Edmunds.com editors review the latest cars, minivans, SUVs and trucks every year and compare them with the competition. After expert analysis, our editors prepare buying guides that recommend the leading models in every vehicle segment, from convertibles to hybrids. These buying guides are meant to help you learn which models are class standouts before you begin to shop. Whether you're looking for a fuel-efficient small sedan, an eight-passenger crossover SUV, a sleek luxury coupe or anything in between, these recommended vehicles should help establish some guidelines for your search.
Whether you already know what type of vehicle you want or you're still exploring your options, our 2013 new car buying guides will provide the information you need before the shopping process begins for a vehicle in any of these categories:
Compare features and specifications on the most popular cars in ten different vehicle segments.
This quick guide tackles the buying process specifically and begins with a rolling start.
Here's your road map for car-buying success, created with the first-time new-car shopper in mind.