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.

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10 Best Luxury Cars for Families

These higher-priced vehicles aced government safety tests as well as Parents' own checks from a certified child-passenger safety technician.

Best Cars for Teen Drivers

If you’re shopping for a new car for your teenager, these picks aced the government crash tests and have extra appealing safety features.

Family SUV vs. Family Minivan: Which Is Right for You?

Get help choosing the best type of car for your family—minivan or SUV—and then check out the our top picks in each category.

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.

20 Best Family Cars of 2020

Five-star overall safety ratings are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the perks of buying one these parent-tested minivans, SUVs, and sedans.

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.

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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.

Updated Gas Mileage Estimates

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

Family Car Checklist

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