Kevin Linder

Research Analyst

Kevin Linder is a research analyst for the U.S. News Best Cars team. He works with automotive research and data to produce the vertical’s car rankings and write buying advice for car shoppers.

Before joining the autos team, he worked as a reporter for the Michigan Daily at the University of Michigan, where he earned his bachelor’s degree.

12 Best Cars to Buy Now

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2020 Best Vehicle Brand Awards

Choosing the right vehicle can be tough, since buyers have to choose from more than 35 brands that sell cars, trucks... Read More »

Best New and Used Cars for Teens

While cool tech features and eye-catching style may appeal to teenage drivers, crash test scores, active safety tech... Read More »

Best Hybrid, Plug-in, and Electric Cars of 2019

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2018 Best New and Used Cars for Teens

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U.S. News Best Price Program

Save on your monthly payments! Find the best local prices on your next car.