Kia Forte

For the 2024 list of best value new cars, we’ve expanded the categories to more closely align with those used in Cars.com’s research tools.
Best value new cars for 2024

2024 Cars.com Affordability Report: Best Value New Cars

For the 2024 list of best value new cars, we’ve expanded the categories to more closely align with those used in Cars.com’s research tools.
Continuously variable transmissions allow the engine of a car to continuously operate in its most effective rpm range.
CVT

Which Cars Have CVTs?

Continuously variable transmissions allow the engine of a car to continuously operate in its most effective rpm range.
According to a new report compiled by Cars.com, new cars priced under $30,000 comprise the fastest growing segment in the car market.
Sub-$30,000 new cars

Sub-$30,000 New Cars Are So Hot Right Now: Report

According to a new report compiled by Cars.com, new cars priced under $30,000 comprise the fastest growing segment in the car market.
As Hyundai recently did, Kia also has now announced an anti-theft hardware update. The upgrade is free to owners of affected vehicles at Kia dealerships nationwide.
2022 Kia Soul

Kia Introduces Free Anti-Theft Device for Vehicles ...

As Hyundai recently did, Kia also has now announced an anti-theft hardware update. The upgrade is free to owners of affected vehicles at Kia dealerships nationwide.
An increasing number of vehicles with sticker prices of $40,000 or less, some much less, offer heated mirrors.
Heated exterior mirror

Which Cars Under $40,000 Offer Heated Exterior Mirrors?

An increasing number of vehicles with sticker prices of $40,000 or less, some much less, offer heated mirrors.
There are a variety of models with a rock-bottom base price, many of which also get good gas mileage — see our top 10 cheapest new cars on the market.
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Here Are the 10 Cheapest New Cars You Can Buy Right Now

There are a variety of models with a rock-bottom base price, many of which also get good gas mileage — see our top 10 cheapest new cars on the market.
For 2024, the Forte’s GT-Line trim gets some newly standard safety tech, and the GT-Line Tech Package is no longer available.
2022 Kia Forte

2024 Kia Forte Stays Almost the Same, Starts at $20,915

For 2024, the Forte’s GT-Line trim gets some newly standard safety tech, and the GT-Line Tech Package is no longer available.
IIHS has released its annual report cataloging the vehicles most likely to be stolen, and the list is again topped by not one, but two variants of the Dodge Charger.
2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody

Report: These Are the Vehicles Most Likely to Be Stolen

IIHS has released its annual report cataloging the vehicles most likely to be stolen, and the list is again topped by not one, but two variants of the Dodge Charger.
The list of new cars with manual transmissions skews mostly to affordable models and those that are more enthusiast-oriented, but there’s still a decent range of choices.
2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

Which New Cars Have Manual Transmissions?

The list of new cars with manual transmissions skews mostly to affordable models and those that are more enthusiast-oriented, but there’s still a decent range of choices.
After first testing a group of small SUVs, the agency put five small cars through the wringer of its updated moderate overlap front crash test.
2023 Honda Civic

Backseat Dangers: Small Cars Fumble in Updated IIHS Crash ...

After first testing a group of small SUVs, the agency put five small cars through the wringer of its updated moderate overlap front crash test.