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2016 Hyundai Genesis: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 28, 2016


CARS.COM — Hyundai's Genesis luxury sedan was redesigned for 2015 and carries over for 2016 with only minor changes. Like last year's model, the 2016 Genesis excelled at car seat accommodation during our Check thanks to its ample legroom and… Read More

2016 Hyundai Genesis: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Hyundai's Genesis luxury sedan was redesigned for 2015 and carries over for 2016 with only minor changes. Like last year's model, the 2016 Genesis excelled at car seat accommodation during our Check thanks to its ample legroom and… 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

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

Driving Smart: Common Car Seat Mistakes

By Jennifer Geiger on July 22, 2016

When it comes to child-safety-seat installation and use, there's a good chance that you're doing it wrong, and it's often the little things that lead to misuse. As one of Cars.com's certified car-seat technicians, I highlight some of the biggest… 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

2016 Subaru Impreza: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 14, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2015 about the 2015 Subaru Impreza. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Honda Civic Coupe: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Our reviewers marveled at how much of the bold, racy styling of Honda's Civic Concept made it from auto show to showroom on the redesigned-for-2016 Civic coupe. Carrying over from the compact four-seater's previous generation (fortunate in some… Read More