Audi

2015-2016 Audi Front-End Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 28, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: A squeaking, creaking or rattling noise may emanate from the front end of the vehicle whenever the front suspension is compressed - for example, when driving over a speed bump. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Audi… Read More

2015-2016 Audi Front-End Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: A squeaking, creaking or rattling noise may emanate from the front end of the vehicle whenever the front suspension is compressed - for example, when driving over a speed bump. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Audi… Read More

Volkswagen's $14.7 Billion Diesel Settlement Gets Preliminary OK

By Fred Meier on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — A federal court gave preliminary approval today to the proposed agreement among Volkswagen Group, U.S. and California regulators, 44 states and attorneys for VW owners and lessees to settle claims regarding VW's use of an emissions "defeat device"… Read More

2017 Audi A4 Allroad: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on July 25, 2016

Competes with: Volvo V60, BMW 3 Series wagon Looks like: A beefier wagon version of the redesigned A4 sedan Drivetrain: 252-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission; all-wheel drive Hits dealers: Fall 2016 CARS.COM — Audi… Read More

VW Close to Another Proposed Fix for 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Citing two unnamed dealers who attended a meeting with Volkswagen executives, the Associated Press reports that the automaker is close to having a new proposed fix for the diesel 2.0-liter engines at the heart of its massive emissions… Read More

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

VW Diesels May Still Pollute More, Even When Fixed

By Kelsey Mays on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM — Even if the Volkswagen Group gets regulatory approval to fix some 475,000 four-cylinder diesel cars in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, the repaired systems could still pollute more than they originally certified under. Related: VW Diesel Settlement: What Owners,… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

Volkswagen Proposal for V-6 Diesel Emissions Fix Rejected

By Jennifer Newman on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group's proposed emissions recall fix for its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines has been rejected by the California Air Resources Board. The proposal, which would have affected 16,000 Audi, Porsche and VW cars in that state, was called… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More