suvs

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Taurus, Flex and Lincoln MKS, MKT

By Matt Schmitz on July 31, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2015 Ford Taurus sedans, Flex SUVs and Lincoln MKS sedans all manufactured between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year MKT SUVs manufactured between May 4 and May 21; and model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Taurus, Flex and Lincoln MKS, MKT

By Matt Schmitz on July 31, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2015 Ford Taurus sedans, Flex SUVs and Lincoln MKS sedans all manufactured between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year MKT SUVs manufactured between May 4 and May 21; and model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Sorento

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,600 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured between Oct. 23 and Dec. 10, 2014 The Problem: The front-passenger seat belt's buckle latch assembly may prevent the occupant from fastening the belt, increasing the risk of an injury… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Audi SQ5

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,625 model-year 2014-15 Audi SQ5 SUVs manufactured between May 22, 2013, and April 14, 2015 The Problem: The electric power-steering assist system may shut down in cold temperatures due to a steering motor sensor fault; if this… Read More

2016 Acura RDX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 28, 2015

Acura's compact crossover got a stylish new face for 2016. Standard LED headlights, an enlarged version of the brand's shield grille and chiseled front end really make the RDX pop in the brand's lineup. Inside, there's a lot to like… Read More

FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Hacking

By Matt Schmitz on July 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a voluntary recall today that addresses concerns over remote hacking of some of its vehicles. The company says the network itself has been repaired as of July 23, so the specific hack can't occur. Related: Hackers… Read More

2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock: The Ultimate Summer Vehicle

By Aaron Bragman on July 23, 2015

I've driven Jeep Wranglers in the past, typically only for a few days at a time and seemingly always in Michigan's cold, inclement winter weather. While that doesn't sound like much fun, it's the best time to test the vehicle's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2015 Dodge Journey

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 144,000 model-year 2011-15 Dodge Journey SUVs equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine The Problem: The plastic engine cover may become dislodged and, if it comes into contact with exhaust components, pose a fire risk. The problem was… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford and Lincoln SUVs, 2015 Sedans

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs manufactured at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Taurus sedans manufactured at the Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015;… Read More

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring Trim Adds Beefier Engine

By Rick Popely on July 22, 2015

Small SUVs have become big business for the auto industry as more buyers ditch cars and join the crossover trend. The Encore, a subcompact crossover, is the smallest vehicle in Buick's lineup, but it has made a large footprint by… Read More

2016 Nissan Rogue: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 22, 2015

Most significant changes: Foot-activated power liftgate, additional Nissan Connect telematics services and Siri Eyes Free now standard onĀ  SL trim. Price change: TBA On sale: Fall Which should you buy, 2015 or 2016? 2015 Nissan's Rogue is riding the popularity… Read More