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Honda CR-V

What Is a Crossover SUV?

Everything You Need to Know About Crossover SUVs Crossover SUVs are the new minivans. Meant for families, they range from small and sporty to spacious ... read more »
2012 Honda Accord

Best Used Cars for Teens

These Used Cars Are Safe and Affordable Choices for a Teenager Teens don’t need a fancy car, they just need a safe car. We browsed ... read more »
2017 Nissan Maxima

Luxury Cars From Non-Luxury Brands

Luxury Cars From Affordable Brands There’s a term among the automotive expert circles called the “democratization of features.” It means something that was once a ... read more »
2017 Toyota Prius

Your Guide to the Prius Models

Which Toyota Prius Model Is Right For You? Ask anyone on the street to name a hybrid car, and more often than not, they will ... read more »
What Is Adaptive Cruise Control?

What Is Adaptive Cruise Control?

What Is Adaptive Cruise Control? Cruise control is one of the most successful developments in automotive history. Once considered a luxury feature, now you can ... read more »
What Is a Plug-In Hybrid?

What Is a Plug-In Hybrid?

What Is a Plug-in Hybrid? What powers your vehicle? Gasoline and diesel are the traditional fuels, but hydrogen, natural gas, electricity, and ethanol are all ... read more »
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Apple CarPlay on the 2017 Honda Accord

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

If you’re shopping for a new car and you’re a devoted iPhone user, consider looking for a vehicle that offers Apple CarPlay. This technology allows ... read more »
Android Auto in the 2017 Honda Accord

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

Android Auto is a simple way to use your smartphone while behind the wheel. A vehicle equipped with Android Auto offers the technology as part ... read more »
2011 Lexus ES

Best Used Cars Under $20,000

These Are The Best Used Cars Under $20,000 Right Now The used car market is better than ever. Great deals can be found in every ... read more »
Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Head to Head

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Subaru Forester: Which Compact SUV Is Better? Shopping for an SUV doesn’t have to be difficult if you have the ... read more »
Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee

2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Battle of the Brand: Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee Jeep’s American history dates to World War II, when the U.S. Army called for automakers to design ... read more »
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

Redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: What You Need to Know

Volkswagen Debuts Re-Sized SUV: Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen is working to move forward from the diesel emissions scandal and is refocusing their United States sales efforts ... read more »
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Chevy Corvette

9 Best Cars From American Brands

The Best American Cars American automotive brands are known for being kings of things like pickup trucks, but these brands excel in categories across the ... read more »
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Refreshed 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA: What You Need to Know

Mercedes-Benz Reveals Refreshed GLA Mercedes-Benz unveiled the latest iteration of their popular compact crossover, the GLA, at the North American International Auto Show. The GLA ... read more »
2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT

2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT: Details and Photos

The 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT While you would be hard pressed to call the 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT a performance beast, it offers spirited acceleration ... read more »
2017 Chevy Camaro

The Best Cars Made In America

These Are the Best Cars Made In the USA (They're Not Necessarily From American Brands) Some of our readers might be surprised to discover that ... read more »
How Can I Get a Free VIN Check?

How Can I Get a Free VIN Check?

Did you know that every vehicle comes with a unique serial number? The 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is like a secret password to a ... read more »
2018 GMC Terrain

All-New 2018 GMC Terrain: What You Need to Know

Introducing the Redesigned 2018 GMC Terrain GMC gave its best-selling Terrain SUV a full redesign for 2018. Ostensibly a small SUV, the Terrain had been ... read more »
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Mazda3

10 Fastest New Cars Under $20,000

Cars That Can Burn Rubber for Under $20,000 Car manufacturers like to throw around their models’ horsepower specs — it is, understandably, a point of ... read more »
2017 Honda Pilot

Most Reliable Cars: Cars That Last Forever

These Cars Keep Going and Going and Going Dependability and predicted reliability studies are helpful tools when researching for reliable cars. But they’re limited. The ... read more »
Audi vs. Mercedes-Benz: Battle of the Brands

Audi vs. Mercedes-Benz: Battle of the Brands

Which German Automaker Does It Best? Both Audi and Mercedes are German luxury automakers with full lineups of competitive, quality vehicles. Each company has its ... read more »
2017 Audi A3 and 2017 Audi A4

Audi A4 vs. Audi A3: Worth the Upgrade?

2017 Audi A3 vs. 2017 Audi A4 Based on the data that drives U.S. News Best Cars scoring and ranking, the completely redesigned 2017 Audi ... read more »
2016 Honda CR-V

9 Best Small SUVs of 2016

We Rank the Best Compact and Subcompact SUVs From the 2016 Model Year It seems nearly everyone today is looking for an SUV. If you ... read more »
Dodge Charger in Snow

Is Rear-Wheel Drive Safe in the Snow?

