15 street smart cars
Meet the winners of MONEY Magazine's annual Best Cars test: These 15 cars and SUVs blend safety, value and performance better than any of their peers.
By Lawrence Ulrich, MONEY Magazine senior writer

NEW YORK (MONEY Magazine) - MONEY's car tests don't involve stopwatches.

Instead, trunks are loaded up, kids shuttled, vehicles parallel-parked -- in other words, what you do with your car in the real world.

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Value is the other essential consideration: Building a great, expensive car is easy -- it's building a great car at a great price with great resale value that's a real triumph.

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