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U.S News and World Report Lists 8 of the Best Vehicle Deals Available Right Now

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Recently, U.S. News and World Report released their monthly list of the best cars to purchase during the month of October. Vehicles listed here had to meet a trifecta of criteria including, “declining sales, strong manufacturer incentives and excellent scores in the U.S. News Best Cars rankings,” according to a news release submitted by the organization.

So whether you are in the market for a new vehicle or just love everything  about cars, be sure to continue reading for the complete list of eight of the best vehicle deals available right now; and of course, if you are interested in learning more about any of the cars listed here contact a dealer near you.

1. Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

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The 2017 version of this car ranked in the number two spot on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Car list in the category for sub-compact vehicles. It scored an 8.6 out of 10 possible points and had a 9.7 safety rating. Additionally, the experts noted the Sonic handled nicely and acquired between 33 and 38 MPG on the highway.

2. Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

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In the midsize cars category, the 2018 Sonata ranked third with an overall score of 8.7. Like Chevrolet’s Sonic, this vehicle managed a 9.7 safety rating. A large trunk and good gas mileage, (32-37 MPG on the highway) were listed as good things experts appreciated about this car.

3. Mazda6

mazda6

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Also in the midsize car category is the 2017 Mazda6, coming in at number seven. An overall score of 8.5 and a 9.7 safety rating, along with an “impressive fuel economy” and “superior driving dynamics” cements this vehicle as a top performer.

4. Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

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The 2017 year model of this vehicle sits in fifth place in the compact cars category. However, the Prius also placed fourth and sixth in the hybrid and electric cars and small cars categories respectively. An overall score of 8.6 and safety score of 9.3, as well as, “outstanding fuel economy estimates” helps explain why this car was given the 2017 Best Hybrid Car for the Money award.

5. Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

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The 2017 Altima comes in at number nine in the midsize car category. It managed an 8.4 overall score and a 9.7 safety rating. Also, on the highway, it gets anywhere from 32 to 39 MPG. However, experts said the vehicle could use an upgrade as its design has not been improved upon since 2013.

6. Porsche Cayenne

porsche cayenne

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When it comes to luxury midsize SUVs, it is difficult to find a vehicle that can beat the number three ranked 2018 Cayenne. Although no safety rating was available, this Porsche model received an overall rating of 8.9/10 possible points. According to U.S. News and World Report, notable features of this vehicle include, “sharp handling” and a “quiet, comfortable ride.”

7. Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Photo: Facebook/The Fast Lane Truck

With an 8.4 overall score, the 2017 Expedition sits atop the Large SUV category. Although experts said no noticeable changes were made to this year’s model, they still mentioned spacious seating and excellent cargo capacity as two of the vehicles biggest pros. Also, a safety rating of 9.4 helped launch this SUV to the top of the list.

8. Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

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Finally, in the category of midsize SUVs, the 2018 Sorento ranks third overall. With an MPG of 23-28 MPG on the highway, a cumulative score of 8.6, and a 9.7 safety rating, this vehicle has definitely earned its rank.