Car Seat Check

2017 Lexus CT 200h: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 23 06:30:15 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Change for Lexus' CT 200h hybrid hatchback over the years has been mostly incremental, and from 2016 to 2017, nigh nonexistent. It's still a pretty cute, five-seat four-door with a gas-electric powertrain EPA-rated at 43/40/42 mpg city/highway/combined. Families… Read More

2017 Lexus CT 200h: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 23 06:30:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Change for Lexus' CT 200h hybrid hatchback over the years has been mostly incremental, and from 2016 to 2017, nigh nonexistent. It's still a pretty cute, five-seat four-door with a gas-electric powertrain EPA-rated at 43/40/42 mpg city/highway/combined. Families… Read More

2017 Toyota Corolla iM: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Feb 21 06:30:35 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — For 2017, Scion's compact hatchback is now the Toyota Corolla iM. This hatchback is notable for its wallet-friendly EPA-estimated fuel economy of 28/36/31 mpg city/highway/combined, but its small backseat is not what we'd call family-friendly, at least for rear-facing… Read More

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Feb 16 06:33:35 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — We last tested Mercedes-Benz's smallest sedan when the CLA-Class was new for 2014; it did not fare well in our Car Seat Check. This time, we tested the 2017 CLA 250 and ran into many of the same… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Feb 14 08:00:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — It's Valentine's Day, and if you're hoping this most romantic of all holidays leads to one of those first-comes-love-then-comes-marriage situations, the next logical progression is gonna be a baby in a baby carriage — or a car seat.… Read More

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Feb 09 06:00:33 GMT-06:00 2017

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in October 2015 about the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2017 Infiniti QX80: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Feb 07 06:00:29 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Infiniti's big, decadently luxurious SUV may not have changed much in the past couple of model years, but its Car Seat Check credentials are taking a couple of dings for 2017. Although parents may still find themselves making… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Feb 02 10:57:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the answer that parents and caretakers need. More… Read More

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Feb 02 06:00:00 GMT-06:00 2017

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in July 2016 about the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the… Read More

2017 Honda Civic Coupe: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue Jan 31 06:00:16 GMT-06:00 2017

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in July 2016 about the 2016 Honda Civic coupe. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison… Read More

2017 Lexus ES 350: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Jan 26 06:30:32 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The last time we Car Seat Checked the Lexus ES 350 was for the 2015 model year, when it joined a rather elite club of cars receiving across-the-board A's on their child-safety report card. But something got lost… Read More