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2018 BMW M5

BMW M5: What You Need to Know

Your Guide to the M5 – Past, Present, and Future The BMW M5 is arguably the definitive performance-luxury sedan. Now it tends to emphasize the ... read more »
Porsche Cayman

The Most Affordable Supercars

Supercar Performance at Average Car Prices What defines a supercar? They are usually ultra-expensive sports cars that aim for the pinnacle of street-legal performance, bridging ... read more »
Hyundai Tucson

The Best 0% APR Deals in June

Top Interest-Free Financing Deals From Automakers Buying a new car isn’t the easiest process. You have to decide whether to buy or lease, and with ... read more »
2017 BMW M2

2017 BMW M2: What You Need to Know

The Ultimate "Ultimate Driving Machine" In the past decade, BMW has expanded into many new territories. From compact crossovers, to “Sport Activity Coupes,” to the ... read more »
2018 Audi A4

2018 Audi S4: What You Need to Know

The Go-Fast Version of Audi's Excellent A4 Sedan When it comes to performance luxury sedans, the goal is to blend straight-line power and articulate handling, ... read more »
Volvo S60

9 Best Cars for Towing

You Don't Need a Truck to Get Decent Towing Capacity When you think big towing capacity, you might think trucks and large SUVs. However, a ... read more »
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Volkswagen GTI

9 Cool New Cars Under $25,000

Maximum Cool, Minimum Cash One of the biggest misnomers in the automotive world is that you need a big budget to own a cool car. ... read more »
Mercedes-Benz G-Class

12 Best 4x4 SUVs

The Best 4WD SUVs for Wandering the Trails There’s no denying that the average SUV has gotten soft. In order to reduce fuel consumption and ... read more »
BMW Logo, Mercedes-Benz Logo

BMW vs. Mercedes: Battle of the Brands

Which German Luxury Brand Is Best for You in 2017? They are the two juggernauts of luxury: BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Both automakers are steeped in ... read more »
Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Best Sports Cars Under $40,000

Maximum Driving Excitement for Less Than $40K You may be sitting in your minivan or SUV and see a glorious Porsche 911 roar by. As ... read more »
Cadillac CTS-V

2017 Cadillac CTS-V: Everything You Need to Know

The Luxury Midsize Sedan With the Heart of a Corvette There was once a time when the notion of a high-performance luxury sedan was associated ... read more »
Kia Rio

All-New 2018 Kia Rio: What You Need to Know

Refreshed Styling and New Features for Kia's Smallest Car Small cars are all about getting back to basics. For most, it is the matter of ... read more »
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2019 Subaru Ascent

Future Car: Subaru Ascent 3-Row SUV

Subaru Unveils All-New 3-Row SUV At the 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), a concept version of the new Subaru Ascent midsize, three-row SUV was unveiled. ... read more »
Subaru CPO Buying Guide

Subaru CPO Buying Guide

All Subaru CPO cars are less than five years old, and have less than 80,000 miles on them. The original powertrain warranty for many ... read more »
Honda Pilot

10 Most Fuel-Efficient 3-Row SUVs

Where Size and Fuel-Efficiency Meet There was once a time when you had a choice; get three rows of seating and up to eight-passenger capacity ... read more »
Kia Soul

Best Compact Cars for Families in 2017

Here Are the Top Vehicles From U.S. News' 2017 Best Compact Car for Families Awards The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for ... read more »
Mazda Miata RF

2017 Mazda Miata RF: What You Need to Know

Introducing the All-New Mazda Miata RF When it first arrived at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, the fourth-generation Mazda Miata stunned and awed. ... read more »
5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Trade-In Value

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Trade-In Value

One thing many car buyers look forward to is the ability to get a good deal on their vehicle’s trade-in value. But when a car ... read more »
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Jeep Wrangler Mopar JK-8

Jeep Wrangler Pickup: What We Know So Far

Everything You Want to Know About the All-New Wrangler Pickup  Pictured: Jeep Wrangler Mopar JK-8  Spend some time in any truck or SUV forum, and ... read more »
VW Golf

The 9 Cheapest Cars with Android Auto

High-Tech Features for Low-Tech Prices For a new generation of car buyers, there is stronger loyalty to your brand of smartphone than brand of automobile. ... read more »
2017 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

Which Midsize Car Is Right for You? For the last several decades, the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord dominated the family sedan market. During that ... read more »
2018 Subaru Legacy

Refreshed 2018 Subaru Legacy: What You Need to Know

Introducing the Updated 2018 Subaru Legacy The Subaru Legacy sets itself apart among midsize sedans as being the only option that comes standard with all-wheel ... read more »
2017 Porsche Macan

