The all-wheel-drive Fiat 500x is the Jeep Renegade’s Italian assembly-line cousin. Like any relative, it shares some of the same family virtues—and deficiencies.
Unexciting but practical. Solid transportation that gets you from point A to point B. Those are the damn-with-faint-praise platitudes that some auto enthusiasts use to dismiss vehicles like the Hyundai Tucson.
In a market growing with several tiny SUV options, the Mazda CX-3 is a dapper, well-designed choice. Unlike competitors that appear tall, narrow, and not quite grown-up (Chevrolet Trax, we’re looking at you), the CX-3 is a fully formed vehicle.
Once the icon of restrained luxury and bank-vault safety, the Swedish automaker Volvo fell on tough times, seeing sales slump because of an aging, uninspiring model line.
Tablets make great holiday gifts, and if you're in the market for one (or several), you'll find a number of Black Friday deals.
Humidifiers that make antibacterial claims might seem like the perfect solution for consumers who use these small appliances but dislike cleaning them.
Your kitchen may be the center of your holiday activities, but be careful—it’s also where most house fires start.
Put a kid in a room with a tablet and things get very quiet. You might or might not think that’s a good thing, but the bottom line is, kids love these devices.
The winter months are hard on your vehicle. Cold temperatures, dirt, and road-salt residue can all cause problems.
If a flat tire, mechanical breakdown, or empty fuel tank forces you to stop driving, the most important thing is to take actions that ensure your safety.
At Consumer Reports we buy everything we test, often at full price. Large appliances typically come with a hefty price tag.
January is the busiest time of year for exercise equipment sales, as well-fed consumers look to make good on their health-based New Year's resolutions.
The holidays conjure up festive images of roaring fires, egg nog, goofy sweaters, and indulgent meals.
The race for space on your counter is on. Big brands like KitchenAid and Electrolux are launching lines of small appliances to complement their large ones.
Pick up a prescription at the pharmacy, and you’re likely to encounter shelves of dietary supplements.
With Black Friday approaching, retailers are announcing post-Thanksgiving deals for video game consoles.
Shopping for a mortgage became easier in early October when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau began mandating that lenders provide a new, simplified disclosure form to help consumers compare home loans.
It's no secret that Americans are struggling under a mountain of student debt. More than 41 million people owe more than $1.2 trillion, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
If your heart tends to beat a little bit faster at the thought of scoring a super TV deal during Black Friday, you're in luck: Black Friday 2015 is shaping up to be your kind of event.
Tired of sifting through the river of Cyber Monday specials looking for the one item you want? Target has made life a bit easier by discounting almost everything on its website by 15 percent.