1 Year, 13 issues - The indispensable guide for anyone who wants to comparison shop for the best quality and value of anything on the market, Consumer Reports Magazine is published by the nonprofit, independent Consumers Union. Each issue focuses on several different types of products that have been thoroughly tested by trained researchers. Products are then rated based on a variety of criteria and ranked in easy-to-understand charts. Each year, you'll also receive an annual review of products, plus a special car buyer's guide. Consumer Reports Magazine accepts no advertising, so you can be assured that you'll get the unbiased, honest evaluations of products ranging from cars and household appliances to computers, clothes, and cleaning products. Your subscription includes 12 issues plus an annual buying guide.