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2019-2020 BMW X4: Everything You Need to Know

By Brian Normile on September 2, 2019

A choice of engines may help buyers overcome the polarizing looks of the 2019-20 BMW X4 SUV coupe; here’s what you need to know if you’re considering one. Read More
Which 2019 Cars Have Fewest Problems in First 3 Months?

By Kelsey Mays on June 19, 2019

A new study into vehicle quality during the first three months of ownership finds infotainment systems still cause the most headaches, but traditional car problems — like engines that don’t start —... Read More
What's the Most Reliable 2016 Model?

By Kelsey Mays on February 13, 2019

Carving corners need not cut into your budget, at least when it comes to repairs. For the second year in a row, the Porsche 911 is the most dependable 3-year-old vehicle, according to J.D. Power... Read More
Doctor, Doctor, Gimme the News: CarMD Makes Vehicle Reliability Prognosis

By Brian Normile on December 12, 2018

CarMD’s 2018 Vehicle Health Index Make and Model Reliability Rankings provides an important glimpse into one of the key aspects of car shopping: what happens after you drive off the dealershi... Read More
Honda CR-V Fuel-Oil Defect: Fix Coming Late

By Kelsey Mays on October 31, 2018

Honda is rolling out a fix for a problem that causes fuel to mix with oil in its popular CR-V, but it will come later than expected — and not everyone will get an automatic remedy. Related: Fix C... Read More
Read This if Reliability Ranks High on Your Car-Shopping Checklist

By Kelsey Mays on October 25, 2018

The Lexus GX luxury SUV notched top reliability scores from owner surveys in Consumer Reports’ latest annual reliability study, while the Ram 3500 heavy-duty pickup truck ranked worst. The ma... Read More
What's the Most Reliable 2015 Model?

By Kelsey Mays on September 13, 2018

CARS.COM — Some cars can be fun and trouble-free. The 2015 Porsche 911 topped J.D. Power and Associates’ U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study this year, helping Porsche land the No. 2 rank in the... Read More
Toyota Camry Most Dependable After Three Years: J.D. Power

By Kelsey Mays on August 1, 2018

CARS.COM — Betcha didn’t see this one coming. The vehicle with the fewest owner-reported problems from the 2014 model year is — wait for it — the Toyota Camry. That’s according to J.D. ... Read More
Literally Can't Even With Car Trouble? These Brands Are Best in First 90 Days

By Kelsey Mays on July 18, 2018

Genesis, Hyundai’s nascent luxury brand, topped J.D. Power and Associates’ latest Initial Quality Study — and Hyundai itself, plus affiliated brand Kia, filled out the podium. At the ot... Read More
Think Your City Is the Worst for Drivers? There Can Be Only One ...

July 10, 2018

Even as U.S. cities increase access to public transportation, 87 percent of daily trips still take place in personal vehicles, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. While many still... Read More
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