Category Archives: Honda

Honda reveals next-generation Fit, teases crossover and hybrid models

Honda has released first official images of the new 2015 Fit, set to begin production in Mexico next spring, along with information teasing an expanded model range. The new Honda Fit looks sportier and substantial, but it still appears to… Continue reading

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Talking Cars: Our experts discuss the Tesla battery swap, diesels, and some disappointing test results

We’re very happy to bring you new episodes of Talking Cars with Consumer Reports. Episode 7 features Auto Test Director Jake Fisher, and senior engineers Gabe Shenhar and Tom Mutchler, who doubles as your host. This episode is an opinionated… Continue reading

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Electric car lease deals are the best way to drive an EV

Over the long haul, leasing is usually not the most cost-effective way to put a car in your driveway. It may not be the best choice for most car shoppers, but there are exceptions. Notably, if you’re interested in driving… Continue reading

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Best used car deals for teens

Looking to get your teen a set of wheels for the summer or for traveling to school in the fall? There are many vehicles to choose from, but smart money is on those models that prioritize safety, reliability, and ease… Continue reading

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Guide to the best small SUVs

Small SUVs are one of the hottest vehicle categories. Their good fuel economy, easy access, all-weather traction, and plenty of passenger and cargo space make them an appealing choice for many car buyers. In this crowded segment, it can be… Continue reading

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Road-trip friendly cars that can go the distance

Memorial Day is fast approaching and that means millions of Americans will be hitting the road for a family trip. The roads will be crowded and you should expect lines at gas stations. A car bred for long-haul driving, with… Continue reading

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2014 Subaru Forester is the first small SUV to ace tough new crash test

The redesigned Subaru Forester is the only small SUV out of 13 tested to earn a top score of Good in the new small overlap crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Both the Forester and… Continue reading

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Urban warriors: New Honda Forza scooter and Grom mini motorcycle

Honda just announced two new models aimed at beginning and experienced riders looking for fuel-efficient, easy-to-handle transportation, including a scooter with optional antilock brakes. The Forza scooter offers seating for two, and it is powered by a fuel-injected and liquid-cooled… Continue reading

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Urban warriors: New Honda Forza scooter and Grom mini motorcycle

Honda just announced two new models aimed at beginning and experienced riders looking for fuel-efficient, easy-to-handle transportation, including a scooter with optional antilock brakes. The Forza scooter offers seating for two, and it is powered by a fuel-injected and liquid-cooled… Continue reading

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Consumer Reports names its top-scoring cars

With the release of our Tesla Model S road test, there have been many questions regarding what other models stand out. Here, we present the current class valedictorians, those cars that have faced our more than 50 tests and managed… Continue reading

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