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2015 Hyundai Sonata

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Automotive journalists report that the redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata has a serenely quiet ride and one of the most upscale interiors in the class. Read full review»

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Overall:8.8
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:7.5
Interior:8.7
Safety:9.4
Reliability: NA
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2014 Honda Accord

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With a spacious interior, good fuel economy and sportier handling than many rivals, auto critics say the 2014 Honda Accord is an excellent choice in a competitive ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:7.6
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.6
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  • MSRP: $26,140 - $28,625
  • MPG: 43 City / 39 Hwy

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2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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Reviewers say the 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid has a spacious cabin, a refined powertrain and drives much like a gas-only car, which is high praise for a ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:7.9
Interior:7.2
Safety:9.0
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2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

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Auto writers say the 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid is a great midsize hybrid, with exceptional fuel economy, a quiet powertrain and a spacious cabin. Because it has the ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.3
Interior:8.1
Safety:9.2
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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

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Extraordinary fuel economy, strong performance and a roomy, upscale interior impress reviewers who’ve driven the new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.4
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.6
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2015 Subaru Legacy

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With its agile handling, first-rate interior materials and standard all-wheel drive, critics report that the redesigned 2015 Subaru Legacy is ready to compete with class leaders. Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.1
Safety:10.0
Reliability: NA
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2015 Chrysler 200

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Reviewers like the powerful V6 engine option and premium cabin materials in the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200, though they note that it has a tight rear seat ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.9
Safety:10.0
Reliability: NA
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2015 Ford Fusion

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Reviewers think the Ford Fusion has a fun-to-drive demeanor and a roomy, upscale cabin. However, they note that it has a cumbersome touch-screen infotainment system and a ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.2
Interior:7.5
Safety:8.9
Reliability: NA
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2015 Nissan Altima

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The 2015 Nissan Altima has fantastic fuel economy, and automotive journalists report that its sporty handling makes it more fun to drive than most affordable midsize cars. Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:8.1
Interior:8.3
Safety:N/A
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $22,235 - $30,705
  • MPG: 25 City / 35 Hwy

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2014 Toyota Camry

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Test drivers praise the 2014 Toyota Camry for its gentle ride, good fuel economy and spacious interior, as well as Toyota’s reputation for strong resale values and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.5
Safety:9.0
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2015 Mazda Mazda6

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Reviewers agree that the 2015 Mazda6 is one of the best-handling cars in its class, and they appreciate its great fuel economy and spacious, high-quality interior. Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.6
Interior:7.9
Safety:8.5
Reliability: NA
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2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Test drivers think the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has an impressive list of standard features and an attractive, high-quality interior, but they note that its rivals get ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.1
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2014 Toyota Prius

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Test drivers say that superb fuel economy, a comfortable ride and plenty of cargo space make the 2014 Toyota Prius an extremely practical hybrid car. Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.0
Safety:9.0
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2014 Kia Optima

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Test drivers think the 2014 Kia Optima is a good value among midsize cars because of its high-end available features, long warranty and strong engines. Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.7
Safety:9.7
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2015 Chevrolet Malibu

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Automotive journalists are impressed with the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu’s strong base engine and composed ride, but they note that it has a smaller rear seat and less ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.3
Interior:7.6
Safety:9.4
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $20,845 - $34,265
  • MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy

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2014 Volkswagen Passat

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The 2014 Volkswagen Passat is geared toward buyers who need lots of space and want a sedan that’s more fun to drive than the typical midsize car, ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.4
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2014 Ford Fusion Energi

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Great fuel economy and a roomy, upscale cabin make the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi a compelling pick, test drivers say, but a high base price detracts from ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:7.0
Interior:7.0
Safety:9.4
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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in

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Test drivers say the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in’s top-notch fuel economy and roomy cabin will appeal to midsize car shoppers, but they agree that its high price ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.1
Safety:10.0
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2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

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Though reviewers say that the 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid has a handsome, high-quality interior, they note that other hybrid sedans offer better fuel economy and smoother transitions ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.4
Safety:9.7
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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In

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The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in gets excellent fuel economy, but auto writers point out that it is dull to drive and has a shorter all-electric range than ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.6
Interior:6.9
Safety:9.5
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2014 Dodge Avenger

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Despite its low price and powerful V6 engine option, reviewers say the 2014 Dodge Avenger is outshined by rivals offering better fuel economy, roomier cabins, classier interior ... Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:6.8
Critics' Rating:6.7
Performance:7.1
Interior:6.6
Safety:8.8
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