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For many, the best SUVs come in small packages.
For most of the people most of the time, it's not the size of an SUV that delivers the goods, it's the shape. It's about sitting above the traffic, lifting the tailgate and, sometimes, folding the rear seats for even more cargo... Read Full Article
The midsize sedan segment is our 2013 Category of the Year.
It's an unofficial award that was conceived and decided in the span of an opening sentence, but today's midsize sedans are an amazing group deserving of special recognition. The Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord and Nissan Altima were all... Read Full Article
The most affordable luxury cars are some of the most fun.
Today's luxury cars feature higher-quality materials than ever, futuristic technologies, and often come backed by an ownership experience that many repeat buyers site as a bigger reason for coming back to a brand than the cars themselves. It's as true... Read Full Article
Today's cars are just so... familiar. Day in and day out, on every highway and in every parking lot, we're bombarded by all the... Read Full Article
Today's market of right-sized SUVs offers a little something for everyone: Utility, style, fuel economy, and in some cases, a healthy dose of excitement. There are also more options to choose from than a Vegas buffet, which is why we've assembled our 2014 list of the ten best SUVs under... Read Full Article
Good news/bad news: The gene pool for new sedans that cost less than $25,000 has never been stronger, whether you're shopping for a family car, a commuter car, or both. That means a lot more great choices, but also more questions about which sedan is right for you. This list... Read Full Article
The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show is officially in the books, where the world got its first looks at a range of all-new cars, trucks and SUVs including the new Porsche Macan small SUV, the next-gen Mini Cooper, and a totally redesigned Chevy Colorado midsize pickup truck -- in addition... Read Full Article
If you're looking for an affordable small car that's not boring, check out our annual list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000. On the list that follows -- our first look at the Coolest Cars Under $25,000 -- you're going to run into some legendary firepower with names like... Read Full Article
The bar has been raised: 40 mpg combined is the new 40 mpg highway. While our 2012 list of fuel misers included every car with a highway (or city) rating of 40 mpg or better, this year we required the tougher rating of 40 mpg combined. Here are this year's... Read Full Article
Luxury doesn't mean Daddy Warbucks in a long limo anymore. These days, legit luxury transportation is both better than ever and affordable for folks like you and us. Our list of 10 Luxury Cars Under $40,000 is proof -- it includes lust-inducing sedans and coupes, and even three SUVs that'll... Read Full Article
Automakers keep making it easier to give them less money. Small cars are getting quieter, more comfortable and more tech-savvy every year, while remaining more affordable and more fuel-efficient than their class-above counterparts. And they've never looked so good. Here are the coolest cars you can buy for less than... Read Full Article
Show us 10 families and we'll likely suggest a different car for each, but all will score high in areas like safety, roominess, comfort and value. Our annual list aimed at helping families find the right ride always includes something for everyone, with a nod to the best of what's... Read Full Article
You've made it this far in life, now you want to go a little further and you want to do it in style, comfort and, quite possibly, leather. Here's a world-class selection of first-class SUVs designed to turn your suburban-jungle exploits into something more like a spa day with extra... Read Full Article
Looking to enjoy the versatility and raised perch of an SUV without resorting to gas mileage in the teens? Good news: You have more great choices than ever. Here are the 10 most fuel-efficient SUVs of the 2013 model year, ranked by combined fuel economy when equipped with automatic transmissions.... Read Full Article
New cars have never been more reliable, so used-car buyers have never had it so good. For the following list we first compiled all the used cars 2003 and newer with a Kelley Blue Book Retail Value of less than $8,000 as of January 2013, then handpicked 10 standouts based... Read Full Article