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

The all-new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric is the most efficient electric vehicle you can buy. It also happens to look sharp and offer class-leading cargo space.

Edmunds was at the Geneva Auto Show this week as carmakers unveiled future vehicles, including the "bonkers" 2018 McLaren 720S and the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. Our First Impressions page shows what else is heading to the U.S. market.

Also from Geneva comes this First Look video: Dan Edmunds, director of vehicle testing, introduces the 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, a "stunning" wagon-shaped variant of the redesigned Panamera.

Land Rover has announced a new midsize SUV, the 2018 Range Rover Velar, which is scheduled to arrive in dealerships this summer.

The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid rounds out Kia's family sedan lineup with a rechargeable battery pack good for up to 27 all-electric miles.

When you want a stout pickup but a standard 1500 Series isn't up to the towing or hauling tasks, you need the 2017 Ram 2500 heavy-duty pickup. Want to tackle mountain roads? You want the 2500's specialized Power Wagon version.

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.

For March, here are the new lease deals with monthly payments around $199.

A great list to check out: the safest 2017 sedans for your family.

Daylight saving time arrives Sunday, and auto accidents follow, according to researchers. Here's how your car can help you stay safe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration suggests that as you reset your clocks, you also check your VIN for any safety-related recalls that you may have missed.

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.

For a first-timer, leasing can seem like rocket science, laden with jargon and weird formulas. But you don't need to be Neil deGrasse Tyson to calculate your own lease.

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:

Consumers shun cars in favor of trucks and SUVs (Seattle Times)

5 ways to keep the business of CPO customers (CBT News)

Leasing slows from its torrid growth pace (Automotive News)

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:

A mix of anxiety about the future and the need to market hot products today: These are two of the car-business themes that mark the 87th Geneva Auto Show. (Associated Press via Seattle Times)

The way we talk about autonomous cars is misleading. Here's a reality check. (The Drive)

If the CIA is exploring ways to hack cars, as indicated by a trove of alleged agency documents dumped by WikiLeaks, it's one more warning about the vulnerabilities of connected cars. (Reuters via Automotive News)

What's it like to be in a rollover accident or a head-on collision? You get the inside and outside views in these Volvo crash test videos. (The Verge)

The future Tesla Model 3 buyer drives a Toyota, expects near perfection in a car, and has little patience for breakdowns and wait times for service. And that's a huge problem for Tesla. (Forbes)


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