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January 14, 2010

Edmunds.com Unveils Recommended Cars, Trucks for 2010

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Edmunds.com, has released its 2010 New Car Buying Guides to advise car shoppers about the best new cars and trucks.

The guide contains Edmunds.com's Top Recommended Vehicles - shopping lists for consumers interested in any market segment. Another section of the guide, "What You Should Know before Buying," provides valuable segment-specific guidance no car shopper should miss.

"You're ready to buy a new vehicle, but how do you go about narrowing down the choices?" Karl Brauer, editor in chief of Edmunds.com asked. "Consumers can really use a friend in this overwhelming process; our buying guides give them the benefit of our extensive experience testing and researching every car on the market."

Here are Edmunds.com top recommended vehicles for 2010:

Sedans

Under $15,000 -- Honda Fit, Hyundai Elantra
Under $20,000 -- Mazda MAZDA3, Suzuki Kizashi, Ford Fusion
Under $25,000 -- Honda Accord, Volkswagen Jetta. Toyota Prius
Under $30,000 -- Buick LaCrosse. Volkswagen CC
Under $35,000 -- Hyundai Genesis, BMW 3 Series, Infiniti G37
Under $50,000 -- Cadillac CTS, Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Under $60,000 -- Jaguar XF, BMW M3
More than $60,000 -- Porsche Panamera, BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Trucks

Compact -- Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma
Large -- Dodge Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra

SUVs

Under $25,000 -- Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4
Under $35,000 -- Chevrolet Traverse, Volvo XC60, Mazda CX-9
Under $45,000 -- Audi Q5, Toyota Sequoia
Over $45,000 -- Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW X5

Wagons/Minivans

Under $20,000 -- Volkswagen Jetta, Kia Soul
Under $30,000 -- Ford Flex, Subaru Outback
Under $40,000 -- Cadillac CTS, Audi A4
Over $40,000 -- BMW 5 Series, Audi A6
Minivans -- Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona

Hybrids and Diesels

Hybrids -- Honda Insight, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Lexus HS 250h, Ford Escape Hybrid.
Diesels -- Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, BMW 3 Series Volkswagen Jetta.

Convertibles

Under $25,000 -- Mini Cooper, Mazda MX-5 Miata
Under $35,000 -- Ford Mustang, BMW 1 Series
Under $45,000 -- BMW 3 Series, Nissan 370Z
Under $60,000 -- Porsche Boxster, Chevrolet Corvette
Over $60,000 --  (2009) Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, (2009) Porsche 911

Coupes

Under $20,000 --Mini Cooper, Honda Civic
Under $30,000 -- Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Ford Mustang
Under $40,000 -- BMW 3 Series, Audi A5
Under $60,000 -- Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Porsche Cayman
Over $60,000 -- Audi R8, Porsche 911

Vehicles for Mobility Challenged Drivers

Sedans -- Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Impala, Ford Taurus
Wagons and SUVs -- Honda Element
Full-Size Vans and Minivans -- Ford Transit Connect, Chrysler Town and Country, (2009) Dodge Sprinter.

 

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