Safety

Recall Alert: 2014-2017 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Feb 20 09:51:41 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69,000 model-year 2014-17 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 sedans, all equipped with all-wheel drive The Problem: The front driveshaft bolts may loosen and allow the front driveshaft to disconnect, potentially causing a loss of motive power… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2017 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Feb 20 09:51:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69,000 model-year 2014-17 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 sedans, all equipped with all-wheel drive The Problem: The front driveshaft bolts may loosen and allow the front driveshaft to disconnect, potentially causing a loss of motive power… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara

By Patrick Masterson on Mon Feb 20 09:49:05 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 800 model-year 2009-13 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUVs equipped with manual transmissions The Problem: The gear shift rear shaft on these vehicles may break, preventing the gears from being able to be changed and increasing the risk… Read More

Recall Alert: 1,100 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sedans, Wagons and SUVs

By Patrick Masterson on Fri Feb 17 14:02:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,100 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, E400 coupe, E400 4Matic coupe, E550 coupe, E400 cabriolet, E550 cabriolet, E300 and E300 4Matic luxury sedans; E400 luxury wagons; and GLA250 and GLA250 4Matic luxury compact SUVs The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 BMW X1

By Patrick Masterson on Fri Feb 17 13:54:27 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,200 model-year 2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, xDrive28i and xDrive35i SUVs The Problem: The battery-positive cables may develop high resistance in the connections to the fuse box, resulting in loss of the cable's electrical connection. This may… Read More

Tesla Will Repair Highway Hero's Model S

By Fred Meier on Fri Feb 17 13:29:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company will take care of repairs for a Model S driver who put his pricey car - and himself - in harm's way to save the life of a stricken driver, as well as… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2017 BMW i3

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 17 11:18:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2014-17 BMW i3 REx hybrid hatchbacks The Problem: The fuel-tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery-positive cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a… Read More

Recall Alert: 5,900 2017 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG SUVs

By Patrick Masterson on Thu Feb 16 12:34:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,900 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4Matic, GLE 350 4Matic, GLE 350, GLE 550E 4Matic, GLS 450 4Matic and GLS 550 4Matic SUVs; and model-year 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63, GLE 63S, GLE 43 4Matic coupe, GLE… Read More

Recall Alert: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-AMG E43

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 16 11:36:18 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,500 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300, E300 4Matic and Mercedes-AMG E43 luxury cars The Problem: The front passenger occupant detection control unit may have been incorrectly installed, potentially resulting in the misclassification of the seat occupant -… Read More

What's the Best Car for a First-Time Driver?

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Feb 16 06:00:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — First-time drivers often dream of fast, sleek sports cars. But really, that's about the worst choice you can make — whether you're the owner-to-be or, ahem, the bank. (That's the parents.) New drivers need safe, reliable transportation that… Read More

Among Risky Drivers, Millennials Are Worst by a Mile

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Feb 15 14:27:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Millennials often get a bad rap. Sometimes that's unfair and unfounded; other times, there's empirical data to back it up. This is a story about the latter, as it pertains to bad behavior behind the wheel. According to… Read More