The New Car issue of Consumer Reports is an April tradition. How to get it at home without paying a subscription? Log in to ConsumerReports.org through the library’s website and get complete coverage from Consumer Reports online and print versions - all for free with your library card! Find ratings for new and used cars, buying & pricing tips, maintenance & repair advice, and more.
To access ConsumerReports.org, be sure to start at the library’s website to get free access. Visit chandlerlibrary.org and hover your mouse over the purple Research & Learning tab. Then click A-Z List of Resources, and scroll down to choose ConsumerReports.org. You’ll need your library card and PIN if you’re signing in from home. Then you’ll find the Cars category in the upper menu bar.
Want to browse pages from the magazine? From the A-Z List of Resources page, choose MasterFile Complete. Log in with your card and PIN, then choose Publications from the upper menu bar and search for Consumer Reports. Select articles from each issue are available to read or print; PDF format offers full-page scans from the magazine including ratings charts.
Get still more new car information from Zinio, an online collection of full-page magazines including Car and Driver and Road & Track. You can check out as many issues as you want and keep them for as long as you like - there are no due dates or late fines! From chandlerlibrary.org, choose the Books & More tab, then Zinio. To check out, create a free account using your library card number. (If you’re an IndieFlix user, it’s the same login.)