lifestyle awards

2013 Dodge Challenger Wins Cars.com Shoppers' Choice Award

By Matt Schmitz  on January 16, 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 disagree; as we stated on our Facebook… Read More

2013 Dodge Challenger Wins Cars.com Shoppers' Choice Award

By Matt Schmitz  on January 16, 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 disagree; as we stated on our Facebook… 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 reasons and more, we choose… 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-Friendly Car of the Year. Check out… 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 vehicle. We're here to help.… Read More

Our Nominees for Cars.com's Lifestyle Awards

By Dave Lee  on December 9, 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 drive, we… Read More

Up Close: 2010 Lincoln MKZ

By Kelsey Mays  on November 19, 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. Gone are the shaded plastic buttons, boxy… 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 here. Just check out the full… 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 Lifestyle Awards. Green Cars of… Read More

Work Car of the Year Runners-Up

By David Thomas  on December 27, 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 cars during their 9… 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 runners-up. We’ll tackle… Read More