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Consumer Reports Magazine

April 2016
April 2016

Cover Story

10 Top Picks of 2016: Best Cars of the Year
The best cars on the market in America across 10 popular categories
All-New Toyota Prius and Its Hybrid Legacy
After almost two decades and 3.5 million cars sold globally, Toyota ushers in a new hybrid that promises to be quicker, more nimble, and even more fuel-efficient
Best Tires for Cars, SUVs, and Trucks
Buying tires is a serious decision. Our intensive testing does the research for you.
Coming Soon: 10 New Cars Worth the Wait
We help you see the future with this list of promising new vehicles
Which Car Brands Make the Best Vehicles?
Consumer Reports tabulates its exclusive data across the model lines

Features

10 Ways to Avoid a Car Crash
Proven safety technologies that you'll want in your next car
A Better Way to Find Your Next Car
Consumer Reports’ new scoring system encapsulates road-test performance, reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety into one Overall Score
Best Used Cars for $25,000 and Less
These cars, SUVs and minivans performed well when new and have excellent reliability records
Car Safety Technology at Any Price
Consumer Reports calls for two critical safety technologies to be made standard in all new vehicles
Putting More Muscle Into Car Safety
We have the tools to make cars safer. Now we need the will to make it happen.
The Most and Least Reliable Cars by Class
Data from car owners gathered over multiple years reveal which models skip the repair shops—and which practically live in them
Used Cars You Should Avoid Buying
Steer clear of these clunker used cars, which have below-average reliability

Departments

Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, healthier marketplace
From Our President: Ready for the Road Ahead
Cars that come equipped with the latest safety technologies as standard features get bonus points in our brand new Overall Score

Selling It
A monthly selection of goofs, glitches, and gotchas

The April 2016 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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