1999 Editors' Most Wanted Awards

Readers often ask us: What is the "best" car or truck? Our Editors' Most Wanted list is a compilation of our editors' 40 favorite models in a variety of vehicle classes. Find out what the Edmunds' editors would choose if they were spending their own money.

Vehicles

Select Year: 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

Sedans

Compact $25,001-$40,000
BMW 323i

Sport Sedan $10,000-$25,000
Ford SVT Contour

Sport Sedan $25,001-$40,000
Audi A4 2.8

Sport Sedan $40,001-$55,000
BMW 540i

Midsize $10,000-$25,000
Honda Accord V6 Sedan

Midsize $25,001-$40,000
Saab 9-5

Midsize $40,001-$55,000
Mercedes-Benz E430

Fullsize $10,000-$25,000
Ford Crown Victoria (twin - Mercury Grand Marquis)

Fullsize $25,001-$40,000
Chrysler LHS and Chrysler 300M

Fullsize $40,001-$55,000
Lexus LS400

Wagons

Wagon $10,000-$25,000
Subaru Legacy Outback

Wagon $25,001-$40,000
Audi A4 Avant

Wagon $40,001-$55,000
Volvo V70 AWD R

Coupes & Performance Cars

Subcompact $10,000-$25,000
Honda Civic Hatchback

Compact $10,000-$25,000
Volkswagen New Beetle

Sport Coupe $10,000-$25,000
Honda Prelude

Sport Coupe $25,001-$40,000
Ford SVT Mustang Cobra

Sport Coupe $40,001-$55,000
BMW M3

Sports Car $10,000-$25,000
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (twins - Pontiac Firebird Formula and Trans Am)

Sports Car $25,001-$40,000
Chevrolet Corvette

Sports Car $40,001-$55,000
Porsche Boxster

Sports Car $55,000 +
Acura NSX-T

Midsize $55,000 +
Jaguar XJR

Fullsize $55,000 +
BMW 750iL

Coupe $55,000 +
Jaguar XK8

Convertibles

Convertible $10,000-$25,000
Mazda Miata

Convertible $25,001-$40,000
BMW Z3 2.8

Convertible $40,001-$55,000
Mercedes-Benz SLK230

Convertible $55,000 +
Dodge Viper RT/10

Trucks

Compact Pickup $10,000-$25,000
Dodge Dakota

Fullsize Pickup $10,000-$25,000
Ford F-250 Super Duty

Fullsize Pickup $25,000 +
Ford F-150 Lightning

SUVs

Mini SUV $10,000-$25,000
Suzuki Grand Vitara

Compact SUV $10,000-$25,000
Jeep Cherokee

Compact SUV $25,000 +
Jeep Grand Cherokee

Best Offroad $10,000-$25,000
Jeep Wrangler

Fullsize SUV/Best Offroad $25,000 +
Toyota Land Cruiser

Vans

Minivan $10,000-$25,000
Dodge Caravan (twins - Chrysler Town & Country SX and Plymouth Voyager)

Minivan $25,000 +
Honda Odyssey EX

Fullsize Van $10,000-$25,000
Ford Econoline E-150

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