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11 Most Reliable Car Brands

Buying From One of These Car Brands Could Mean Fewer Service Visits When shopping for a new car, its predicted reliability rating is an important ... read more »
Ford Focus ST

2017 Ford Focus ST: What You Need to Know

Learn More About Ford's Second-Hottest Focus The 2017 Ford Focus ST is one of two performance-oriented “hot hatch” variants of the Focus hatchback. While not ... read more »
2017 Chevy Colorado vs. 2017 GMC Canyon

2017 Chevy Colorado vs. 2017 GMC Canyon: Head to Head

Canyon vs. Colorado: Which Small GM Pickup Is Best for You? While the GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado are both exceptional compact pickup trucks ... read more »
Dodge Charger Hellcat

2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat: What You Need to Know

Supercar Power From a Full-Size American Sedan The 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is a four-door, five-seat, performance-oriented large sedan. It offers drivers the space ... read more »
2018 Acura TLX

Refreshed 2018 Acura TLX: What You Need to Know

Introducing the 2018 Acura TLX Acura launched the midsize TLX sedan for the 2015 model year, replacing the TL luxury midsize sedan, and the smaller TSX. The TLX is known for ... read more »
Toyota Corolla

The 15 Cheapest Cars With Adaptive Cruise Control

Vehicles With the Latest Technology at Affordable Prices As automakers continue to add and update active safety features, some are making these technologies available in ... read more »
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2017 Volvo S90

Best Luxury Car Lease Deals This May

Get a Fabulous Lease Deal on a Luxury Car This May If it’s time for a new car, and you prefer the luxury variety, a ... read more »
Volvo XC60

Best Luxury SUV Deals This May

Get a Great Financing Deal on a New Luxury SUV This May While luxury SUVs are not cheap, a great financing rate can save you ... read more »
Nissan Titan

9 Best Lease Deals on Trucks This May

Save Big on Trucks This May Summer is just around the corner, and this month, automakers have discounted truck leases even further, because they know ... read more »
Infiniti Certfied Pre-Owned Buying Guide

Infiniti Certfied Pre-Owned Buying Guide

For a vehicle to qualify for Infiniti’s manufacturer-sponsored CPO program, it must be less than six years old and have less than 70,000 miles ... read more »
2018 Toyota Yaris

Updated 2018 Toyota Yaris: What You Need to Know

Introducing the Refreshed 2018 Toyota Yaris The Toyota Yaris is designed and assembled in France, and the 2018 model brings European styling cues with a ... read more »
2017 Porsche Cayenne

Most Reliable Luxury SUVs in 2017

These Reliable Luxury SUVs Will Stand the Test of Time It’s not easy to find a large selection of highly reliable cars in today’s market. ... read more »
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS

The Most Expensive SUVs in 2017

SUVs With First-Rate Amenities and Maximum Pricing When the SUV first came along, it was built to fit its name: Sport Utility Vehicle. The original ... read more »
Mazda6

11 Great Cars for Less Than $25,000

These Impressive Cars Will Keep Some Extra Money in Your Wallet Getting a quality car doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a lot of money. ... read more »
Honda CR-V

11 Best Crossover SUVs

Here Are the Top-Ranked Crossovers on Our Site Crossover SUVs make up one of the most popular segments on the road today. With so many ... read more »
Toyota Mirai

What Is a Fuel Cell Car?

All About Fuel Cell Vehicles (and Other Practical Options) Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have an electric motor that is powered using hydrogen gas. However, the ... read more »
2017 Cadillac CT6

Best Luxury Large Cars for Families in 2017

Top Contenders From the 2017 U.S. News Best Luxury Large Cars for Families Awards There is a lot to consider when choosing the best luxury ... read more »
Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson

2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2017 Hyundai Tucson: Head to Head

CX-5 vs. Tucson: Which Compact SUV Should You Buy? The Hyundai Tucson and the Mazda CX-5 sit near the top of our rankings in the ... read more »
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Acura MDX, Honda Pilot

2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Acura MDX: Worth the Upgrade?

Pilot vs. MDX: Which One Is Best for You? Acura is Honda’s luxury automaker. If you are a fan of Honda’s vehicles, stepping up to ... read more »
Audi A7

Best Audi Cars and SUVs in 2017

We Rank the Best Cars and SUVs From Audi Audi, the luxury brand managed by Volkswagen, offers a full lineup of upmarket vehicles with notable ... read more »
Chevy Colorado

Best Compact Pickup Trucks for the Money in 2017

Check Out the Top Small Trucks From the U.S. News Best Cars for the Money Awards A new truck is one of life’s larger expenses, ... read more »
Honda Civic

The Cheapest Cars and SUVs With Automatic Braking

High-Tech Safety With Inexpensive Prices Today’s small cars and subcompact SUVs have a lot to offer. Many have a surprising amount of passenger and cargo ... read more »
2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Toyota C-HR: What You Need to Know

Introducing Toyota’s New “Coupe High-Rider” Subcompact SUV The all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR will present itself this April. The subcompact crossover SUV will ride on the ... read more »
2017 Chevy Impala

Best Large Cars for the Money in 2017

Check Out the Top Contenders From the 2017 U.S. News Best Large Car for the Money Awards Budgeting for a new car is not an ... read more »
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Kia Spectra

