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Consumer Reports Magazine

July 2014
July 2014

Special Section

The perfect kitchen for entertaining and every day
Dedicated stations for devices and dirty dishes manage the mess
Best places to buy appliances
For deals, go online but service is better at local and regional sellers


What to know about sunscreen before buying it
Saving your skin means getting the facts straight
Your secrets aren’t safe
Data thieves are after your most private info—when you use Wi-Fi and shop online, and even when you store files in the cloud


BMW 328d review
Diesel engine gives fuel economy a nice boost
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid review
This halfhearted hybrid only gives a slight bump in fuel economy
Dodge Dart, Honda Civic, and Volkswagen Passat reviews
Testing updated versions of popular sedans
Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel review
This well-rounded SUV can go the distance
Honda Accord Hybrid review
This impressive hybrid delivers stellar fuel economy
How to track your teen driver
These devices help keep tabs on a young driver

Up Front

Tastiest Greek yogurt dips
Some with fewer calories and less fat are worth trying
Find a nail polish that lasts
A $2 Sinful Colors polish beat a $27 Chanel in Consumer Reports' tests
How to deal with on-the-road emergencies
Learn what do in a number of sticky situations


Viewpoint: Credit agencies and a menacing merger
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union to improve the marketplace
From our president: On the record
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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