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2019 KBB Best Buy Award Winners

November 15, 2018

The 2019 Volvo XC40 was recently named the overall winner of Kelley Blue Book's (KBB) 2019 Best Buy Awards.

The Best Buy Awards were designed to help car shoppers find the best values in whatever vehicle category they are interested in. Each year the KBB editorial team nominates vehicles in 12 different categories they believe have the potential for highest value. The nominees are then narrowed down through a seven-week test period and the winners are selected based on comparative market pricing, consumer reviews, expert evaluations, and cost-to-own information.

The 2019 Volvo XC40 was named the Overall Best Buy for 2019, as well as the Subcompact Luxury SUV winner. Other winners include the 2019 Honda Civic, Audi Q5, and Ford F150. A full list of all the 2019 winners is below.

If you're considering adding any of these 2018 Best Buys to your garage, I recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see the biggest discounts offered in your area.

CategoryWinner
Small Car 2019 Honda Civic
Midsize Car 2019 Honda Accord
Subcompact SUV 2019 Hyundai Kona
Small SUV 2019 Honda CR-V
Midsize SUV 2019 Honda Pilot
Full-Size SUV 2019 Ford Expedition
Minivan 2019 Honda Odyssey
Pickup Truck 2019 Ford F-150
Subcompact Luxury SUV 2019 Volvo XC40
Compact Luxury SUV 2019 Audi Q5
Midsize Luxury SUV 2019 Audi Q7
Performance Car 2019 Hyundai Veloster N
Electric/Hybrid Car 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-in
Luxury Car 2019 Lexus ES

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- Gregg Fidan

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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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