Tag Archives: Consumer Reports
2013 Ford Mustang

Consumer Reports lists Top 10 most reliable American cars, GM shines

Consumer Reports has released its latest latest predicted reliability results, from the 2012 Annual Auto Survey. Along with the survey, the publication has released the list of top 10 most reliable American cars. “We’re often asked how the domestics’ reliability stacks up, especially with some people wanting to specifically buy American,” Consumer Reports said in […]

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Fisker Karma

Fisker responds to Consumer Reports Karma review

Fisker Automotive has finally released a statement regarding Consumer Reports latest review on the company’s Karma plug-in hybrid sedan where it received a failing grade. Check out more news on the Fisker Karma. “The Karma ranks as our lowest-rated luxury sedan,” Consumer Reports said in an article. “Of all sedans, only three have lower overall scores: Chrysler 200, […]

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Report: Ford’s Jim Farley responds to MyFord Touch system’s poor reception

Ford’s latest infotainment system collaboration with Microsoft and Sony, called MyFord Touch, has had a little of a rough start. Its concept was unique and appeared to be very clever on paper. Though when it first came out, Ford’s MyFord Touch was widely cited for being poorly executed, slow, and confusing. In response specifically to […]

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2012 Chrysler 300

Chrysler 300 beats Ford Taurus, Buick LaCrosse in Consumer Reports testing

Chrysler’s new 300 sedan sedan topped its domestic competitors in the latest Consumer Reports‘ test of large sedans. The Chrysler 300 scored a strong 83, coming in behind the Hyundai Genesis, which scored 92. Ford’s Taurus came in at 64 while Buick’s LaCrosse scored 78. Hyundai’s new Azera hit a nice score of 81. “The […]

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Honda Civic

Consumer Reports lists five popular cars you should avoid

When it comes to all things automotive, many enthusiasts don’t care to listen to Consumer Reports – however, the general public does listen to the publication. Either way, Consumer Reports has listed out five vehicles that you should probably avoid. “Just because a car generates a lot of buzz or is a best seller doesn’t […]

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2013 Cadillac XTS Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports says 2013 Cadillac XTS misses its target

Just last week, GM invited us over to NYC to take a ride (not drive) in the new Cadillac XTS sedan. Our first impressions were very positive as the new Caddy drove very smooth and handled the potholes in NYC like a champ. Consumer Reports has just released their take on the new XTS that […]

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Scion iQ

Consumer Reports says Scion iQ is ‘not such a smart choice’

Scion’s iQ recently rolled into dealerships as a rebadged version of the Toyota iQ – a popular urban-city car in other parts of the world. Well, it seems like the Scion version of the iQ wasn’t so popular with Consumer Reports. The iQ scored as the second-lowest scoring car in our ratings. What happened? “While […]

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2013 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V beats Mazda CX-5 in small CUV test

The new 2013 Honda CR-V narrowly topped the new Mazda CX-5 in Consumer Reports’ latest head-to-head small SUV shootout. Consumer Reports says that both the CR-V and the new CX-5 are very similar on paper but the Honda (CR-V EX) is a more family-friendly SUV, with a large backseat, easy access, lots of cargo space, […]

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2012 Kia Rio

Chevy Sonic, Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent top Consumer Reports subcompact test

Consumer Reports has just completed its latest testing for subcompact models and the Kia Rio EX comes out on top, edging out the Hyundai Accent and the Chevrolet Sonic. The hatchback variant of the Rio came in third place, just behind the Honda Fit and Nissan Versa. The Rio picks up the top spot based […]

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Fisker Karma

Video: Consumer Reports posts first review on Fisker Karma, isn’t too pleased

If you’ve been out of the loop with Consumer Reports’ recent purchase of the new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid, check out the following articles: Report: Fisker Karma dies during Consumer Reports test Report: Fisker Karma back in Consumer Reports fleet with new battery Fisker CEO says that the Karma ‘performed exactly as it was design to’ […]

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