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11 Best 2017 All-Wheel Drive Sedans

From award winning safety features to innovative all-wheel drivetrains, the 11 best AWD sedans of 2017 are here. The Subaru Legacy is our lowest priced best AWD sedan starting around $23,995. It is efficient, sporty, practical, and doesn’t cheat anything ...

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9 Best 2017 All-Wheel Drive Coupes

Coupes. They’re sleek and sexy, cozy and intimate, fast and furious. Coupes are driven by secret agents, superheroes, and outlaws alike. They appeal to our fantasies of personal freedom and adventure. The style and the performance beckon you to get ...

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8 Best 2017 All-Wheel Drive Convertibles

Convertible. The word conjures up lovely images of sunny summer days, cruising with the top down through beautiful scenery. You are sharing this experience with the person(s) closest to you. The destination could be the beach or a weekend getaway ...

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10 Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Sports Cars

If you are on the search for your next adrenaline-rushing sports car you can be confident that there is one with your name on it on this list of the best AWD sports cars. Every single one of these top ...

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8 Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Hatchbacks

These are the 8 best all wheel drive (AWD) hatchbacks based on innovative technology, high performance and sleek aesthetics.  As the Mini Cooper Paceman continues to prove, you do not need 4 or 5 doors to play in the hatchback ...

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11 Best 2017 Cars Under $30,000

Want to spend no more than $30,000 on a new car? We’ve got a lot of new car for under $30,000. Eleven of them, in fact, each a standout value. Hatchbacks, sedans, a coupe, a plug-in hybrid, even one that ...

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7 Best 2017 Cheap Sports Cars Under $30K

Wanna play? You don’t have to pay that much. These magnificent seven cars focus on pure sports driving and are affordable. Each boasts the handling balance of rear-wheel drive, an intimate cabin, and styling that says, “let’s have fun.” Five ...

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Want a Small Minivan? Check Out These Alternatives

The best small minivan for 2017 might not be a minivan at all. Consider instead a select group of compact- and midsize-class crossover SUVs that offer three seating rows, good cargo space, and tidy exterior dimensions. They’re the 2017 Dodge ...

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Safest 2017 Minivans

The safest minivan is the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. That’s a qualified judgement based on its class-leading safety features and not on independent crash testing, which had not been conducted in time for this report. Of minivans tested under the government’s ...

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The Best Big 8-Passenger 2017 Minivans

The best big eight-passenger minivan is the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. This stylish family hauler isn’t the only minivan to offer two front bucket seats, three three-across second-row seating, and space for three in the third row. But it’s got the ...

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The Most Reliable Minivans

The most reliable minivan is the Toyota Sienna. Finishing ahead of Chrysler, Honda, Nissan, and Kia minivans, it’s the overall award recipient in the latest Vehicle Dependability Study from J.D. Power, the industry’s most respected surveyor of customer satisfaction. Results ...

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Most Fuel-Efficient 2017 Minivans

The Most Fuel-Efficient 2017 Minivan is the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. It’s not only the first and only gas/electric hybrid-powered minivan, it’s an ultra-frugal plug-in hybrid. As with the conventionally powered, gasoline-only Pacifica, the Hybrid is reasonably stylish outside and features ...

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Best 2017 Cheap Minivans

The best cheap minivan for 2017 is the Honda Odyssey in mid-level SE trim. “Cheap,” of course, is a relative term these days, with new-vehicle transaction prices averaging more than $30,000. You can certainly purchase a new minivan for under ...

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Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Minivans

The Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Minivan is the Toyota Sienna. That it’s one of the few vans of any kind sold in the U.S. to offer the traction-enhancing system doesn’t diminish its appeal. Reliable and roomy, Sienna among the most passenger-friendly ...

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Best 2017 Luxury Minivans

The Best 2017 Luxury Minivan is the Toyota Sienna, with its Lexus-like amenities and premium feel. No luxury automotive brand offers a minivan. But if Toyota’s upscale Lexus division did, it’d likely be a lot like the Sienna’s flagship Limited ...

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Ever thought about a Minivan? Here are the best ones in 2017.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

The best minivan for 2017 is the Chrysler Pacifica for its sleek looks, smooth ride, hushed cabin, and flexible passenger and cargo configurations. A wealth of available convenience features is another highlight of this fully redesigned minivan, helping put it ...

