2017
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 New Economy Car

The Winner

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

    2017 Hyundai Elantra

    39%
    452votes
    6.8
    Expert Rating

Nominees

  • 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch

    2017 Chevrolet Cruze

    26%
    298votes
    6.8
    Expert Rating
  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

    2017 Hyundai Elantra

    39%
    452votes
    6.8
    Expert Rating
  • 2017 Kia Forte EX

    2017 Kia Forte

    5%
    57votes
    6.5
    Expert Rating
  • 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive - first drive, Miami, Nov 2016   [photo: Jeff Jablansky]

    2017 smart fortwo

    30%
    350votes
    5.2
    Expert Rating

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