Chrysler Pacifica Would Help FCA Improve Jeep’s Form

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles came out at the bottom of the list of Consumer Reports’ latest brand ranking. Sadly for FCA, this isn’t the first time this has happened. This marks the second year in a row that Audi has secured the top spot on the list. Porsche comes in a close second followed by BMW, Read more about Chrysler Pacifica Would Help FCA Improve Jeep’s Form[…]

Subaru Forester Picked Over Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 As 2017 Best Small SUV

The 2017 Subaru Forester SUV has made it into Consumer Reports’ list of “Best Cars of the Year.” The Subaru managed to beat the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Nissan Rogue and Mazda CX-5 in its ranking, despite the brand dropping in its overall rating. Subaru fell in Consumer Reports’ annual analysis of auto Read more about Subaru Forester Picked Over Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 As 2017 Best Small SUV[…]

FCA Looks To Chrysler Pacifica As Jeep’s Role Model

Consumer Report has released its latest brand ranking and it appears that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has, once again, settled to the bottom of the list. For the second consecutive year, Audi has managed to take the top spot followed by Porsche, BMW, Lexus, Subaru, Kia, Mazda, Tesla, Honda and Buick. FCA, on the other hand, Read more about FCA Looks To Chrysler Pacifica As Jeep’s Role Model[…]

Apple Sorts Out MacBook Pro Battery Drain [Update]

At the end of 2016, Consumer Reports released their report for their 2016 MacBook Pro testing which revealed some unfortunate battery life issues. To make it worse, the results kept showing inconsistency with the battery life shifting from 3.75 hours to 19.5 hours. Thankfully, Apple has been working with Consumer Reports to get to the Read more about Apple Sorts Out MacBook Pro Battery Drain [Update][…]

2017 Mercedes E-Class: False Self-Driving – Like Tesla?

It was only about time since the launch of Autopilot on the Tesla Model S that controversy would surround autonomous driving. At first skepticism was bubbling under the surface, but since Tesla’s semi-automated system allegedly claimed its first life, it has become a frothing fiasco. And of course the first party to pounce of Tesla, Read more about 2017 Mercedes E-Class: False Self-Driving – Like Tesla?[…]

2016 Toyota Prius: Unrivaled Facts Shame Critics!

The fourth-gen Prius has gotten more flak than it deserves. There are a good number of EVs in the market that look pretty awful but the most vocal critics are those of Toyota’s leading effort in electrification. It seems the only way for Toyota to respond to the unforgiving detractors of the Prius is by Read more about 2016 Toyota Prius: Unrivaled Facts Shame Critics![…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: Taking Bigger Risk – Same As Ford

Fundamental to the upcoming Jeep Wrangler JL is its aluminum-heavy construction that has prompted Jeep to put its Toledo plant in Ohio through some massive retooling and renovations. While it may result in better fuel economy, this new move poses a significant risk for a brand that’s in Jeep’s position. Shifting to aluminum means changing Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Taking Bigger Risk – Same As Ford[…]

Tesla Changes Consumer Reports’ Tune About Model S Again

At first Consumer Reports categorized the vehicle as below average in reliability after giving it a gushing recommendation. After that the tune was changed back to praise when it was named the best car for commuting. It looks like Consumer Reports has been a watchdog to keep the Tesla Model S in check, as recently Read more about Tesla Changes Consumer Reports’ Tune About Model S Again[…]

2016 Jeep Wrangler: Unfavorable Ratings – So What?

A brand may sell pretty well and may even continue improving in sales despite having really poor reliability. FCA knows this all too well, and Jeep remains one of its main drivers of growth even when it the off-road brand remains one of the least dependable in the market. It was the case last year Read more about 2016 Jeep Wrangler: Unfavorable Ratings – So What?[…]

Consumer Reports: Audi, Porsche Prove Cheaters Can Win – Tesla Needs Variety

As one of the most respected authorities on consumer products and vehicle reliability, the results of Consumer Reports’ (CR) evaluation on automotive brands for 2016 pulls some surprises. Audi topped the list, and Porsche was in there amongst the top ten as well. These two brands under the Volkswagen Group were implicated in the Dieselgate Read more about Consumer Reports: Audi, Porsche Prove Cheaters Can Win – Tesla Needs Variety[…]

J.D. Power Damns Subaru, Consumer Reports Gives Praise – Who Is Right?

As one automaker that is taking the market by storm, Subaru keeps raising its game by bringing in new advancements and offering better vehicles by the year. One issue that has surfaced at the height of this resurgence is reliability, it is being placed at two ends of the scale at the same time. And Read more about J.D. Power Damns Subaru, Consumer Reports Gives Praise – Who Is Right?[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: What Happened To ‘Most Satisfying’ Vehicle?

Right now we’re quite confused. The Tesla Model S was not long ago named as the most satisfying commute vehicle according to drivers, and reported by Consumer Reports. Now the magazine has released its top ten list of ‘Best Automotive Brands 2016’ and the sedan doesn’t even make the list. We understand that Subaru is Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: What Happened To ‘Most Satisfying’ Vehicle?[…]