This week we share our test results on the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, and how it stacks up compared to the standard RAV4. We also look at CR's exclusive survey on our member’s tire purchasing experiences, and discuss some of the most effective tire buying techniques. We end the episode with audience questions, including whether or not a car with dark paint gets hotter than a lighter one when left in the sun, the pros and cons of the various transmission systems available on the market, and if SUVs pose a greater risk of rollovers versus sedans.
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00:28 – CR Tire Purchasing Survey
06:18 – 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Test Results
10:14 – Question #1: Does a car with dark paint get hotter than a lighter one when left in the sun?
13:01 – Question #2: What are the pros and cons of the various transmission systems available on the market?
18:56 – Question #3: Do SUVs pose a greater risk of rollovers versus sedans?
Driving Forces Behind Tire Purchases Revealed in CR’s Exclusive Survey
Autos Tips: Tire Tread
Winter Driving Tips
2019 Toyota RAV4 Quick Drive
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2018 Ford Expedition Quick Drive
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