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Car Research from AutoNation Drive

More than getting there: research commuter cars

With the rising cost of living in the city, more and more Americans are choosing to commute. A reliable vehicle helps make that daily drive less of a chore. And there are some great picks out there these days -- modern cars might as well be your home away from home for that hour a day that you're sitting on the freeway.

Discover a great car, truck, or SUV won't turn your daily commute into a job.


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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross First Drive

Toyota brought a group of automotive writers to the Lonestar State to drive the 2022 Corolla Cross.


2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review

Does the return of the Mach 1 make up for the 17-year-wait since its predecessor?


Editor's Picks: Five Long-Range EVs for 2022

Here are the top five EVs with the longest driving ranges.


Differences Explained: Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Sonata

Differences Explained: Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Sonata

There's plenty to differentiate the traditional four-door sedans in Hyundai's lineup. Let's break down the Elantra and the Sonata.


Differences Explained: Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Corolla

Differences Explained: Toyota Camry vs Toyota Corolla

While Camrys and Corollas may blur into the American suburban landscape, there's still plenty to discover about both sedans.


2021 Ford Edge Trim Level Guide

2021 Ford Edge Trim Level Guide

The 2021 Ford Edge sports five trim levels, two powertrain options, and FWD and AWD options.


2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review

Now in its 10th generation, the Honda Accord carries on its legacy of being a practical sedan that is also fun to drive.


Exterior view of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

An entry-level crossover for Mercedes-Benz, the GLA 250 seeks to bring new customers into the fold.


Exterior view of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited AWD

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited AWD Review

The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited AWD challenges the seemingly ubiquitous three-row crossover market.


Exterior view of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited

2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited Review

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited proves that the days of the boring compact car are over.


A vehicle featured in Best SUVs with Rear Entertainment Systems

Best SUVs with Rear Entertainment Systems

It's always a good time in one of these SUVs with rear entertainment systems.


Exterior view of the 2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6

2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 Review

Before Volvo goes fully-electric, give the Volvo V90 a spin in the Cross Country T6 trim -- an old dinosaur that might still have a little bit of life left yet.


Exterior view of the 2021 Honda Odyssey Elite

2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review

Follow along with a true odyssey in the 2021 Honda Odyssey Elite as one family travels to the Grand Canyon.


Exterior views of the 2020 Subaru WRX STI White Series

2020 Subaru WRX STI White Series Review

The WRX is by far one of the best-handling cars ever made, and if you're looking for a JDM sports car to daily drive, it should be at the top of your list.


Exterior views of the 2021 BMW X7 M50i

2021 BMW X7 M50i Review

With a ferocious 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood, the BMW X7 M50i will challenge your idea of what a large SUV can do.


Exterior view of the  2021 Nissan Rogue SV exterior view

2021 Nissan Rogue SV Review

The winter months present unique challenges for car travel. These tips and tricks will giev you peace of mind before you head out in cold weather conditions.


The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD exterior view

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD

Now, just one year into its fourth generation, the 2021 Highlander gets even more new content. A sporty XSE model joins the lineup.


See the body of the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Premier 4x4

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Premier 4x4

Chevrolet is adding one new trim package for 2021 to the Tahoe family: the High Country. For now, we're taking the Tahoe Premier 4x4 for a spin.


See the body of the 2021 Acura TLX SH-AWD A-SPEC

2021 Acura TLX SH-AWD A-SPEC

Acura continues its tradition of practical performance in the 2021 model year with an update to the TLX SH-AWD A-SPEC.


See the exterior of the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Convertible

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Convertible Review

Another Mustang test drive bites the dust: this time, we're scratching the EcoBoost Premium Convertible off the list.


See the exterior of the 2020 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury AWD

2020 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury AWD Review

At one end of the CT4 spectrum, there's the entry-level Luxury model. At the other is the performance-focused CT4-V. In the middle are the Sport and Premium Luxury variants. 


See the exterior of the 2020 Ford Expedition King Ranch MAX 4X4

2020 Ford Expedition King Ranch MAX 4X4 Review

The newest version of the King Ranch combines handsome good looks with luxury content and a substantial amount of standard safety features.

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SUV Research

More Americans are climbing into an SUV to get from here to there. Find the best SUV for you.



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Honda Trim Levels Guide

Get our breakdown of the Honda trim levels available today.



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Our automotive experts at AutoNation Drive weigh in on price, safety, and performance of popular cars, trucks, and SUVs.


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If you're buying a car, truck, or SUV, the chances are - you need help. Don't worry. Our automotive experts are here to help.



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What makes a great commuter car?

Fuel economy, safety, and infotainment systems are just a few of the features to consider when choosing a car for your daily commute. But interior features such as heated and cooled seats may feel like more of a necessity depending on where you drive from and to.

For AutoNation Drive editors, the perfect commuter car is a triple threat: excellent fuel economy, stylish and comfortable interior with all the amenities of home, and offers plenty of cargo space.

The best SUVs for city driving

Many modern-day commuters choose SUVs as a steady commuter vehicle. SUVs make for great carpoolers, haulers, and long-distance runners. And gone are the days that SUVs run up a bigger gas bill than your average sedan. Here are just a few SUVs to choose from.

  • The Honda CR-V is one of the top-rated SUVs with an MPG is 28/34.
  • The Nissan Rogue is a surprising fuel-sipper with 26/33 MPG.
  • It's hard to beat the Subaru Forester in either the city or the country with its 26/33 MPG.

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