American brands take 11 of bottom 12 spots in Consumer Reports reliability survey

29 Oct
2019 Buick EnclaveAmerican brands such as General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and even Tesla had a rough showing in the results of Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey released last week, which gathered data on half a million vehicles this year. Volvo was dead last in 29th place, but every American marque occupied the next 11 worse spots, from...

Tesla Model S, Honda Odyssey and more lose Consumer Reports recommendation

26 Oct
2018 Tesla Model SA few new cars that have been regulars on Consumer Reports' list of recommended models didn't make the cut for 2018 due to quality issues, the publication said Wednesday. Tesla’s Model S, usually a darling of CR’s rating system has lost its recommended status for problems with the standard air suspension which was added in 2017, but...

Tesla Model S regains Consumer Reports’ love while the Model X flounders

27 Jul
2017 Tesla Model SWe can all sleep a little easier tonight: Tesla and Consumer Reports have kissed and made up. The relationship between the ratings magazine and the electric car company led by serial entrepreneur Elon Musk hit a rough patch in April, following Tesla's decision in the fall of 2016 to disable automatic emergency braking on Model S and Model X...