Safety

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 22, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,600 model-year 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedans The Problem: The air-conditioning condensation drain hose may not be installed properly. This may allow water to ... Read More
2020 Ford Escape, Transit: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 21, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 70 model-year 2020 Ford Escape SUVs and Transit vans The Problem: The curtain airbag may not inflate properly during deployment, increasing the risk of injury durin... Read More
2016-2020 Lincoln MKX, Nautilus: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 21, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,300 model-year 2016-20 Lincoln MKX and Nautilus SUVs The Problem: There may be insufficient clearance between the driver and/or front passenger seat wiring harne... Read More
2020 Nissan Leaf: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 21, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,200 model-year 2020 Nissan Leaf electric hatchbacks The Problem: Under certain circumstances, the images for the backup camera can disappear while in Reverse, inc... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Volvo XC40?

By Jennifer Geiger on July 21, 2020

Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored in our Car Seat Check of the 2020 Volvo XC40. Read More
Volkswagen Upgrades Tech, Safety Features for 2021

By Jennifer Geiger on July 20, 2020

Volkswagen is debuting an upgraded multimedia system, MIB3, and adding some additional driver assistance systems to certain 2021 models. Read More
2014-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander PHEV: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 20, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 177,000 model-year 2014-19 Mitsubishi Outlander SUVs and model-year 2018-19 Outlander PHEV SUVs The Problem: The second-row center seat belt buckle may interfere wi... Read More
What Does VSC Stand For?

By Brian Normile on July 19, 2020

VSC stands for vehicle stability control, an electronic system designed to reduce the loss of vehicle control by monitoring steering direction and a vehicle’s actual direction, then applying brakin... Read More
183,000 2018-2020 Toyota Tundras: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 16, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 183,000 model-year 2018-20 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks The Problem: The wire harness connected to the front turn signal bulbs was assembled incorrectly, causing the... Read More
2020 Kia Sedona: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 16, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,400 model-year 2020 Kia Sedona minivans The Problem: The battery positive terminal nut on the alternator may not have been tightened properly during assembly, pos... Read More