2022
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

  • 2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid

    2022 Ford Maverick

    59%
    118votes
    7.0
    Expert Rating

Nominees

  • 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

    2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

    9%
    18votes
    6.2
    Expert Rating
  • 2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid

    2022 Ford Maverick

    59%
    118votes
    7.0
    Expert Rating
  • 2022 Buick Encore GX

    2022 Buick Encore GX

    3%
    6votes
    6.0
    Expert Rating
  • 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz

    2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz

    5%
    10votes
    6.7
    Expert Rating
  • 2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid

    2022 Hyundai Tucson

    20%
    41votes
    7.2
    Expert Rating
  • 2022 Volkswagen Taos

    2022 Volkswagen Taos

    4%
    8votes
    6.2
    Expert Rating

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