Best Cars for 2018

The best cars don't compromise, combining satisfying performance, good fuel economy, and cutting edge cabin tech. Our picks cross segment boundaries, but each of these vehicles exemplify the best of what the industry has to offer.

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$ 26,945
2019 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium Auto

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta feels more like a move upscale, rather just than...

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$ 104,900
2019 Volvo XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Excellence

2019 Volvo XC90

High on style and technology, the XC90 is an incredibly satisfying everyday...

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$ 29,990
2019 Nissan 370Z Coupe Manual

2019 Nissan 370Z Coupe

The Nissan Z car is still a treat to drive, but a redesign is needed soon.

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid

If you have the money, it's difficult to find a better all-weather, every-day...

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$ 106,950
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC Wagon

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

Why buy a performance SUV? Mercedes’ gorgeous AMG E63 S Wagon will handle...

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$ 274,390
2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Coupe

2018 Lamborghini Huracan

This is much more than just a faster Huracán. The Performante has a character...

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$ 79,800
2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS Coupe

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS Coupe

The Cayman GTS is the finest expression of the 718 range, and a true performance...

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$ 29,155
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Manual

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Mazda MX-5 offers one of the purest and satisfying drive experiences...

2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

The Sport Turismo trim is the icing on Porsche’s already delicious Panamera...

2018 Porsche 911 GT3

2018 Porsche 911 GT3

The manual-equipped GT3 is the best 911 option for street and track work.

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$ 203,000
2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

2018 Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 you want for the street and an occasional track day.

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$ 194,800
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive E-Hybrid AWD

2018 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid

Porsche’s all-wheel-drive, plug-in Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is a well-rounded...

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$ 138,800
2018 BMW 7 Series Alpina B7 xDrive Sedan

2018 BMW 7 Series

With a BMW M7 nowhere in sight, the Alpina B7 is the next best thing.

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$ 157,000
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R Coupe

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Though intended for race tracks, the AMG GT R still thrives and thrills...

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$ 61,400
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 400 4MATIC Coupe

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe is a gorgeous car with exceptional driving...

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$ 60,500
2018 BMW 5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan

2018 BMW 5 series

The 2018 BMW 530e iPerformance takes one of the best luxury sedans on the...

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$ 89,300
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar P380 First Edition

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

Not just one of the best new vehicles to be seen in this year, the Land...

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$ 69,900
2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe 2.9 TFSI quattro tiptronic

2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe

The RS5 Coupe is a formidable grand tourer, and one heck of a daily driver....