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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.

2019 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 »

Matt Rand, Kevin Linder and Isaac R. Braun Aug. 20, 2019

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

Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, a day when clean energy, sustainability, and reducing your carbon footprint fleetingly... Read More »

Matt Rand and Kevin Linder Apr. 16, 2019

2018 Best New and Used Cars for Teens

Crash test scores, active safety features, and reliability aren’t high on the list of priorities for many teenage... Read More »

Matt Rand and Kevin Linder Aug. 20, 2018

U.S. News Best Price Program

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