10 Cheapest Used Cars

Here Are the 10 Least Expensive Used Cars in Our Rankings While these cars may not be feature-filled, don’t post stellar scores, and surely aren’t ... read more »
Ford grille and Chevy grille

Ford vs. Chevy: Battle of the Brands

Which Brand Wins This Race Based on Our Rankings? When it comes to American automakers, there may not be a better rivalry than that of ... read more »
2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Ford Escape: Head to Head

CR-V vs. Escape: Which Should You Buy? The compact SUV segment is one of the most popular in the market today. The Honda CR-V and ... read more »
2017 Smart ForTwo

12 Best City Cars

Urban-Friendly Cars to Excite Your City Drives Driving in the city limits is a whole different ballgame than a highway commute. It can be made ... read more »
Ford Expedition

All-New 2018 Ford Expedition: What You Need To Know

Introducing the Fully Redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition At the recent 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Ford unveiled its completely-redesigned Expedition, which is the first substantial overhaul ... read more »
2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Toyota Camry

2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Toyota Camry: Head to Head

Altima vs. Camry: Which Should You Buy? The midsize car segment is extremely competitive. Several vehicles have similar numerical scores and many vehicles tie in ... read more »
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Chevy Equinox

Compact SUVs With the Most Cargo Space

These Compact SUVs Provide Impressive Space for Your Cargo The compact SUV class is one of the most competitive segments on the road today. Compact ... read more »
Cadillac CTS

2017 Cadillac CTS: Best Luxury Midsize Car for Families

The 2017 Cadillac CTS Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury Midsize Car for Families There is an abundance of considerations when choosing the ... read more »
Honda Pilot

2017 Honda Pilot: Best 3-Row SUV for Families

The 2017 Honda Pilot Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best 3-Row SUV for Families When making a vehicle purchase, it’s important to carefully consider ... read more »
Acura TL

Best Used Luxury Cars

11 Used Luxury Cars That Earned Our Top Scores If you are in the market for a luxury car, used luxury vehicles often come at ... read more »
GMC Sierra, Chevy Silverado

2017 GMC Sierra vs. 2017 Chevrolet Silverado: Head to Head

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500: Battle of the Fraternal Twins The Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra are General Motors’ full size pickup ... read more »
2017 Dodge Charger and Challenger

Best Muscle Cars

6 Best Muscle Cars on the Market Today Nothing says America quite like an iconic muscle car. These cars hold a special place in American ... read more »
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What Is a Boxer Engine?

What Is a Boxer Engine?

Picture a boxing match: Two strong athletes throwing punches, arms fully extended, parallel to the ground, trying desperately to fit their charged fists between the ... read more »
2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4 The compact SUV segment is hugely popular. The Ford Escape and the Toyota RAV4 are two of the ... read more »
Dodge Charger

11 Best Presidents Day Zero Percent Car Deals

11 Excellent Zero-Interest Financing Deals For February It seems like every month, automakers have another reason to offer outstanding deals. The truth is, interest rates ... read more »
2017 Honda Fit

2017 Honda Fit: Best Subcompact Car for the Money

2017 Honda Fit Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Subcompact Car for the Money A car that offers value, is different from a “cheap” ... read more »
2017 Kia Soul

2017 Kia Soul: Best Compact Car for the Money

2017 Kia Soul Is U.S. News & World Report’s Best Compact Car for the Money Saving money on a new car, while not sacrificing your ... read more »
Hyundai Sonata

2017 Hyundai Sonata: Best Midsize Car for the Money

2017 Hyundai Sonata Is U.S. News and World Report's Best Midsize Car for the Money Just because a car is inexpensive doesn’t mean that it ... read more »
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2017 Chevy Silverado

9 Best Trucks for Towing

Which Truck Meets Your Towing Needs?     If you need to tow a camper, a large RV, some jet skis, or a large boat, it is ... read more »
2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT

2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT: Details and Photos

The 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT While you would be hard pressed to call the 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT a performance beast, it offers spirited acceleration ... read more »
Audi vs. Mercedes-Benz: Battle of the Brands

Audi vs. Mercedes-Benz: Battle of the Brands

Which German Automaker Does It Best? Both Audi and Mercedes are German luxury automakers with full lineups of competitive, quality vehicles. Each company has its ... read more »
2017 Audi A3 and 2017 Audi A4

Audi A4 vs. Audi A3: Worth the Upgrade?

2017 Audi A3 vs. 2017 Audi A4 Based on the data that drives U.S. News Best Cars scoring and ranking, the completely redesigned 2017 Audi ... read more »
2016 Honda CR-V

9 Best Small SUVs of 2016

We Rank the Best Compact and Subcompact SUVs From the 2016 Model Year It seems nearly everyone today is looking for an SUV. If you ... read more »
Buick LaCrosse

9 Best Cars of 2016

These 2016 Models Earned Our Top Scores Whether you are looking for a subcompact hatchback for your commute or a large luxurious family sedan, there ... read more »
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Porsche Macan

9 Best Luxury SUVs of 2016

These Luxury SUVs Earned Our Top Overall Scores If you are looking for a luxury SUV, you have come to the right place. We have ... read more »
Honda Pilot

9 Best SUVs of 2016

We Rank the Best SUVs From the 2016 Model Year SUVs are the most popular segment in the market today. Just like cars, they come ... read more »
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