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Edmunds Latest Car Reviews

The latest expert car reviews from the Edmunds editors, designed to help you find your perfect car.

Supremely capable on- and off-road and in harsh weather, the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover combines luxury and performance in one very appealing package.

A stylish wagon that's not afraid of a dirt road, the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country rounds out the automaker's premium product range and reaches dealers in March.

The 2017 BMW 5 Series delivers tight handling without sacrificing all-day touring comfort, with high-tech features to boot.

 The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S receives minimal updates this year and, despite its timeless design, is starting to look old compared to the competition.

With the 2017 Mazda CX-9, the carmaker has delivered on its promise to build a three-row family crossover SUV that's versatile, sporty and packed with premium features and design.

Also: Don't have time for a cross-country winter road trip? Come along on the drive that writer-photographer Kurt Niebuhr made from Detroit to L.A. in our long-term 2016 Nissan Titan XD. It's flat-out great and full of Kurt's very fine images

Car News

Our editors zero in on topics that car shoppers care about and write news stories that help them make smart buying choices. We also provide insights on industry events and shifts that affect shoppers.

To recognize car sellers that consistently deliver great car-shopping experiences, Edmunds presented its 2017 Five Star Dealer Awards to 817 dealerships across the country.

Cadillac has updated its CUE user interface to give it more functionality and make it easier to use.

Technology start-up Kymeta has announced the first successful test of its mTenna link, taking vehicles one step closer to satellite connectivity. The company has a partnership with Toyota.

Research, Tips & Advice

Our research articles, written by editors who really know their way around the car-shopping process, help you with every aspect of finding and buying the car, truck or SUV that's perfect for you. Here are this week's picks, bringing you great tips for less fuss — and maybe even some fun — in car shopping.

Here's an answer to a question we get a lot, particularly from parents shopping for cars for their teenage drivers: Are small cars safe? 

What, exactly, is an "internet sales manager"? What does a porter do? Whose nickname is "the closer"? We answer all those questions in Who's Who on the Car Dealership Sales Team.

Edmunds Updates

Edmunds is a unique company that's always doing something innovative and interesting. Our company culture consistently wins accolades, too. Here's the latest on Edmunds as an organization.

Automakers will sell 1,331,787 new cars and trucks in the U.S. this month, according to the Edmunds sales forecast for February 2017. This represents a 17 percent increase from last month, but a 1 percent decrease from February 2016.

Edmunds has been named to Entrepreneur's 2017 Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive ranking of U.S. businesses that excel at creating high-performing cultures. We came in at No. 45 on the list of large companies.

Edmunds in the News

Edmunds is an authority on everything automotive, so some of the biggest names in the news business often call on us to offer helpful tips for car shoppers and share insights on emerging trends. Here are just a few of the latest examples:

Edmunds sees U.S. February auto sales down 1 percent vs year ago (Reuters)

When test-driving a new car, take the technology for a spin (ABC)

Edmunds honors over 800 dealers for customer satisfaction (Auto Remarketing)

Auto News From Around the Web

There's a lot going on in the car business, so it pays to stay on top of things. Here are just a few of the top stories that caught our eye this week:

Delinquent car loans reach an all-time high.  (The Detroit Bureau)

Those delinquencies hit carmaker captive financing units harder than they do banks and credit unions. So should automakers be worried? (Bloomberg)

Online used-car seller Beepi, once valued at $560 million, has crashed and burned. (TechCrunch)

Tesla tells shareholders that Model 3 production is on track for July. It plans deliveries by year's end. (Autoblog)

Big changes coming to Nissan as Carlos Ghosn steps down as CEO. Hiroto Saikawa, who currently serves as co-CEO, will become sole chief executive. Ghosn retains his position as Nissan's chairman. (Automotive News)

Sad times for shake and bake: Changing economics and demographics have sent NASCAR's popularity plummeting. (Wall Street Journal)

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