Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'Consumer Reports'

Consumer Reports Dings the 2014 Lexus IS 250 and Infiniti Q50

Consumer Reports is not giving the new 2014 Lexus IS 250 or Infiniti Q50 its coveted "recommended" rating, since both sedans failed to impress the magazine.

2014 Chevy Silverado Beats the Ram 1500 in Consumer Reports Tests

GM's 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup just beat the Ram 1500 in the latest Consumer Reports matchup. Consumer Reports' editors scored the Silverado three points higher than the Ram 1500 in its series of tests.

Consumer Reports Gives the Tesla Model S a 99 Out of 100 Rating

Consumer Reports has announced that the Tesla Model S has received a rating of 99 out of 100, which means that it's has been rated higher than any other model recently tested.

Consumer Reports Criticizes Small Turbocharged Engines for MPG Claims

Automakers like Ford and Hyundai have been pushing more turbocharged engines in their lineup as replacements for conventional engines, due to the turbocharged engines' claimed MPG and performance gains, but Consumer Reports isn't convinced.

2012 Honda CR-V Narrowly Beats the 2013 Mazda CX-5 in Consumer Reports Test

Consumer Reports has released the results of a recent head-to-head small SUV test where the Honda CR-V narrowly topped the all-new Mazda CX-5.

Kia Rio Beats the Hyundai Accent and Chevy Sonic in Consumer Reports Subcompact Test

Consumer Reports has announced the latest results of its subcompact sedan test, in which the Kia Rio outpointed the Hyundai Accent and Chevy Sonic as the top rated sub-compact sedan in CR's tests. "Subcompact cars were once collectively known...

BMW X3 Trumps the Range Rover Evoque in Consumer Reports Match Up

Contrary to the recent accolades that the all-new Range Rover Evoque has received, Consumer Reports recently placed the compact SUV near the bottom of its class. Consumer Reports recently brought the BMW X3 and Range Rover Evoque together for...

2012 Honda Civic Si Nabs Consumer Reports' "Recommended" Rating

The standard Honda Civic may no longer have a "recommended" rating from the Consumer Reports, but the sportier Si version recently earned the publications highest rating. Consumer Reports now Recommends the Si version of the Civic due to the...

Chevy Volt Grabs Top Spot in Consumer Reports Owner Satisfaction Survey

Consumer Reports has announced that the Chevy Volt has beat out the V8-powered Dodge Challenger and the Porsche 911 as the top-scoring model in Consumer Reports' latest annual owner-satisfaction survey. 93 percent of Chevy Volt owners said that they...

Audi A6 Rises to the Top in Consumer Reports Test

Consumer Reports has announced the results of its latest midsize luxury sedan comparison test. The test evaluated four sedans: Audi A6, Infiniti M35h, Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTec, and Saab 9-5. Out of the four, the Audi A6 grabbed the top...

Consumer Reports Continues to Discuss Honda's Decline...

Honda's all-new 2012 Civic launched in the spring and its been a constant topic of discussion, but not in a good way. Many critics feel that Honda has lost its way and the new Civic is the proof, since...

2012 Honda Civic Loses its "Recommended" Rating from Consumer Reports

Honda released an all-new Civic for the 2012 model year, but according to Consumer Reports, the all-new Civic falls below the previous generation. Previous Civics have been on Consumer Reports' highest rated small sedans lists as well as Top...

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