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Are Ford sedans REALLY disappearing? 2018 Mazda6 | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #149

Are Ford sedans REALLY disappearing? 2018 Mazda6 | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #149

To borrow from Mark Twain, reports of the death of the Ford sedan have been greatly exaggerated! We discuss this surprising news, and how a lot of the media coverage has gotten the story wrong. We give our impressions of a borrowed Mazda6 we drove at our track. We wrap up this episode with viewer…

Tesla Production Issues, 2020 Ford Focus & Video Questions | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #147

Tesla Production Issues, 2020 Ford Focus & Video Questions | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #147

Turns out the Tesla Model 3 needs humans after all. We discuss Tesla’s production issues and what it means for the company’s approach to automation. We received a number of video submissions this week, which leads to a discussion on the past, present, and future of the Ford Focus, as well as paddle shifters in…

Ram 1500, Jeep Cherokee; Used Car Buying Advice | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #146

Ram 1500, Jeep Cherokee; Used Car Buying Advice | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #146

Two new vehicles at the track this week, we discuss the shrinking sedan market and whether or not SUVs are taking over the auto industry, also we answer viewer questions about purchasing used cars. SHOW NOTES ———————————– 00:30 – Discontinued Sedans 05:40 – Ram 1500 08:58 – Jeep Cherokee 11:53 – Video Question: What is…

Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Suite; Buick Regal Vs Kia Stinger | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #143

Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Suite; Buick Regal Vs Kia Stinger | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #143

Ford announces an all new safety suite for 2020. We compare the newly released test results on our Buick Regal and Kia Stinger also answer viewer questions, and a special question about the Mikes. SHOW NOTES ———————————– 02:13 Uber Autonomous Vehicle Crash 06:25 Ford Co-Pilot360 Safety Suite 10:33 Buick Regal Sportback Vs Kia Stinger 15:40…

𝗧𝗲𝘀𝗹𝗮 𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗹 𝟯 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 | 𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘀 #𝟭𝟰𝟬

𝗧𝗲𝘀𝗹𝗮 𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗹 𝟯 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 | 𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘀 #𝟭𝟰𝟬

Our Tesla Model 3 is finally here at the track, and we cross in-intensity on our initial impressions, together with build satisfactory, how it drives, and what we think about that large center display. SHOW NOTES ———————————– 00:44 Purchase Process 02:50 Driving Impressions 5:fifty eight The Rear Seat 7:fifty eight That Giant Screen 12:09 Auto…

Volkswagen’s Electric Lineup; 2018 Hyundai Accent | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #142

Volkswagen’s Electric Lineup; 2018 Hyundai Accent | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #142

Volkswagen says ‘auf wiedersehen’ to the Beetle and announces new electric models. We also discuss our 2018 Hyundai Accent and answer viewer questions. SHOW NOTES ——————————————– 0:35 – VW Phases out the Beetle 1:05 – Jake’s Family Microbus & Beetle 2:40 – Jen’s Step-Daughter’s Beetle 2:51 – Baja Beetle at ATC 4:40 – Volkswagen Electric…

Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3 Questions, All-New GMC Sierra | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #141

Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3 Questions, All-New GMC Sierra | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #141

This week, we answer viewer questions about our Tesla Model 3 coverage. Some eagle-eyed members of our audience spotted our 2018 Nissan Leaf in our garage last week, so we give you our first impressions on Nissan’s all-electric car. Finally, we discuss GMC’s announcement of a new Sierra, and whether its swiss army knife of…

Tesla Model 3 First Impressions | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #140

Tesla Model 3 First Impressions | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #140

Our Tesla Model 3 is finally here at the track, and we go in-depth on our initial impressions, including build quality, how it drives, and what we think of that big center screen. SHOW NOTES ———————————– 00:44 Purchase Process 02:50 Driving Impressions 5:58 The Rear Seat 7:58 That Giant Screen 12:09 Auto Pilot 14:51 Other…