#155 Acura RDX, Shifter 'Gaffe' in Chrysler Ad, Tesla Model 3 Recommended for Teens?

Chrysler recently released a new commercial that inadvertently shows why having a simple shifter in a car is so important. We talk about the Pacifica's confusing dial shifter, and why this is a problem throughout the auto industry. We recently bought a new 2019 Acura RDX, and discuss why one big flaw might make an otherwise pleasant car tough to live with. And we answer audience questions about IIHS crash tests, and if we would ever consider recommending the Tesla Model 3 for teen drivers.   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 https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-talking-cars/   Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4Jr8wJRJyN9v8T6LC1fQQ6   SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:32 Chrysler Pacifica Commercial ft. Kathryn Hahn 05:12 2019 Acura RDX 10:41 Question 1:  What is "Fun to drive" 13:59  Question 2: IIHS passenger small-overlap crash test 16:45  Question 3: Tesla Model 3 making the Teen Drivers list  ----------------------------------- Chrysler Pacifica Redefines the Minivan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACuDfSHfh2I   2018 Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Acura RDX Gains Advanced Safety and More Power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwDUhPCbio4   2016 Acura RDX Quick Drive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFiCcduWuio   Redesigned Mazda MX-5 Keeps Miata Magic Going https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O908JUXgiwk   2014 Porsche 911 Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Cj6c-YVos0   2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee First Drive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH_XMu6QVLc   2016 Ford Explorer Quick Drive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP236lul0Jk   2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0VlwLRJFAo ----------------------------------- Check out http://www.ConsumerReports.org for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/1Nlb1Ez  Follow Us on Social: Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1IQ2w5q Twitter: http://bit.ly/1Yf5Fh2 Pinterest: http://bit.ly/1P37mM9 Instagram: http://bit.ly/1I49Bzo Google+: http://bit.ly/1Md3gfQ

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