Consumer Alert: 2 carmakers top list of longest-lasting vehicles

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Vehicles Most Likely to Hit 200,000 Miles

Consumers looking to have a long-lasting vehicle should look no further than Toyota or Honda, according to Consumer Reports.

The publication reports that the vehicles most likely to make it to 200,000 miles are the Toyota Camry, the Honda Accord, the Toyota Prius, the Honda CR-V and the Toyota Sienna. In fact, nine of the Consumer Reports’ top 10 list are either Toyotas or Hondas. The only outlier is the Ford F-150 pickup. CLICK HERE to view the full list.

Could America’s Watch Dog Group be Eliminated?

The fate of America’s consumer watchdog is up in the air. Republicans say the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hurts the economy, but voters don’t seem to agree.

In a recent survey, 77 percent of voters said they would like the CFPB to remain intact, and 91 percent said it’s important to regulate financial services.

Pro-regulation groups sponsored the poll, but independent, nonpartisan pollsters conducted it.

Consumer Complaints about Solar Power Companies Grow

Solar power might be the energy of the future, but anyone confused by the options is not alone.

A report from the Consumer Federation of America found that solar energy was the fastest growing area of consumer complaints last year.

Consumers complained about high pressure sales tactics and confusing contracts.

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