Safety

Dodge to Suspend Grand Caravan for 3 Months

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jun 22 15:42:23 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — The aging Dodge Grand Caravan trails its competitors in a lot of areas, but it's definitely one thing: cheap. At a starting price of $27,090 including destination, the 2017 Grand Caravan is among the least expensive three-row minivans out… Read More

Dodge to Suspend Grand Caravan for 3 Months

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jun 22 15:42:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The aging Dodge Grand Caravan trails its competitors in a lot of areas, but it's definitely one thing: cheap. At a starting price of $27,090 including destination, the 2017 Grand Caravan is among the least expensive three-row minivans out… Read More

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Jun 22 13:54:46 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The last time we tested the three-row Acura MDX was for the 2016 model year, before the automaker made second-row captain's chairs available in place of a bench seat. This time around, we tested the 2017 MDX Sport… Read More

Study: Crash Claims Rise With Legalized Marijuana

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jun 22 12:43:03 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Marijuana enthusiasts might fancy the grass a bit greener in states with legalized recreational use, a list that now includes eight states plus the District of Columbia. But when it comes to driving safety, a new study poses doobie-ous ramifications. In… Read More

2017-2018 BMW M760: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Jun 22 09:17:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2017-18 BMW M760Li xDrive luxury performance sedans The Problem: An incorrect engine oil cooler line may have been installed, causing an oil leak in the engine compartment. If oil leaks onto the front brake… Read More

Tesla Autopilot Crash Probe Report Released

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Jun 21 13:32:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The National Transportation Safety Board released information this week from its investigation of a fatal crash in May 2016 when a Tesla Model S with its Autopilot system engaged hit a semitrailer. The collision killed the Tesla's driver, 40-year-old… Read More

Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seats: Recall Alert

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Jun 21 09:38:27 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Car Seats Affected: Approximately 207,000 Britax B-Safe infant-safety seats, including B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems and BOB B-Safe Only seats manufactured between Nov. 1, 2015, and May 31, 2017, with… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Earns Top Safety Pick Score

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue Jun 20 09:50:40 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Chevrolet's all-electric car is the first of its kind to earn high safety scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The safety group gave the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV the Top Safety Pick nod, one test short… Read More

Prepare Your Car for a Heatwave

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue Jun 20 09:44:06 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The first official day of summer is this week, but many parts of the country are getting an early taste. According to The Weather Channel, much of the country is experiencing warmer-than-average temperatures this month, but the Southwest… Read More

Real-Time Speed Limits Could Reduce Work-Zone Crashes

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jun 19 09:10:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A provincial cliché here in Cars.com's hometown of Chicago is that we have two seasons: winter and construction. But no matter where you're traveling to on your family road trip in the next few months, you're in the… Read More

Who's More Prone to Fatal Crashes, Men or Women?

By Fred Meier on Fri Jun 16 14:40:49 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Males are at the wheel in more than half of U.S. fatal crashes, but they account for an outsize share in some states, while other states are riskier for women in the driver seat, according to a new study.… Read More