Best car 2011 consumer report
The Ford Mustang and Kia Sorento are among six new models named to the Consumer Reports annual Top Picks car list forearning spots in the Sporty Car and Family SUV categories, respectively. They join reigning models from last year's list, the Infiniti G37, Toyota Prius, and. Honda and Subaru still make the best vehicles overall, but Ford posted the largest gain, improving both its road-test and reliability scores in the.
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The Consumer Reports car issue recommends new models by of ownership, buying a used car can be the best way for consumers to.
In other words, getting a top reliability rating from Consumer Reports takes some doing.
Last year's title in that group went to GM 's Chevrolet Traverse. Euro brands also come in for criticism on reliability. Although that's a perennial option for budget-conscious consumers, the ranks of the thrifty have grown as a deep recession has been followed by a lackluster economic recovery.
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|Visit the annual auto issue special section for quick access to the latest Ratings, articles, and videos. As the new-for model makes its way to the market, it also comes with above-average predicted reliability.
Other reviewers base their evaluations on press cars that are hand-picked by the automakers. However, some newer Toyotas have slipped in interior fit and finish.
The Toyota 4Runner is nearly impossible to kill. But the company still fields a few lackluster cars, including some Chevrolet Impala sedan and the Colorado pickup.
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Consumer Reports Auto Issue: Best and Worst Cars for Affordable family sedan (formerly budget car): Hyundai Sonata ( Honda Fit). Going by Consumer Reports reliability ratings, certain vehicles stand out from Reports rating for four of its first five years on the market from to The Toyota Corolla is boring, but it's good at just about everything.
Last year's title in that group went to GM 's Chevrolet Traverse.
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In all, roughly, three-quarters of the three-year-old vehicles in its survey were problem-free, as were two-thirds of the five-year-old vehicles. See the complete Top Picksincluding videos on each model.
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The TSX is long gone, but used models are a smart buy for consumers who prize practicality. The Camry-based Lexus ES is the most reliable luxury car.
With VW's loss of top sporty-car status, no European car is among the magazine's top picks. The truck-based SUV posted 13 consecutive years of the highest ratings Consumer Reports gives for durability.