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The Problem of Pet Hair | Consumer Reports

The Problem of Pet Hair | Consumer Reports

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Daisy! [KISSING] Hey, girl! Hey, girl! It’s nice to be loved, especially by man’s best friend. But sometimes, it could lead to a bit of a hairy situation. But fortunately for me, I know a laundry expert that can help with this pet peeve. Here you go, Daisy. Come here, girl. Guys, can we paws […]

2018 LA Auto Show: 2019 Honda Passport | Consumer Reports

2018 LA Auto Show: 2019 Honda Passport | Consumer Reports

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[SNAP] This is the new 2019 Honda passport mid-sized SUV. If it has a familiar look to it, that’s because it’s based on the Pilot SUV. But the Passport is slightly smaller with two rows of seats instead of three. Honda says the Passport is targeted toward adventure seekers rather than people just looking for […]

2020 Toyota Highlander First Impressions; Studded Tires & Rustproofing for Winter Driving

2020 Toyota Highlander First Impressions; Studded Tires & Rustproofing for Winter Driving

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We give our first impressions of the new 2020 Toyota Highlander, discuss if rustproofing is a wise investment for your car, and talk about the one car that does it all for us, if not for one big issue, next on Talking Cars. [MUSIC PLAYING] Hi, everyone, and welcome to another episode of Talking Cars. […]

2018 Buick Enclave Preview | Consumer Reports

2018 Buick Enclave Preview | Consumer Reports

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Buick has climbed the Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings to be one of the top three brands. One of the oldest models in their lineup is the Enclave. It was debuted in 2007, and this year it gets a new redesign. The Enclave is a really large SUV. But its sleek looking exterior can be deceiving […]

2019 LA Auto Show: 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC | Consumer Reports

2019 LA Auto Show: 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC | Consumer Reports

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[SNAP] The all-new Mercedes Benz EQC is a fully electric luxury SUV. We got to check it out at the LA Auto Show before it goes on sale in early 2020. It’s the latest all-electric vehicle from a luxury automaker, and it follows the lead of Audi, Tesla, and Jaguar. But with a starting price […]

America’s Student Debt Crisis: Jessie’s Story | Consumer Reports

America’s Student Debt Crisis: Jessie’s Story | Consumer Reports

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I hate talking about it. I’m not going to lie. That’s why I didn’t even want to do this. Because I hate talking about it. I did not really think about the finances, you know. Looking back now, seeing state school was so much less. That never crossed my mind. I knew that college was […]

Tips for Buying a Mattress | Consumer Reports

Tips for Buying a Mattress | Consumer Reports

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[SNAP] [HOWLING DOG] [OWL HOOT] [CLOCK TICKING] Ugh! Oh, hey guys. I can’t get a good night’s sleep. I’ve been tossing and turning all night long. Hey Jack. Chris Regan. Mattress expert from Consumer Reports. What are you doing here? Don’t worry, Jack, it’s only a dream. I’ve been watching you. It may be time […]

Used Car Questions & Honda Civic Si | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #117

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We answer viewer questions about used cars, give some rear-wheel-drive picks, and talk about our first experiences with the new Honda Civic Si, next on Talking Cars. [MUSIC PLAYING] Hey, everybody. Welcome to the show. I’m Mike Monticello. I’m Mike Quincy. And I’m not Mike. I’m Jake Fisher. That’s true. So we got a lot […]

Dishwasher Testing at CR | Consumer Reports

Dishwasher Testing at CR | Consumer Reports

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[SNAP] [MUSIC PLAYING] I wonder if this is the dishwasher lab? It must be. Look at the amount of plates here, and the dishwashers. I wonder why these plates look like this. You know what? I think I’m going to get the dish on these dirty dishes. [BUBBLING] Nobody enjoys washing dishes. The invention of […]

4K Review: 2017 Land Rover Discovery Quick Drive | Consumer Reports

4K Review: 2017 Land Rover Discovery Quick Drive | Consumer Reports

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Land Rover enthusiasts will find a lot to like about the new Discovery SUV. It has a robust powertrain firm and steady ride, and a whisper-quiet cabin. But with its charm, it’s also plagued with some traditional Land Rover quirks. Baffling controls, oddball processes, and prodigious heft, to name a few. Don’t be confused by […]