10 Fastest SUVs

Do You Have a Need for Speed? There was once a time when opting for an SUV meant resigning to the fact you wouldn’t be ... read more »
2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

Which SUV Is Right for You? We here at U.S. News & World Report see some interesting cross shopping. Logic would dictate that when shopping ... read more »
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2017 Nissan QX60

2017 Infiniti QX60: Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families

The 2017 Infiniti QX60 Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families Not all SUVs are created equal, and while some ... read more »
Cadillac Escalade

2017 Cadillac Escalade: Best Luxury Large SUV for Families

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury for Families When it comes to family vehicles, you often have to opt ... read more »
Chevy Camaro

Fastest Cars for the Money

High Output With Low Prices Any way you cut it, there’s nothing better than driving fast in a car that did not break your budget. ... read more »
Jeep Compass

Today's Newest SUVs and Crossovers

Take a Look at What's on the Horizon for SUVs There’s nothing like that new car smell. Especially since that new car smell is a ... read more »
Ford Mustang

Sporty Cars With Great Gas Mileage

8 Sporty Cars That Save You Money at the Pump Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? The old reasoning was ... read more »
Jeep Renegade

10 Best Off-Road SUVs

Head Out for Adventure in These Great Off-Road SUVs SUV and truck traditionalists often bellyache about how soft modern crossovers have become, and how they ... read more »
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Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot

2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot: Which Midsize SUV Comes out on Top? So you’re in the market for an SUV – a wise decision! There ... read more »
Dodge Challenger

Best President's Day Sports Car Deals

President's Day Sports Car Deals Presidents Day is a federal holiday, actually taking place on the birthday of George Washington. It was then expanded to ... read more »
2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Honda CR-V: Best Compact SUV for the Money

2017 Honda CR-V Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Compact SUV for the Money If money were no object, we’d all be driving Rolls-Royces ... read more »
2017 Lexus NX

2017 Lexus NX: Best Luxury Compact SUV for the Money

2017 Lexus NX Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury Compact SUV for the Money If compact SUVs are the fastest growing market segment, ... read more »
2017 Honda HR-V

2017 Honda HR-V: Best Subcompact SUV for the Money

2017 Honda HR-V Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Subcompact SUV for the Money The subcompact SUV market is one of the fastest growing corners ... read more »
2017 Honda Civic and 2017 Ford Focus

2017 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Ford Focus: Head to Head

Which Should You Buy? The compact car market has long been dominated by Japanese automakers like Toyota and Honda. But in the 2012 model year, ... read more »
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V8 vs. V6: Worth the Upgrade?

V8 vs. V6: Worth the Upgrade?

Is an Upgraded Engine Worth the Money? The old adage, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” is starting to lose its grounding. With direct injection, variable ... 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 »
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 Chevy Camaro ZL1

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: Everything You Need to Know

The Latest Photos and Info About the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1  We live in the golden age of affordable performance cars. But to call this ... read more »
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2017 Subaru and Outback

Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Outback: Head to Head

2017 Forester vs. 2017 Outback: Which Crossover Is Right For You? Subaru is a brand that has built its reputation on practical and rugged vehicles. ... read more »
Chevy Malibu

The Best 2017 Cars So Far

10 Best Cars of 2017 With the New Year upon us, it is time to look at the best and brightest new cars. From efficient ... read more »
Honda Ridgeline

8 Most Luxurious Trucks

Luxury Trucks That Deliver Performance With a Premium Feel In the beginning, pickups were tools of pure utility. Like a component of a good tool ... read more »
2011 Chevy Volt

Most Reliable Used Cars Under $20,000

These Are the Most Reliable Used Cars Under $20,000 When you first roll off the lot with a new car, you’re almost certainly brimming with ... read more »
2019 European Model of the Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger: Everything You Need to Know

All The Details About the New 2019 Ford Ranger Ford discontinued the Ranger in 2011, bringing an end to the truly small pickup truck. Its ... read more »
Dodge Challenger

Which Cars Have the Most Horsepower per Dollar?

The 10 Cars With the Most Horsepower per Dollar We are in the midst of a horsepower renaissance. While the original muscle car era might ... read more »
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2017 Nissan Armada

Best Large SUVs on the Market

Which Affordable Large SUV Should You Buy? Despite what anyone says about efficiency, technology, and ergonomics, there is always a time when bigger will be ... read more »
Nissan vs. Toyota: Battle of the Brands

Nissan vs. Toyota: Battle of the Brands

Toyota vs. Nissan: Who Has the Better Lineup? When we say “Big Three,” it is often in reference to the top three American Automakers: Chrysler, Ford, ... read more »
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