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Consumer Reports Magazine

November 2015
November 2015


How to Buy a TV That's Right for You
With so many options, buying a new TV can be challenging. This step-by-step guide will show you how to buy a new TV.
Package Downsizing Proves That Less Is Not More
Ever felt duped when opening a bag of chips or a bottle of pills only to see a lot less product than you expected? Learn how to shop smarter.

Lab Tests

The Way to a Wrinkle-Free Life
Laundry innovations promise to deliver better results faster
Vacuums That Make a Clean Sweep
These choices offer loads of power without splitting an eardrum


Do You Really Need AWD in the Snow?
Automakers have long boasted that all-wheel drive is all you need to get your car through winter’s fury. Our exclusive tests tell a different story.
Ford Edge Review
Redesigns sharpens this SUV's edge
How to Extend Tire Life
Tips for getting your tires to go the distance
Land Rover Discovery Sport Review
Form over function for this ill-mannered pretender
The Truth About Tire Treadwear
Our exclusive tire tests give you a reliable read on how many miles you can really expect
Which Small SUV Fares Best in the Snow?
Comparing popular SUVs on our snow-covered track
Winter Driving Savvy
Tips to keep you safe this winter

Up Front

Oreos: Doubling Down on Double Stuf
There are more than 60 types and package sizes of Oreo


Breaking the Silence
Consumer Reports investigates the shameful financial scams and surprise medical bills that can haunt not just the elderly
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace

The November 2015 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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