The 2014 Best Cars for Families Awards

Let’s compare buying a family car to buying a fun little convertible. If you’re shopping for a convertible, all you have to think about is if you like it and if you can afford it. For a family car, liking and affording the car are important, but you also need to consider safety, reliability and if the car has the space and features your family needs. Buying a family car won’t make most people’s heart race ... continue reading»

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Automobile Magazine Releases 2013 All-Stars

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an Aut Automobile Magazine released its 2013 All-Stars list today. The magazine calls the 11 cars on the list "the Best Cars in America." According to Automobile, to be eligible for the All-Star honor, a car, SUV or truck must be on sale in America when the magazine does its fall testing. The current Automobile Car of the Year, the Tesla Model S, is ineligible for the All-Star list. Automobile also says it usually excludes exotic cars from the awards, which for ... continue reading»

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U.S. News Best Cars for Families Award Winners Announced

If you checked out our home page this morning, then you probably saw that we’ve announced the first annual U.S. News Best Cars for Families awards. The awards, which cover the 2011 model year, aim to help families make smart car buying decisions by highlighting cars, SUVs and vans with the best combination of safety, reliability, comfort, space and value. To say that all of us here at U.S. News Cars are excited about these awards would ... continue reading»

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Rankings Update: The Buick Regal and Honda Fit Retake the Top Spots

We just completed our monthly rankings update, and the addition of some new reliability data shook things up. In the affordable small car class, the Honda Fit ousted the Ford Fiesta from the number one spot for the first time since the Fiesta debuted. Perhaps more interesting to anyone who’s been watching Hyundai’s market share grow is that the Hyundai Elantra is tied for runner-up with the Fiesta, and both are just a tenth of a point off ... continue reading»

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