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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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    Official: Best and worst used car values
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    We often mock Toyota for building boring, soulless cars, but a new study by Consumer Reports suggests that regardless of whether that's true, the company has some of the best used cars on the market. In its report on used cars from 2004-2013, the Japanese automaker had 11 vehicles among its ...

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    Report: Meet the worst new cars of 2014
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    Last week we brought you Consumer Reports lengthy list of Top Car Brands for 2014, and this week we've got their annual list of worst new vehicles of 2014, a cringe-inducing contrast to its list of top vehicles. Ignominiously leading the way in 2014 is Chrysler, which has a staggering seven ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports 2014 top car brand rankings may surprise you
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    Consumer Reports has released its 2014 Car Brand Report Cards, as the institute credited its latest lineup for being "usually quiet, comfortable, and fuel-efficient," noting it's the only brand on the list "to achieve an excellent average overall reliability score." The Car Brand Report Cars list ...

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    Official: Consumer Reports digs Mazda3, disses Jeep Cherokee
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    Consumer Reports has just rendered its verdict on two of the more important cars to launch this year - the Mazda3 and the Jeep Cherokee. Considering the value a "Recommended" rating carries with the public and the viciously competitive markets these two cars compete in, Consumer Reports' view ...

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    Report: Honda Fit loses Recommended rating from Consumer Reports
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    Thanks to its poor performance in the most recent round of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash testing, where it received the lowest overall score in the small-overlap test, Consumer Reports has bumped the Honda Fit from its "Recommended" list. When a car gets bumped from the magazine's ...

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    Report: Best and worst new car values of the year
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    For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports has named the Toyota Prius the best value on the market. The analysis is based on overall ownership cost over the course of a five-year period, with the Toyota hybrid emerging at the top at 47 cents per mile (CAD $0.50 per kilometre). Wondering what ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports suggests infotainment woes may be underreported
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    Does it seem that Consumer Reports never has anything nice to say about infotainment systems? Well, the problem could be even worse than you think. After talking to CR, Wards Auto says that problems with infotainment systems could be underreported because some customers don't use the systems to ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports names world's most and least reliable cars [UPDATE]
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    Consumer Reports has released its annual Auto Reliability Rankings, and surprise of surprises, Japan is dominant. Among brands in 2014, Lexus, Toyota and Acura make up the top three marques, while Mazda, Infiniti, Honda and Subaru sit fifth, sixth, eighth, and tenth, respectively. For those ...

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