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FCA Rebukes Allegations It Paid Dealers to Inflate Sales Numbers

By Matt Schmitz on January 15, 2016


CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles denies charges that it paid off dealers to falsify monthly car sales in order to inflate its numbers. A suburban-Chicago-based dealership group this week filed a lawsuit against the automaker in federal court, alleging that… Read More

FCA Rebukes Allegations It Paid Dealers to Inflate Sales Numbers

By Matt Schmitz on January 15, 2016

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles denies charges that it paid off dealers to falsify monthly car sales in order to inflate its numbers. A suburban-Chicago-based dealership group this week filed a lawsuit against the automaker in federal court, alleging that… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee

By Matt Schmitz on January 15, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 390,000 model-year 2011-13 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Dec. 3, 2009, and Sept. 1, 2012 The Problem: The wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, increasing the… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Fiat 500X The problem: Drivers may note the front brakes squealing when applying them at low speeds combined with light steering. This is due to excessive sealant on the… Read More

FCA's Next-Gen Uconnect System Gets Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By Matt Schmitz on January 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of Ford's announcement today that it would offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay across much of its lineup by year's end, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles followed suit. FCA said the new-and-improved fourth generation of its… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Compass, Patriot

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs The Problem: A loss in power steering may occur from a return hose clamp that's out of position, which can lead to a rapid loss of power steering fluid.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 350,000 model-year 2011-12 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs manufactured before Sept. 2, 2012 The Problem: Faulty wiring in the vanity mirror can lead to a short circuit and cause a potential fire. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 18, 2015

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 33,000 model-year 2015-16 Jeep Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Feb. 18 and Sept. 10, 2015, and equipped with the power liftgate option The Problem: Water may leak into the power liftgate control module and result in a… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on December 17, 2015

CARS.COM — UPDATED DEC. 17, 2015: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the… Read More

Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017

By Jennifer Geiger on December 7, 2015

CARS.COM -- It's the end of another year of automotive ups and downs -- and the end of the line for a handful of unloved vehicles. Which cars won't make it another model year? We've got a few guesses, and… Read More