Safety

307,900 2008-2020 Volvo Sedans, SUVs and Wagons: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 8, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 307,900 model-year 2008-16 Volvo V70 wagons and XC70 SUVs; model-year 2007-16 S80 sedans; model-year 2011-18 S60 sedans and V60 wagons; model-year 2016-18 S60 Cross... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Subaru Ascent?

By Jennifer Geiger on July 2, 2020

Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored in our Car Seat Check of the 2020 Subaru Ascent. Read More
Child In-Car Heatstroke Prevention Calls for High-Tech Solutions, Vigilant Parents

By Jennifer Geiger on July 1, 2020

Safety advocates don’t want families to lose sight of a pressing health-and-safety issue: in-car heatstroke deaths. Read More
2020 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on June 25, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,600 model-year 2020 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs The Problem: The attachment bracket for the second-row driver-side head restraint may not have been... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Volkswagen Atlas?

By Jennifer Newman on June 25, 2020

Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored in our Car Seat Check of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. Read More
GM’s OnStar Guardian App Uses Your Smartphone to Detect, Report a Crash

By Jennifer Geiger on June 24, 2020

The OnStar Guardian app functions like a mobile version of the OnStar safety and communication system. Read More
Convertible Crash Report: Dropping the Top Won’t Raise Your Risk

By Brian Normile on June 24, 2020

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that — despite appearances to the contrary — convertibles don’t create any additional safety risk for drivers in a crash. Shoppers m... Read More
267,000 Toyota Prius, Prius v: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on June 24, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 267,000 model-year 2013-15 Toyota Prius hybrids and model-year 2014-17 Prius v hybrids The Problem: In rare situations involving a hybrid system fault, the car may ... Read More
2019-2020 BMW Cars and SUVs and Toyota Supras: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on June 23, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,800 model-year 2019 BMW Z4 coupes, model-year 2019-20 3 Series sedans, model-year 2020 X3 and X4 SUVs, and model-year 2020 Toyota Supra coupes The Problem: In cer... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Honda Civic?

By Jennifer Geiger on June 22, 2020

Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored in our Car Seat Check of the 2020 Honda Civic. Read More