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Muscle Cars Prove Not So Tough in IIHS Crash Tests

By Matt Schmitz on May 24, 2016


CARS.COM — Muscle cars may be strong in speed but they're wimps in crashworthiness. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today released the crash test scores of a classic trio of muscle cars — the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and… Read More

Muscle Cars Prove Not So Tough in IIHS Crash Tests

By Matt Schmitz on May 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Muscle cars may be strong in speed but they're wimps in crashworthiness. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today released the crash test scores of a classic trio of muscle cars — the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Review

By Mike Hanley on May 24, 2016

CARS.COM — The second-generation 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan builds upon the qualities we liked in the original, such as a quiet ride, with the addition of a more refined turbocharged four-cylinder engine and greater in-car connectivity, but I wish… Read More

GM to Compensate 2016 SUV Owners: What You Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays on May 20, 2016

CARS.COM — General Motors plans to offer a prepaid debit card or an extended warranty to compensate some 135,000 owners and lessees of 2016 SUVs with overstated mileage stickers. Related: Why GM's SUV Mileage Dropped The automaker last Friday retroactively… Read More

2011 Chevrolet, GMC Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 20, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit excessive engine oil consumption (less than 2,000 miles per quart). This may be due to excessive piston ring wear. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2011 Chevrolet Equinox 2011 GMC Terrain Equipped with… Read More

GM's Car-Sharing Service Hits Million-Mile Milestone

By Matt Schmitz on May 19, 2016

CARS.COM — It's a million miles for Maven. Just four months after its limited launch in Ann Arbor, Mich., GM's new car-sharing service already has racked up 1 million driver miles and expanded to 5,000 customers in New York and… Read More

Report: GM to Compensate Owners for Misstated Fuel Economy

By Kelsey Mays on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — GM is reportedly putting together a plan to compensate nearly 170,000 consumers who bought three popular SUVs — the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave — with misstated gas-mileage ratings. Automotive News, citing three unnamed sources,… Read More

Why GM's SUV Mileage Dropped

By Kelsey Mays on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — A revised catalytic converter, and the subsequent EPA fuel-economy tests that change required, is why gas mileage dropped on three popular GM SUVs, the automaker said Wednesday. GM halted sales last Friday for some 60,000 three-row SUVs because… Read More

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

By Matt Schmitz on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual… Read More

Consumer Reports: GM's MPG Discrepancy May Affect Older SUVs

By Jennifer Newman on May 17, 2016

CARS.COM — GM's recent mileage misstatements on its 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, 2016 Buick Enclave and 2016 GMC Acadia could extend to previous model years, according to Consumer Reports. Related: GM Halts Sales of Three-Row SUVs Over Mileage Discrepancy GM issued… Read More

New GM App Highlights Open Recalls

By Bruce W. Smith on May 16, 2016

CARS.COM — Starting July 18 owners of GM vehicles will be just a tap away from knowing all about their vehicle thanks to a revamped mobile device app that also will include vehicle-specific recall notices. The new apps are brand-specific:… Read More