Consumer Reports Magazine

February 2018
February 2018

Cover Story

How to Make 6 Major Appliances Last Longer
Appliances suffer from misuse and lack of maintenance. Here’s what to do to get the most out of your machines.
8 Things to Never Skimp On
Everyone likes to save money, but it's not worth cutting corners on these items
How to Pay Less for Practically Anything
These savvy strategies will help you shell out less for a new car, major appliances, doctor fees, organic food, and more

Found Money: How to Discover Funds Owed to You
Two ways to boost your wealth
3 Tips for Cutting Expenses in the New Year
See if these options work for you
9 Ways to Save Money On Your Healthcare Costs
From drugs to doctor visits, here are the most cost-effective strategies to get the best medical care for you and your family
7 Ways to Save on Organic Food
Use these tips to spend your grocery dollars wisely
4 Ways to Keep Your Car Costs Down
Money-saving advice on car insurance, car buying, and replacement tires
5 Tips for Getting the Best TV
Super Bowl promotions and clearance sales make this a great time to buy
3 Money-Saving Tech Tips for the New Year
It's easy to cut down your cable and cellular bills without giving up convenience

Special Report

Most and Least Satisfying Car Brands
Owners tell us about the models they love—and the ones they don’t

Product Updates

Best Frozen Pizzas to Eat Right Now
Can a frozen pie taste good and still be reasonably healthy? CR rates 26 to see whether you can pick one that scores.

Delivery Pizza Calorie Traps
CR looks at pies from Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, Papa John's, and Little Caesars

Road Report

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review: Huge Bang for Your Buck
This hybrid delivers stunning fuel economy with hardly any compromises

2018 Hyundai Sonata Review: Room With a Vroom
The freshened Sonata is a compelling alternative to other mainstream sedans
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Review: A Civilized Traveler
A large, all-occasion family hauler that stands tall among tough competition
2018 Honda Accord Review: A Major Makeover
Radically revised with turbo engines, a new infotainment system, curvy styling, and standard advanced safety features


Building a Better World, Together
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Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
From Our President: Your Saving Grace
Consumer Reports' experts provide money-saving tips and shopping strategies for products, insurance, and much more

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