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Smaller Cars Have Larger Fatality Risks

By Fred Meier on Thu May 25 13:44:19 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Small four-door sedans dominate the list of vehicles with the highest traffic fatality risks, accounting for six of the 10 vehicles with the highest driver fatality rates, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway… Read More

Smaller Cars Have Larger Fatality Risks

By Fred Meier on Thu May 25 13:44:19 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Small four-door sedans dominate the list of vehicles with the highest traffic fatality risks, accounting for six of the 10 vehicles with the highest driver fatality rates, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Tue May 02 12:36:45 GMT-06:00 2017

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 Tue May 02 10:50:35 GMT-06:00 2017

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

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Apr 04 14:00:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the answer that parents and caretakers need. More… Read More

NICB Uncovers Car Theft 'Mystery Device'

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Dec 07 14:58:48 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Hearing auto-theft analysts describe so-called mystery devices for hacking into cars in recent years has been a little like watching characters in a Cold War spy movie chase down a stolen top-secret weapon, uttering some version of the… 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

Why Don't All Full-Size Sedans Have Fold-Down Rear Seats?

By Fred Meier on Wed Sep 28 05:00:16 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — They don't? In these days of buyers flocking to SUVs, you might assume that all sedans have a fold-down backseat and trunk pass-through to add some extra utility and bolster the body style's practicality, given its generally lower… Read More

What's the Most Stolen Car in Your State?

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Aug 01 13:54:57 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If TV's John Walsh hunted down cars instead of criminals, "America's Most Wanted" would broadcast a mugshot of a haggard Honda Accord. According to crime-stats crunchers at the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the perennially popular Accord was equally… Read More

2014-2015 GM Steering Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Aug 01 00:38:46 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The steering wheel may feel like it's sticking in the center of its travel. This may be due to a fault in the steering control module software. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Buick LaCrosse 2015 Buick… Read More