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Best Mileage Crossovers: Top 11 Fuel-Efficient New Crossover SUVS

Good news: you need not go electric — or even hybrid — to drive a crossover that ranks among the most fuel-efficient. And you needn’t spend a bundle: some of the most frugal cost under $27,000. We base our Top ...

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Gas stop: The 11 Best Mileage Cars for 2016

Some 2016 cars are so fuel efficient their owners never need visit a gas station. They’re electric vehicles, of course, but some plug-in hybrids are nearly that miserly. Our Top 11 Fuel-Efficient New Cars are chosen for combined city/highway fuel-economy ...

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11 Best Sports Cars for 2016

Under assault from SUVs, the marketplace appeal of sports cars has narrowed even as their capabilities have expanded. Here are 11 examples of today’s best, based on value for money, technical innovation, and above all, driving fun. All are thoroughbreds, ...

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Best Cheap SUVs: Top 10 Crossover SUVs Under $30,000

Culled from the hundreds of variations on sale, here are the ten best crossover SUVs available for under $30,000. They include subcompact, compact, and midsize models. Each is equipped with all-wheel drive and presented in the most desirable trim level ...

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11 Best Cars for an Executive

You’re a success; drive something that reflects it. Here are 11 cars any executive ought to consider. We list them least expensive to most, and include in the base prices the manufacturer’s destination fees, which average about $925. And because ...

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Delightful (and devilish) dozen: what to drive when styling and performance are paramount

These are the purebreds, designed from the first stroke of the engineer’s mouse to advance the pleasure of driving. Their powertrains and suspensions are crafted to deliver what their gorgeous bodies promise: excitement. Each is reserved for an intimate two ...

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Live large, spend wisely; here are the 11 Best Luxury Cars for 2016

To be a true luxury car in an age when family sedans boast amenities that until recently were premium-class exclusives requires a special automotive alchemy. A genuine luxury-brand origin is essential. So are performance, comfort, and features that elevate it ...

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Rated by cradle-to-grave pollution, here are the 11 cleanest crossover SUVs for 2015

Here are the 11 most environmentally friendly crossover SUVs, based on “Green Score” rankings compiled by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. The scores are based on fuel economy and tailpipe emissions, as well as “cradle to grave” ...

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Want to drive Earth-friendly? Better learn the Green Score of these 2015 new cars.

Fuel-efficient cars generally pollute less than cars that burn more gas. But an automobile’s environmental impact isn’t limited to its tailpipe emissions. How clean, for example, is the power source that generates the electricity for your Nissan Leaf? Here are ...

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11 Best Old-School SUVs

Return with us now to the days of the original sport-utility vehicles. These are essentially trucks with passenger-wagon bodies attached to heavy-duty frames. That’s in contrast to crossover SUVs, in which body and frame is constructed as a single unit ...

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From family values to fabulous adventurers, this list of best crossover SUVs might surprise you

Crossovers are SUVs that are built like cars. Their body and frame is a single unit; the industry term is “unibody.” By contrast, traditional SUVs ride a truck-like frame to which the body is bolted. Crossovers can’t match body-on-frame SUVs ...

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Cross over to high style, performance, and prestige with the top 2016 luxury crossover SUVs

You can have your luxury and utility, too, not to mention true performance and real prestige. This is the happy convergence of upscale attributes that underpins our 11 best luxury crossovers. Every size class is represented – from the burgeoning ...

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Don’t buy before learning what makes these 21 the best 2015 cars

Here are the best 2015 cars in seven key automotive segments. Overall excellence and value for the dollar are our guiding principles. The base-price range includes the manufacturers’ destination fee, which average around $800. Fuel-economy ratings are the EPA city/highway ...

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11 Best Cars For Baby Boomers

With the kids graduated from college and moving on in life, it’s time to dump the old family car for a shiny new ride. Consider it reward for a job well done. Here are 11 models in as many categories ...

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12 Steps to Getting the Best Deal on a New Car

Shopping for a new car needn’t be stressful if you’re organized and do your homework. Take a positive approach to the process and focus on the excitement of the experience, rather than the stress of negotiating the deal. Here are ...

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14 Best Cheap Cars to Buy This Summer

Sticking to a budget doesn’t mean getting stuck with a dull car. These 14 are “cheap” – their average starting price is $17,100 (and that includes the manufacturers’ destination fees, which average around $795). But they’re also intriguing: sensible sedans, ...

