Family

Pickups: How Do Tether Anchors on Backseat Sides Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — The 2017 Honda Ridgeline and variants of the 2017 Nissan Frontier and 2017 Toyota Tacoma have their tether anchors in an out-of-the-way place: on the sides of the rear seats. There are two other tether-anchor setups in pickup… Read More

Pickups: How Do Tether Anchors on Backseat Sides Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Honda Ridgeline and variants of the 2017 Nissan Frontier and 2017 Toyota Tacoma have their tether anchors in an out-of-the-way place: on the sides of the rear seats. There are two other tether-anchor setups in pickup… Read More

Pickups: How Do Behind-the-Seat Tether Anchors Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — In pickup trucks, tether anchors can be found behind the rear head restraints, on the sides of the rear seats and behind the rear seats. The last place is the most difficult setup, according to our certified child… Read More

Pickups: How Do Top Tether Anchor Loops Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:21 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — There's a reason why people love pickup trucks. They can do just about everything, including hauling kids in car seats. Installing forward-facing convertible car seats into pickup trucks can difficult, however. The Latch installation system is not as… Read More

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Apr 25 11:00:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Following its 2016 redesign, the Honda Civic adds a new body style for 2017 that could make the venerable car even more family friendly: a hatchback. The spry, sporty Civic hatchback increases cargo space by nearly 11 cubic… Read More

Nintendo's NES Classic Is the Perfect Road-Trip Companion

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 05:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Proper road-trip accessories may be a can of fix-a-flat, a cellphone mount and tasty beef jerky, but Nintendo's NES Classic Edition loaded with 30 vintage games is something I want to bring on my next drive. The bite-size… Read More

Expecting? Here's What You Need to Know About Car Seats

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 20 11:23:32 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Baby bumps are all the rage apparently, with tennis star Serena Williams using hers to announce to the world that she's pregnant with her first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit. Williams, who won the 2017 Australian… Read More

2017 Fiat 500X: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Apr 20 05:30:18 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in November 2015 about the 2016 Fiat 500X. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side… Read More

Prevent In-Car Heatstroke

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue Apr 18 09:24:06 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — So far this year, five children have died of in-car heatstroke; the latest is a 1-year-old Texas boy who was left in a car for approximately five hours earlier this week, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The… Read More

2017 Subaru Impreza: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue Apr 18 07:00:43 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Subaru offers all-wheel drive on its compact sedan and hatchback, giving it a leg up in this crowded segment, but that's not all that helps the Impreza standout. Redesigned for 2017, the Impreza offers two things that are… Read More

Target Hits the Bull's-Eye With Car Seat Recycling

By Courtney Messenbaugh on Mon Apr 17 12:39:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As far as I'm concerned, super retailer Target wins April. First, there was its collaboration with Victoria Beckham — a showcase of the designer's duds at discount prices. Now, it's focusing on something a little more serious: Starting… Read More