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Chase 2019 Auto Loan Review

JPMorgan Chase is one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the United States. Chase operates 5,100 bank... Read More »

Zach Doell Jan. 31, 2019

Capital One 2019 Auto Loan Review

The Capital One Financial Corporation was established in 1994, and it has grown over the years to become one of the... Read More »

Zach Doell Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Maryland

There is a total of nearly 4.3 million licensed drivers in Maryland as of 2016, according to data from the Federal... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Colorado

The state of Colorado had 4,066,580 licensed drivers in 2016, the last year for which data was available from the U.S... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Illinois

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, there were 8,514,644 licensed drivers in Illinois in 2016... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Hawaii

With terrain that ranges from it famous pristine beaches to its lesser-known snowcapped mountain peaks, Hawaii’s... Read More »

Jim Travers Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Indiana

Indiana has an estimated 6.7 million residents as of July 2018, according the U.S. Census Bureau, and there were 4.... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Wisconsin

In 2017, there were 6 million vehicles registered in the state of Wisconsin. Not surprisingly, more than 10 percent of... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Maine

Known for its rocky coastline, lobsters, cold winters, and large expanses of largely undeveloped woodlands, Maine sits... Read More »

Jim Travers Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Georgia

According to the United States Census Bureau, Georgia has the eighth-highest population of any state in the country... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Nevada

At 109,781 square miles, Nevada ranks as the seventh largest state in the US, but with only 2.7 million residents... Read More »

Jim Travers Jan. 31, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Ohio

If you drive in Ohio, you’re in luck. The state is often among the least expensive for car insurance rates Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 31, 2019

How to Buy a Car

Getting behind the wheel of a new or new-to-you used car is exhilarating. There’s nothing like finding the right car... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 31, 2019

How Does Leasing a Car Work?

If you could get a new car every few years, with the latest features and technology, at a monthly price that’s... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 31, 2019

17 Car Loan Mistakes Everybody Makes

There’s more to buying a car than simply picking up the one you want and driving it home. You also need to figure out a... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 29, 2019

New Cars Vs. Used Cars

One of the first questions that car buyers face is whether to purchase a new car or one that’s used. Pre-owned vehicles... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 29, 2019

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Subaru Forester

The 2019 Subaru Forester is probably best known for its boxy profile and for coming standard with all-wheel drive... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 25, 2019

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

While Jeep’s most capable vehicle is the Wrangler Rubicon, the “Rubi” can’t compete with the Grand Cherokee on luxury... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 25, 2019

2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

The Ford Escape has a history of performing well in our competitive compact SUV rankings . Conversely, Toyota’s RAV... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 25, 2019

2019 Nissan Altima vs. 2019 Honda Accord: Head to Head

There is an open secret in the car world: While SUV sales remain red hot, the underappreciated midsize sedan is safer... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 25, 2019

2019 Toyota C-HR vs. 2019 Honda HR-V: Head to Head

While Toyota’s C-HR “coupe high-rider” has struggled to place well in our subcompact SUV rankings . it offers some... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 24, 2019

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Head to Head

The Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe are budget-friendly family haulers that compete against each other and other... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Jan. 24, 2019

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander is one of the most popular three-row midsize SUVs available today. A spacious cabin, long list of... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 24, 2019

15 Best Bargain Sports Sedans of 2019

The humble four-door sedan has been a go-to commuter car for generations, though recently the SUV has supplanted it... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jan. 24, 2019

U.S. News’ Best SUV Brands in 2019

A majority of new car shoppers have some preferred brands in mind when they set out to decide on a new vehicle. Still... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 24, 2019

All-New 2020 Lincoln Aviator: What You Need to Know

The all-new Lincoln Aviator aims to become a key player in the luxury midsize 3-row SUV category with a sleek design... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 23, 2019

U.S. News’ Best Truck Brands of 2019

If you’re reading this in Boston, it’s been some time since you saw someone driving a pickup truck for personal use... Read More »

David Boldt Jan. 23, 2019

14 Most Affordable Supercars

Regular readers of the U.S. News & World Report Best Cars section have probably noticed that we focus on common-sense... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 23, 2019

