Crossovers

Recall Alert: 2016 Volkswagen CC, Golf R, Tiguan and e-Golf

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 26, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,700 model-year 2016 Volkswagen CC sedans manufactured between Jan. 12 and Feb. 3, 2016; Golf R hatchbacks and Tiguan SUVs manufactured between Nov. 25, 2015, and Jan. 28, 2016; and e-Golf electric vehicles manufactured between Nov.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Volkswagen CC, Golf R, Tiguan and e-Golf

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,700 model-year 2016 Volkswagen CC sedans manufactured between Jan. 12 and Feb. 3, 2016; Golf R hatchbacks and Tiguan SUVs manufactured between Nov. 25, 2015, and Jan. 28, 2016; and e-Golf electric vehicles manufactured between Nov.… Read More

Ford Syncs Up Availability of Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Across 2017 Lineup

By Matt Schmitz on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — As Ford continues a lineup-wide rollout of its latest-generation multimedia system, Sync 3, the automaker is also synchronizing the availability of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Ford announced today that almost all 2017 models will be compatible with… Read More

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-9: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM — For 2016, Mazda brings a host of improvements to the redesigned CX-9, and top among those is a robust new turbocharged four-cylinder engine and updated styling, inside and out. For families, the seven-seat SUV's new slide-and-tilt second row… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles equipped with either with a compatible AVN 4.0 navigation system… Read More

2017 Ford Escape Video

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Ford Escape may not be "all-new" from the ground up, but the redesign makes improvements in all the right areas. Let's take a look at some of those upgrades and how well they help the SUV… Read More

What's the Best Compact SUV of 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Compact SUVs continue to be a best-selling segment, and why not? They carry plenty of people, cargo, pets, whatever you need. Because they're so popular, Cars.com is now testing this category every year. The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge… Read More

The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge: Multimedia Winners and Losers

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The multimedia systems tested in the Cars.com 2016 Compact SUV Challenge ranged from bare-bones basic to top-of-the-line touch-screens with smartphone integration, multiple USB ports and near-seamless usability. Each SUV offers multiple systems but these were graded on the… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Dodge Journey, Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country; 2016 Ram ProMaster

By Matt Schmitz on July 1, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 26,000 model-year 2015-16 Dodge Journey SUVs, Grand Caravan minivans and Chrysler Town & Country minivans, and model-year 2016 Ram ProMaster vans The Problem: Transmission pumps in the vehicles' six-speed automatic transmissions may not conform to specifications,… Read More