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Top Pick video: 2012 Subaru Impreza Top Pick video: 2012 Subaru Impreza
For several years, our Top Pick small car has been the Hyundai Elantra. Its latest generation combines impressive fuel economy with a practical interior and a pleasant driving experience—all at a value price. But the redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza presented a true challenge for this honored distinction....
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2013 Volkswagen GTI Convertible Revealed 2013 Volkswagen GTI Convertible Revealed
tgriffith and I have been really banging on a few cars lately. He went after Kia earlier today, and on Monday I had a bit of fun at the expense of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. So I’m happy to show you a sharp convertible, not focused on style-conscious poseurs, but on those who like performance...
2013 Volkswagen GTI Convertible Revealed »
Chevy Uplander Transmission Shifting Problems Chevy Uplander Transmission Shifting Problems
Reader Question Our 2005 Chevy Uplander has approx 105k on it and we are starting to have transmission issues. The vehicle is not wanting to shift from first to second gear, does not happen all the time. we have found that if we run in d3, or d2 we do not have the shifting problem. Read the original...
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Engine Won’t Start – No Fuel or Spark – Crankshaft Sensor Bad? Engine Won’t Start – No Fuel or Spark – Crankshaft Sensor Bad?
Reader Question My Harmonic balancer on my 1992 Buick basically rotted away on me and I waited too long to replace it. It started throwing the belt immediately upon starting. I finally replaced the balancer and now the car won’t start See the article here: Engine Won’t Start – No Fuel or Spark...
Engine Won’t Start – No Fuel or Spark – Crankshaft Sensor Bad? »
A/C Blower Motor Only Works Sometimes A/C Blower Motor Only Works Sometimes
Reader Question I have a Buick Regal 2000, and the A/C blower was working, once in while stopped working for a few minutes,then restart by itself, lately was failing more often, while driving I played with the control speed knob and reastat and since last week stopped working I have played with the...
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Comparo: 2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan vs. 2012 Chrysler 300S [w/video] Comparo: 2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan vs. 2012 Chrysler 300S [w/video]
Filed under: Sedan, Chrysler, Hyundai, Luxury, Comparisons Battle Of The Budget-Friendly Full-Size RWD Luxury Sedans The Hyundai Genesis Sedan and Chrysler 300S are much more alike than they are different. Why compare a Hyundai to a Chrysler? At first glance, this matchup may seem rather preposterous,...
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2012 Annual Auto Issue: Car features we love and loathe 2012 Annual Auto Issue: Car features we love and loathe
Each year, Consumer Reports Cars team drives more than 100 cars. In fact, over the past 12 months, we spent $2.7 million on test cars that we put through more than 50 tests apiece at our 327-acre test facility. Over the course of the multi-week evaluation, the staff lived with each car to experience...
2012 Annual Auto Issue: Car features we love and loathe »
Car backup camera rule delayed again by NHTSA Car backup camera rule delayed again by NHTSA
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has again postponed its final rule to expand rear visibility requirements in cars, in order to protect against deadly backover accidents. According to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, regulators have made significant progress, but further...
Car backup camera rule delayed again by NHTSA »
Driven: Volkswagen Cross Up! / E-Up! / Up! GT Concepts Driven: Volkswagen Cross Up! / E-Up! / Up! GT Concepts
The Volkswagen Up! family is growing rapidly. The three- and five-door Up! models and two rebadged versions—the SEAT Mii and the Škoda Citigo—are already officially out the door, and a flurry of concept cars at the Frankfurt auto show last September promised further spin-offs. At the reveal event...
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2013 Ferrari F12berlinetta Revealed, Packs 730-hp V12 [Geneva Auto Show] 2013 Ferrari F12berlinetta Revealed, Packs 730-hp V12 [Geneva Auto Show]
It could be a cheesy movie preview. “In a world . . .” “Where a Hyundai offers 429 hp and a Subaru hits 60 mph in 4.7 seconds . . .” “Exotic brands are being forced to up their game . . .” “First came the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador. Now, from the fiery forges of Maranello, the ultimate...
2013 Ferrari F12berlinetta Revealed, Packs 730-hp V12 [Geneva Auto Show] »

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