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2017 Jaguar XE: Best Car to Buy Nominee
2017 Jaguar XE: Best Car to Buy Nominee

Yes, Jaguar has been down this path before—the compact car segment. But the new-for-2017 Jaguar XE represents a thorough rethink of its strategy, something that simply wasn't possible more than 15 years ago when the X-Type first hit the road. DON'T MISS: Our 2017 Jaguar XE expert review But...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
Honda Pilot: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2016

The 2016 Honda Pilot is a turnaround success story. When it was new in 2003, it was one of the best family vehicles of its day--but a 2009 redesign turned it into a trucky and less refined crossover SUV. That's all in the past now. The 2016 Pilot is suave, slick, with great utility and safety to...Read More»

The Car Connection 2016 Driver's Choice Awards
The Car Connection's Driver's Choice 2016 Awards

Ever wonder which new vehicle is the best for families? What about the vehicle that delivers the most thrilling performance or eco-friendly driving? How about which has the best styling, the most luxury, or which one fits your budget the best? Each year our team names its Best Car To Buy, and this...Read More»

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Best Car To Buy 2016: The Nominees

Each year we spend thousands of miles in the year's crop of new cars, trucks, SUVs, and minivans. Some are brilliant pieces of engineering or marketing or styling--some all of the above. Now that we've told you of the vehicles that just missed the final round of competition, it's time to show you...Read More»

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Best Car To Buy 2016: The New Vehicles That Missed The Cut

Each year we spend thousands of miles in the year's crop of new cars, trucks, SUVs, and minivans. Some are brilliant pieces of engineering or marketing or styling--some all of the above. And some fall shy of the mark. Part of the task of choosing our Best Car To Buy is figuring out which vehicles...Read More»

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The Car Connection To Name Its Best Car to Buy 2016

We've driven the newest vehicles for the 2016 model year, and now, it's nearly time for us to name The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2016. Over the course of the past year, The Car Connection's editors have reviewed and rated the entire fleet of mass-market new vehicles--more than 260 of them...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i
2015 Subaru Legacy: The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015

The 2015 Subaru Legacy is feature-packed, polished, secure, and spacious. It’s outgrown its niche appeal, while dollar for dollar, it’s an irresistible value in today’s new-car market. And it’s The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015. The Legacy follows the 2011...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Readers’ Pick For Best Car To Buy

The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015remains under lock and key for one more day; but in the meantime, over the past ten days we’ve asked you which one you’d choose to win the award—and it’s the 2015 Ford Mustang. The fully redesigned 2015 Mustang has generated...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Outback: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Subaru Outback isn’t just a crossover, or a wagon. It’s a lifestyle, and it’s far better described or classified by the types of people who will be buying it than by its dimensions or competitive set. The Outback has always been that way, and it’s always been the...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i
2015 Subaru Legacy: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Sedan drivers have been moving over to crossovers in droves; but the 2015 Subaru Legacy gives them plenty of reasons to reconsider. The Legacy now offers everything that traditional mid-size sedan shoppers have traditionally wanted, and it adds standard all-wheel drive—a feature that’s...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class lands in one of the areas of ‘rapid expansion’ for the vehicle market. It's a relatively small yet luxurious crossover wagon that doesn’t profess to any level of rock crawling but offers at least a little bit more utility and versatility—and...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The Mercedes-Benz C-Classuntil recently had to serve several roles—as the entry point for the brand’s U.S. lineup, and as its smallest model here, a compact luxury sedan. Consider how it was positioned as a sport sedan sometimes and a conservative luxury model otherwise, and it was...Read More»

2015 Lincoln MKC
2015 Lincoln MKC: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Lincoln’s best hope for the future is to go contemporary—and it has the right idea with the new 2015 MKC, a model that seems designed to reach California car shoppers in a way that the brand hasn’t in decades. The MKC isn’t particularly innovative; it isn’t any design...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
2015 Hyundai Sonata: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The fully redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata is a very different sedan than the radically remade 2011 model that nudged in alongside mid-size mainstays like the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and Honda Accord. In fact, with the calmer design, more laid-back demeanor, and almost obsequoius look and feel...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis might still not be a luxury car by your definition, but it’s a great luxury car as we see it—in that it looks and feels special, performs well, tops the safety charts, and perhaps most importantly, offers a lot of features (and a lot of car) for a sticker price...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit
2015 Honda Fit: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Urban commuters, you're looking at one of the best picks in a lean, space-conscious and fuel-efficient small car. If your priorities include maneuverability, versatility, value, and pretty much everything practicality-related, then the 2015 Honda Fit is one that you really must include—one of...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Best Car To Buy Nominee

A completely new Mustang doesn’t come along very often. In fact, in 50 years of the original pony car, there have only been five generations until now. They’ve each signaled significant change, and the new sixth-generation model that makes its debut for 2015 is no exception. The 2015...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Ford has a lot of momentum with the F-150, the best-selling vehicle in America for decades. So we think it courageous and to be admired that the automaker isn’t just aiming for continued evolution with its redesigned 2015 F-150. It’s shooting for a higher target in efficiency and...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2015
Poll: Which Nominee Should Be The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2015?

In the past year the editorial team has reviewed more than 275 new vehicles and it's now time to name our favorite—The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2015. The Best Car To Buy award is meant to highlight the leader of the pack—a value-rich vehicle we think car shoppers should at least...Read More»

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