Contrary to the old adage, you don’t always get what you pay for, especially when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle, Consumer Reports says. “Spending more money does not necessarily mean more quality,” Rik Paul tells the Automotive Press Assn. here as CR reveals results of its latest new-vehicle reliability ratings. Paul says luxury cars often don’t fare as well in the survey because of problems with “body hardware,” such as power windows, advanced audio systems and other accessories. ...

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