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    Report: Detroit 3 small cars lay an egg in latest Consumer Reports reliability study
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    Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey and the results are, in a word, interesting. While we already covered the score-damaging effects of infotainment systems, there's another big angle to the data that's getting some attention – the utterly dismal scores of the ...

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    Study: Consumer Reports says infotainment systems 'growing first-year reliability plague'
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    Lexus And Toyota Continue Up Top, Lincoln Most Improved, Infiniti Loses Out The Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Survey (right) is out, and the top two spots look much the same as last year's list with Lexus and Toyota in first and second place, respectively. However, there are some major ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S proves troublesome for Consumer Reports
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    The Tesla Model S has turned into the breakthrough model that electric cars needed. Instead of looking like a futuristic jellybean whizzing by, the Tesla would still be incredibly attractive with a V8 stuffed under the hood. But beyond its appealing styling, the luxury sedan offers a realistic ...

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    Featured: Meet the 10 best and worst cars for driving visibility
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    Visibility is one of the main factors of safe driving. It may seem obvious, however there are car manufacturers that might put driving visibility on the lower end of their priority list when it comes to designing the appearance of a car. For example, a Nissan 370Z is not going to have the same ...

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    Video: Mitsubishi Mirage to be named worst new car of 2014
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    After recently listing the top 10 worst used cars you can buy, it seems there's actually a brand new car we might want to soon add to that group. When we reviewed the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage a few months ago, we absolutely hated it. Our conclusion was that if you needed a car in this segment to ...

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    Featured: Consumer Reports lists most disappointing cars of 2014
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    There's no doubt that the dedicated team at Consumer Reports is a great resource for new car buyers, as they aim to provide valuable insight on new cars and topics including the top new car brands of 2014 and ranking things like the worst in-car infotainment systems. While all new cars can't be ...

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    Report: Honda Accord Hybrid falls well short of suggested fuel mileage, says Consumer Reports [w/video]
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    Do not poke Consumer Reports with the hybrid fuel economy stick. That seems to be the lesson illustrated here yet again. The Honda Accord Hybrid is the latest to arouse the ratings bear, returning "just" 40 combined mpg (5.88 L/100km) in CR testing. Even so, that makes it "a class leader for fuel ...

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    Video: Consumer Reports sneaks in early review of 2015 Subaru Outback
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    Subaru is taking a bit of a measured risk with its new generation of Legacy and Outback. While they ride on a slightly larger platform than before, with a revised front-end design, neither of them looks to be a radical departure from models they replace. Instead of focusing on exterior styling, ...

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    Featured: Best used cars for under $15,000 in Canada
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    Shopping for a used car on a budget? Well, you're not alone as we reveal our list of the best used cars for under $15,000 in Canada. With literally dozens of used car makes and models to choose from in this price range, we decided to focus on the competitive small / compact car category. Our ...

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    Video: Consumer Reports names worst car infotainment systems
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    One of the perks of reviewing all manner of cars and trucks is that we're exposed to all the different infotainment systems. Whether Cadillac's CUE, Chrysler's UConnect, BMW's iDrive or MyFord Touch, we sample each and every infotainment system on the market. Not surprisingly, some are better ...

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