Toyota dominates CR checklist of very best employed vehicles with eleven models

Buyer Reviews has named its best utilised vehicles for the 2004-13 model years, and the Toyota household is a favored, with eleven automobiles named to the checklist.

The magazine listed the leading little vehicles, sedans and SUVs that performed well in testing and had over-regular dependability.

In the $ 15,000-to-$ 20,000 selection, the 2012-13 Hyundai Elantra and 2011-13 Subaru Impreza had been named the very best modest utilised cars to purchase. The magazine said that these cars had been as roomy and comfortable as more substantial, a lot more expensive autos.

The 2011-2012 Toyota Camry, 2010-eleven Toyota Camry Hybrid and 2008 Acura TL have been selected as the greatest sedans that could be discovered on the utilized-car whole lot for in between $ 15,000 and $ 20,000. Fuel economy, reliability and a cozy trip had been all cited as reasons these 3 vehicles stood out.

In the SUV segment, Buyer Reviews tapped the 2006-07 Lexus RX and 2009-10 Subaru Forester as the very best. The magazine praised the Forester as possessing simple access and the ideal view between the examined SUVs.

General, the magazine advisable 28 vehicles, with eleven of them coming from the Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands and 6 from the Honda and Acura family. Just 3 automobiles from the Detroit 3 located it onto the listing, including the Pontiac Vibe, which was constructed and developed with Toyota.

On the flip side, Customer Reports also compiled a list of 22 utilized autos to avoid — 16 of which are domestic brand automobiles.

The 1.8-liter Chevrolet Cruze and the Mini Cooper S had been referred to as autos to stay away from since individuals versions, along with the other twenty on the list, have several many years of much-worse-than-regular all round dependability.

You can reach Sean Gagnier at sgagnier@crain.com.

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