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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Gets More Power, Better Mileage

By David Thomas and Mike Hanley on September 1, 2015


You won't be able to tell much has changed with Jeep's popular Grand Cherokee SUV, but the company has made some small changes for 2016 to eke out better fuel economy. The base engine, the 3.6-liter V-6, also adds more… Read More

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Gets More Power, Better Mileage

By David Thomas and Mike Hanley on September 1, 2015

You won't be able to tell much has changed with Jeep's popular Grand Cherokee SUV, but the company has made some small changes for 2016 to eke out better fuel economy. The base engine, the 3.6-liter V-6, also adds more… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Jeep Cherokee

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 160,000 model-year 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUVs The Problem: Static buildup in the control module could potentially disable the windshield wipers. An investigation by the automaker discovered the problem could occur if the wipers are activated during dry… Read More

NHTSA: 2016 Acura RDX, Nissan Maxima, Honda HR-V Earn Five-Star Safety Rating

By Matt Schmitz on August 24, 2015

The revised 2016 Acura RDX, the redesigned 2016 Nissan Maxima and the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V have earned the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's five-star safety rating for crashworthiness. Related: More Safety News The RDX compact luxury SUV repeated its… Read More

IIHS Names 2016 Honda Pilot Top Safety Pick Plus

By Matt Schmitz on August 21, 2015

The redesigned Honda Pilot piloted itself to the top of the crashworthiness heap for the 2016 model year. The three-row SUV received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest honor, Top Safety Pick Plus — courtesy of the Pilot's score… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Honda HR-V

By Matt Schmitz on August 21, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,000 model-year 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact SUVs manufactured between Jan. 12 and May 20, 2015 The Problem: The vehicles may be missing the required tire placard indicating "Tire and Loading Information." If the placard is missing, the… Read More

Audi to Unveil Electric SUV in Frankfurt

By Matt Schmitz on August 20, 2015

Following in the electrified footsteps of the R8 e-tron sports car and A3 Sportback e-tron, Audi is expanding its all-electric long-range luxury portfolio into the SUV market. The e-tron quattro concept is set to debut in September at the 2015… Read More

Recall Alert: 420,000 Volkswagen Sedans, SUVs, Convertibles, Hatchbacks and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on August 14, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 420,000 Volkswagen vehicles, including model-year 2010-14 CC and Passat sedans, and Tiguan SUVs; model-year 2010-13 Eos convertibles and Jetta sedans; model-year 2011-14 Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks; and model-year 2011-13 Jetta SportWagen wagons The Problem: Debris may… Read More

What's the Best Three-Row Seat Configuration for School Duty?

By By Sara Lacey on August 14, 2015

The "kiss-and-go" lane at your child's school could also be called "stress and go" when things don't go smoothly. In the hundreds of hours I've spent dropping off and picking up kids, I've made a few observations about keeping things… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2014 Mazda CX-9

By Matt Schmitz on August 5, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 193,000 model-year 2007-14 Mazda CX-9 SUVs manufactured between Oct. 24, 2006, and Dec. 28, 2013 The Problem: The front suspension ball joints may corrode from water leaking into the filter. Over time, this corrosion may result in… Read More

2016 Audi Q3 Is a Top Safety Pick

By Matt Schmitz on August 3, 2015

The redesigned-for-2016 Audi Q3 has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick rating. The luxury compact SUV received the highest-possible score of good in all areas of the institute's crashworthiness testing. Related: More Audi News IIHS rates… Read More