Lifestyle Awards

2013 Dodge Challenger Wins Cars.com Shoppers' Choice Award

By Matt Schmitz on January 17, 2013

America loves its muscle cars, and Cars.com's Facebook fans once again proved as much by selecting the 2013 Dodge Challenger as this year's winner of the Shoppers' Choice Award. We can't say we di... Read More
Cars.com Picks its Family, Work, Play and Eco-Friendly Cars of the Year

By Patrick Olsen on January 15, 2013

We know that shoppers often aren't looking in only one segment when they're shopping for a new car, and we know that they're often not only looking at the newest cars out there. For these reas... Read More
Cars.com's Lifestyle Award Nominees Announced

By Patrick Olsen on December 17, 2012

Every year, our editors spend countless hours behind the wheels of cars, and with their vast years of experience, they gather each fall to choose their favorite cars for Family, Work, Play and Eco... Read More
2013 Lifestyle Buying Guides Are Here

By Patrick Olsen on December 17, 2012

We know there are plenty of car shoppers who have been out of the market so long, they don't feel confident about knowing which cars, SUVs or trucks they should be considering as their next vehicl... Read More
Our Nominees for Cars.com's Lifestyle Awards

By Dave Lee on December 10, 2010

As 2010 winds down, it’s time to look at which models caught our eye this year. Whether you’re shopping for a family car, a vehicle for the commute or a set of wheels that’s just plain fun to dri... Read More
Up Close: 2010 Lincoln MKZ

By Kelsey Mays on November 20, 2008

The new MKZ makes larger leaps on the inside than its Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan siblings did, in part because the previous Zephyr/MKZ had, to put it charitably, a pretty lackluster cabin. Go... Read More
Cars.com Lifestyle Award Winners

By David Thomas on January 3, 2007

Today is the day. After reading about the nominees and the debate over which car should come out on top, Cars.com has officially announced its Lifestyle Award winners. No, we can’t give it away ... Read More
Eco-Friendly Car of the Year Runners-Up

By David Thomas on December 29, 2006

You can’t talk cars these days without talking about hybrids and alternative fuels. This year we had so many new or significant ones that this category was one of the toughest to call in our Lif... Read More
Work Car of the Year Runners-Up

By David Thomas on December 28, 2006

We only had two categories for the Work Car of the Year: Commuters and Hard Workers. One obviously seeks out the best daily drivers we could find, while the other is for people who need their ca... Read More
Play Car of the Year Runners-Up

By David Thomas on December 22, 2006

This is part two of our series where we let you – the readers – inside our decision-making process for our first annual Lifestyle Awards. Today we take on our Play Car of the Year winners and ru... Read More