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Vehicle valuation expert Kelley Blue Book gives CNNMoney.com a first look at its picks for the best new family vehicles.

Chevrolet Malibu
Chevrolet Malibu
Take a test drive in the Malibu and you might think the world has suddenly turned upside down. All of a sudden, an American midsize sedan isn't a boring also-ran next to the big-selling Japanese competitors.

The Malibu isn't just a good imitation, either. It's nothing like a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord. This car has a style all its own. If you want to pay less than $30,000 - way less - and feel like you're driving a luxury car, here's your chance.

Besides all that, Kelley Blue Book also notes the Malibu's five-star safety ratings and GM's OnStar crash notification system, both of which will help keep your family safe.

Last updated February 11 2008: 5:06 PM ET

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