Talking Cars (MP3)

We just took delivery of our very own 2019 Ford Ranger, and give our first impressions of what it’s like to drive this resurrected small pickup truck. We answer audience questions about the AWD system in the Toyota RAV4 hybrid, if an electric is the right choice for a snowy, mountainous climate, and what to do about a car’s safety sensors that get obstructed by snow, salt, and ice. Finally, ever wonder what happens to CR’s cars once the final test is complete? We go behind the scenes and tell you how testing continues, even after a vehicle leaves the test track for the final time.



:26 - what we do with our cars when testing is complete

6:15 - 2019 Ford Ranger

9:31 - Tesla Model 3 reliability

14:00 - Question #1: How does an all-wheel drive system work in a hybrid?

18:42 - Question #2: should I buy an electric vehicle in a cold, snowy climate?

22:37 - reliability of advanced safety sensors in wintry conditions


2019 Ford Ranger Quick Drive:

2019 Ram 1500 Quick Drive:

2019 Nissan Altima Quick Drive:

2016 Toyota Tacoma Quick Drive:

2017 Honda Ridgeline Quick Drive:

2019 Subaru Forester Quick Drive:

2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive:

2014 BMW i3 Review:

6 Safety Sensors to Clean on Your Car This Winter:

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