The Consumer Reports' annual rankings for 2017 have selected 10 top vehicles evaluated for road service, reliability, owner satisfaction and safety. A standout vehicle was selected from among the 10.Check out the best car or sport utility vehicle below....
The Consumer Reports' annual rankings for 2017 have selected 10 top vehicles evaluated for road service, reliability, owner satisfaction and safety. A standout vehicle was selected from among the 10. Check out the best car or sport utility vehicle below.
Subcompact Car: Toyota Yaris iA
Toyota's Yaris iA was named tops in the subcompact car category in Consumer Reports' rankings. With a price as tested of $17,560, it earned a road test score of 60, a better score for reliability, It gets 35 mpg.
Compact Car: Chevrolet Cruze
The Chevrolet Cruze was Consumer Reports' top pick for a compact car, scoring a 77 on the road test and getting a better ranking for reliability. The Cruze test model's price was $23,145. It gets 30 mpg.
Compact Hybrid: Toyota Prius
Toyota's Prius was ranked as the top compact hybrid by Consumer Reports, earning a 75 road-test score, and better ratings in both reliability and owner satisfaction. The test model Prius was priced at $27,323. It gets 52 mpg.
Sports Car: Mazda MX-5 Miata
The Mazda MX-5 Miata scored an 80 on Consumer Reports' road-test scale, and was given a better score for owners satisfaction. The magazine's top pick for a sports car goes for $29,905, and gets 34 mpg.
Midsized Sedan: Kia Optima
The Kia Optima earned the title of Consumer Reports' top midsized sedan, scoring an 86 on the road-test portion, as well as better rankings in both reliability and consumer satisfaction. The test model tested was priced at $25,860. It gets 28 mpg.
Large Sedan: Chevrolet Impala
The Chevrolet Impala scored 91 on Consumer Reports' road-test portion, and it was named the best large sedan by the publication. The price as tested was $39,110. It gets 22 mpg.
Small SUV: Subaru Forester
Subaru's Forester topped Consumer Reports' rankings for small sport utility vehicles, earning a 85 road score. The price of the model as tested was $27,145. It gets 26 mpg.
Midsized SUV: Toyota Highlander
The Toyota Highlander earned an 84 road-test score, and was Consumer Reports' top pick for a midsize sport utility vehicle. The price as tested was $41,169. The SUV gets 20 mpg.
Luxury SUV: Audi Q7
Audi's Q7 scored a 96 on the road-test scale, and earned a better ranking in both reliability and owner satisfaction. As tested, the luxury sport utility vehicle cost $68,695. It gets 20 mpg.
Compact Pickup: Honda Ridgeline
Honda's Ridgeline was the top pick for a compact pickup by Consumer Reports. It scored an 80 on the road-test scale and better owner satisfaction score. The price as tested for the Ridgeline was $36,480. It gets 20 mpg.