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Which 2016 Midsize SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 27, 2016


CARS.COM — Midsize SUVs are among the most flexible vehicles out there. They're able to carry a wide range of cargo and passengers in two-row and three-row configurations. Most of the vehicles on this list are road-oriented crossovers, but a… Read More

Which 2016 Midsize SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Midsize SUVs are among the most flexible vehicles out there. They're able to carry a wide range of cargo and passengers in two-row and three-row configurations. Most of the vehicles on this list are road-oriented crossovers, but a… 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: 2016 Ford Transit Connect

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,900 model-year 2016 Ford Transit Connect vans manufactured between Feb. 22 and June 16, 2016 The Problem: The brake hydraulic control unit pump may be contaminated with metallic debris. If the brake HCU pump is contaminated,… Read More

2017 Ford Fusion Review

By Brian Wong on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The refreshed 2017 Ford Fusion is improved in key areas, including a better multimedia system, updated safety technology and driver aids that enhance the car’s satisfying cabin and driving experience. Find out more in my review.  … 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

2013-2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid, C-Max Hybrid Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The transfer shaft assembly bearing may fail prematurely. If this happens, thumping, rubbing or grinding noises may emanate from the transmission. Additionally, the check-engine light may illuminate due to a manufacturing fault in the transmission. Vehicles affected… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

Five Ways Ford's Sync 3 Multimedia System is a Game Changer

By Jennifer Geiger on July 8, 2016

CARS.COM — We complained about Ford's MyFord Touch multimedia system for years, but the automaker thankfully went back to the drawing board and created the Sync 3 system, debuting it on the 2016 Escape and rolling it out across its… Read More