Study: Mazda least expensive automaker when it comes to check engine light problems

14 Dec
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RFA new study from CarMD found Mazda is the lest expensive car to repair when a check engine light surfaces on the dashboard. The findings, released on Wednesday, showed the average repair for a Mazda vehicle cost $285.70 for check engine light-related repairs. The company looked at 10 makes and 100 models that span from the 1996 through 2018 model...

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...