Ford Fusion, C-Max hybrids don't live up to 47-mpg claims
The Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford C-Max post great EPA fuel economy numbers, but our tests find both cars fall far short of their claims. This is the biggest discrepancy Consumer Reports has found in the hundreds of cars its recently tested.
Our survey finds some popular motorcycle brands are much more likely to wind up in the repair shop. And our experts have money-saving advice on basic maintenance that will help keep your bike out of the shop.
Antilock brakes on cars save lives. They're even more important on motorcycles, but until recently they've only been available on expensive motorcycles. Now the entry-level Honda CBR250R is offering ABS as an option.
In the quest for better fuel economy, Ford is offering small turbocharged engines in the Ford Fusion and Ford Escape. And Chevy put a turbo engine in its Chevrolet Cruze. But Consumer Reports' tests find those small engines come up short.