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Consumer Reports ranks best vehicles for 2018

WASHINGTON — On the market for a new car but don’t know where to start?

Consumer Reports has announced its Top Picks for 2018. The vehicles on the list had an outstanding overall score, considering their ranks in four categories: road-test performance, predicted reliability, owner satisfaction and safety.

The take-aways:

  • Seven new vehicles have climbed the ranks of Consumer Reports’ annual list.
  • A new category for Compact Green Car shows the growing popularity of eco-friendly, electric cars.
  • Toyota surpasses other manufacturers with four models on the list; the only other manufacturer with more than one vehicle on this year’s list is Chevrolet.

Below is the complete Consumer Reports list. Prices are listed as tested.


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