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Which 2016 Midsize SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 27, 2016


CARS.COM — Midsize SUVs are among the most flexible vehicles out there. They're able to carry a wide range of cargo and passengers in two-row and three-row configurations. Most of the vehicles on this list are road-oriented crossovers, but a… Read More

Which 2016 Midsize SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Midsize SUVs are among the most flexible vehicles out there. They're able to carry a wide range of cargo and passengers in two-row and three-row configurations. Most of the vehicles on this list are road-oriented crossovers, but a… Read More

2014 Dodge Ram, 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 11, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may shudder under acceleration, or it may feel as if the vehicle is driving over rumble strips on a smooth roadway. This could be due to faulty design of the exhaust valves that causes carbon… Read More

My Car Is Recalled, But There's No Fix Yet: What Do I Do?

By Fred Meier on July 5, 2016

CARS.COM — The death of a young actor in June spotlighted an increasingly common issue for car owners: Your car faces a recall for a safety defect, but there's no fix yet. The question: Do you drive a car with… Read More

NHTSA Probe Into FCA's Electronic Shifter Tallies 68 injuries, 266 crashes

By Fred Meier on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — A report by federal regulators out this week links 68 injuries and 266 crashes to a confusing electronic automatic transmission shifter in some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles cars and SUVs. Related: Cars.com Editors Sound Off on Electronic Gear Shifters That's… Read More

Where Have All the Grands Gone?

By Aaron Bragman on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Some nameplates last a long, long time. Witness the Ford Mustang, around since 1964. Or the Chevrolet Suburban, the longest running nameplate in the world at 81 years old. But some nameplates burn brightly and then fade from… Read More

FCA Moves Transmission Recall Up 'Several Months'

By Kelsey Mays on June 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is moving up an April 22 recall of vehicles with controversial electronic gear selectors to mitigate situations where drivers think their car is in Park, and get out, when it still isn't. Related: Electronic Gear… Read More

Electronic Gear Selector Issue Probed in Death of 'Star Trek' Actor

By Matt Schmitz on June 21, 2016

CARS.COM — Federal safety officials are urging owners of the more than 800,000 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles vehicles under recall for potential rollaway crashes to be certain their cars are in Park and the ignition turned off before getting out. The… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than five years… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 17, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 32,000 model-year 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs The Problem: Wire-harness terminals may lose their electrical connections and the vehicle's shifter may become locked in Park or Neutral once the vehicle is stopped. An investigation by Fiat… Read More

Which Cars Have the Best Stop-Start Systems?

By Brian Normile on May 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Gas prices may be low now, but fuel economy remains an important factor when buying a vehicle. One strategy automakers use to improve mileage is an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the car… Read More