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2015 Dodge Dart: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 4, 2015


We last tested Dodge's compact sedan for the 2013 model year, and the Dart performed fairly well in our Car Seat Check thanks to easy-to-access Latch anchors and adequate legroom. For this check, we tested a model-year 2015 Dart in… Read More

2015 Dodge Dart: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 4, 2015

We last tested Dodge's compact sedan for the 2013 model year, and the Dart performed fairly well in our Car Seat Check thanks to easy-to-access Latch anchors and adequate legroom. For this check, we tested a model-year 2015 Dart in… Read More

2015 Mini Hardtop 4-Door: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 30, 2015

This Mini is surprisingly mighty when it comes to child-safety seats. The Mini Hardtop 4-Door is a new offering for 2015 that's roughly 6 inches longer than the Hardtop 2-Door. That additional length means there's extra space in the Hardtop 4-Door's… Read More

2016 Acura RDX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 28, 2015

Acura's compact crossover got a stylish new face for 2016. Standard LED headlights, an enlarged version of the brand's shield grille and chiseled front end really make the RDX pop in the brand's lineup. Inside, there's a lot to like… Read More

2016 Acura ILX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 23, 2015

In an attempt to boost sales, Acura tweaked its 2016 ILX compact sedan with some light restyling. The ILX is based on the popular Honda Civic sedan, so that means the two cars have the same interior space, right? Wrong. The… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 21, 2015

Hyundai's midsize sedan was redesigned for 2015, but the hybrid version of the Sonata carried over. For 2016, the Sonata Hybrid is all new and is joined by a plug-in hybrid model for even better fuel efficiency. For the Car… Read More

2015 BMW 2 Series: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 16, 2015

BMW's entry-level coupe, the 2 Series, can pull family duty for families with older kids, but the coupe struggles to fit rear-facing child-safety seats in its small backseat. Our test car, the M235i, increases the fun for the driver with… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Jetta: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 14, 2015

Volkswagen's Jetta got a light update for 2015 with some minor exterior revisions and additional interior trim options. The big news for families is the backseat; the 2015 VW Jetta earned straight-A grades in our Car Seat Check thanks to… Read More

2015 Ford F-150 SuperCab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 9, 2015

In crew-cab form, the 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew easily passed our Car Seat Check. Its roomy backseat not only fit three car seats, but the pickup truck's 43.9 inches of rear legroom easily handled space-eating rear-facing car seats too. This time,… Read More

2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 7, 2015

Jeep's Wrangler has all the off-road chops you'll need for an afternoon off the beaten path, and its four-door, five-passenger Unlimited version means you can bring the family along for the ride, right? Parents looking for a family vehicle should… Read More

2015 Toyota Prius v: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 2, 2015

With its wagon body style, the 2015 Toyota Prius v looks ready for family duty, and for the most part, it is. The Prius v is nearly 6 inches longer than its smaller Prius sibling, but don't expect to find… Read More