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.

The 10 Best Family Cars of 2017

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

6 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.

8 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Family Car

One can never be too thorough when shopping for a family car. Keep these questions in mind during the process to ensure you are finding a safe vehicle you can trust.

Family Car Checklist

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

Safety Perks and Pitfalls in a Family Car

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

5 Common Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

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

Buying a Car: Car Lingo Decoded

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

Car Negotiation Tips

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

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.

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.

Updated Gas Mileage Estimates

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

8 New-Car Features Your Kids (and You!) Will Love

Instead of asking, "Are We There Yet?" your kids may want the road trip to never end.