Fuel Economy

I 'Hypermiled' the 2018 Lexus LS 500h From L.A. to Napa and ... It Sucked

By Brian Wong on May 25, 2018

I knew I should probably say something into the phone, but my voice box had somehow become detached from my mind. I had just finished pitching what I thought would be a quick story to test t... Read More
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Pricing, Fuel Economy Revealed

By Brian Wong on May 25, 2018

I was a big fan of the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, which I tested in April. It drives better, offers upgraded technology and has an incredible amount of standard safety features for a car... Read More
Taking a Memorial Day Road Trip? Here Are the Top Driving Destinations

By Natalie Hayes on May 23, 2018

Mother Nature probably missed the memo that spring should be in full swing in some parts of the country — namely Cars.com's home city of Chicago and elsewhere in the Midwest &mdas... Read More
What's the Difference Between a Hybrid and a Plug-In Hybrid?

By Jim Travers on May 23, 2018

The difference between a plug-in hybrid vehicle and a conventional hybrid is quite simple: The former can be connected to an outside electrical source for charging its battery, and the latter ca... Read More
3 Things We've Learned About the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Powertrains

By Brian Normile on May 21, 2018

A tester for sister site PickupTrucks.com recently had a chance to get behind the wheel of the new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado in a few different engine configurations. Here's what we learned. ... Read More
What Does It Cost to Fill Up a 2019 Hyundai Veloster?

By Rick Popely on May 18, 2018

Redesigned from the inside out for 2019, Hyundai's quirky three-door Veloster hatchback now has some competitive pricing to go along with its spring on-sale date. The car represents a unique... Read More
Socket to Me: Subaru Reboots Crosstrek Hybrid as Plug-In for 2019

By Jennifer Geiger on May 17, 2018

Apparently Subaru isn't afraid to own up to its mistakes. It canceled its unpopular Tribeca three-row SUV in 2014 and replaced it for 2019 with the Ascent, light-years better than the Tribec... Read More
12 Great Cars for Graduates and New Professionals

By Jennifer Geiger on May 14, 2018

For some parents, spring signals a time to gently encourage their recent graduate to take the next steps toward independence. In my head, it goes something like this: Little bird, real life is c... Read More
2019 Infiniti QX50: How Much Does It Cost to Fill Up?

By Rick Popely on May 11, 2018

Gas prices have increased for eight weeks in a row, so it makes sense to try to have your cake and eat it too when buying a crossover: Enjoy the benefits of an SUV and still get decent fuel econ... Read More
Electric Cars Gain Popularity as Americans Run Low on Excuses

By Matt Schmitz on May 8, 2018

It would seem that the recent years on end of cheap gas in the U.S. had all but dashed hopes that Americans would embrace eco-friendly electric vehicles. Indeed, SUVs and pickup trucks have surg... Read More