2021 Editors’ Choice: The Best New Cars, Trucks, SUVs, and Minivans

Each year we use our test data and automotive expertise to narrow the field for car buyers. With more than 400 vehicles to choose from, these are our picks for 2021.

With more than 400 new cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans to choose from in 2021 shopping for a new set of wheels might feel like a daunting task—but it’s one we’re happy to help simplify. Each year, the Car and Driver Buyer’s Guide team leverages data from our strict regimen of instrumented tests, the expert subjective evaluations of our editors, and our knowledge of the market to select the top vehicles for a place on our Editors’ Choice list.

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