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Bankrate's 2007 New Car Guide
What's hot?
All new for 2008 plus a fun interactive to pinpoint the best car for you.
What's hot?
Sedan | Reliability
By examining reliability and freedom from repair ratings from a variety of recent surveys, including Consumer Reports, Intellichoice and J.D. Power, we rank vehicles most likely to be worry-free.
 Honda Accord Basic: 3yr/36K miles
Drivetrain: 5yrs/60K miles
Honda Accord   Not surprisingly, the ever-reliable Honda Accord gets top marks in nearly all consumer surveys, ranking high in J.D. Power's Initial Quality survey and in Consumer Reports' surveys. In the Consumer Reports rankings, the only category where there was a less than perfect mark for the four-cylinder Accord was in body integrity. MSRP: $18,625-$33,090.
 Ford Fusion Basic: 3yr/36K miles
Drivetrain: 5yrs/60K miles
Ford Fusion   Who said Detroit manufactures can't build cars that get high marks for reliability? The Ford Fusion has come out with impressive credentials in this category, earning the rating of much better than average. The only less-than-perfect mark come in the category of body integrity. MSRP: $17,770-$24,000.
 Acura TL Basic: 4yr/50K miles
Drivetrain: 6yrs/70K miles
Acura TL   In the near-luxury sedan category, the Acura TL continues to be an outstanding performer in nearly all areas. It's a best choice in many listings and surveys, and Consumer Reports gives it a much better than average ranking in reliability. The only less-than-perfect mark was for body integrity, which usually refers to wind noise and the like. MSRP: $33,725-$38,425

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