Honda Motor Company earns the most awards in the 2016 U.S. News Best Cars for the Money awards, unveiled today athttp://usnews.com/cars-money. Covering 23 automotive categories, the awards highlight a single vehicle in each class that provides consumers with the best combination of quality and value.
Honda's six awards – the most awards won by a single brand in the last five years – include Best Compact Car, Subcompact Car and Minivan for the Money. "Honda continues to impress reviewers with the quality and design of nearly all of their products," says Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor of U.S. News Best Cars. "No matter what kind of car someone is looking for, a Honda is almost always a good choice."
Chevrolet and Toyota each won three awards. Acura, Honda's luxury division, earned two. The Lincoln MKX won Best Luxury Two-Row SUV for the Money, breaking the Lexus RX's seven-year winning streak.
The 2016 awards are the first to include the rapidly expanding affordable and luxury subcompact SUV classes, with the Honda HR-V winning Best Subcompact SUV for the Money and the BMW X1 winning Best Luxury Subcompact SUV for the Money.
The Best Cars for the Money awards will be presented to the winning automakers during press preview days at the Chicago Auto Show, on February 11, 2016.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2016 BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY AWARDS
Compact Cars - 2016 Honda Civic
Upscale Small Cars - 2016 Audi A3
Midsize Cars - 2016 Toyota Camry
Upscale Midsize Cars - 2016 Acura TLX
Subcompact SUVs - 2016 Honda HR-V
Luxury Subcompact SUVs - 2016 BMW X1
Compact SUVs - 2016 Hyundai Tucson
Luxury Compact SUVs - 2016 Lexus NX
Full Size Pickup Trucks - 2016 Ram 1500