Safety

2021 Hyundai Elantra, Santa Fe Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick, Lower Trims Miss Out

By Jane Ulitskaya on April 27, 2021

Once regarded as a bargain brand, Hyundai has shaken up its lineup (and image) in the last few years. With new vehicles like the premium Palisade SUV, and efficient Sonata Hybrid sedan that comes w... Read More
Faulty Takata Airbag Responsible for 19th U.S. Death

By Patrick Masterson on April 22, 2021

A defective Takata airbag inflator has been linked to a 19th death in the U.S., this time for the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord. Read More
The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick

By Jane Ulitskaya on April 21, 2021

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E may not thrill the pony-car purist, but it offers an abundance of benefits for the electric SUV shopper. The 2021 Mach-E gets a competitive 300 miles of range with its ... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 21, 2021

The verdict: Honda added a hybrid model to the lineup of its popular CR-V compact SUV for 2021. For this Car Seat Check, we tested a 2021 CR-V Hybrid in the top Touring trim. While the SUV earned h... Read More
Latest Kia Recall Addresses Fire Risk in Seltos, Soul

By Patrick Masterson on April 20, 2021

Kia is issuing a second major recall in less than two months for vehicles affected by a fire risk, this time for the Seltos and Soul. Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 19, 2021

The verdict: Toyota’s popular RAV4 compact SUV comes with a gas engine or a hybrid — with or without a plug. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the regular hybrid model in Limited trim and gave it ... Read More
Subaru Issues Big Recalls for Crosstrek, Impreza, Forester

By Patrick Masterson on April 15, 2021

Two enormous recalls are out today for Subaru owners, and if you have a 2019 Crosstrek, your car is affected by both of them. Read More
279,000 2009-15 Toyota Venzas Recalled for Airbag Issue

By Patrick Masterson on April 15, 2021

Toyota is recalling more than 279,000 model-year 2009-15 Venzas for damaged wires that may cause airbag sensors to fail. Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Toyota Camry?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 14, 2021

The verdict: Toyota’s mid-size sedan, the 2021 Camry, gets some minor updates for 2021, including a revised multimedia system and light styling tweaks. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the perfor... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 BMW 5 Series?

By Jennifer Newman on April 12, 2021

The verdict: With its refreshed looks and tech, the 2021 BMW 5 Series remains a capable family hauler, though it stumbled slightly with one of our car seats. We tested the mid-level BMW 540i xDrive... Read More