2012 New Car Buying Guide

2012 New Car Buying Guides

Each year, the Edmunds.com editors review the latest cars, SUVs, trucks and minivans to see how they stack up against the competition. These new car buying guides provide our editors' expert analysis and recommendations on the leading models in each vehicle segment -- from convertibles to hybrids. Our buying guides can help you learn which models are class standouts before you begin to shop, whether you're searching for a fuel-efficient small sedan, an eight-passenger crossover SUV, a sleek luxury coupe or anything in between

Vehicle Type

Whether you already know what type of vehicle you want or you're still exploring your options, our 2012 new car buying guides will arm you with the information you need before shopping for a vehicle in any of these categories:


New Car Resources

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Compare features and specifications on the most popular cars in ten different vehicle segments.

Quick Guide to Buying a New Car Quick Guide to Buying a New Car

This quick guide tackles the buying process specifically and begins with a rolling start.

Guide for First-Time New-Car Buyers Guide for First-Time New-Car Buyers

Here's your road map for car-buying success, created with the first-time new-car shopper in mind.

Car Buying Guides for Other Years

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