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Hybrids

Recall Alert: 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid

By Tom Torbjornsen on September 9, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 120,000 model-year 2016-17 Nissan Maxima sedans manufactured between Feb. 10, 2015, and Aug. 19, 2016, and equipped with adaptive cruise control; mo... Read More
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Review

By Jennifer Geiger on September 7, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid delivers the impressive fuel economy of a hybrid without the eccentric styling and quirky road manners many are known for. Find out more in ... Read More
Automakers Make Big Gains in IIHS Car-Seat Installation Ratings

By Matt Schmitz on September 1, 2016

CARS.COM — According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, installing a car seat is getting easier. Now in its second year, the IIHS ratings program for installing car seats count... Read More
2017 Audi A3 e-tron Costs More, Offers More

By Matt Schmitz on August 30, 2016

CARS.COM — For about a thousand bucks more, buyers of the 2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron will get a host of newly standard and optional safety, convenience and tech features. The luxury plu... Read More
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Real-World Mileage

By Fred Meier on August 30, 2016

CARS.COM — After taking a year off, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back for the 2017 model year boasting the midsize hybrid sedan class' highest mileage ratings: 49/47/48 city/highwa... Read More
Ford Commits to Fully Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles by 2021

By Matt Schmitz on August 16, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford is literally doubling down on its commitment to autonomous driving. The Detroit automaker today announced its plans for a 100-percent expansion of its team of tech startups... Read More
Recall Alert: 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h

By Matt Schmitz on August 12, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 337,000 model-year 2006-11 Toyota RAV4 SUVs and model-year 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedans, all involved in a previous recall of nearly 800,00... Read More
Recall Alert: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 12, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 500 model-year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sedans manufactured between Oct. 27, 2015, and June 3, 2016 The Problem: A shut-off switch for the h... Read More
BMW Adds Plug-In Hybrid to 7 Series Lineup

By Fred Meier on August 11, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW is adding an all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid to its 7 Series luxury flagship sedan lineup for 2017. The 740e xDrive iPerformance is a plug-in hybrid version of the new si... Read More
Hyundai Widens Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Availability With Software Update

By Matt Schmitz on August 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of a similar move by sister brand Kia, Hyundai has announced that it is expanding the availability of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its entire 2017 model-ye... Read More