Talking Cars (MP3)

What are the best cars you can buy right now? The Consumer Reports Top Picks list is a collection of cars, SUVs, and trucks with standout performance across the board. Each represents a key vehicle segment and shines for its combination of road test performance, reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety, garnering a high-enough Overall Score to earn a coveted CR recommendation. We discuss the cars that made it to the top of the list, trends we're noticing in the automotive industry, and other interesting insights from our Autos Spotlight coverage.





00:00 - Introduction

00:13 - Top Picks Introduction

02:57 - Hybrid Trends

05:09 - Price Comparisons Between Hybrids and Gas Engine Vehicles

08:41 - Toyota and Lexus Trends

11:04 - New Car Models

12:03 - The Venerable

13:19 - Electric Vehicles

15:34 - Question: Why does the CR overall reliability score change over time?






Which Car Brands Make the Best Vehicles?


Best and Worst New Cars


Best Cars of the Year: 10 Top Picks of 2023


Hot, New Electric Cars That Are Coming Soon


Will an Electric Car Save You Money?


Guide to Car Safety





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