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Used-Car Prices Reach New Low in November

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Black Friday deals may be on the minds of many shoppers right now, but it's also a good time to grab a deal on a used car. Since April, when prices were at their peak for the year, late-model used-car...

NHTSA Tells Chrysler to Expand Its Takata Airbag Recall

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration put Chrysler in the hot seat Tuesday, telling the automaker to expand its June recall of vehicles with defective Takata airbags and to report the problem to affected owners by Dec. 1, according to...

Honda Cargo Wars: How Does 2016 HR-V Compare to Siblings?

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Being the middle child is tough. Your parents are always asking, "Why can't you be more like your older sister?" Meanwhile your bratty little brother gets away with murder. Despite being "born" last, the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V is the...

What Mileage Does the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Get After 13,000 miles?

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

After climbing to its maximum average of 23.67 mpg, our long-term 2014 Jeep Cherokee test car just dipped below 23 mpg after 13,000 miles. A 16.8 mpg refuel marks the lowest recorded tank since our purchase of the four-cylinder all-wheel-drive...

2015 Honda Accord Review

"The Honda Accord remains a smooth-operating, easygoing family car that practically defines the word 'pleasant,' but newer competitors have it showing its age," said Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman. Read the review for more. 2015 Honda Accord Expert Review Cars.com photo...

2016 Ford Explorer: Base Model Price Unchanged, New Platinum Trim is $53,495

The refreshed Ford Explorer may have a new face, but it doesn't have a new base price: The 2016 Explorer starts at $31,595, according to Ford's consumer site, the same as the outgoing 2015 version; all prices include a destination.....

2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Roundup Video

The Los Angeles Auto Show marks the official opening of the auto show season and Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says there's no shortage of new vehicles and exciting new concept cars in L.A. this year. Related: More 2014 Los Angeles....

Recall Alert: 99,000 2014-2015 Mazda6 Sedans

Vehicles Affected: More than 99,000 model-year 2014-15 Mazda6 sedans manufactured between Oct. 25, 2012, to Oct. 10, 2014 The Problem: If the pressure in the four tires gradually drop at the same time, the affected car’s tire pressure monitoring system...

Honda Failed to Report Airbag-Related Deaths, Injuries

GM has some company in the hot seat: Another automaker is coming under fire for failing to report safety problems in a timely manner. According to the Detroit Free Press, Honda underreported how many people died or were injured by.....

2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI: Car Seat Check

Both the Volkswagen Golf and its performance variant, the GTI, entered their seventh generation with 2015 redesigns. The cars haven't exactly set sales records ablaze in the past, though a reduced starting price for the Golf, a win for the...

2015 Car Seat Trends

Child-safety seats are always evolving as manufacturers look to create safer and easier-to-use car seats that meet changing federal standards. Related: Car Seat Checks This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mandated a weight limit for Latch anchors, and...

2016 Volvo XC90 Video

Volvo's large SUV was last redesigned 12 years ago; for 2016 the XC90 — debuting at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show — is all new with a plug-in gas-electric hybrid powertrain. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the new XC90...

2016 Toyota Mirai Video

"Toyota delivers on a mission announced in 2010 to deliver a hydrogen fuel-cell electric sedan by 2015 priced around $50,000. Well, here it is: the all-new Toyota Mirai," Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays said last week as he got up close...

2015 Subaru Impreza Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Award

The 2015 Subaru Impreza has joined the ranks of the most crashworthy vehicles on the road as determined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The car, available as a sedan or hatchback, earned the safety agency's highest distinction, Top...

2016 Fiat 500X Video

Fiat's new SUV is a bit smaller than the brand's 500L tall hatchback, and Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the 2016 Fiat 500X is the most capable but conventional-looking Fiat so far. The brand's newest offering made its debut at....

Recall Alert: 9,000 2012-2014 BMW Vehicles

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 9,000 BMW vehicles, including model-year 2014 328i Sports Wagons; 2012-14 BMW 320i sedans, 328i sedans, 320i xDrive sedans and 328i xDrive sedans; 2012-13 BMW 528i and 528i xDrive sedans; 2013-14 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i sports...

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Video

Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays is literally sitting in the lap of luxury in his latest video from the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Mercedes wants to make Maybach a separate sub-brand, and the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is the automaker's first...

Record Number of Motorists to Hit the Road This Thanksgiving

If you're headed over the river and through the woods this Thanksgiving, the roads might be just a bit more crowded this year. AAA is reporting that 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the...

Holiday Sales Come Early This Year, Even for Cars

If Santa Claus is on television roaming a garage filled with shiny Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs then Christmas must be just around the corner, right? Not any longer. Just as retailers now try to gain an early edge with holiday...

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Photo Gallery (24 Photos)

Get on the clock, Hollywood big-shot wannabes, 'cause it's time to start thinking about leasing a new 911 to hand off to the valet in front of The Ivy. The latest version of the Porsche 911 — the Carrera GTS...

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