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2015 Best Cars for the Money Awards: Don't Forget about American Brands

2015 Ford Fiesta Domestic automakers aren’t bringing home many 2015 U.S. News Best Cars for the Money awards this week, as European and Asian brands won 18 of 21 vehicle classes. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t any good values out there if you’re looking to buy an American vehicle. A dozen vehicles under the Ford, Lincoln, Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Dodge and Jeep brands were honored as finalists for their critical acclaim, affordable price and low five-year ... continue reading»

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The 2013 Best Cars for the Money

By now, you've received (and hopefully paid) your credit card bills from the holidays. Maybe you've already filed your tax return. Maybe you're trying to stick to your New Year's resolution to save more money. No matter what your reason is, you're not the only person who has money on their mind this time of year. Because we want to help people find cars that are not only great to own, but also great for ... continue reading»

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Will Your Next Car Be an Award Winner?

The North American Car and Truck of the Year organization (NACTOY) has rolled out its list of semifinalists for the 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards, which is comprised of new or recently redesigned cars, trucks and SUVs. While driving a car that wins Car of the Year isn’t exactly like winning a Grammy, the evaluation process should help consumers who are shopping for a new car. CNN Money points out that judges “drive ... continue reading»

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The 2012 Best Cars for the Money

It seems like every car site on the web is devoting everything they have to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. And while we’ve been covering Detroit (with its 27 new vehicle introductions in one day – wow!), we haven’t forgotten about the average, everyday car buyer. A lot of car show coverage is for automotive enthusiasts. Follow auto journalists on Twitter and you get a steady stream of gossip and commentary. Sure, the hot new models are exciting because ... continue reading»

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