Most cars sold in the U.S. are either front- or all-wheel drive, and both can be safely operated in snowy or icy conditions when ... read more »
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2018 Lexus LS

All-New 2018 Lexus LS: What You Need to Know

The Lexus LS Is Sportier Than Ever for 2018 The Lexus LS is the vehicle that brought Lexus into the world in 1990. It was called the ... read more »
Honda Odyssey

All-New 2018 Honda Odyssey: What You Need to Know

First Look at the 2018 Honda Odyssey Technically speaking, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is an all-new vehicle. It just doesn’t look that way. It has ... read more »
Buick LaCrosse

9 Best Cars of 2016

These 2016 Models Earned Our Top Scores Whether you are looking for a subcompact hatchback for your commute or a large luxurious family sedan, there ... read more »
2018 Chevy Traverse

All-New 2018 Chevy Traverse: What You Need to Know

Chevy Traverse: Redesigned for 2018 Taking inspiration from its big brother, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2018 Chevy Traverse has a longer wheelbase to create more ... read more »
Porsche Macan

9 Best Luxury SUVs of 2016

These Luxury SUVs Earned Our Top Overall Scores If you are looking for a luxury SUV, you have come to the right place. We have ... read more »
2018 Ford F-150

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

Ford Adds a Diesel Option to the F-150 Lineup After years of interest, speculation, and in some cases yearning, it has finally happened: The F-150 ... read more »
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Honda Pilot

9 Best SUVs of 2016

We Rank the Best SUVs From the 2016 Model Year SUVs are the most popular segment in the market today. Just like cars, they come ... read more »
2017 Toyota Camry

All-New 2018 Toyota Camry: What You Need to Know

Toyota Unveils Drive-Oriented Camry  The Toyota Camry enters its eighth generation with the 2018 model, and none of the previous seven generations have been as ... read more »
Toyota Sienna

AWD Minivan: What Are My Options?

All-Wheel Drive Minivans We’re deep in the throes of winter, and if you’ve already been hit with a winter storm or have seen some viral ... read more »
Ford Focus RS

9 Best Hot Hatchbacks in the U.S.

For When You Need Space and Speed The hatchback is arguably one of the most versatile and utilitarian body styles for city dwellers and commuting ... read more »
2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk: Details and Photos

2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Jeep debuted its ultra-capable Trailhawk trim on the Grand Cherokee concept vehicle at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, in ... read more »
2017 Toyota Corolla

2017 Toyota Corolla: What You Need to Know

2017 Toyota Corolla: A Significant Refresh The Toyota Corolla was redesigned in 2014, making this popular compact car even more competitive, at least in the ... read more »
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Dodge Charger Hellcat

9 Fastest Cars in the World

Speed Isn’t Everything, but It’s Pretty Darn Important That lurch in your stomach as your car rockets from zero to 60 faster than you can ... read more »
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage

Slowest Cars in the World

These Cars Aren't Quick, Though Many Get Great Gas Mileage It’s a universal truth that no one really likes to go slow. It's boring, frustrating, and ... read more »
2017 BMW X5

8 Best Luxury Cars to Buy Now

You Should Find Great Deals on These Luxury Cars Luxury cars and SUVs generally offer more lavish cabins, more standard and available tech features, and ... read more »
2017 Buick LaCrosse

January's Best Luxury Car Lease Deals Under $400

Lease These Luxury Cars for Less Than $400 This January Leasing offers you the chance to drive luxury cars for much less than you would ... read more »
2017 Chevrolet Corvette

10 Iconic Cars You Can Buy New

Want to Own One of These Living Legends? An icon is “…a person or thing worthy of veneration.” While selecting past cars for this honor ... read more »
2015 Tesla Model S

Used Tesla Model S Buying Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Used Tesla Model S When Tesla rolled out its new-from-the-ground-up Model S in 2012, it put the ... read more »
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Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Subaru Forester The 2017 Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester are two of the most popular compact SUVs on the market. ... read more »
2017 Audi SQ5

2017 Audi SQ5: Details and Photos

Audi's High-Performance Compact SUV For those looking for a vehicle that is luxurious and sporty, while still practical, the Audi SQ5 may be the answer. ... read more »
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Affordable Fast Cars

Satisfy Your Need for Speed Without Overspending When it comes to speed and acceleration, there are many cars available that cost around $30,000, and some ... read more »
Toyota Highlander, Toyota 4Runner

Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota 4Runner

2016 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander: We Compare Toyota’s Midsize SUV Siblings Although the Toyota Highlander and the Toyota 4Runner are both midsize SUVs, with ... read more »
Hyundai Elantra

The 10 Best New Cars Under $20,000

The Best New Cars for Less Than $20,000 Car shopping and keeping a New Year’s resolution to maintain a budget is easy with our Best ... read more »
2017 Lincoln Continental

Best 2017 Luxury Cars

These Are the Top Luxury Cars for 2017 Whether your 2016 was bad or good, it’s time for a fresh start. Kick off 2017 in ... read more »
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Audi Q7

9 SUVs That Critics Love

Check Out the SUVs That Critics Love the Most SUVs have become extremely popular and the segment faces fierce competition. If you’re looking for a ... read more »
2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA45

Mercedes-AMG GLA45: Details and Photos

Mercedes' Pint-Sized SUV Has 375 Horsepower The Mercedes-AMG GLA45 is a potent combination of functional utility and pure power packed into a compact crossover. Its performance ... read more »
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