AutoPacific, a automotive marketing and consulting firm, has surveyed more than 42,000 new car owners to identify which cars are the best for 2010. The cars receiving the 2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) for the best passenger cars, light trucks, and SUVs are below.
Which picks do you agree or disagree with and why?
Do you own one of these cars? If so, what do you like or dislike about it?
Do ratings like these help you decide which car to buy?
Premium Luxury Car: Lexus LS
Aspirational Luxury Car: Hyundai Genesis
Luxury Mid-Size Car: Nissan Maxima
Large Car: Ford Taurus
Premium Mid-Size Car: Honda Accord
Mid-Size Car: Suzuki Kizashi
Premium Compact Car: Volkswagen GTI
Compact Car: Nissan Cube
Economy Car: Honda Fit
Sports Car: Porsche 911
Sporty Car: Chevrolet Camaro
Hybrid Car: Mercury Milan Hybrid
Light Trucks and SUVs:
Heavy Duty Pickup: Dodge Ram HD
Large Light Duty Pickup: Ford F-150
Compact Pickup: Honda Ridgeline
Luxury Sport Utility: Cadillac Escalade
Large Sport Utility: Ford Expedition
Premium Mid-Size Sport Utility (tie): Nissan Pathfinder/Toyota 4Runner
Mid-Size Sport Utility: Dodge Nitro
Premium Luxury Crossover: Lincoln MKT
Luxury Crossover SUV: Lexus RX
Large Crossover SUV: GMC Acadia
Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV: Ford Edge
Mid-Size Crossover SUV: Ford Escape
Compact Crossover SUV: Hyundai Tucson
Minivan: Honda Odyssey
Hybrid Truck: Lexus RX400h Hybrid