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Total Car Score Launches Real Time Rankings with Best New Cars of 2013

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Car Score (, the most comprehensive automotive ranking and comparison website, today launched its newest car shopping comparison tool, Total Car Score's 2013 Best New Cars page. The dedicated page serves as a scoreboard that ranks the new 2013 cars, trucks, vans and crossovers in real-time based on their Total Car Score, a comprehensive figure calculated by aggregating car ratings from authorities across the industry.


The Best New Cars page serves car shoppers and auto enthusiasts alike as a continuously updated reference for comparing the overall quality and desirability of the newest models, beginning with 2013 vehicles. The rankings span every brand, make and model, creating a diverse list that will provide visitors with an up-to-the-minute update of which vehicles are reigning supreme across industry reviews and rankings, fuel efficiency ratings and safety.

Total Car Score will continuously update its Best New Cars rankings as new models come on the market, making it an on-demand comparison tool for evaluating the year's best new vehicles.

"We want to give our visitors a snapshot of the best-scoring cars for the new model year while they're still hot off the assembly line," said Karl Brauer, editor-in-chief of Total Car Score. "When new models are released the standings can quickly change in terms of which vehicle is number one on our list. This makes the Best New Cars list an informative resource for the everyday car shopper while engaging enthusiasts who want to see where highly anticipated new releases rank according to industry authorities."

The Best New Car feature supplements Total Car Score's current car reviews and ratings tools for new and used vehicles dating back to model year 2000, making it a complete destination for discovering, researching and comparing new and used vehicles.  

"The Best New Cars list allows Total Car Score to continue providing the latest and most reliable information about new vehicles as they come to market," said Brauer. "This gives our visitors access to the most comprehensive and up-to-date vehicle ratings data, allowing them to effectively research and buy the newest models with full confidence in their decision.

"Not every 2013 model has received a valid Total Car Score yet. We expect the top scoring cars on this page will shift in the coming months, which is why we created this real-time tracking tool for our users," said Brauer. 

As of October 9th, 2012 the following 2013 models have received the highest Total Car Scores:

1. Ford Flex


2. Kia Sorento


3. Nissan Altima


4. Cadillac CTS


5. Ford Taurus SHO


6. Ford Edge


7. Kia Optima


8. Buick LaCrosse


9. Volkswagen CC


10. Audi A4


About Total Car Score
Total Car Score is an automotive research and comparison website that establishes a new industry-wide standard for ranking every car, truck, van and crossover on the market. evaluates and ranks cars according to an aggregate score based on the most trusted automotive authorities available. The site also features original content, car reviews and insights from a veteran automotive journalism and data team. For more information, please go to


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