Top Car Models of the Year
Two of last year’s picks, the Toyota Highlander and RAV4 SUVs, were passed over this year. At the time of publication, sales of certain versions had been halted. We have suspended our recommendation until a potentially unsafe part that could cause unintended acceleration is fixed. GM Best Car Report Winner Our Top Picks are the best all-around models in their categories, based on their performance, reliability and safety.
They are chosen from the more than 280 vehicles we’ve recently tested and must meet our criteria in three areas: Road test Each must rank at or near the top of its category in our overall test score, which is based on more than 50 tests and evaluations. Reliability Each must have an average or better predicted-reliability Rating, based on the problems CR subscribers reported in our latest Annual Auto Survey. Safety Top Picks must perform adequately in overall safety if tested by the government or the insurance industry. [Read the full article]