2017 New Car Buyer's Guide

Have you seen Volkswagen’s new 3-row midsize SUV, the 2018 Atlas? How about the totally redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV? Our New Car Buyer’s Guides are updated weekly and make it easy to become an instant expert on individual models and entire segments, often with a first look at big changes right around the corner.

The 10 popular segments below account for more than 70% of all new cars sold in a year, so there's a good chance your next car is just a click away. They're listed here in order of average selling price.

Small Cars

Average price: $20,000

They're as quiet and comfortable as yesterday's midsize cars, while packing even more cool features. See them all

Midsize Cars

Average price: $25,000

One of the biggest vehicle segments in the country and arguably the most car for the money. See them all

Small SUVs

Average price: $26,000

Versatile and high-riding but not too big or thirsty, the small SUV segment is growing fast. See them all

Minivans

Average price: $32,000

These purpose-built people movers are addictive to the whole family. See them all

Midsize SUVs

Average price: $33,000

Three rows of seats, available all-wheel drive and a place in history as the quintessential family car of our generation. See them all

Small Luxury Cars

Average price: $39,000

Fun to drive, well-appointed and a satisfying sense of exclusivity. See them all

Pickup Trucks

Average price: $41,000

An increasing focus on fuel-efficiency and creature comforts is broadening the appeal of pickup trucks. See them all

Small Luxury SUVs

Average price: $42,000

Another growing segment, offering an appealing combination of luxury and practicality. See them all

Midsize Luxury SUVs

Average price: $51,000

Most offer three rows, all offer varying levels of opulence inside. See them all

Midsize Luxury Cars

Average price: $55,000

Significantly more attainable than their flagship luxury sedan big brothers, and luxurious enough for anyone. See them all