#237 2020 Nissan Sentra; CES Concept Cars; Are Re-Tread Tires a Good Option?

published 1 month ago by Consumer Reports

This week, we rented the 2020 Nissan Sentra, and give our first impressions on how this compact sedan drives, handles, and has evolved since it was introduced way back in 2013. We also discuss some of the concept cars that were unveiled at CES (including a car from Sony??) We also talk about whether re-tread tires are a good choice when shopping for a new set of wheels for your vehicle, as well as the viability of street parking (and only occasionally charging) a Tesla Model 3 in Boston, what we do with our cars after we've completed testing, and how Consumer Reports' avoidance maneuver evaluation compares to Europe's famous "moose test."     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES -----------------------------------   00:27 - 2020 Consumer Electronics Show- 06:40 - 2020 Nissan Sentra First Impressions 12:55  - Question #1: Are re-treaded tires a viable options? 16:04 - Question #2: How does the “Moose Test” compare to CR’s Avoidance Maneuver Test? 20:49 - Question #3: Is buying a Tesla Model 3 a good idea for a city life style? 25:56 - Question #4: What CR does with their test cars after they complete the test cycle?   ----------------------------------    Insider’s Guide to CES   2020 Nissan Sentra Overview   2019 LA Auto Show: 2020 Nissan Sentra   2016 Nissan Sentra Quick Drive   2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive   2019 Toyota RAV4 Quick Drive   -----------------------------------   Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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