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7 Best Cars For an Executive

You’ve made it. Now drive a car that reflects your success. Here are seven any executive ought to consider. Presented from least expensive to most, all are 2014 models unless noted. The base prices include the manufacturer’s destination fees, which ...

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11 Best Cars For Tech Lovers

Be it for economy, performance, safety, convenience, or connectivity, lots of new cars can scratch your geek itch. And some of the least expensive offer tech that until recently was premium-brand stuff. Of course, if you have the means, there ...

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7 Cool Cars Under $30,000

Going Webster on you, the slang adjective “cool” means hip or fashionable. Either trait can be fleeting and difficult to identify. But we know a cool car when we see one. Here are seven with a sense of style and ...

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7 Cars That Give You the Most For Your Money

Buying groceries or investing in a new car — you want a good deal. Here are seven cars that will help you avoid buyer’s remorse. They’re drawn from a variety of size and price classes, from subcompact through midsize to ...

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7 Best SUVs For Moms

Upscale moms, practical moms, new moms, yes, soccer moms: props for all you do for your family. Here are seven 2014 SUVs – crossovers, to be precise — that should make it easier to handle all that loading and unloading ...

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7 Totally Redesigned 2014 Cars That Look Great

America’s new-car showrooms contain roughly 170 different 2014-model cars. Eighteen are new nameplates – the Jaguar F-Type and Mercedes-Benz CLA, for example — while 19 are fully redesigned versions of existing models. Here are the most successful of those redesigns. ...

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7 New 2016 Cars Under $20,000 That Make You Look Rich

Don’t be mislead by the $33,600 average transaction price for a new 2016 vehicle. That’s inflated by SUVs and big pickups, where $45,000 sticker prices are the norm. In reality, more than one-third of buyers will pay $17,000 to $26,000 ...

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The Best 2017 New Cars to Buy

A car must demonstrate leadership in value, dependability, performance, and safety to be among the best. All 20 on this list boast a solid blend of those virtues. From the frugal Honda Fit to the sensible Toyota Camry to the ...

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2014 Best Mileage SUVs: Five Top Fuel-Efficient SUVs Under $40,000

There was a time “fuel efficient” and “SUV” couldn’t be used in the same sentence without a qualifier — such as “not very.” But advancements in design, engineering, and technology mean modern crossovers and SUVs can achieve car-like gas mileage ...

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The Best Crossover SUVs of 2014

From economical compacts like the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 to roomy family haulers, such as the Chevrolet Traverse and Dodge Durango, crossover SUVs encompass a spectrum of sizes, capabilities, features, and prices. Our Best Crossover SUVs of 2014 surveys ...

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2014 Best Mileage Cars: Top Five Fuel-Efficient New Cars

With fuel prices over $3.00 per gallon in much of the U.S., good mileage is a key consideration in lots of new-car purchases. Here’s your guide to the cars that use the least “conventional” fuel, be it gasoline or diesel. ...

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2014 Best Mileage Luxury SUVs: Five Top Fuel-Efficient SUVs Over $40,000

Think of a luxury SUV – a Cadillac Escalade or Range Rover – and conspicuous consumption may come to mind. But an increasing number of luxury shoppers look to crossovers and SUVs that deliver prestige and style — but with ...

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2014 Best Cheap SUVs

Cheap is relative. There are plenty of great new cars for under, say, $18,000, as demonstrated in CarPreview.com’s 2014 Best Cheap Cars. A new sporty-utility vehicle will cost more. How much more depends on variables such as size, brand, powertrain, ...

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Best Minivans of 2014

While most shoppers prefer the style and elevated driving position of crossovers and SUVs, there’s plenty to be said for minivans when it comes to transporting people and their gear. No SUV can match a minivan’s blend of room, family-friendly ...

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2016 Best Cheap Cars – Top 10 Cars Under $20,000

No matter your automotive budget, there’s little substitute for the peace of mind that comes with a brand-new car and the new-car warranty that comes with it. Limit your search to $20,000 or less, and that security, along with the ...

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The Best Hybrid Vehicles of 2014

In December 1999, the two-seat Honda Insight became the first production gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle available in the U.S., beating Toyota’s Prius by seven months. It was an inauspicious beginning. Critics quickly labeled all hybrids small, impractical, and suited mostly for ...

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