Kiplinger Releases 2015 Best Value Awards

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance unveiled its annual Best Value Awards for cars: a comprehensive review of hundreds of vehicles that reveals the best values on the newest models, at the 2015 Washington Auto Show.

The list is part of the Kiplinger’s annual buyer’s guide, “Deals on New Wheels,” and is available at

Kiplinger’s buyer’s guide sorts the 2015 models by price and category and ranks them for performance, safety and value. In addition to Best-in-Class and Best New / Redesigned models, Kiplinger’s also names the Most Fuel-Efficient and Best Resale Value winners in each category.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Top Picks for 2015:

Cars Under $20,000

Best New / Redesigned Car: Honda Fit
Best-In-Class: Mazda3

Cars $20,000 - $25,000

Best New / Redesigned Car: Volkswagen Golf TDI
Best-In-Class: Ford Fusion

Cars $25,000 - $30,000

Best New / Redesigned Car: Subaru Legacy
Best-In-Class: Volkswagen Passat TDI

Cars $30,000 - $40,000

Best New / Redesigned Car: Toyota Camry V6
Best-In-Class: Honda Accord V6 sedan

Cars $40,000 - $50,000

Best New / Redesigned Car: Acura TLX
Best-In-Class: BMW 3 series sedan

Cars $50,000 and Over

Best New / Redesigned Car: Hyundai Genesis sedan
Best-In-Class: Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan

Sports Cars

Best New / Redesigned Car: Ford Mustang
Best-In-Class: Chevrolet Corvette


Best New / Redesigned Wagon: Subaru Outback
Best-In-Class: Toyota Prius v


Best New / Redesigned Minivan: Kia Sedona
Best-In-Class: Honda Odyssey

Small Crossovers

Best New / Redesigned Crossover: Lincoln MKC
Best-In-Class: Subaru Forester

Midsize Crossovers

Best New / Redesigned Crossover: Nissan Murano
Best-In-Class: Jeep Grand Cherokee

Large Crossovers

Best-In-Class: Ford Explorer

Truck-Based SUVs

Best New / Redesigned SUV and Best-In-Class: Chevrolet Tahoe

Midsize Trucks

Best New / Redesigned Truck and Best-In-Class: Chevrolet Colorado

Fullsize Trucks

Best New / Redesigned Truck: Ford F-150
Best-In-Class: Chevrolet Silverado

To search and sort complete data on more than 2,000 2015 cars and SUVs, visit


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