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New Vehicle Reviews

This section will review cars, trucks, products and books related to the auto industry.

By John Goreham on February 29, 2024 - 10:19AM
We’ve tested both the hybrid and standard versions of the Toyota Corolla Cross. Here is why you should buy the hybrid. 
By Armen Hareyan on February 27, 2024 - 7:06PM
After spending a week with the 2024 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Limited, I'm here to share my thoughts in this review! Let's get right into it.
By John Goreham on February 26, 2024 - 5:15PM
We are fans of the Honda Passport, and in our testing of the 2024 TrailSport trim, four things stood out that we think make this a great SUV.
By Timothy Boyer on February 22, 2024 - 11:23AM
Here’s an important consideration I almost missed when buying a new 2024 RAV4 Hybrid this past week while trying to save money.
By Armen Hareyan on February 22, 2024 - 10:22AM
I often search for good plug-in hybrid SUVs as they sometimes are more preferable then EVs. And these two models, the Toyota RAV4 Prime, and the Hyundai Tucson plug-in hybrid stand out.
By Armen Hareyan on February 21, 2024 - 10:50PM
I recently spent a week cruising around in the top-of-the-line 2024 Subaru Ascent Touring trim, and let me tell you, it was a comfortable and feature-packed ride.
By Timothy Boyer on February 20, 2024 - 6:55PM
Consumer Reports latest listing of fuel-efficient small and midsized SUV model recommendations that can save you money without sacrificing the utility consumers want in today’s SUV.
By Timothy Boyer on February 19, 2024 - 10:23AM
Compact, midsized, and full-sized trucks Consumer Report’s surveys reveal are the ones that make their owners (if not their dogs) happiest.
By Timothy Boyer on February 17, 2024 - 2:08PM
Here is an update of 10 solid, safe, and reliable new models recommended by CR analysts who state that these models have the lowest transaction prices today.
By John Goreham on February 17, 2024 - 1:27PM
The 2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe has a nifty solution to power outages. Its standard Powerbox can provide 115-volt power to run your oil or gas furnace and much more. Here’s how it works, including an accompanying video.
By Mary Conway on February 7, 2024 - 6:51PM
Chrysler is teasing what it is calling "innovative concept car." We'll get to see the new vehicle next week!
By Timothy Boyer on February 7, 2024 - 9:02AM
Here are 12 models Consumer Reports analysts report that have proven themselves capable of reaching at least 200,000 miles and more in many cases where owners followed one key bit of advice.
By Timothy Boyer on February 6, 2024 - 9:49AM
According to Consumer Reports analysts, these domestic models are the highest scoring for shoppers looking for new vehicles from traditional U.S. brands.
By John Goreham on January 30, 2024 - 9:51AM
If you are shopping for a premium/luxury five-passenger crossover, the Lexus RX350h deserves a close look. 
By John Goreham on January 24, 2024 - 1:53PM
We tested out the impressive MB AMG GLS63 and discovered that it is a racecar, off-road SUV, utility vehicle, and family vehicle, all in one package.
By Timothy Boyer on January 23, 2024 - 5:25PM
When it comes to what new models are the most searched on the Consumer Reports’ website, CR analysts created a new “Most Popular” list to aid your new car shopping research.
By Armen Hareyan on January 23, 2024 - 12:15AM
The 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Limited is a noteworthy addition to the crossover market, building on the strengths of its predecessor.
By Armen Hareyan on January 16, 2024 - 10:56PM
Nissan's compact sedan has come a long way. Gone are the days of plasticky interiors and anemic drivetrains. The 2024 Sentra SV, which I spent a week commuting and grocery-getting, surprised me with its blend of practicality and fun of driving.
By John Goreham on January 14, 2024 - 11:29AM
The all-new Falken Aklimate tire is a competitor to the popular Michelin CrossClimate2. Early owner reports and reviews are trending very positively for the new Aklimate. Here’s what owners say. 
By Timothy Boyer on January 14, 2024 - 10:42AM
Here’s the latest about a post going viral that reveals just how auto manufacturers are cheating car shoppers with their more expensive models.
By Timothy Boyer on January 11, 2024 - 10:10PM
The latest on reliable small cars from 2024 to avoid and why, along with their better choice and under-the-radar choice recommendations when shopping for a new car today.
By Armen Hareyan on January 11, 2024 - 1:13PM
The 2023 Ford Bronco Everglades is a phenomenal off-road vehicle that caters to a specific audience. If you prioritize off-road prowess over comfort and convenience, the Everglades is a unique choice as I explain in this review.
By John Goreham on January 8, 2024 - 2:28PM
We enjoyed an extended test period with Mitsubishi’s excellent 2024 Outlander plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle and found it offers a great EV experience without the downsides.
By Timothy Boyer on January 8, 2024 - 9:21AM
Combine SUV utility with fuel-efficient small-car practicality by choosing any one of these reliable and fuel-efficient Toyota compact SUVs CR analysts recently recommended for new car Toyota shoppers this year.
By Peter Neilson on January 5, 2024 - 7:38PM
Discover why the new Prius is pricier: Unraveling market dynamics, consumer views, and Toyota's strategic shift in our latest in-depth analysis.
By Peter Neilson on January 1, 2024 - 9:30PM
Revitalize your 2008 Toyota Prius with the Vline Grom Audio Interface: a seamless blend of classic design and modern tech for an unparalleled driving experience.
By Armen Hareyan on December 29, 2023 - 11:11AM
Mazda has announced various changes to the range of its CX-5 for the 2024 model year. Remember that this is still its most popular vehicle despite the arrival of the new CX-50, more modern and refined but also a bit more expensive.
By Tinsae Aregay on December 28, 2023 - 10:27AM
The first Cybertruck teardown video shades light on the Cybertruck's inner components. The video shows Tesla has wired up the Cybertruck for a surprise accessory, a new component called “Megabeam”, a 48-volt battery, Supermanifold V2 & more.
By Peter Neilson on December 27, 2023 - 3:58PM
Looking for the perfect outdoor power companion? This power bank has everything you want and more for your outdoor Prius adventures.
By Armen Hareyan on December 25, 2023 - 5:06PM
The 2023 GV70 is a sporty vehicle offering a fun driving experience with great acceleration and a nice design. The electrified version, reviewed here, is no exception and keeps the G-Matrix signature on the grille while hiding its charging port.