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Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Which 2016 Compact SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The best compact SUVs are able to fill many roles. They offer good utility and cargo room in a smaller footprint than a traditional SUV, which makes them easier to park and to navigate on narrow city streets.… Read More

What Does This Button Do Inside the Lexus RC 200t?

By Joe Bruzek on July 7, 2016

CARS.COM — If this "ASC" button was in a Mitsubishi, its obvious meaning would be "Active Stability Control," Mitsu's name for an electronic stability system. Boring, right? But the "ASC" button in the 2016 Lexus RC 200t sport coupe engages… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-2012 Toyota Prius; 2010, 2012 Prius Plug-In; 2011-2012 Lexus CT 200h

By Matt Schmitz on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 482,000 model-year 2010-12 Toyota Prius hybrids, model-year 2010 and 2012 Prius Plug-In hybrids, and model-year 2011-12 Lexus CT 200h hybrids The Problem: The affected vehicles are equipped with curtain shield airbags in the driver-and passenger-side roof… Read More

2006-2013 Lexus Brake Fluid Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on June 23, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The brake, antilock braking system and/or traction control warning lights may illuminate on the dash due to a small brake fluid leak in the brake actuator. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2006 Lexus GS 430 2007 Lexus… Read More

Toyota Names 2016 Models With Problematic Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier on June 10, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota said Thursday that two 2016 SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX 460, still have the most concerning group of Takata airbag inflators. Of cars still potentially in dealer inventory, Toyota says any 2015 versions of those… Read More

Data Glitches Affect Toyota, Lexus Systems

By Bill Jackson on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Owners of some Toyota and Lexus vehicles experienced blackouts of many of their multimedia, climate and audio controls because of a stream of bad data. The fix is in, according to Toyota, but owners will have to go… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — 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 more than five years… Read More

Automakers Recall 12 Million New Cars for Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays on May 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Less than a month after federal regulators announced a massive expansion of Takata airbag inflator recalls, the affected pool of cars has become a lot clearer. Automakers this week announced 12 million new Takata recalls in 12 separate… Read More

2010-2012 Lexus HS 250h Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 24, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit excessive engine oil consumption. This may be due to faulty pistons and rings in the engine. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2010 Lexus HS 250h 2011 Lexus HS 250h 2012 Lexus HS… Read More