Predicted reliability report
Subaru steps up quality control after stumblesNov. 13, 2016
Acura, Cadillac fall the most in Consumer Reports' Reliability SurveyOct. 20, 2015
New transmission systems designed to boost fuel economy and infotainment proved troublesome for the auto industry this year, with Acura and Cadillac taking the biggest falls in Consumer Reports' 2015 Annual Auto Reliability Survey.
For some, a fresh driveway stainOct. 26, 2015
Uh-oh. Is that a new stain on the driveway? That was my first thought last week, hearing Consumer Reports' chief auto tester Jake Fisher tell the Automotive Press Association how troublesome transmissions have joined twitchy infotainment systems as big impediments to new-vehicle reliability.
CLA’s minor dings put a big dent in Mercedes’ ratingMarch 2, 2015
It wasn't cranky engines, shiftless transmissions or funky infotainment systems that sunk Mercedes-Benz last week in the Consumer Reports Car Brand Report Cards. Several of Mercedes' newer vehicles, including the front-wheel-drive CLA sedan, suffered a variety of problems with loose-fitting trim, rattles and other minor maladies. That knocked the German automaker from ninth place on last year's report to 21st this year out of 28 brands.