Searching for a high-quality car that fits your budget? Look no further: U.S. News and World released its “2017 Best Cars for the Money” award winners earlier this month.
The report features cars that rank among the best for both ownership experience and value. Winners include the Toyota Prius (Best Hybrid Car), the Hyundai Sonata (Best Midsize Car), and the Honda CR-V (Best Compact SUV).
This list was compiled by analyzing data from U.S. News and World car rankings, credible customer reviews, and safety and reliability. To measure value, the report used short-term and long-term pricing data from TrueCar and Vincentric.
Best Compact SUV for the Money: 2017 Honda CR-V
The Honda CR-V is a consumer favorite with strong reliability ratings and a low long-term cost of ownership, according to U.S. News and World. (MSRP: $24,045-$33,695)
Best Luxury Small Car for the Money: 2017 Audi A4
The Audi A4, a top-rated luxury small car, offers a long list of tech features along with low long-term ownership costs. (MSRP: $35,900-$42,350)
Best Midsize Car for the Money: 2017 Hyundai Sonata
The 2017 Sonata was recognized not only for its low starting price, but for its practicality. Features include a large passenger cabin and trunk. (MSRP: $21,600-$34,350)
Best Hybrid Car for the Money: 2017 Toyota Prius
The 2017 Toyota Prius is perhaps best known for its excellent fuel economy, but it also offers a smooth ride and roomy interior. (MSRP: $24,685-$30,015)
Best Minivan for the Money: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
Along with its low starting price, the 2017 Pacifica boasts lots of interior space and easily accessible second-row seats. (MSRP: $28,595-$42,495)
View the full list of winners here.