TCC Best Car to Buy

Best Car To Buy 2015: Honorary Mentions, And Extravagance Aside
Best Car To Buy 2015: Honorary Mentions, And Extravagance Aside

What is the Best Car To Buy? As we bring our focus back from our list of 2015 nomineesfor our annual award, it’s worth taking a look at the all-new models that didn’t quite make our list, and why. Firstly, the award keeps with one of The Car Connection’s core facets, in...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2015
The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2015: The Nominees

It's been another frantic new year in the auto industry--record recalls haven't slowed down a record number of introductions this year, with automakers rolling out redesigned versions of familiar nameplates, as well as plenty of all-new entries. From that pool of new and restyled vehicles, it's our...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester 2.0 XT
Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2014

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy for this year is the 2014 Subaru Forester. The Forester earned a TCC Rating (our composite that factors in Styling, Performance, Comfort, Safety, and Features) of 8.4 out of 10—making it one of our top-rated all-new or redesigned vehicles that didn't...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: We Announce The Winner Tomorrow

Our editors have driven nearly every new vehicle on the market; and among those models that are all-new, redesigned, or substantially changed this year, in the past year, it's time to single out the best. Tomorrow, November 12, we're announcing The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2014. To be a...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: The Truck Nominees

Are you a Ford, Chevy, GMC, or Ram guy? Or is it a Nissan or Toyota that you prefer to load up for a weekend in the woods? To a certain segment of America, what kind of truck you drive says a lot about you. Meanwhile, to another group, pickups are workhorses, and what's used at construction...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: The Hatchback Nominees

It's safe to say that hatchbacks are back, and a growing part of the market. With a number of bold, practical small hatches like the Fiat 500 and the MINI Cooper, as well as sleek, long fastbacks with hatches like the Audi A7 and Tesla Model S, there are plenty of ways that American shoppers are...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: The Crossover Nominees

If you want a family vehicle, there's arguably no better choice than a wagon—or a crossover, to expand our horizons to all the tall-wagon shapes that have become widely popular over the past decade. In any case, they're vehicles that have a cargo-friendly rear hatch and are designed to move...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: The Luxury Nominees

Last year felt like the year that automakers refreshed many of the top-selling mainstream models on the market; now 2014 is shaping up to be a year of new luxury vehicles. We can't recall a single year when so many all-new and redesigned luxury vehicles have taken form; and as we put together our...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
Best Car To Buy 2014: The Sedan Nominees

After a banner year in 2013, when many of the best-selling family sedans on the market were replaced (think Accord, Fusion, and Altima), the 2014 model year brings forth a number of other important new sedans on either end of the size spectrum. This year's sedan nominees for our Best Car To Buy...Read More»

TCC Best Car To Buy 2014
The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2014: The Nominees

The summer and fall months this year have been especially busy, as our High Gear Media editors have had to contend with another record year for vehicle launches. While other areas of the economy still might have been sputtering, the auto industry has been speeding confidently ahead—rolling...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013

The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013 is the new 2013 Ford Fusion. The Fusion earned the highest rating of all brand-new or significantly updated mainstream vehicles this year, fending off close challenges from the Honda Accord, the Cadillac ATS, and the Cadillac XTS. As we wrote in our full...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Honorable Mentions

This next Monday, December 10, we're announcing The Car Connection's 2013 Best Car To Buy. But as we let the winner wait just a couple more days for its curtain call, we should point out that it hasn't been easy to choose one winner among the best. There isn't a single one of our qualifying 2013...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Luxury Nominees

'Affordable luxury' isn't an oxymoron. As we pore over our list of The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy Nominees for 2013, there are a number of new models that deserve recognition for their definition of luxury, in a way that's a little more accessible. Ask anyone who knows cars and purports to...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Crossover Nominees

Family vehicles have been taking a new shape over the past decade, and that shape is the crossover. Effectively combining the versatility of a hatchback, minivan, or wagon with the ride comfort of a sedan, and some of the toughness and go-anywhere attitude of an SUV, they’re increasingly the...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Truck And Sports Coupe Nominees

No matter what kind of vehicle you seek, 2013 is proving to be quite the model year for all-new and substantially improved models—which means the competition for The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buyaward is tougher than ever. While a number of this year’s big introductions are...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Family Sedan Nominees

The 2013 model year marks the redesign of several very important, top-selling sedan models in the U.S. market—including the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, and Nissan Altima. All three of those models are on The Car Connection's 2013 Best Car To Buy short list, which means that they achieved an...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013 Nominees: Video

We're approaching that time of the year when nearly all the new 2013 models have arrived at dealerships, and the last 2012s are getting cleared out. And at this point, after we've sampled nearly all the new or substantially different 2013 models, it's time to call out the best—with The Car...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy 2013: Missed It By That Much

In the run-up to our annual Best Car To Buy awards, our editors drive hundreds of cars on the three coasts--East, West, and Gulf. Along the way we choose some favorites, and figure out why some other new vehicles don't quite live up to their billing. But to actually name our winner, we run the list...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
The Car Connection To Name Best Car to Buy 2013

It's been a banner year for new vehicles, and The Car Connection's editors have been driving everything the 2013 model year has to offer, almost non-stop, since late last year. Now it's time to choose the best among them, as we name The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013. Each year, TCC's...Read More»

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