Consumer Reports Best Cars for 2017
The Chevrolet Cruze, Toyota Prius, Subaru Forester, and Toyota Highlander are some of the best cars you can purchase in 2017, according to a new report from Consumer Reports.
Consumers Reports' 2017 Top Picks spotlights the vehicles they feel are the strongest when it comes to reliability, safety and road testing. Chevrolet and Toyota had the strongest showing with two winners each -- Below is the full list of top picks.
And if you're thinking of adding any of these highly-recommended vehicles to your garage, don't forget to use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise for the best deals in your local area.
|Category||Winner||Price as Tested|
|Compact Car||Chevrolet Cruze||$23,145|
|Compact Hybrid||Toyota Prius||$27,323|
|Sports Car||Mazda MX-5 Miata||$29,905|
|Midsize Sedan||Kia Optima||$25,860|
|Large Sedan||Chevrolet Impala||$39,110|
|Small SUV||Subaru Forester||$27,145|
|Midsized SUV||Toyota Highlander||$41,169|
|Luxury SUV||Audi Q7||$68,695|
|Compact Pickup||Honda Ridgeline||$36,480|
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- Gregg Fidan
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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