Thu, 28 December 2017
It's our end of the year wrap up, and we discuss our most (and least) favorite cars that we tested this year at our track. We also talk about what we're most looking forward to from the auto industry in 2018.
Direct download: 1712CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_131.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT
Thu, 21 December 2017
This week we cover Toyota's announcement on EV’s and a new Mercedes bound for the States. Owner Satisfaction results are in, and we talk about the brands and models that left drivers wanting more. Plus, viewer questions about our test fleet and more on electronic parking brakes.
Direct download: 1712CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am EDT
Thu, 14 December 2017
This week two all-new cars stop by Consumer Reports' test track, the Kia Stinger and Hyundai Kona. We also talk about what it takes for your car to be a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS and why some brand new vehicles may no longer hold the ranking. Plus, we answer viewer questions on older vehicles and what happens when you pull an electronic parking brake at 40 mph.
Direct download: 1712CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT
Thu, 7 December 2017
This week we look at in-car convenience with the new GM Marketplace, give our take on Lamborghini’s super SUV and find out why no one wants to drive our 2018 Kia Rio. We also talk about our GMC Terrain and the tough competition it faces among small SUVs and the new Buick Enclave that's been added to our test fleet. Plus, we answer a viewer question about engine trouble with the Mazda CX-9 and invite you to be a part of the show!
Direct download: 1712CRO_Talking_Cars_128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT
Thu, 30 November 2017
Our experts are on the West Coast for the 2017 LA Auto Show, and give their first impressions on the 3-row Subaru Ascent and Lexus RX 350L, subcompact Hyundai Kona and Nissan Kicks, as well as the redesigned Jeep Wrangler and Infiniti QX50.
Direct download: 1711CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_127.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT