Our 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2018

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Our 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2018

When you're shopping for a new car, truck or SUV, our 10 Best lists and annual awards can provide valuable guidance and confidence. Here, we've put together a collection of the vehicles we recognized and awarded the most in 2018. We looked at everything from the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000 to our premier awards program, the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards.

The comfortable and roomy Chevrolet Impala seems to be tailor-made for the Great American Road Trip. The four-time Best Buy award winner is also one of our Best Family Sedans for 2018, as well as a 5-Year Cost to Own champion. Read more

The first of many vehicles on this list that are all-new for 2018, the powerful Ford Expedition has the fuel economy of a smaller SUV, yet it also offers the cabin space, and towing and hauling capability of a full-size SUV. This year's Kelley Blue Book Full-Size SUV Best Buy winner also earned a spot on our 12 Best Family Cars list and it offers excellent 5-Year Cost to Own numbers. Read more

Totally redesigned last year, the Subaru Impreza continues to embody practicality with its standard all-wheel drive, available hatchback layout and well-established reputation for reliability and safety. This year the Impreza is one of the 10 Best All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Under $25,000, a Best Resale Value Award winner and one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000. Read more

Already known as a comfortable, roomy, well-crafted sedan, the newest generation of the Toyota Camry added sportiness to the car's growing list of positive attributes. This year, the Camry was one of our favorite sedans under $25,000, and one of our choices for best family sedans. It also continued Toyota's legendary record of offering excellent resale value and low Cost to Own numbers. Read more

All-new for 2018, the Audi Q5 is more powerful, more efficient, and loaded with helpful technology features. It earned this year's Luxury SUV Best Buy award, and scored well in the 5-Year Cost to Own category. And the high-performance Audi SQ5 was lauded as one of the 10 Most Fun SUVs of 2018. Read more

We were so impressed with the new-for-2018 Honda Odyssey, we called it not only the best minivan on the road, but the best family car ever -- and appropriately, it was named to our annual Best Family Cars list. Honda's minivan contains clever, thoughtful features for the family, and continues to be the best vehicle in the segment. The Odyssey continued to receive high praise throughout the year, as it was our Minivan Best Buy, and earned high scores for resale value and 5-Year Cost to Own data. Read more

Honda's popular CR-V is a perennial award-winner that has already added more trophies to its collection for 2018. It was named as KBB's Small SUV Best Buy, one of KBB's Best Family Cars, 10 Best SUVs Under $25,000 and 10 Best All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Under $25,000. Read more

This American classic is all-new for 2018, and the updates make the Wrangler more refined and even more capable. The Wrangler has received accolades in both Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited (4-door) form. Its soft top and trail-ready nature make its inclusion as one of our 10 Most Fun SUVs a no-brainer. But the Wrangler also boasts some practical appeal, boasting Best Resale Value Awards and 5-Year Cost to Own Awards with both two and four doors. Read more

The Honda Civic appeals to a wide variety of buyers, with coupe, sedan and hatchback body styles that pique the interest of practical-minded buyers and enthusiasts alike. The Civic has been named our Small Car Best Buy every year since the award's inception, and has also been lauded for strong resale value and 5-Year Cost to Own numbers. It was also one of KBB's best sedans under $25,000 and one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000. Read more

The top vehicle on this list is the 2018 Honda Accord, which earned more Kelley Blue Book awards and accolades than any other model this year. Not only is the Honda Accord our Midsize Car Best Buy and Overall Best Buy for 2018, but it's also one of our 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000 and a Best Resale Value Award winner. Read more


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