Americans named the best cars “for money”
American site U.S. News & World Report has determined the best cars “for money”. It’s about the best combination of quality and price, the cost of ownership, safety and reliability.
Experts collected and analyzed published and credible reviews of a particular model. That is, journalists tried to make the most objective description of the car.
To measure the value of the vehicle TrueCar experts helped. They provided data on the average current prices that consumers pay for new cars.
In addition, Vincentric experts estimated the loss of the cost of each car during operation. It also took into account the cost of fuel, insurance and repairs for five years.
The winners were determined in each of the classes the cars are classified in the USA.
So, the best cars “for money” by the version of U.S. News & World Report are:
Compact cars – Kia Soul (applicants – Mazda3, Kia Forte)
Hybrid cars – Toyota Prius (applicants – Toyota Camry Hybrid, Ford Fusion Hybrid)
Large cars – Chevrolet Impala (applicants – Toyota Avalon, Nissan Maxima)
Luxury midsize cars – Lexus ES (applicants – Lexus ES Hybrid, Acura TLX)
Luxury small cars – Audi A4 (finalists – Audi A3, BMW 2-Series)
Midsize cars – Hyundai Sonata (finalists – Toyota Camry, Toyota Camry Hybrid)
Sports cars – FIAT 124 Spider (finalists – Subaru BRZ, Toyota 86)
Subcompact cars – Honda Fit (finalists – Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio)
7-seater SUVs – Kia Sorento (finalists – Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot)
5-seater SUVs – Nissan Murano (finalists – Ford Edge, Jeep Grand Cherokee)
Compact SUVs – Honda CR-V (finalists – Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape)
Hybrid SUVs – Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (finalists – Lexus NX Hybrid, Toyota Highlander Hybrid)
Large SUVs – Ford Expedition (finalists – Chevrolet Tahoe, Toyota Sequoia)
Luxury 5-seater SUVs – Lexus RX 350 (finalists – Lincoln MKX, Lexus RX Hybrid)
Luxury 7-seater SUVs – Acura MDX (finalists- Infiniti QX60, Volvo XC90)
Luxury compact SUVs – Lexus NX (finalists – Lexus NX Hybrid, Acura RDX)
Minivans- Chrysler Pacifica (finalists – Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona)
Subcompact SUVs – Honda HR-V (finalists – Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade)
Compact pickups – Chevrolet Colorado (finalist – Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma)
Full-size pickups- Ford F-150 (finalists – Ram 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500)