When it comes to driving to work, a comfortable commute can go a long way toward having a productive, satisfying workday. On average, Americans spend more than 25 minutes getting to their jobs, according to the Census Bureau. Add the amount of time it takes to drive home, and it means about an hour stuck in traffic daily.
It may be impossible to eliminate gridlock, but being in the right car can help make a commute easier.
The best cars to handle the drive to work should have good fuel economy, be able to navigate stop-and-go traffic effectively, and be comfortable for all occupants. Here are Bankrate's top eight picks for the best cars for commuting, including their manufacturer's suggested retail price.