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What's the Most Crash-Prone Car?

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Nov 02 05:30:08 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM — Some cars just aren't all they're cracked up to be — especially when it comes to getting cracked up. Sure, it might be awesome to own a stratospherically expensive exotic sports car or an ultra-luxurious sedan and be… Read More

What's the Most Crash-Prone Car?

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Nov 02 05:30:08 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Some cars just aren't all they're cracked up to be — especially when it comes to getting cracked up. Sure, it might be awesome to own a stratospherically expensive exotic sports car or an ultra-luxurious sedan and be… Read More

Seven Cars to Buy Instead of 2016 World Series Tickets

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Oct 28 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Last time we checked on tickets for this weekend's games at Wrigley Field — and we refresh, like, every 5 seconds — one could spend as much as $27,777.78 for the potential privilege of watching the Chicago Cubs… Read More

2016 Paris Motor Show: 11 Cars That Matter Most

By Nick Kurczewski on Mon Oct 03 05:30:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Paris Motor Show has whetted our appetite, automotively speaking, for the U.S. auto-show season. While most of us won't be making our way to the City of Lights to ogle these cars and concepts, we will… Read More

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Preview

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Sep 26 14:43:59 GMT-06:00 2016

Competes with: Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt EV Looks like: The redesigned Smart ForTwo, but with optional green paint Drivetrains: 80-horsepower electric motor, single-stage direct drive, 17.2-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery, rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: The coupe goes on sale in spring 2017,… Read More

Kia Tops Luxury Brands in Latest J.D. Power Quality Study; Fiat, Smart Trail

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Jun 22 13:02:38 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — For the first time in a decade, non-luxury brands topped their luxury counterparts in owner-reported problems in J.D. Power's 2016 Initial Quality Study. And Kia, a brand whose average transaction prices rank among the industry's lowest, topped Porsche,… Read More

2016 Smart ForTwo Electronic Stability Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Fri Jun 03 00:22:44 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit a condition where they drift to the right  when braking. This may be due to a glitch in the Electronic Stability Program control module software. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2016 Mercedes-Benz… Read More

Best Cars for a Netflix and Chill

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Feb 08 09:15:40 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Back in the day, when a frisky fella wanted some alone time with his best girl, he'd just drive up to Blueberry Hill for some "necking" or "parking," in the parlance of the times. Nowadays, the youngsters call… Read More

2016 Smart ForTwo Video

By Bill Jackson on Thu Jan 07 14:19:43 GMT-06:00 2016

Cars.com hasn't thrown a lot of love the ForTwo's way, but an update for 2016 means big -- and much needed -- changes for Smart's tiny microcar, especially when it comes to its transmission. Watch the video for more. … Read More

2016 Smart ForTwo Review

By Bill Jackson on Wed Oct 07 11:00:35 GMT-06:00 2015

For 2016, Smart has improved the ForTwo's biggest flaws — transmission and harsh ride — but it remains an impractical car that's not designed for mass appeal. And it likely won't attain it. Find out more in my review.  … Read More

Our view: 2016 smart ForTwo

Wed Oct 07 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2015

For 2016, Smart has improved the ForTwo's biggest flaws — transmission and harsh ride — but it remains an impractical car that's not designed for mass appeal. And it likely won't attain it. The Smart ForTwo was a tiny car… Read More