- Test notes
A year of upheaval, including the Toyota recall.
- Top picks
The best vehicles in 10 categories include six new choices: the Chevrolet Silverado and Traverse, Mazda5, Nissan Altima, Subaru
Forester, and Volkswagen GTI.
- Best & worst
Winners and losers for performance, fuel economy, and more.
- Rating the carmakers
Honda and Subaru top the list, with Hyundai moving up.
- Best new-car values
Our exclusive list of cars that score well in our tests, are reliable, and have low owner costs over time.
- Unwelcome surprises
Avoid getting stranded on the road.
Recommended vehicles from more than 280 tested.
Reviews of hundreds of modelsâ€”prices, reliability, and more:
More models have top overall safety Ratings than in previous years.
- Used-car reliability
There has never been a better time to buy used.
Our charts show how older models fare in major trouble spots, plus new-car predicted reliability.
Consumer Reports April 2010, our annual Auto Issue, provides recommendations, expert buying advice, and Ratings on best & worst 2010 cars
and hundreds of other new and used vehicles. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million
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