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2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there's good news and bad news for fans of America's b…

  • 2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected
    2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected

    It's been an interesting few days for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the recall front. On Friday, the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles to shield them from hackers, and over the weekend, it reached …

    2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected

    It's been an interesting few days for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the recall front. On Friday, the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles to shield them from hackers, and over the weekend, it reached a $105 million settlement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to resolve complaints about FCA's …

  • How to choose the best tires for your car, SUV, or truck

    Shopping for new tires can be a daunting task. There’s no way to tell which one provides the best grip, the longest life, or the shortest stopping distance by sight or feel. That’s why Consumer R...

    Shopping for new tires can be a daunting task. There’s no way to tell which one provides the best grip, the longest life, or the shortest stopping distance by sight or feel. That’s why Consumer R...

  • 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake
    2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake

    Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select, late-model crossovers and sedans, including the 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKS and MKT. …

    2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake

    Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select, late-model crossovers and sedans, including the 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKS and MKT. The recall affects nearly 8,000 vehicles and stems from an issue with the parking brake. The problem is rooted in the parking …

  • 2016 Honda Pilot Recalled To Fix Seatbelt Flaw

    Honda has issued a recall for select 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the third-row seatbelts on some of those vehicles may not …

    2016 Honda Pilot Recalled To Fix Seatbelt Flaw

    Honda has issued a recall for select 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the third-row seatbelts on some of those vehicles may not function as intended during accidents. NHTSA says that the problem occurred during production: "During assembly of …

  • Recall Roundup: Hyundai to Fix Seat Belts on 2015 Sonata, Honda Recalls Acura MDX SUV

    During the past week, various automakers issued recalls, affecting approximately 330,000 vehicles in all. Honda and Hyundai issued the largest recalls, accounting for more than two-thirds of the total …

    Recall Roundup: Hyundai to Fix Seat Belts on 2015 Sonata, Honda Recalls Acura MDX SUV

    During the past week, various automakers issued recalls, affecting approximately 330,000 vehicles in all. Honda and Hyundai issued the largest recalls, accounting for more than two-thirds of the total.

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

    Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer …

    2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

    Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electronic flaw that could disable a portion of the airbag system. ALSO SEE: For $10,000, Tesla Model S 'Ludicrous …

  • 2015 Ford Edge Sales Stopped To Fix Water Leak, Owners Asked To Come In For Inspection

    Ford Motor Company has issued a stop-sale for select 2015 Ford Edge crossovers, but it's not sending out recall notices anytime soon. According to Auto News, Ford is asking owners to take their Edge …

    2015 Ford Edge Sales Stopped To Fix Water Leak, Owners Asked To Come In For Inspection

    Ford Motor Company has issued a stop-sale for select 2015 Ford Edge crossovers, but it's not sending out recall notices anytime soon. According to Auto News, Ford is asking owners to take their Edge vehicles to dealerships for full inspections. ALSO SEE: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 First Look The problem with the Edge is …

  • 2012 - 2014 Toyota Prius V Recalled To Fix Software Glitch That Could Cause Stalling

    Toyota has just announced a recall of some 109,000 Toyota Prius V station wagons from model-years 2012, 2013, and 2014. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch …

    2012 - 2014 Toyota Prius V Recalled To Fix Software Glitch That Could Cause Stalling

    Toyota has just announced a recall of some 109,000 Toyota Prius V station wagons from model-years 2012, 2013, and 2014. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could cause them to slow or stall suddenly. ALSO SEE: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 First Look The faulty code is associated …

  • Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, LR4 Recalled To Fix Unlocking Doors & Detaching Roof

    Jaguar Land Rover has issued two recalls affecting nearly 66,000 owners of late-model Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and LR4 SUVs. According to bulletins posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety …

    Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, LR4 Recalled To Fix Unlocking Doors & Detaching Roof

    Jaguar Land Rover has issued two recalls affecting nearly 66,000 owners of late-model Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and LR4 SUVs. According to bulletins posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport may suffer from a software glitch that could unlock the SUVs' …

  • Recall Roundup: Ford Recalling Escape SUV, Transit Connect Van to Fix Software

    Ford is recalling 182,520 Escape and Transit Connect vehicles due to software problems affecting the instrument panel. Several other automakers also announced minor recalls.

    Recall Roundup: Ford Recalling Escape SUV, Transit Connect Van to Fix Software

    Ford is recalling 182,520 Escape and Transit Connect vehicles due to software problems affecting the instrument panel. Several other automakers also announced minor recalls.

  • Ford C-Max Hybrids Recalled To Fix Engine Shut-Off Problem

    Ford is recalling 2015 C-Max hybrids to address a software glitch, as part of a larger recall of more than 432,000 2015 models.

    Ford C-Max Hybrids Recalled To Fix Engine Shut-Off Problem

    Ford is recalling 2015 C-Max hybrids to address a software glitch, as part of a larger recall of more than 432,000 2015 models.

  • 2015 Nissan Murano, Rogue Recalled To Fix Brakes, Labelling

    Nissan has issued two unrelated recalls for 2015 models of the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue. While the former suffers from a problem with its anti-lock braking system, labels on the latter could cause …

    2015 Nissan Murano, Rogue Recalled To Fix Brakes, Labelling

    Nissan has issued two unrelated recalls for 2015 models of the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue. While the former suffers from a problem with its anti-lock braking system, labels on the latter could cause problems with the vehicle's tires. ALSO SEE: Porsche Cayenne Vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class: Compare Cars RECALL #1: …