Talking Cars (MP3)

Porsche has finally redesigned its Cayenne SUV, and we discuss our overall impressions, and how it performed in our tests. Wet weather can have a significant impact on how tires perform, and the problem only gets worse as a tire ages. CR recently conducted a test on how tires with low tread depth handled in our wet braking and hydroplaning courses, and why a tire from Michelin impressed us. We also answer audience questions about the 2019 Toyota RAV4, how long it takes us to fully test a vehicle, and whether changing a new car’s tires and shocks is a good idea.



:45 - worn tire testing in wet conditions & Michelin claim check


7:21 - winter tire care tips


10:01 - Porsche Cayenne Road Test results


16:24 - audience question #1: replacing brakes and shocks


20:06 - audience question #2: duration of CR’s auto testing protocol


23:33 - audience question #3: replacement for 2010 Toyota RAV4?


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