February 2009

Automaker Report Cards: Honda Leads Again, Mercedes-Benz Improves, Chrysler Lags
YONKERS, NY — For the third consecutive year, Honda has earned class leader status for building the best all-around vehicles for American drivers, according to the Automaker Report Cards published in Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto Issue. At the opposite end...

Movies @ Home - from Consumer Reports
The way Americans get their movies at home is changing ... CR Podcast

Consumer Reports Names the Most Reliable Used Cars
Used-car lists help guide buying decisions; 2009 Annual Auto Issue reports on how used cars are holding up YONKERS, NY — Value-minded consumers know that buying a reliable used car is often the best choice, but that finding one takes...

Toyota Prius Touring Tops Consumer Reports First Ever Best New-Car Value List
Annual Auto Issue names the best new-car values in nine categories, from small cars to SUVs YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports names the Toyota Prius Touring as the best overall value among 300 cars according to the 2009 Annual Auto...

Two New Top Picks For 2009 in Midsize SUV and Pickup Truck Categories
Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Avalanche replace Hyundai Santa Fe and Chevrolet Silverado YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports has named its Top Picks for 2009, which includes two new models—the Toyota Highlander and the Chevrolet Avalanche, as top choices for midsized...

Save Hundreds on Auto Maintenance by Shopping Around
Annual April Auto issue identifies five auto service rip-offs YONKERS, NY — Consumers can save hundreds on auto maintenance by comparison shopping and calling several dealerships and independent shops, according to a new analysis in Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto issue....

DTV Converters - from Consumer Reports
Several dozen digital converter boxes are now available for those with analog TVs who have been receiving programs via antenna. CR Podcast

Coffee - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports tests 19 popular coffees to find the best tasting brand. CR Podcast

Best-Buy TVs - from Consumer Reports
Of over 100 HDTVs Consumer Reports tested for the March '09 issue -- 8 are CR Best Buys. CR Podcast

HDTV on a Budget - from Consumer Reports
Buyers in search of an HDTV that'll be easy on the wallet will find choices galore this year. CR Podcast

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