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2018 Infiniti QX80 First Drive: Big, Brash, Better Looking

2018 Infiniti QX80 First Drive: Big, Brash, Better Looking

By Fred Meier on December 15, 2017

CARS.COM — It's still big and brash, and better. Infiniti has kept what was good about its flagship QX80 SUV for 2018 and made some needed upgrades to try to better compete with rapidl... Read More
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What's New on PickupTrucks.com: 12/14/17

What's New on PickupTrucks.com: 12/14/17

By Brian Normile on December 14, 2017

CARS.COM — New on sister site PickupTrucks.com this week: A strong month of pickup sales with no changes to the top sellers; increased safety standards lead to lower ratings for pickups; a... Read More
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2017 Chevrolet Volt: Car Seat Check

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on December 14, 2017

CARS.COM — Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in April 2016 about the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new... Read More
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2012-2014 Kia Forte, Forte Koup: Recall Alert

2012-2014 Kia Forte, Forte Koup: Recall Alert

By on December 13, 2017

CARS.COM  Vehicles Affected: Approximately 134,000 model-year 2012-14 Kia Forte sedans and hatchbacks and Forte Koup coupes The Problem: The brake pedal stopper pad may deteriorate,... Read More
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2013-2014 Hyundai Elantra, Elantra GT: Recall Alert

2013-2014 Hyundai Elantra, Elantra GT: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 13, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 390,000 model-year 2013-14 Hyundai Elantra sedans and coupes, and Elantra GT hatchbacks The Problem: The brake pedal stopper pad may deteriorate... Read More
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2017 Chevrolet Cruze: Car Seat Check

2017 Chevrolet Cruze: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on December 12, 2017

CARS.COM — Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in August 2016 about the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's n... Read More
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2017 Mazda CX-5: Recall Alert

2017 Mazda CX-5: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 12, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,100 model-year 2017 Mazda CX-5 SUVs equipped with an accessory trailer-hitch wiring harness The Problem: Insufficient clearance between the ha... Read More
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17,000 2014 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Vehicles: Recall Alert

17,000 2014 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Vehicles: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 12, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 17,000 model-year 2014 Chrysler 300 sedans, Dodge Challenger performance coupes and Charger performance sedans, Dodge Durango SUVs and Jeep Grand Ch... Read More
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2018 Subaru Impreza, Legacy, Outback, WRX Earn Top Safety Pick Plus Award

2018 Subaru Impreza, Legacy, Outback, WRX Earn Top Safety Pick Plus Award

By Brian Normile on December 8, 2017

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety updated the standards for the 2018 model year regarding its Top Safety Pick Plus designation, with an increased focus on passenger saf... Read More
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2018 Jeep Compass: Recall Alert

2018 Jeep Compass: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 8, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2018 Jeep Compass SUVs The Problem: Loose fasteners may have inadvertently fallen undetected into a small number of airbag modu... Read More
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