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  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    First, a quick reminder about whom our judges are: Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars.com Kristin Varela, senior family editor at Cars.com Fred Meier, automotive editor at USA Today Brian...
  • Drivers Confess to Bad Behavior, Regrets

     
    Do you swear at other drivers who anger you in traffic or demonstrate your displeasure with a hand gesture ??? perhaps a certain avian signal done flippantly ??? even when your children are in the car? If so, you are......
  • Do's and Don'ts if Your Car Is Caught in a Flood

     
    Storms moving through central Colorado in recent days have dropped record rainfall in a short time, causing floods that resulted in the deaths of three people in addition to mass evacuations, property destruction, school closures and impassable highways...
  • Child Passenger Safety Week: Resource Guide

     
    Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs today through Saturday, puts the spotlight on keeping our kids safe in cars, but for parents, car-seat safety should be a focus throughout the year. Child-safety seats can be confusing ??? what type to......
  • 2013 Chevy Spark Finds its Mark, Impresses Millennial

     
    While I prefer a car that's loud and fun to drive, minicars appeal to me and my wallet. The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is designed to be easier on the bank accounts of millennials like myself, who were born in the......
  • School Sports Make In-Car First-Aid Kit a Must

     
    The school sports season is back in swing with baseball diamonds and soccer and football fields once again full of colorful but small uniforms. Along with the season comes many scrapes, bumps, bruises and other more severe injuries that we......
  • Backseat Pass-Throughs: Do You Use Them?

     
    I've driven thousands of cars during the past decade, and many had a pass-through from the trunk to the backseat through a compartment disguised behind the pull-down armrest. How many times did I actually make use of this secret passageway?......
  • Study: Parents Admit to Driving Unbuckled Kids

     
    During Child Passenger Safety Week, Safe Kids Worldwide announced the shocking results of a GM Foundation-sponsored study that found that 1 in 4 parents admits to driving on occasion with children unbuckled in their vehicles. More Child Passenger Safety...
  • 2013 Toyota RAV4: Car Seat Check

     
    Plenty of small families flock to the compact crossover class for a comfortable, capable vehicle to safely haul the kids and all their gear. The redesigned-for-2013 Toyota RAV4 is one of the most popular crossovers in the compact segment. Easy-to-access.....
  • 2013 Ford Explorer: Car Seat Check

     
    With its standard three rows of seats, the Ford Explorer is a crossover that begs for family duty. For 2013, Ford added a new top-of-the-line Sport trim to its Explorer lineup. The Explorer Sport that we tested had seating for......
  • 3 In-Car Systems That Keep Teen Drivers Safe

     
    If the thought of your teen getting behind the wheel scares you, one look at the statistics will make that feeling really hit home: In 2010, more than 4,500 young drivers were involved in fatal car crashes, according to the......