Consumer Reports is the definitive authority on unbiased automotive ratings. According to USA Today, "more than 40% of car shoppers use Consumer Reports for information, and in some segments... nearly 60% of buyers use the magazine. That makes Consumer Reports the biggest single source of information car buyers use."The latest edition of The New Car Buying Guide is devoted to profiles of more than 200 new car and truck models available in the 2006 car year. These models not only include the traditional types from sedans to sport-utility vehicles, but also the growing number of "crossover vehicles." Each profile contains a photo of the automobile, a write-up of the vehicle, reliability history, safety information, crash-test data, as well as information from the test track. Other features include:· 5 steps to getting the best price· Step-by-step strategies for buying or leasing a new car· Unbiased ratings, reliability scores, and safety assessments· Test reports and comprehensive reviews of more than 200 vehicles· The top picks for 2006 from the Consumer Reports auto expertsWith the largest and most sophisticated auto-test facility in the world, Consumer Reports provides the expertise that readers have come to rely on.