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Some ‘identical’ mattresses have big differences Take Consumer Reports’ mattress Ratings along while you’re shopping and a sales clerk may tell you that the mattress you’re looking for isn’t… Read more

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5 products on deep discount in March You might think that because you faithfully compare prices online before buying, download coupons to your phone, and watch for deep discounts on yesterday’s inventory as new models… Read more

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Reliable used cars for every budget For people who want to get the most for their money, used cars are often better overall values than new models. They cost less to buy and don’t depreciate as quickly. These… Read more

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Government moves to make mpg estimates more accurate In a move that promises to provide consumers better fuel economy insights, the EPA has announced a new fuel economy test guidelines for automakers. The new guidelines… Read more

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5 pointers for keeping your knives sharp Dull knives can slow you down because they require more force to cut stuff. They’re also dangerous because they’re more likely to slip when slicing, putting your… Read more

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Behind the scenes of Consumer Reports’ 2015 Top Picks Consumer Reports puts together their list of Top Picks every year, highlighting the 10 best cars across a variety of segments. How do we pick those cars? What… Read more

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Buick Is First Domestic to Earn A Top 10 Spot In Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report Cards Rankings find Kia rising, while Acura, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz plummet  YONKERS, NY—With improved reliability… Read more

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Domestic Cars Clinch Three Spots in Consumer Reports’ Top Picks List for First Time in 17 Years Subaru shows strong performance, with three models taking top honors in the 2015 list YONKERS, NY — In its annual… Read more

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Consumer Reports Names the Best Cars for Any Budget Used car standouts from $10,000 or less up to $25,000; Plus, the Worst of the Worst Used Cars YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports has long advocated buying used as a… Read more

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The Truth about Car Recalls: Consumer Reports Investigates the Record-Breaking 2014 and What It Means For Drivers Five key questions about recalls answered YONKERS, NY ― In 2014, 62 million U.S. vehicles were… Read more

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Used cars we recommend to family and friends Need new wheels but have a tight budget? Consumer Reports has long advocated buying used as a way to get the biggest bang for your buck. It’s simple math: After one… Read more

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Pebble Time smart watch is an intelligent step forward Smart watch maker Pebble today returned to the place that made it famous to give its new watch a running start: The Pebble Time can now be pre-ordered via… Read more

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How to find products that are better for the environment Odds are you’re seeing more products carrying labeling claims that suggest they’re “eco-friendly” in some way. They’re popping up on everything… Read more

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Shovels that make light work of heavy snow Because snow blowers require upkeep and storage space, not every homeowner is interested in owning one. So it’s fortunate that manufacturers continue to come up with new… Read more

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Windows that keep winter out and warmth in The weather is a popular topic these days as heavy snowfall and single digit temperatures break records in parts of the country. Add in howling winds and you start to notice… Read more