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Steering And Suspension

2019 Audi A6: 7 Things We Like (and 3 Not So Much)

By Nick Kurczewski on October 11, 2019

Styling updates help the 2019 Audi A6 luxury sedan keep its edge in the looks department, but a stiff ride and touch-sensitive controls take the driving experience in another direction. Read More
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review: Good Old Dog Running Out of Tricks

By Brian Normile on October 10, 2019

The verdict: The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a solid, stylish SUV that’s starting to show its age — no surprise, given the current generation has been around since 2011, with only a cosmetic refres... Read More
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC300, AMG GLC63 Review: Fast and Fancy Family Haulers

By Aaron Bragman on October 9, 2019

You don’t need me to tell you that SUVs are selling like crazy right now. You’re probably thinking of buying one yourself. Maybe you’re thinking of buying this one, the updated 2020 Mercedes-Benz G... Read More
2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack and Hellcat Widebody Review: Which to Buy?

By Brian Wong on October 8, 2019

Dodge’s announcement that Widebody versions of the Charger would be coming for the 2020 model year were met with personal delight. In large part because I know what “Widebody” means in Dodge parlan... Read More
2019 Cadillac XT4: Everything You Need to Know

By Lauren Leazenby on September 23, 2019

The new-for-2019 Cadillac XT4 is the GM luxury brand’s latest entry in what has become a crowded market of luxury SUVs. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re shopping for one. Read More
Do Struts Need to Be Replaced?

By Rick Popely on July 9, 2018

CARS.COM — Your car’s struts are a vital part of its suspension system. They are structural in nature, and they are mounted to the top of the car’s chassis. Struts come down through the... Read More
What Are Common Suspension Problems?

By Rick Popely on March 22, 2018

A car suspension system is designed to maximize friction between the road surface and the vehicle’s tire, enhance passenger comfort and provide steering stability. Car suspensions have evolve... Read More
If I Seldom Drive, What's the Minimum I Should Drive My Car?

By Rick Popely on February 16, 2018

CARS.COM — If you’re not a regular driver of your car, it can be easy to feel disconnected from the mechanics of the thing. Out of sight, out of mind, right? Not necessarily: We recommend dri... Read More
When Is It Time to Replace Ball Joints?

By Rick Popely on February 16, 2018

CARS.COM — Worn ball joints allow too much movement in the suspension, so the driver may feel more vibrations — or hear squeaks or rattles on bumpy surfaces or when turning — caused by looseness in... Read More
What Difference Does Wheel Size Make?

By Rick Popely on February 1, 2018

CARS.COM — Larger wheels give cars a more aggressive stance and greater stage presence, which is why automakers install king-size rims on concept cars. They look cool. Related: More Service Coverag... Read More