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Consumer Reports magazine | April

Published: April 2012
April 2012

Features

Top Picks 2012 The best models of the year in 10 categories
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication can prevent crashes Smarter cars that talk to one another are the next step in auto safety
Who makes the best cars? Subaru replaces Honda atop the automaker report cards

Used cars

Best and worst used cars The most reliable models and those to avoid
Used-car reliability More vehicles are problem free

The April 2012 issue of Consumer Reports provides recommendations, expert buying advice, and Ratings on hundreds of consumer products. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million print and online subscribers. It conducts the most comprehensive testing programs of any U.S. publication or website, and the company's experts have decades of experience in testing and reporting.

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