U.S. News’ Best Car Brands of 2019

You’ve got a lot of options if you’re shopping for a new car. There are hundreds of models to choose from, dozens of... Read More »

Zach Doell Jan. 23, 2019

U.S. News’ Best Luxury Car Brands of 2019

Shopping for a new car can be stressful, especially if you’re in the market for a luxury vehicle. There are fewer... Read More »

Zach Doell Jan. 22, 2019

Honda vs. Mazda: Battle of the Brands

Honda and Mazda have excellent reputations for offering practical cars and trucks for every type of budget. What sets... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 22, 2019

Redesigned 2019 BMW Z4: All You Need to Know

The 2019 BMW Z4 is a new take on a familiar convertible theme for the German automaker. After being absent from the BMW... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 22, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE: All You Need to Know

The completely redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE debuted at the Paris Auto Show in October 2018. This luxury midsize... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 18, 2019

All-New 2020 Jeep Gladiator: What You Need to Know

Ever since the debut of the latest Jeep Wrangler last year, there were rumors of a forthcoming pickup truck. Jeep has... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 18, 2019

All-New 2019 BMW X7: What You Need to Know

The 2019 BMW X7 is the newest model in the brand’s SUV portfolio (though BMW prefers “SAV,” for “sports activity... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jan. 18, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan: All You Need to Know

The all-new, 12th-generation 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will join the Corolla hatchback, Camry , Prius , and C-HR on the... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 18, 2019

Redesigned 2019 Mazda3: All You Need to Know

Mazda introduced the Mazda3 in 2004, and it has been a stalwart for the brand throughout the years in both sedan and... Read More »

Kristen Hall-Geisler Jan. 17, 2019

10 Best Luxury Cars Under $30,000

Shopping for a luxury car can be a difficult process. Not only do you have to decide whether a new or used car is right... Read More »

Brian McHugh Jan. 17, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Porsche 911: All You Need to Know

The 2020 Porsche 911 is a luxury sports car tasked with adapting to a modern world, while still keeping true to more... Read More »

Nick Kurczewski Jan. 17, 2019

2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Acura MDX: Worth the Upgrade?

The Acura RDX and MDX are two vehicles that offer buyers a lot of bang for their buck. The luxury SUVs are less... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Jan. 17, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Kia Soul: All You Need to Know

Remember the dancing hamsters? The Kia Soul gained popularity alongside its popular rodent-driven ad campaign. The... Read More »

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull Jan. 17, 2019

2019 Honda Passport: All You Need to Know

The original Honda Passport was a tough, body-on-frame SUV that was actually a badge-engineered Isuzu Rodeo. Honda... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 17, 2019

2019 Detroit Auto Show: Biggest American Debuts

It was a quiet year at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, but that didn’t stop America’s... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 16, 2019

14 Fastest New SUVs Under $50,000

There was once a time when you had to choose the attributes you wanted to prioritize in a new car. You had to choose... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 16, 2019

15 Best Sports Cars Under $40K

Every new vehicle in our mainstream sports car rankings has a starting price under $40,000. In fact, you can choose... Read More »

Steven Loveday Jan. 16, 2019

2019 Detroit Auto Show: In Pictures

For a few days each January, the automotive world is focused on Detroit. The North American International Auto Show... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 15, 2019

11 Best New Sports Cars Under $30,000

If you’ve dreamed of a brand-new sports car but assumed it was never financially viable, you may want to think twice... Read More »

Joslyn Hatfield Jan. 15, 2019

2019 Detroit Auto Show: 12 Biggest Debuts

While much of the Midwest looks like frozen tundra during the winter months, the North American International Auto Show... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 15, 2019

10 Best Cars for Lyft and Uber Drivers

For Uber and Lyft drivers, choosing the right car is an important decision. For starters, you’ll want a model that is... Read More »

Nate Parsons Jan. 15, 2019

2019 Cars With Great Residual Values

Some cars are better values than others when you choose to lease. One of the biggest factors in the total cost of the... Read More »

John M. Vincent Jan. 14, 2019

U.S. News Best Price Program

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