Family Cars

2017 GMC Acadia's Rear Seat Reminder Helps Prevent In-Car Heatstroke

By Jennifer Newman on July 28, 2016


CARS.COM — Twenty-three children have died of in-car heatstroke so far this year, according to NoHeatStroke.org, and we haven't even reached August yet. In-car heatstroke deaths are often accidents that happen because parents or caregivers are harried, distracted or have… Read More

2017 GMC Acadia's Rear Seat Reminder Helps Prevent In-Car Heatstroke

By Jennifer Newman on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Twenty-three children have died of in-car heatstroke so far this year, according to NoHeatStroke.org, and we haven't even reached August yet. In-car heatstroke deaths are often accidents that happen because parents or caregivers are harried, distracted or have… Read More

2016 Infiniti QX60 Review

By Jennifer Geiger on July 27, 2016

CARS.COM — The seven-seat 2016 Infiniti QX60 looks like a member of the premium SUV class with its runway-ready styling and posh, classy cabin, but its rough ride and unrefined transmission reveal it as a luxury imposter. Find out more… Read More

Driving Smart: Summer Packing

By Patrick Olsen on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Summer is in full swing, and your family needs to be prepared for road trips and all the potential challenges and hassles that come with them — from boredom to bugs to breakdowns. On good days, you'll hit… Read More

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen offers its five-passenger Golf compact hatchback in a number of varieties, from the high-performance Golf GTI and Golf R to the electric e-Golf and the grocery-getting Golf SportWagen. For our Car Seat Check, we tested the Golf GTI,… Read More

2016 Volvo XC90: Family Road-Trip All-Star

By Jennifer Geiger on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — As Kermit and Fozzie sing in "The Muppet Movie," "gettin' there is half the fun," but throw a few kids into the road trip mix and fun is not guaranteed. Who you travel with is important, but so… 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

2016 Infiniti QX60: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Infiniti's three-row SUV gets an update for 2016 and the QX60's subtle styling tweaks give it even more of a fluid, refined look. Inside, parents will likely be impressed by both the SUV's upscale appointments and child-safety seat… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

These Budget-Friendly Sedans Offer Alternatives to Toyota Prius

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Lower gas prices and a shift in market tastes have contributed to a decline in hybrid vehicle interest, with sales down about 20 percent from the year ago period, according to Autodata Corp. But another factor is at… Read More

2017 Kia Sorento SUV Earns Top IIHS Safety Rating

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Kia Sorento, a midsize SUV, has earned a Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety thanks to a top superior rating for the performance of its optional front crash prevention system… Read More