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10 Car Feature Flops

By Mike Hanley on Mon Feb 06 06:30:03 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Whether its new active-safety features or high-tech drivetrains, automakers are constantly improving new cars. While we usually like progress, sometimes we get features that are so problematic they'd stop us from buying an otherwise-good car. Related: 10 Features… Read More

10 Car Feature Flops

By Mike Hanley on Mon Feb 06 06:30:03 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Whether its new active-safety features or high-tech drivetrains, automakers are constantly improving new cars. While we usually like progress, sometimes we get features that are so problematic they'd stop us from buying an otherwise-good car. Related: 10 Features… Read More

2017 Subcompact SUV Driving Range

By Rick Popely on Thu Dec 15 12:18:46 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — It's easy to see why subcompact SUVs are popular: They have better fuel economy than their bigger brothers and sisters, and they provide more utility than a typical small car. Moreover, they offer four- or all-wheel-drive traction, either… Read More

2016 Subcompact SUV Driving Range

By Rick Popely on Thu Dec 15 11:44:19 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Small SUVs are becoming more popular, and manufacturers are adding subcompact crossovers to meet the growing demand. The attractions are clear: They have better fuel economy than their bigger brothers and sisters, and they provide more utility than… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:31 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Bluetooth technology that allows hands-free use of a cellphone in a car now is almost universal, and the ability to operate smartphone apps through a vehicle's audio system with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay is rapidly heading in that… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The next frontier for in-car connectivity is Wi-Fi mobile hot spots that allow you to wirelessly connect multiple devices while the car is hurtling down the road. In these cars, SUVs and trucks, a tablet or laptop —… Read More

What's the Most Worry-Free Car for 2016?

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Nov 07 06:00:57 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Honda and its Acura luxury division topped Cars.com's 2016 Worry-Free Index, scoring three of the top four spots, while Ford made its strongest showing to date. The Acura MDX SUV jumped four spots from its 2015 rank to… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

Recall Alert: 3.6 Million Model-Year 2014-2017 GM Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on Fri Sep 09 10:31:56 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3.6 million GM vehicles in the U.S., including the following: Model-year 2014-16 Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet SS and Spark EV Model-year 2014-17 Chevrolet Corvette, Trax, Caprice Police Pursuit Vehicle and Silverado 1500; Buick Encore; and GMC… Read More

Recall Alert: 7,600 Model-Year 2010-2017 GM Cars, SUVs

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Jul 25 10:16:59 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,600 model-year 2016-17 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, model-year 2013 Buick Encore SUVs, model-year 2011 Buick Regal sedans, model-year 2013-14 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2011-16 Chevrolet Cruze cars, model-year 2010-13 Chevrolet Equinox SUVs,… Read More