Talking Cars (MP3)

This week, it’s another all questions episode! We talk about everything from tires, crash tests, the all-wheel drive myth and the most baby-worthy car for a dad-to-be. And don't forget that you can send us your questions at!


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0:42 - Video Question #1: Are trucks being used for their intended design?

2:20 - Video Question #2: Where can you get a vehicle maintenance schedule if your car doesn’t come with an owner’s manual?

4:20 - Question #3: Among two-row SUVs, is the Hyundai Santa Fe a good choice?

6:33 - Question #4: Which Subaru is best for a teenage driver’s first car?

7:58 - Question #5: Does the tire pressure on the door placard apply when you replace your vehicle’s tires?

9:00 - Question #6: Do manufacturers special tune cars that are lent to the press?

10:04 - Question #7: Does CR perpetuate the all-wheel drive myth?

12:24 - Question #8: Tires aside, what other factors affect how a vehicle performs on winter roads?

14:07 - Question #9: Will the Mazda3 or Genesis G70 baby?

16:17 - Question #10: Are trucks and SUVs in a separate category when it comes to government safety and emissions standards?

17:43 - Question #11: How will the IIHS crash test vehicles in the future?

19:00 - Question #12: How do you turn on a vehicle accessory mode when you have a push button start?

19:31 -  Question #13: Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla or Mazda3?

20:38 - Question #14: What’s the best all-weather tire for a 2018 VW Golf?



2019 Genesis G70 Quick Drive:

2018 LA Auto Show: 2019 Mazda3:

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Quick Drive:

2019 Honda Passport Quick Drive:

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Quick Drive:

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Quick Drive:

2019 Subaru Forester Quick Drive:

2017 Subaru Impreza Quick Drive:

2018 LA Auto Show: 2019 Toyota Prius AWD:

Do You Really Need All-Wheel Drive?:

AWD Showdown: Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4:

New All-Weather Tires Outperform Some Snow Tires:

Essential Winter Driving Tips:

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