Consumer Reports Magazine

CR Digital Archive

May 2018

Cover Story

How to Pay Less for Your Meds
As drug costs rise, Americans are having to choose between groceries and prescriptions. Here's why, and what you can do.

Shop Around for Lower Drug Prices
CR's secret shoppers did—and the price differences were remarkable
Lower Your Drug Costs With These 6 Hacks
Tips on how to get the best prices—and how to fix the system, too


Today's Frozen Vegetables Go Way Beyond Peas and Carrots
From mashed cauliflower to broccoli tots, consumers now have more tasty and healthy choices in the frozen food case
Automotive Technology That Gives Pedestrian Safety a Boost
How new innovations can help cars avoid collisions

Product Updates

Easy Gas Grill Repairs That Anyone Can Make
Before kicking a grill to the curb, check out the cost of replacing broken parts

Wireless Headphones Let You Cut the Cord in a Different Way
Tired of getting tangled up in headphone cords? Welcome to the world of wireless.

Road Report

2018 Ford Expedition Review: King of the Road Trip
The massive Ford Expedition is best suited for the open highway, with family onboard and trailer in tow

2018 Buick Regal Review: Comfortable Cruiser
It's pleasant but has lost some of that curve-loving feeling
2018 Lincoln Navigator Review: Large Lap of Luxury
It handles like a barge, but its powerful engine and quiet cabin are impressive
2018 Kia Stinger Review: Striving to Be Sporty
This sports sedan is an athletic performer, but it falls short when it comes to ride comfort


Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
From Our President: The True Cost of High Drug Prices
Consumer Reports examines why drug costs are rising and how consumers can save money on prescription medications
Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace

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