In Pictures: 2018's Best New Cars for Quality and Value for Money

When every manufacturer's model line-up looks almost identical but with different features and pricing structures, how do you know which car offers you the most for your money?
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In Pictures: 2018's Best New Cars for Quality and Value for Money .

Buying a new car can be a daunting process. When every car manufacturer's line-up looks almost identical, how do you know which model will give you the most for your money?

U.S. News & World Report has just published their 2018 Best Car for the Money awards, an attempt to find the car that offers the best combination of quality and value across 14 different automotive classes. The rankings are based on the quality, features, performance and comfort of each vehicle, as well as price and long-term costs such as fuel and insurance.

So, if you're trying to decide what car to buy—be it a subcompact SUV, a luxury car or a minivan—this gallery may help.

01 Kia Soul
2018 Kia Soul: Best Small Car for the Money. It is one of the least expensive vehicles in its class, and offers some of the lowest ownership costs. Kia