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Take the Guesswork Out of Choosing a Car Seat

baby in car seat You know your child needs to be in a car seat whenever you hit the road, but with so many different types of car seats on the market, it’s tough to know which one is right for your child. We spoke with the experts at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety about what parents need to know to choose the right car seat. Whether you’re looking for a car seat to take your newborn home from the hospital ... continue reading»

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2015 Best Cars for Families Awards: What if Space isn't Everything?

2015 Mazda Mazda3 A large cargo area and spacious rear seats are often important factors for families shopping for a new car. But what if space is less of a priority for your family? There are other factors that make a vehicle family-friendly, and several finalists for our 2015 Best Cars for Families awards have available convenience features that make life easier for parents and kids, along with stellar reviews from automotive experts. They may not be the most spacious pick in their ... continue reading»

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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 2015 Best Cars for the Money Awards

U.S. New Best Cars for the Money Badge Here at U.S. News Best Cars, we always try to put you, our readers, first. We build our rankings, reviews and advice content for people who are looking for the best car and the best deal. It may say U.S. News on our paychecks, but our readers are who we work for. It’s in that spirit that we’re releasing the 2015 Best Cars for the Money awards. The awards recognize cars that have the best combination ... continue reading»

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Small Trucks Hope to Make it Big

2015 GMC Canyon Redesigned and refreshed small trucks are hitting the market again, with the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Toyota Tacoma as the three newest trucks in the segment. Automakers want shoppers to know these aren’t the small pickup trucks you may think you know from many years ago. They’re trying to erase the negative memories owners may have with older small trucks, including a harsh ride, cheap cabin materials, a tiny back seat and a lack of tech features ... continue reading»

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