The experts here at Car and Driver have been evaluating and testing hundreds of new cars every year since 1956. From performance metrics such as acceleration times and cornering grip to consumer-oriented insights such as real-world highway mpg and carry-on suitcase capacity, we test it all. With more than a half-century of collected data, and a staff of highly educated car enthusiasts, we don't claim to be the best source of shopping advice. We are the best. Our experts provide detailed car-buying guidance by driving every car that enters the market and analyzing our own test results as well as automaker specifications. Whether you're looking for new or used cars, lease deals or tire specials, our Buyer's Guide has it all.
Not every car is a winner, but one model in particular has been named a 10Best 36 times.
Here's how we've delivered 10Best trophies to over 100 different models over the last 39 years.
The highlights, the low points, and everything in between, as recorded in our editors' notebooks.
Dealerships have the supply, and they're looking to create demand. If you're looking for a deal, this could be your year.
These brand-new vehicles are practically begging to come to your door, and some actually will.
J.D. Power surveys reveal these 10 cars have the fewest reported problems within the first 90 days of ownership.
J.D. Power surveys and dependability ratings reveal these cars have the fewest reported problems in the first three years of ownership.
The long-term reliability of sports cars has experienced a paradigm shift over the last 25 years.
It's all German and German-powered convertibles from $469 to $1469 per month.
Select the right vehicle, decide between leasing or buying, and prepare to negotiate with the dealer using this handy guide.
By identifying the pros and cons, this guide answers the important questions you need to ask before buying a pre-owned automobile.
We suss out the key differences between automakers' Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle warranties for you.
The Genesis GV80, Porsche Cayenne, and Volvo XC90 are among the best luxury SUVs to buy today.
See where bestselling mid-size SUVs like the Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander rank on this list of three-row SUVs.
Ranking the compact crossover SUV segment, from Bronco Sport to Tucson.
Need to move a lot of earth and keep your car payments low? These used trucks can do it all for less.
We examine the pricing pyramid, configuration combinations, tow and payload ratings, and powertrain options.
We break down passenger vehicles into body styles (coupes, sedans, hatchbacks, etc) and explain the basic characteristics of each type.
Here's what they are, and why they are getting harder to tell apart.
We break down the reasons you might want one over the other.
Learn how they work, the differences and similarities between these two types of complex automobiles, and their cost of ownership.
Advice, Tips, FAQs
We help you answer three basic questions. What do you need? What do you want? What can you afford?
Learn the pros and cons of ordering a vehicle to your liking to see if it is worth the effort.
Coronavirus has brought the economy to its knees, and to encourage car buying, automakers are making buying a car very, very enticing.
Improperly conducted remedies to a previous recall could leave the power relay assemblies in danger of rear-seat heat damage and fire.
More than 100,000 pickup trucks sold in Salt Belt states could be affected by corrosion that could potentially lead to fuel leakage.