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.
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By identifying the pros and cons, this guide answers the important questions you need to ask before buying a pre-owned automobile.
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We break down the reasons you might want one over the other.
Advice, Tips, FAQs
Coronavirus has brought the economy to its knees, and to encourage car buying, automakers are making buying a car very, very enticing.
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Hood vibration issue may affect 725,000 U.S.-market Honda SUVs and pickups from the 2016 through 2020 model years.
A defect in the vacuum pump could cause a sudden lack of power-braking assistance.