Buying a Car

A car is a big investment, and you need to consider everything -- cost, style, safety features -- before purchasing your new family vehicle. Take our advice before you shop the car lot.

Best Family Cars of 2015

With high-tech performance, safety, and convenience features available at all price levels, it's easier than ever to choose a model that's built for your family's needs.

8 Reasons to Buy a Hybrid Car

They're fuel-efficient, eco-friendly, and cool to drive. Could a hybrid be right for your family?

Car Buying Guide: 5 Questions to Ask Your Dealer

Edmunds.com expert Phil Reede recommends asking these five "deal-tester" questions before agreeing to a purchase price for your new ride.

The Best Car for Your Family

What to look for, from safety features to extras that make a difference.

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Family Car

Use this Q&A to find out which car is right for your family.

Choosing a Safe Family Car

For many, the highest priority in purchasing a vehicle is safety. We tell you which features will help your family stay safe on the road.

Family Car Checklist

Take a safety-essentials checklist when you go car shopping.

5 Common Car-Buying Mistakes

Negotiating a price for a new car can be super-stressful. But by doing your homework, you'll avoid being taken by the dealer.

Safety Perks and Pitfalls in a Family Car

What to look for -- and what to avoid -- when choosing a car.

How to Save on Car Costs

A car is typically a family's second biggest investment, after mortgage or rent. And if you're a two-vehicle household, the outlay is twice as substantial. Here's some expert advice to help you get the most for your money.

Car Negotiation Tips

Get advice on the best ways to prepare for car negotiations, whether you're buying used or new.

Updated Gas Mileage Estimates

A new test better reflects real-world gas mileage for cars this year. The result? Lower ratings across the board.

Buying a Car: Car Lingo Decoded

Cruise the showroom like an expert with our handy guide to auto acronyms.

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