February 2011

Consumer Reports Names First-Timers Ford Mustang and Kia Sorento Among Six New Top Picks for 2011
Honda Fit, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Sienna, and Chevrolet Avalanche also join elite list YONKERS, NY — The Ford Mustang and Kia Sorento are among six new models named to the Consumer Reports annual Top Picks car list for 2011, earning...

Honda Fit Tops Consumer Reports Best New-Car Value List
Auto Issue names best new-car values in eight categories YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports named the Honda Fit as the small car with the best overall value in its 2011 Annual Auto Issue. The Fit also emerged as the best...

Consumer Reports Automakers Report Card 2011: Ford Most Improved, But Honda, Subaru Still Lead Pack
Mercedes-Benz falls back as both average road-test and reliability scores drop YONKERS, NY — Honda and Subaru still make the best vehicles overall, but Ford posted the largest gain, improving both its road-test and reliability scores in the past year,...

Consumer Reports’ Used-Car Reliability Survey Finds Some Used Cars Have Fewer Problems than New Models
Late-model used vehicles offer more car for the money YONKERS, NY — With the average new car losing 47 percent of its value in the first three years of ownership, buying a used car can be the best way for...

Interior Paints - from Consumer Reports
In Consumer Reports test of interior paints for the March issue, Behr Premium Plus Ultra topped the ratings for the second year in a row. Interior Paints - CR Podcast

Getting a Good Night's Sleep - from Consumer Reports
Sleeping less than seven hours a night can cause a host of medical problems. Here are some things you can do to get a good night's sleep. From Consumer Reports' March issue. Sleep - CR Podcast

Who's Gellin'? - from Consumer Reports
For the March issue, Consumer Reports recruited nine men to test four insoles designed for men's shoes -- evaluating comfort, ease of placement, and cushioning. Here are the results. Who's Gellin'? - CR Podcast

Multi-Grain Chips - from Consumer Reports
For the March issue, Consumer Reports trained tasters sampled eight multi-grain tortilla chips and came up with a clear winner for taste. Multi-Grain Chips - CR Podcast

Consumer Reports Health News — February 2011
HELP FOR YOUR HEART In recognition of February being Heart Health Month, Consumer Reports Health is unveiling several tools for consumers to help gauge their cardiovascular health, including a new heart risk calculator and Ratings for nine common heart screenings....

Gift-Card Trading - from Consumer Reports
Got gift-cards gathering dust? Here's how to turn them into cash. From Consumer Reports' March issue. Gift-Card Trading - CR Podcast

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