You are now decided that it is time to skip the bus or train and finally drive your own car. However, you are struck with one dilemma – what is the best car on earth? The answer would totally depend on what you need or what your style is. There are many cars here in Singapore and choosing the best one is not easy but if you establish a baseline – like what you need it for or your style, you can safely deduce the best one for you.
If you are still confused, you can just refer to The Best Cars of 2016 according to Consumer Reports, a magazine that focuses in comparisons and product reviews. Consumer Reports released The Best Cars for this year across ten different categories. The result was based on reliability ratings from the 2015 auto survey, series of road test scores, insurance industry safety tests and owner satisfaction surveys.
Here is the list:
Best Midsize Car
For the Best Midsize Car category, the award goes to Toyota Camry. The price is pegged at $24,089 to $32,603.
Best Subcompact Car
For the Best Subcompact Car, the award goes to Honda Fit. The price is pegged at $19,025.
Best Compact Car
For the Best Compact Car, the award goes to Subaru Impreza. The price is pegged at $21,345 to $22,345.
Best Luxury SUV
For the Best Luxury SUV, the award goes to Lexus RX. The price is pegged at whopping $51,630 to $57,565.
Best Sports Car Sub-$40K
For the Best Sports Car Sub-$40K, the award goes to Mazda MX-5 Miata. The price is pegged at $29,905.
Best Small SUV
For the Best Small SUV, the award goes to Subaru Forester. The price is pegged at $27,145.
Best Pickup Truck
For the Best Pickup Truck, the award goes to Ford F-150. The price is pegged at $45,750 to $46,755.
Best Large Car
For the Best Large Car, the award goes to Chevrolet Impala. The price is pegged at $39,110.
For the Best Minivan, the award goes to Toyota Sienna. The price is pegged at $35,810 to $38,201.
If you notice it, most of the top picks are Japanese brands and one South Korean brand then there are two that are manufactured by the United States. This goes to show that the car manufacturing here in Asia is not only lucrative but also efficient because many people prefer it.
You can start with these things when you are deciding what car to buy. Good luck!