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10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Spotlight on Affordability

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Spoiler alert: Life continues to get expensive and affordability continues to be on shoppers’ minds, which makes’s Affordability Report more relevant than ever. Taking the No. 1 spot on our 10 most popular news stories of the week list, the report details which new cars offer the best value so shoppers can squeeze the most from their dollar.

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You’ll find an emphasis on affordability — and the word “cheap” — peppered throughout the list below, with popular stories on the 10 cheapest electric vehicles, SUVs and pickup trucks you can buy at Nos. 4, 5 and 8, respectively, on the list.

Also trending this week are a couple of EV stories, with reports on the federal tax credit update at No. 2 on the list and EV range at No. 10.

Here are the top 10 news stories readers couldn’t get enough of in the past week:

1. 2024 Affordability Report: Best Value New Cars

2. Which Electric Cars Are Still Eligible for the $7,500 Federal Tax Credit?

3. Is the 2024 Toyota Tacoma a Good Pickup Truck? 6 Pros, 3 Cons

4. Here Are the 11 Cheapest Electric Vehicles You Can Buy

5. Here Are the 10 Cheapest New SUVs You Can Buy Right Now

6. 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser Review: Readjust Your Expectations

7. 2024 Honda Ridgeline Review: The Competition Is Closing In

8. Here Are the 10 Cheapest Pickup Trucks You Can Buy Right Now

9. 2025 Toyota Camry Review: Thank Goodness for Sedans

10. Electric Cars With the Longest Range’s Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with’s long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers don’t accept gifts or free trips from automakers. The Editorial department is independent of’s advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.

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News Editor Jennifer Geiger joined the automotive industry in 2003, much to the delight of her Corvette-obsessed dad. Jennifer is an expert reviewer, certified car-seat technician and mom of three. She wears a lot of hats — many of them while driving a minivan. Email Jennifer Geiger

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