The best vehicles of 2017 means it should be the one which performs very well, excels in the crash tests concerning security, and earns owner satisfaction and functions reliably. This is anticipated as per the customer reports at top vehicle brands on roads.
One of the vehicles at the top spots were the Toyota models and the Chevrolet. The vehicles that have qualified for the ranking of 2017 at the consumer reports test facility include Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Lexus and BMW.
Audi, Porsche, Lexus and BMW will be the top performing brands in the annual rankings of Consumer Reports’, but even the lower-priced options are not lagging much behind.
Honda, Mazda, Subaru, Buick and Kia also have made to the top vehicle brands in the roads this year in 2017. Though, Tesla was ranked as the U.S. based manufacturer, it held the number eight position.
However, security is a factor. Here the vehicles doing poorly in the crash tests of the government lose points, while are given points in extras on having forward collision warning or automatic emergency braking as their standard gear.
This year, automakers have lost points if their automatic transmission shifter was hard to operate when the engine is closed, it fails to return to park. The shifter designs are unusual, including the rotary buttons and knobs which are gaining more popularity as it offers in the front seat more distance, but may be dangerous.
From all performance crossovers expected soon such as the Alfa Romeo Stelvio to the Volkswagen Atlas which is a family SUV with seven-seat, it also includes a few off-road trucks and sports cars in between, thereby making a solid market of all of the new cars heading in a lot this year to dealer. However, several other top vehicle brands found on the streets include the Chrysler 300, Lexus CT 200h and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, but due to the shifters, they’re not much recommended.
Consumer Reports’ rankings are now on close vigilance as buyers are making decisions depending on its picks. The consumer reports now recommended that the vehicles which were tested 100 percent and they were BMW, Porsche and Mazda. These vehicles are the few top brands found on the roads.
Among small cars, the Chevrolet Cruze was the top pick, while the Kia Optima belongs to the range of midsize car and on the top large automobile size was the Chevrolet Impala. The Toyota Prius was a performing hybrid and the Mazda MX-5 was the proper sports car.
The Toyota Highlander and Subaru Forester are the top midsize and small SUVs. The Audi Q7 is the top car luxury SUV, while the Honda Ridgeline was the best small pickup performing vehicle.