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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Best Luxury Car Deals This March

Get a Great Deal on a Luxury Car This March If you have a taste for the finer things in life, but find it difficult ... 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 »
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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 »
Subaru Impreza

Best Lease Deals Under $200 This March

We Found Some of the Best Cheap Leases Available This March Are you ready to lease a new vehicle? There is a multitude of inexpensive ... 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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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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2017 Audi SQ5

2017 Audi SQ5: Details and Photos

Audi's High-Performance Compact SUV For those looking for a vehicle that is luxurious and sporty, while still practical, the Audi SQ5 may be the answer. ... read more »
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Affordable Fast Cars

Satisfy Your Need for Speed Without Overspending When it comes to speed and acceleration, there are many cars available that cost around $30,000, and some ... read more »
Toyota Highlander, Toyota 4Runner

Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota 4Runner

2016 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander: We Compare Toyota’s Midsize SUV Siblings Although the Toyota Highlander and the Toyota 4Runner are both midsize SUVs, with ... read more »
Audi Q7

9 SUVs That Critics Love

Check Out the SUVs That Critics Love the Most SUVs have become extremely popular and the segment faces fierce competition. If you’re looking for a ... read more »
Honda Pilot, GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 GMC Acadia: Which Midsize SUV Is Best for Me? Both the 2017 GMC Acadia and the 2016 Honda Pilot were fully redesigned ... read more »
2017 Honda Ridgeline

Best Small Pickup Trucks

Which Compact Pickup Truck Is Right for You? Compact pickup trucks provide versatility for those that need to transport passengers, but also require added utility ... read more »
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Porsche Boxster

The Best Sports Cars So Far in 2017

We Rank the Best Sports Cars in 2017 There are few people out there that wouldn’t appreciate a great sports car, if the opportunity presented ... read more »
2017 Nissan Murano

The Best 2017 SUVs So Far

12 Best SUVs of 2017 It is a daunting task to choose a new vehicle, and the highly competitive SUV segment makes this task even ... read more »
Ford Ranger

Used Ford Ranger Buying Guide

Which Used Ford Ranger Is Best for You? The Ford Ranger enjoyed 29 years of production in the United States. It debuted in 1983, and ... read more »
Honda Accord, Mazda6

Mazda6 vs Honda Accord: Head to Head

2017 Mazda6 vs. 2017 Honda Accord The Mazda6 and Honda Accord are tied at the No. 3 spot in our midsize car rankings, along with ... read more »
Kia vs Hyundai: Battle of the Brands

Kia vs Hyundai: Battle of the Brands

Which Brand Tops the Categories That Matter the Most?  Kia and Hyundai are both based in South Korea. Hyundai Motor Group owns Kia Motors, therefore many ... read more »
BMW 330e

Best Plug-in Hybrids

We Rank 17 Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles Many automakers are adding a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) to their list of offerings. The addition of an electric motor ... read more »
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2016 Nissan Leaf

13 Best All-Electric Cars

These Are the Best All-Electric Cars on the Market The selection of all-electric vehicles is growing quickly, as more automakers are releasing competing models (or ... read more »
Jeep Grand Cherokee

Best Year-End Car Deals

Best End of the Year Car Deals As the end of the year approaches, automakers are offering some of the best deals of the year. ... read more »
2016 Mazda CX-3

Best Holiday Car Deals

Gift Yourself a New Car This Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year to invest in a new vehicle. Automakers are currently ... read more »
Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Sonata: Worth the Upgrade?

2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra  The completely redesigned 2017 Hyundai Elantra lands at No. 7 out of 24 compact cars in our rankings. It ... read more »
2011 Nissan Frontier

Best Used Pickup Trucks Under $15,000

Which Used Truck Should You Buy?  A new full-size pickup truck will cost you close to $30,000. Some loaded models with all of the boxes ... read more »
Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey vs. Toyota Sienna: Minivan Showdown

2017 Sienna vs. 2016 Odyssey: Which Should You Buy? The 2017 Toyota Sienna is No. 3 in our minivan rankings, with an overall score of ... read more »
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2017 Buick LaCrosse

Best 0% APR Car Deals This December

Save Big With No-Interest Financing for a Limited Time The year is nearing the end and automakers are making final efforts to boost sales figures ... read more »
All-New 2017 Jeep Compass at auto show

All-New 2017 Jeep Compass: Pictures and Info

FCA’s All-New Highly-Capable Global Compact SUV Don’t be fooled into thinking that this new Compass is anything like its predecessor. The 2017 Jeep Compass is ... read more »
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