25 Used Cars Under $20K With Consumer Reports Approval

If you want to know why people trust the Consumer Reports auto team so much, just take a minute exploring how the nonprofit agency works. Unlike

25 New Cars You Need to Check Out in 2017

For automobile enthusiasts, every year means a fresh set of new cars to salivate over. As auto makers constantly fight to outpace their competitors, car

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

10 Cars That Should Have Failed but They Didn’t

Trying to predict how a new car is going to sell can be difficult. Companies spend millions of dollars on development, and some cars are

10 of the Most Technologically Advanced Vehicles on the Road

How many of you remember the digital read-outs from the 1980s and early 1990s? You know, the ones from all those bad car commercials, where pixelated

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review

THE GOOD: At a class-leading 58 mpg combined (55 mpg for SEL and Limited models), the Hyundai Ioniq is currently the most fuel-efficient car without a

10 Vehicles With Perfect Safety Records on US Roads

Every few years, we get reports on the cars and trucks that proved deadliest for drivers on U.S. roads. Running down the list can be

10 Most Ticketed Cars on US Roads

Everyone knows a red Ferrari convertible attracts attention from the highway patrol. Pricey speed demons have a certain disadvantage when it comes to moving violations,

20 Longest Lasting Cars on the Road in 2017

How long is “forever” for a car or truck? It wasn’t long ago that a vehicle hitting 150,000 miles was considered a true warrior. However, standards keep getting higher.

Hyundai or Kia? Why Korean Automakers are the Surprising Choice You Need to Make

It’s astonishing how Korean automakers have become synonymous with quality over the years. In 2016, Kia reigned as king of initial quality according to J.D. Power, beating

10 Best Used Cars for Teens Under $10,000

Buying a car for a teen driver is a difficult balancing act. On the one hand, they’re almost guaranteed to crash whatever you give then,

10 Cars That Could Have Been Built Better

It’s hard to get a car right. It’s even harder to get it perfect. That’s why cars like Volkswagen’s enduring GTI, the Mazda Miata, and

Toyota Prius Prime: 10 Things to Know About the First Sensible Plug-in

Everyone who drives an electric vehicle immediately notices two things: the acceleration and the fuel economy. Driving an EV means instant power from a stoplight, and

10 Cars That Will Basically Never Die

When it comes to crowning the most reliable car you can buy, agreeing on how to define “reliable” is incredibly important. Do you only count

10 of the Worst Cars of the 2000s

From an automotive standpoint, we’ve got it pretty good right now. With each passing year, every segment seems to be getting safer, faster, more fuel efficient,

10 Most Reliable Cars and SUVs on the Road Today

When buying a new car, you should have a good idea what it will cost you in the long run. That means considering fuel, maintenance,

2017 Prius Prime review

THE GOOD: The Toyota Prius Prime’s plug-in hybrid power train is more flexible and efficient than the standard model. It boasts 25 miles of electric range

10 Best-Selling Electric Vehicles of All Time

Electric vehicles are only getting started. This Chevrolet Bolt EV everyone’s been fogging the windows over just went on sale in December 2016. Meanwhile, Tesla is still

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Hybrid First Drive: Reaching past the Prius rainbow

Hyundai’s Ioniq initiative is more than just a green flare rising up from the sea of increasingly electrified automotive options. The decision to introduce a

Consumer Reports’ Surprising 10 Best Automobiles of 2017

While the classic buff books (Car and Driver, Road & Track, Automobile, etc.) are full of McLarens, Porsches, and Ferraris in any given issue, when

Has Toyota Finally Turned the Camry Into a Sporty Sedan?

The redesigned Camry XSE has one of the most aggressive looking front fascias ever produced by Toyota | Toyota Like the surprisingly sporty Sienna SE minivan,

Honda HR-V VTi-L v Mazda CX-3 Akari v Mitsubishi ASX XLS v Toyota C-HR Koba comparison

Small crossovers are a vogue segment, drawing buyers up from lower hatchbacks and down from bigger SUVs alike. The newest entrant, creating significant buzz, is

The 2017 Chevy Volt Is the Hybrid That Will Finally Win You Over

You’re looking at one of the most important models in GM history. When the Volt concept debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell First Drive: Hydrogen Hero

Strange new hydrogen fuel; same reassuring Honda experience. That’s the equation the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is counting on for success, a four-door premium

Diamonds Are Forever: 10 Reasons Why the Toyota C-HR Rocks

Sean Connery would have been able to outrun a lot more cops if he had been driving something a little more agile in the risque

The Electric Vehicles America Needed but Never Got

While electric vehicles are gaining momentum in the U.S., there’s still a long way to go. In December 2016, the segment’s peak month to date,

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Honda’s Great Green Leap Forward

Currently, a few factors are working to transform the auto market faster than ever before. The most notable is the growing acceptance of hybrids. No

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

10 Cars With the Most NHTSA Safety Complaints Since 2005

Sometimes, car news gets all too predictable. When Consumer Reports comes out with the list of its most reliable cars, you know you’re going to see

2017 Kia Niro is the Kind of Hybrid We Can All Agree On

In high school, I went to a small, local technical school for automotive sciences and technology. Classes were in a garage adjacent to the main