Vincentric has released its 2019 Best Value in America Awards, and the list of well-built cars, trucks and SUVs is populated, thankfully, by a terrific number of truly desirable picks. The 10 below are our favorites from the list, but the full group consists of 37 in total.
In brief, the Best Value in America Award is determined by measuring “cost-of-ownership using eight different cost factors: depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost and repairs. Using a statistical model, winners were identified by measuring which vehicles had lower than expected ownership costs given their market segment and price.”
If you’ve already got one or more of the below, well done. And if you’re in the market, this is a great place to start your search.
Compact Hatchback: Subaru Impreza
Read Now: We recently named the Impreza’s big brother, the Subaru Outback, the best family car under $30,000.
Mid-Size: Volkswagen Passat
Read our overview of the all-new, forthcoming 2020 Passat here.
Sports Car: Mazda MX-5 Miata
Read our review of the Miata RF here.
Luxury Compact: Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
Read our review of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA here.
Premium Luxury Mid-Size and Large Sedans: Audi A6 and A7
Read our review of the 2019 A6 and A7 here.
SUVs, Crossovers and Vans
Compact SUV/Crossover: Jeep Wrangler
Read our review of the new Jeep Wrangler here.
Mid-Size SUV/Crossover: Toyota 4Runner
Read our overview of the Toyota TRD SUVs and trucks here.
Luxury Mid-Size SUV/Crossover: Land Rover Discovery
Read our review of the Land Rover Discovery here.
Small/Mid-Size Pickup: Toyota Tacoma
Read our review of the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro here.
Full-Size 1/2-Ton Pickup: Ford F-150
Read our review of the Ford F-150 Raptor here.