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2018 Audi SQ5

2018 Audi SQ5: What You Need to Know

A Compact SUV With Sports Car Performance The completely redesigned second-generation 2018 Audi SQ5 follows the formula Audi applied to the first SQ5, which was ... read more »
Jeep Renegade

The Best 0% APR Car Deals in July

July’s Best Interest-Free Car Deals The 2017 calendar year is only half over, but automakers are becoming more aggressive in their efforts to clear out ... read more »
2017 Audi S8 Plus

2017 Audi S8: What You Need to Know

2017 Audi S8 Plus: A Performance Car Masquerading as a Sedate Sedan In the rarified atmosphere where super luxury cars compete, the stylish Audi A8 ... read more »
2017 Fiat 124 Spider

9 Best Roadsters for Summer

U.S. News' Top-Ranked Sports Cars With Two Seats and No Top As is the case in every comparison of vehicles by category, this overview of ... read more »
Tesla Model S

The Best 6-Passenger Vehicles

When You Need to Carry the Whole Team Back in the days of front bench seats, just about every vehicle sold claimed it could carry ... read more »
Audi RS7

2017 Audi RS7: What You Need to Know

The Biggest, Baddest Sedan in Audi's Arsenal As if the Audi A7 five-door luxury hatchback were not desirable enough, Audi has the 2017 RS7. This ... read more »
2017 F-150 Raptor

11 Most Powerful Pickup Trucks

Which Pickups Offer the Most Horsepower? Today's trucks are more luxurious than ever, with leather-wrapped interiors and acres of chrome. However, horsepower is still king ... read more »
2017 Chevy Silverado

7 Most Comfortable Pickup Trucks

These Rugged Trucks Have a Softer Side Businesses have discovered that making workers more comfortable boosts productivity, safety, and the health and well-being of employees. ... read more »
Chrysler Pacifica

11 Cars With the Best Safety Features

Here Are Some of the Safest Cars on the Market What makes an automobile safe? Is it active safety, which relies on using technology to ... read more »
Lexus LC

11 Best Japanese Cars

The Best Cars From the Land of the Rising Sun Japanese vehicles enjoy an enviable reputation for quality and value, regardless of price. Ironically, the ... read more »
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

All-New 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Everything You Need to Know

Sports Car Performance in a Midsize SUV Never shy when the time comes to introduce one of its new vehicles, Fiat Chrysler exceeded expectations at ... read more »
2017 Honda Civic

All-New 2017 Honda Civic Si: What You Need to Know

Honda's Souped-Up Civic Is Back Honda is clearly upping its game when it comes to its popular Civic sedan, coupe, and hatchback. The company’s more ... read more »
2017 Ram Rebel

2017 Ram Rebel: What You Need to Know

2017 Ram Rebel: The Ram Heads Off Road  The days when a pickup truck’s main purpose was to carry construction materials to the jobsite are ... read more »
2017 Toyota Camry

Most Reliable Cars Under $30,000

Save Money Now and Save Money Down the Road Today’s car buyers expect the make and model they choose to be reliable. Fortunately, their expectations ... read more »
2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang

2017 Shelby GT350: What You Need to Know

The Ultimate Mustang Ford proclaims that the Shelby GT350 Mustang is the most track-ready, street-legal Mustang ever. It is hard to argue the point. Where ... read more »
2017 Acura ILX

Best New and Used Luxury Cars Under $30,000

You Don't Have to Splurge to Buy a Luxury Car The number of people who would like a luxury car is far greater than the ... read more »
2007 Honda Civic Si

Best Used Sport Sedans Under $10,000

Snag a Sporty Sedan for Under $10,000 Sports sedans offer a rare set of virtues. They are exceptionally rewarding to drive, yet they have enough ... read more »
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

What Used Cars Can You Buy for Under $1,000?

10 Cars That Cost a Grand or Less For folks accustomed to $1,200 brake jobs and $1,600 air conditioning repairs, buying an entire car for ... read more »
Honda Civic

Most Reliable New Cars Under $20,000

Above-Average Reliability With Below-Average Prices For people interested in inexpensive transportation, reliability is often just as important as an affordable purchase price. Once the warranty ... read more »
2017 Chevy Malibu

Best Midsize Cars for Families in 2017

Top Contenders From the 2017 U.S. News Best Midsize Cars for Families Awards Despite the growing popularity of light trucks, midsize family sedans continue to ... read more »
2017 Toyota Yaris

2017 Honda Fit vs. 2017 Toyota Yaris: Head to Head

Fit vs. Yaris: Which Subcompact Car Is Right for You? It’s human nature. Most people fall back on what is familiar when making important decisions, ... read more »
2018 Subaru Crosstrek

All-New 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: What You Need to Know

