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Quiz: How Consumer Reports Automotive Ratings Work
by Staff
Consumer Reports Automotive Ratings are great for car buyers. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to understanding Consumer Reports Automotive Ratings? Take this quiz and find out!

True or False? Consumer Reports looks at many different car models and reports separately on models with different engines or trim lines.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Consumer Reports works independently from automakers.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Consumer Reports interprets its findings and reports them back to automakers.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Consumer Reports follows J.D. Power's survey taking methods.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Consumer Reports ranks cars using two methods.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Consumer Reports annually collects data from telephone surveys.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? The Consumer Report National Testing and Research Center, located in Yonkers, N.Y., is the largest nonprofit education and consumer product test center in the world.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? Consumer Reports requires a minimum sample size of 50 cars to publish auto reliability information; however, most models have much larger samples numbering into the thousands.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? You can obtain a full Consumer Report for your potential automobile by subscribing to either the organization's Web site or magazine.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? You have to be a member of Consumer Report to glean information for the site.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE