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10 Best Cars for Winter Driving in 2018

What makes a good winter vehicle? If you’re shopping for a new car or SUV, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 29, 2017

8 Best Times to Buy a Car

They say timing is everything. When you are thinking about a new car, your timing can save you thousands if you pick... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 29, 2017

8 Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Cars Arriving in 2018

Hybrid technology has many benefits aside from being “green-friendly.” It increases efficiency, adds instant torque... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 29, 2017

8 Best Times to Buy a Car

They say timing is everything. When you are thinking about a new car, your timing can save you thousands if you pick... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 29, 2017

All-New 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel: What You Need to Know

Ford sold 896,764 F-Series pickup trucks in 2017. In the U.S., the F-Series is the top-selling truck, as well as the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 28, 2017

12 Alternatives to the 2018 Porsche 911

Think "sports car, " and the iconic Porsche 911 immediately comes to mind. Now in its seventh generation, the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 28, 2017

10 Alternatives to the 2018 Acura RDX

The Acura RDX is a luxury compact SUV with a spacious cabin, a convenient cargo area, and a capable V6 engine. However... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Dec. 28, 2017

All-New 2019 Infiniti QX50: What You Need to Know

Infiniti has completely redesigned its luxury compact SUV, the QX50, for 2019. Slated to arrive during the second... Read More »

James MacPherson Dec. 27, 2017

All-New Tesla Roadster: What You Need to Know

During Tesla’s recent event to unveil its all-electric semi truck, the automaker unleashed a grand surprise: a... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 26, 2017

All-New 2019 Subaru Ascent: What You Need to Know

For the first time since the departure of the Tribeca , Subaru is set to have a three-row SUV on sale in the United... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 22, 2017

All-New 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: What You Need to Know

Most people think of the Corvette as a muscle car or a sports car but, according to Chevrolet, the new 2019 ZR1... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 22, 2017

7 Electric Cars Arriving in 2018

Have you been thinking about going electric? Each year, more automakers bring electric vehicles (EVs) to market. What... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 21, 2017

The Best New Cars Arriving in 2018

2018 is just around the corner, and many of next year’s cars are already on the streets. We have seen important updates... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Cherise Threewitt Dec. 21, 2017

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Honda Accord: Head to Head

Here are two midsize sedans that are highly ranked by U.S. News. Each is nicely equipped and each boasts a starting... Read More »

James MacPherson Dec. 20, 2017

2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Subaru Outback: Worth the Upgrade?

The Outback is Subaru’s best-selling vehicle, but its Crosstrek is no slouch, steadily gaining market share and... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Dec. 20, 2017

Which 2018 Cars Have Android Auto?

If you want Android Auto with your next new vehicle, you have more options than ever. Smartphone integration is... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 19, 2017

Which 2018 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is a popular feature that allows you to link your smartphone with your vehicle and use select apps on the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Dec. 19, 2017

9 Best Midsize SUVs of 2017

Midsize SUVs are the Swiss Army Knives of the car world. They can comfortably carry five to eight passengers and a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 18, 2017

7 Best Luxury SUVs of 2017

The luxury SUV market is very competitive. Many automakers turn out excellent vehicles, but only seven stand out enough... Read More »

Karen L. Allanach Dec. 18, 2017

All-New 2018 Jeep Wrangler: What You Need to Know

The Jeep Wrangler has one of the most recognizable exterior designs in automotive history. You see the two (or four... Read More »

Brian McHugh Dec. 15, 2017

Top 10 Luxury Sports Cars: Photos and Details

Luxury sports cars are some of the most amazing vehicles in the world. They offer sumptuous interiors and breath-taking... Read More »

Brian McHugh Dec. 15, 2017

9 Cheapest Electric Cars in 2017

Driving an electric car can save you big money in fuel costs, especially if you charge at home or have an employer that... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 15, 2017

9 Best Things About the McLaren 570S Spider

Even the mere mention of a McLaren induces reverence. When it comes to road cars, most know this British carmaker for... Read More »

Sarah Shelton Dec. 15, 2017

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150: Head to Head

The battle of over who rules the full-size pickup truck segment never ends, but it’s never dull either. The class... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2017

10 Best Deals on the Best Vehicle Brands

If you are looking to end the year with a new vehicle, you might as well get one of the very best. These vehicles are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 14, 2017

7 Best Boxy Cars

If you’re of the mindset that it’s hip to be square, then perhaps a square-shaped car is right for you. You don’t have... Read More »

Joslyn Hatfield Dec. 14, 2017

What Is Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is rapidly becoming a must-have feature for owners of iPhones who are in the market for a new car. Its... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 13, 2017

What Is Android Auto?

Support for Android Auto has become one of the most important features to look for in a new car. Smartphone integration... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 13, 2017

15 Safest Cars You Can Buy, According to IIHS

When you’re shopping for a new car, you want to know that you are protected if collisions occur. Fortunately, cars are... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 7, 2017

2018 Chevy Camaro vs. 2018 Chevy Corvette: Head to Head

Chevrolet has a very broad and diverse lineup of cars – from trucks and SUVs to sedans, EVs, and compact cars. But the... Read More »

George Kennedy Dec. 4, 2017

2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty: What You Need To Know

Redesigned last year for the first time since its launch 18 years ago, Ford’s F-Series Super Duty line of commercial... Read More »

Jaclyn Trop Dec. 4, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2018 Ford F-150: Head to Head

It’s one of the great American rivalries: the Chevrolet Silverado versus the Ford F-150 . It’s right up there with Coke... Read More »

George Kennedy Dec. 4, 2017

2018 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2018 Ford Focus: Head to Head

There are lots of practical reasons to shop for a compact car . They’re usually more fuel efficient than larger... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Dec. 4, 2017

2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: Biggest American Debuts

This year’s auto show season began with a couple of surprises from American automakers and a host of new products from... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 1, 2017

2017 L.A. Auto Show: 14 Biggest Debuts

The Los Angeles International Auto Show kicks off the major auto show season this November with a number of significant... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 1, 2017

2017 L.A. Auto Show: Most Outrageous Debuts

It takes a lot to be considered outrageous in the City of Angels, but some auto manufacturers stepped up at the 201... Read More »

John M. Vincent Dec. 1, 2017

2018 Ford Taurus SHO: What You Need to Know

At first glance, the Ford Taurus looks like your typical family sedan. It’s long, offers seating for five, has a smooth... Read More »

Brian McHugh Dec. 1, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Honda Accord: Head to Head

The front-runners of the midsize car class have been completely redesigned for 2018, and the decision between the two... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 1, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: What You Need to Know

In 2017, Chevrolet brought the Camaro ZL1 back from a short hiatus with a massive 650-horsepower engine under the hood... Read More »

John M. Vincent Nov. 30, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2018 GMC Sierra: Head to Head

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are as similar as any two vehicles on the market today. They are corporate... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 30, 2017

Top 10 Trucks of 2017

Once purely work vehicles, pickup trucks are asked to do more than ever before. In addition to worksite workhorses... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 30, 2017

2018 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla: Head to Head

With 24 entries in our compact car rankings , it’s easy for a potential buyer to get overwhelmed. The Hyundai Elantra... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 30, 2017

2019 Audi A7: What You Need to Know

Slated to arrive next year, the redesigned 2019 Audi A7 is already creating buzz among auto enthusiasts. And why not... Read More »

James MacPherson Nov. 29, 2017

Top 10 Compact SUVs of 2017

The 2017 model year is over, for all intents and purposes, which makes this a great time for shoppers. Car dealerships... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 29, 2017

The Best Cars of 2017

The new car market is loaded with many excellent models, but some rise above the pack, offering great features... Read More »

John M. Vincent Nov. 29, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback: Everything You Need to Know

The 2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback is, as far as General Motors is concerned, the Cruze in its fullest expression. It’s a... Read More »

T. Arthur Corcoran Nov. 28, 2017

2018 Audi S7 vs. 2018 Audi RS 7: Worth the Upgrade?

The Audi A7 is a luxury large car that offers enough amenities to satisfy most buyers in this class. As of this... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 28, 2017

2018 GMC Terrain vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox: Head to Head

It’s no secret that manufacturers of different brands build vehicles that are almost identical, but with different... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Nov. 28, 2017

2018 Porsche 911 vs. 2018 Audi R8: Head to Head

With six-figure prices, owning a supercar may seem like unattainable goal, but the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 are on the... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 28, 2017

2018 Best Vehicle Brand Awards

With cars, trucks, and SUVs being sold by over 35 brands in the U.S., choosing the right one can be a challenge. Sure... Read More »

Matt Rand and Mel Anton Nov. 28, 2017

U.S. News Best Price Program

Save money. Find the best local price on your new car.