The Impreza Gets the Crossover Treatment Take an existing model, raise the suspension, add some lower body cladding, and with a minimal investment, you have ... read more »
Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape

2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Escape: Head to Head

Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape: Which Ford SUV Should You Buy? Ford offers wagon, crossover, and SUV buyers a surprising number of different vehicles. Six ... read more »
2017 Nissan Armada

2017's Best Full-Size SUVs

These Are the Top Full-Size SUVs of 2017 While many SUV buyers have migrated to midsize or smaller crossover vehicles in recent years, the market ... read more »
2017 Nissan Murano Infotainment Screen

Best Cars With Apple CarPlay for 2017

These Are the Best 2017 Cars With Apple CarPlay Apple iPhone users have long been able to make calls, send and receive text messages, listen ... read more »
2017 Honda Accord

Best Cars With Android Auto for 2017

These Are the Best 2017 Cars With Android Auto Americans have embraced their smartphones like no other technological innovation in recent memory. Smartphones are everywhere ... read more »
Toyota Highlander Hybrid

SUVs With the Best Gas Mileage

Big SUVs With Small Appetites Americans have flocked to SUVs in recent years. They like the room, flexibility, availability of all-wheel drive, and higher seating ... read more »
Honda HR-V

2017 Honda HR-V: Best Subcompact SUV for Families

The 2017 Honda HR-V Is U.S. News & World Report's Best Subcompact SUV for Families Family vehicles have to do lots of things well. They ... read more »
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Best Luxury Cars

These Are the Best Luxury Cars on the Market Right Now Why do people buy luxury cars instead of lesser – and less costly – ... read more »
2017 GMC Sierra

Best 2017 Full-Size Trucks for the Money

Which Full-Size Pickup Truck Fits Your Budget? What pickup trucks are the best for the money? To find out, U.S. News looked at each full-size ... read more »
Honda Accord

Best Four-Cylinder Cars

These Are the Best Cars With Four-Cylinder Engines In recent years, we have seen a movement to smaller engines. At first, six-cylinder motors replaced V8s, ... read more »
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

All-Wheel Drive Sports Cars

Which All-Wheel Drive Sports Car Is Right for You? While most people want all-wheel drive for driving on slippery roads, this feature may also have ... read more »
2017 Nissan Titan

Best Presidents Day Truck Deals

Lease a Truck This Presidents Day From the auto industry’s perspective, George Washington could not have been born in a better month than February. This ... read more »
2017 Audi A4

2017 Audi A4: Best Luxury Small Car for the Money

2017 Audi A4 Is the U.S. News & World Report's Best Luxury Small Car for the Money For the last two decades, Audi has been ... read more »
2017 Chevy Impala

2017 Chevrolet Impala: Best Large Car for the Money

2017 Chevy Impala Is U.S. News & World Report's Best Large Car for the Money Figuring out which car gets you the best bang for ... read more »
Chrysler Pacifica

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Best Minivan for the Money

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Minivan for the Money After evaluating expert reviewer opinion and value data, U.S. News & ... read more »
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

All-New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport: What You Need to Know

Introducing the Nissan Rogue's Smaller Sibling At first glance, it would appear that the new Nissan Rogue Sport is yet another entry in the rapidly ... read more »
Lexus RC

Most Reliable 2015 Used Cars

The 9 Most Reliable 2015 Cars Almost all leased vehicles, which now number in the millions, end up on the used car market when the ... read more »
2017 Nissan Leaf

New Cars and Trucks That Could Use an Update

These New Cars and Trucks Are Getting Long in the Tooth Age is relative. A 6-year-old human is only a child, while a 6-year-old dog ... 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 »
2017 Cadillac CT6

10 Best AWD Sedans

Which All-Wheel Drive Sedan Is Right for You? In the past, many automakers did not offer sedans with all-wheel drive. Its added cost – about ... read more »
Ford Focus RS

2017 Ford Focus RS: A Practical Sports Car

A True "Hot Hatch" Credit for creating the “hot hatch” category, with “hatch” short for hatchback, is generally given to Volkswagen. Its Golf GTI was ... read more »
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

New Honda Civic Hatchback: Details and Pictures

Introducing the New Honda Civic Hatchback  The arrival of the redesigned 2016 Honda Civic turned out to be a significant event in the compact car ... read more »
Used Car Problems to Avoid

Used Car Problems to Avoid

Follow These Tips to Avoid Costly Mistakes Buying a used car can be stressful. After all, that bright, shiny vehicle you are looking at might ... read more »
1967 Chevy Corvette and 2016 Chevy Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette History

A Complete History of the Corvette Chevrolet has called the Corvette “America’s only true production sports car.” Granted, this is open to dispute, but it ... read more »