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Here's How Car Brands Stack Up In Consumer Reports' 2017 Reliability Ratings

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Each year, Consumer Reports—a nonprofit organization working on behalf of consumers—sends an online questionnaire to its subscribers, asking them to mention issues they’ve had with their vehicles in the past 12 months. In their responses, participants describe problems in detail, and identify whether those problems are “serious” based on “cost, failure, safety, or downtime.”

Cars That Go the Distance: Consumer Reports Car Reliability Survey 2017

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For pioneering consumers, nothing beats the thrill of owning something completely new. These early adopters are the ones you see lined up around the block when a next-generation smartphone is released or racing to the dealership when a redesigned or new car model rolls into showrooms. Our latest survey of about 400,000 subscribers who own 640,000 vehicles reveals that all-new or updated models are now more likely than older ones to have a wonky engine, a jerky transmission, or high-tech features that fail outright.

2018 GMC Acadia vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Head to Head

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia are often thought to be two sides of the same coin, which, as it turns out, is a little unfair. In the not-too-distant past, these vehicles had few differences between them save for some superficial styling elements. In the past couple of years, though, the situation has changed. They still ride on the same platform (which is also shared by the Buick Enclave and Cadillac XT5) and share most mechanical components, but everything else, from interior styling to equipment, has begun to diverge.

Five new trucks to anticipate next year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Truck lovers, it’s fall and pickup sales in Canada are as strong as ever — each of the Big Three posting significant gains in year-to-date sales over last year, most notably by GM. Indeed, so far this year, the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado are enjoying bumps of 23 and 31 per cent respectively.

Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brands

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however. Consumer Reports' 2017 Auto Reliability Survey found "growing pains" among automakers with eight- and nine-speed and continuously variable transmissions, as well as infotainment systems.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Spied

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Both Ram and GM have important redesigned and upgraded half-ton pickup trucks coming our way for the 2019 model year, so we've been seeing quite a few test mules on the roads where our spy shooters are capturing images. Sales for all half-ton pickups have been strong for 2017 so far, but don't expect the Ram, Chevrolet and GMC competitors to just sit back and wait.

2018 GMC Terrain: Our View

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The redesigned 2018 GMC Terrain is a refined and comfortable compact SUV, and it gives shoppers plenty of choices, including an optional diesel engine and an upscale Denali trim. The compact SUV class is crowded, but the Terrain's available tech features, modern drivetrains and impressive roominess help it stand out.

Analysts Say: GMC And Buick Poised For Success, Thanks To SUV Boom

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Both Buick and GMC have become darlings of General Motors as the market turns away from sedans and passenger cars to larger crossovers and SUVs. The proof isn’t only in the brands’ sales numbers, but analysts say Buick and GMC will continue to ride high with SUV-centric lineups.