List of Best Vehicles by Class
This week, Edmunds.com announced the winners of its inaugural Most Wanted awards.
The winners are made up of models where both owners and experts believe the model is a smart choice within its class. Each vehicle segment has only one winner.
Honda and Toyota dominated the list, with a combined 9 out of 16 vehicles (Includes Acura and Lexus, which are the luxury arms for each brand). See the full list of winners below.
List of Winners
|Acura||MDX||Luxury Midsize SUV|
|Lexus||RX 350||Luxury Compact SUV|
|Lexus||ES 350||Luxury Midsize Car|
|Audi||A4||Luxury Compact Car|
|Cadillac||Escalade||Large Luxury SUV|
|Mercedes-Benz||S-Class||Large Luxury Car|
|Porsche||911||Luxury Sports Car|
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- Gregg Fidan
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