Posts from ‘Best Buys’

Feb
16
Best City Cars

2018 Toyota Yaris iA

The following article, written by Consumer Guide Publisher Tom Appel, first appeared in the “2018 Chicago Auto Show Official Show Guide.” Thanks to the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, producers of the Chicago Auto Show, for allowing us to share the text again here. 

Thanks to easy access to ridesharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Wingz, many urban dwellers have found that they can live free of the complications and costs of car ownership. On the occasion that short-hop transportation is needed, these car-free bon vivants turn to a smartphone app and order up a quick ride. Other times, public transportation suffices.

Dec
05

2018 Best Buys

Six New Additions Highlight Consumer Guide® Automotive’s 2018 Best Buy List

Chevrolet Bolt EV earns Best Buy in model’s inaugural season

Apr
26
2017 Toyota Yaris iA

2017 Toyota Yaris iA in Graphite

2017 Toyota Yaris iA manual    2015 Audi Q5

Class: Subcompact Car

Miles Driven: 481

Fuel Used: 11.5 gallons

Nov
14

Consumer Guide Best Buys

New Family Vehicle Award Highlights Consumer Guide® Automotive’s 2017 Best Buy List–Chrysler Pacifica Takes Honor

Genesis G90 earns Best Buy in brand’s inaugural year

Nov
11

2016 Consumer Guide Best Buys

New Subcompact-Crossover-Class Vehicles Claim Three Spots on Consumer Guide® Automotive’s 2016 Best Buy Awards List

New and Redesigned Premium Vehicles Garner Five Awards

 

Nov
11
2015 Consumer Guide Best Buys Magazine

Watch for Consumer Guide “2015 Car & Truck Best Buys” on newsstands everywhere.

New and Redesigned Vehicles Claim Ten Spots on Consumer Guide® Automotive’s 2015 Best Buy Awards List

New and Redesigned Premium Vehicles Garner Five Awards

 LINCOLNWOOD, IL. November 12, 2014 – Consumer Guide® Automotive, the leading publisher of authoritative, unbiased new- and used-car reviews for more than 45 years, today announced the recipients of its 2015 Best Buy Awards. A Consumer Guide Best Buy represents the finest balance of attributes and value in its class. For 2015, just 39 Best Buys have been awarded in 20 classes, providing clear, easy choices for consumers.

Nov
04
Mar
07
2013 Kia Soul, Best 2013 Cars

2013 Kia Soul

Every fall, our staff convenes in a room to duke it out over the year’s Best Buy choices. As might be expected, we don’t always agree. Okay, actually we rarely agree. Our consensus is always that the winners are great vehicles in their respective classes, even though some may think they’re not the best vehicles in their respective classes.

Dec
13

Toyota Prius v

When we at Consumer Guide Automotive recently announced our 2013 Best Buy Awards, we bestowed Toyota’s entire line of 2013 Prius models as winners of the first-ever Editors’ Choice Best Buy Award. This honor recognizes them as the pinnacle in value, features, and driving experience among 2013 vehicle choices.

Nov
30
Consumer Guide Automotive Editors' Choice Award

The award-winning Prius family: Prius Plug in (top left), Prius (top right), Prius v (bottom left), and Prius c (concept version shown).

Consumer Guide Automotive, the leading publisher of authoritative, objective new and used car reviews for more than 45 years, has announced the recipients of its 2013 Best Buy Awards. A Consumer Guide Best Buy represents the finest balance of attributes and value in its class. For 2013, just 26 Best Buys have been awarded, providing clearer, easier choices for consumers.