We all want a car to be safe, reliable, and perform well, but since we all spend too much time behind the wheel (and making payments!), it might as well be fun to drive, too. Our automotive engineers have combined their test data and notes to come up with the cars they have found to be the most fun to drive.
The future of vehicle safety depends on talking cars. That is, cars that can communicate wirelessly, sharing data on their speed and positioning, giving them the ability to alert drivers of potential dangers.
Nissan North America is recalling nearly 15,000 vehicles, including Infiniti sedans and SUVs and Nissan SUVs and a commercial van, for an issue that may cause a loss of engine oil. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the problem affects 2011 Infiniti FX SUVs, 2012 Infiniti M sedans, 2012 Nissan Frontier pickup trucks, 2011-2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUVs, 2011-2012 Nissan Xterra SUVs and 2012 Nissan NV commercial vans.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary defect investigation into the fuel gauges found on 2003-2004 model year Infiniti M45 cars made by Nissan. The federal regulatory agency reports an increasing number of consumer complaints about inaccurate fuel level readings from the cars' gauges, prompting the official examination.
With Southern California considered by many as the Mecca of automotive coolness, we were pleased to see so many exciting debuts at the end of the first day at the show. Here’s a look at some of the most significant cars we saw.
Nissan is recalling its 2011 Nissan 370Z sports cars and 2011-2012 Infiniti G37 luxury coupe due to a programming error in the cars' power windows electronics.
We’re fond of the Infiniti M; it ties the just-tested 2012 Audi A6 at the top of our luxury sedan Ratings. Adding a hybrid drivetrain that improves both fuel economy and performance should make the M unbeatable - right? Well, it didn’t quite work out that way.
Infiniti unveiled its upcoming three-row JX crossover at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this week, joining Lexus and other prestige brands in leveraging this luxury event for introducing new models. Infiniti officials cite a key benefit to the JX is that its third-row seat is not a “penalty box.”
Infiniti has launched a personal assistant program that gives new vehicle owners 24-hour access to a team of live people who can help with anything from roadside assistance to general trivia questions. The Infiniti Personal Assistant service is available to new Infiniti vehicle owners.
In assembling our best new car deals on American cars and deals on American-made cars, we compiled and examined a lot of data. Much of the findings enriched our deals reports, while others inspired trivial pursuits. To fuel your discussions around the BBQ grill (or even an automotive grille) this weekend, we determined how many cars each brand actually builds in the United States.
Father’s Day is just around the corner—what will your dad be driving? While a new car would be quite the generous gift, many families do use holidays as an opportunity to make major purchases. Should your father need new wheels, we have compiled some suggestions based on budget, needs, and personality.
Sports sedans usually deliver agile handling and swift acceleration in a four-door package, and the leaders typically herald from a small number of prestige brands. But not always. With the July 2011 Consumer Reports road test, the Buick Regal CXL and Infiniti G25 join exclusive ranks with the BMW 3 Series, out-scoring the Audi A4 and Volvo S60.
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