Car Buying Guide

Offers in-app purchases

The Consumer Reports Car Buying Guide will help you navigate the new & used automobile buying process from beginning to end.

Google Cardboard 360 Virtual Reality (VR) tour of consumer reports test track.
We put you in the passenger seat as the Consumer Reports Auto Test team takes our cars through their paces at the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world.

Don’t get taken for a ride as you shop for your new vehicle - get tips and tricks to help you negotiate pricing and financing like a pro.

If you are a current Consumer Reports digital or all-access member you have full access to this app including Consumer Reports Car Ratings and road test videos. If you are not a digital or all access member yet, you may download this app for our Car Buying Guide, and Loan and Lease Calculators. Ratings and reviews are only available to our digital or all-access members.

Features include:
•Consumer Reports Car Ratings (All Access or Digital Member of Consumer Reports and in-app pass purchasers only)
•Consumer Reports road test video summaries All Access or Digital Member of Consumer Reports and in-app pass purchasers only)
•Overall Score (new)
-Consumer Reports’ new scoring system encapsulates road-test performance, reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety into one overall score, which will make it simpler to identify the models that are truly best in class.
•MSRP and invoice look up
•Information on how to get the best trade-in
•Vehicle price negotiating tips
•Ways to get the best interest rate
•Lease and loan total cost and monthly payment calculators designed to give you your real cost as well as the ability to compare leasing vs loans
survey information from 1.4 million car drivers covering
-Owner satisfaction

•360 Virtual Reality (VR) tour of our Consumer Reports Test Track.
Videos can be watched in 360 with or without Google Cardboard.

360 video is available on Android phone versions 5 and higher.
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What's New

Now with notifications regarding future app updates and minor bug fixes.
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Additional Information

September 26, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
4.0.3 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
In-app Products
$2.99 per item
Offered By
Consumer Reports
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