2016
The Car Connection
Driver’s Choice
Our Users Choose Their Favorites

Which new vehicle is the best car for families? For thrilling performance or eco-friendly driving? For styling or luxury? Which one fits your budget best? Our experts name their Best Car To Buy each year. Now, we're giving you the chance to vote for the best new cars of the year.

Best Car On A Budget

The Winner

  • 2016 Mazda 3

    2016 Mazda MAZDA3

    27%
    306votes
    8.4
    Expert Rating

Nominees

  • 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel

    2016 Chevrolet Colorado

    9%
    101votes
    7.6
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Honda Fit

    2016 Honda Fit

    10%
    112votes
    8.0
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Honda HR-V

    2016 Honda HR-V

    5%
    56votes
    7.8
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

    2016 Hyundai Elantra

    7%
    81votes
    8.2
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Subaru Forester

    2016 Subaru Forester

    17%
    192votes
    8.4
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Ford Focus Electric

    2016 Ford Focus

    8%
    94votes
    8.4
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Kia Soul EV

    2016 Kia Soul

    6%
    64votes
    8.6
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Mazda 3

    2016 Mazda MAZDA3

    27%
    306votes
    8.4
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Jeep Renegade 75th Anniversary edition

    2016 Jeep Renegade

    5%
    55votes
    7.6
    Expert Rating
  • 2016 Volkswagen Golf

    2016 Volkswagen Golf

    7%
    81votes
    8.0
    Expert Rating

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