Car Reviews

Your AAA guide to buying your next dream vehicle

Subcompact and Compact Cars

Audi A4

Audi A4 | MSRP: $37,000–$52,500

Want a luxury compact car? Put this at the top of the list.

Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris | MSRP: $16,370–$20,000

A great ride in town, but not well suited for long drives.

Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze | MSRP: $20,495–$30,500

Good-looking, fun to drive, and easy on your wallet.

Honda Fit

Honda Fit | MSRP: $17,085–$21,415

Big on style, economy, versatility, and fun.

Midsize and Large Cars

Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry | MSRP: $24,765–$39,000

The latest version of this reliable sedan adds excitement to the mix.

Nissan Maxima

Nissan Maxima | MSRP: $34,315–$42,000

Unusual design features distinguish the Maxima from boring sedans.

BMW 530i

BMW 530i | MSRP: $54,395–$77,500

With the 530i, BMW delivers the "Ultimate Cruising Machine."'

Lincoln Continental

Lincoln Continental | MSRP: $47,150–$72,500

The latest edition stays true to its luxury-car roots.

Mazda6 | MSRP: $$23,89–$36,140

This sports sedan doubles as a family hauler

Honda Accord 2.0T Touring | MSRP: $24,615–$36,690

Much improved, the latest Accord ranks high among family sedans

Subcompact and Compact SUVs, and Wagons

Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru Crosstrek | MSRP: $22,870–$34,000

For a starting price around $23,000, you get a lot of bang for the buck.

Buick Encore

Buick Encore | MSRP: $24,500–$30,500

This modern riff on the traditional station wagon is a dandy runabout.


BMW X1 | MSRP: $36,000–$47,000

Prestige and practicality at a decent price.

Toyota C-HR

Toyota C-HR | MSRP: $21,990–$30,000

Subcompact crossover gets attention but falls short in performance.

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Lexus UX 250h F Sport Luxury | MSRP: $$33,000–$40,200

This crossover offers lots of technology and refinement, as expected from Lexus

Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design | MSRP: $34,700–$49,000

With stand-out safety features, this is definitely not your old man’s Volvo

Midsize and Large SUVs

Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer | MSRP: $33,360–$55,160

A bit long in the tooth, but the Explorer remains a consumer favorite.

Mazda CX9

Mazda CX-9 | MSRP: $33,275–$47,845

A classy midsize SUV that looks and performs above its pay grade.

Volkswagen Atlas

Volkswagen Atlas | MSRP: $31,890–$51,000

A large, spacious SUV with German accents.

Audi Q7

Audi Q7 | MSRP: $54,545–$83,500

A crossover that shines in driving dynamics and technology.

Pickup Trucks and Minivans

Nissan Titan

Nissan Titan | MSRP: $30,000–$60,500

There's more style and horsepower than in earlier models.

Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica | MSRP: $41,390–$47,500

Plug-in hybrid minivan is an industry first, and it works quite well. 

Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma | MSRP: $25,550–$49,000

On city streets and dusty trails alike, it’s a cult favorite among midsize pickups.

Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier | MSRP: $20,035–$37,000

This reliable pickup is still haulin' after all these years.

Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline | MSRP: $31,035–$42,915

The utility of a pickup and the comfort and convenience of a crossover.

Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger | MSRP: $25,495–$35,635

Gets the job done, but lacks pizzazz.

Hybrids, EVs, and Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Chevrolet Bolt

Chevrolet Bolt | MSRP: $37,495–$44,290

A long-range EV that just might be the future of personal transportation.

Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius | MSRP: $24,395–$33,861

For value, reliability, and fuel economy, it’s the hands-down champ.

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf | MSRP: $29,990–$36,851

The second-generation Leaf could change your mind about electric cars.

Kia Niro

Kia Niro | MSRP: $24,430–$34,000

A versatile hybrid that's a tad short on glam.

Planning to buy a car? 

Whether you’re looking for a new or used vehicle, AAA Car Buying Service has you covered. To bring our members a less stressful experience with a price they can feel confident with, we provide access to vehicle research tools and recommended dealers.

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