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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2016

By Kelsey Mays on May 3, 2016


CARS.COM — Modest growth was the theme in April as car shoppers sent new-car sales up 3.5 percent with the largest seven automakers reporting. Sales of sedans, coupes and hatchbacks continued to flounder as core SUV segments climbed. And minivan… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2016

By Kelsey Mays on May 3, 2016

CARS.COM — Modest growth was the theme in April as car shoppers sent new-car sales up 3.5 percent with the largest seven automakers reporting. Sales of sedans, coupes and hatchbacks continued to flounder as core SUV segments climbed. And minivan… Read More

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

By Aaron Bragman on May 3, 2016

CARS.COM — The rare and exclusive Toyota Land Cruiser is an excellent $50,000 SUV – for which Toyota unfortunately wants $85,000. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2016 Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3, Volvo XC90 Earn NHTSA's Top Safety Rating

By Matt Schmitz on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a new batch of safety ratings for model-year 2016 vehicles today, with the Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3 and Volvo XC90 faring well. All of those vehicles received overall scores of five… Read More

After Japan Earthquakes, Toyota to Resume Full Production by May 14

By Kelsey Mays on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota says full production at its Japan plants will resume by May 14, a month after earthquakes in the country hampered production at its largest automaker. After a scheduled holiday from April 29 to May 5, production at… Read More

2016 Toyota Tacoma Review

By Aaron Bragman on April 27, 2016

Toyota has crafted a solid update to the country’s best-selling midsize truck, but a cramped interior and questionable ergonomics keep it from being the best midsize truck. Find out more in my review.… Read More

Amid Japan Earthquakes, Lexus Inventory Could Be Impacted

By Kelsey Mays on April 20, 2016

CARS.COM — After the recent earthquakes shut down Toyota facilities in Japan that assemble 19 Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles sold in the U.S., the automaker says it will reopen most plants by April 28, but two plants that build… Read More

How Japan's Earthquakes Could Disrupt U.S. New-Car Availability

By Kelsey Mays on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Recent earthquakes in southern Japan have killed dozens and left more than 1,000 injured; they've also hampered automotive production in the country. Toyota says it will conduct "at least a partial suspension" of operations at a number of… Read More

Used, Pre-Owned Leases Grow as Off-Lease Cars Flood Market

By Matt Schmitz on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Cars returned after their lease term expires are getting a new lease on life. As leasing occupies a rapidly increasing share of new-car transactions, automakers' captive lenders are having to figure out what to do with the commensurately… Read More

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Video

By Bill Jackson on April 15, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota has revised its compact RAV4 SUV for 2016, with the highlights being a new, sportier SE version as well as a hybrid version. All models get sleeker, more angular styling and beefed-up sound insulation. Watch the video… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Toyota Avalon, Camry

By Jennifer Newman on April 15, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 58,500 model-year 2016 Toyota Avalon and 2016 Toyota Camry sedans The Problem: The front passenger seat occupant classification system, which activates and deactivates the front airbag system based on the passenger's weight, may not be properly… Read More