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Edmunds.com Announces Consumers' Top Rated Vehicle Awards
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — June 11, 2009 — Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information, today announced the winners of the Edmunds.com Consumers' Top RatedSM vehicle awards for 2009. The winners were chosen through Edmunds.com's Consumer Ratings and Reviews feature, which allows owners to evaluate their new or used vehicles in eight different categories: performance, comfort, fuel economy, driving impressions, interior design, exterior design, build quality and reliability.
"Here's a chance for car shoppers to see if the models they are considering are the most loved by their current owners," said Karl Brauer, Editor in Chief of Edmunds.com. Further discussion of vehicle ownership experiences is ongoing at CarSpace.com.
The 2009 winners are:
|Coupe Under $25,000||MINI Cooper|
|Coupe $25K-$35K||Nissan 370Z|
|Coupe $35K-$45K||BMW 3 Series|
|Coupe Over $45,000||Chevrolet Corvette|
|Sedan Under $15,000||Scion xD|
|Sedan $15K-$25K||Ford Fusion|
|Sedan $25K-$35K||Volkswagen CC|
|Sedan $35K-$45K||Cadillac CTS|
|Sedan Over $45,000||Cadillac CTS-V|
|Hybrid||Toyota Camry Hybrid|
|SUV Under $25,000||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|SUV $25K-$35K||Kia Borrego|
|SUV $35K-$45K||Audi Q5|
|SUV Over $45,000||Mercedes-Benz GL-Class|
|Compact Truck||Toyota Tacoma|
|Large Truck||Ford F-150|
|Wagon||Mazda MAZDASPEED MAZDA3|
Other award-winning vehicles are listed on the pages linked from Edmunds.com's Awards page.
About Edmunds.com, Inc.
Edmunds.com, Inc. publishes four Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers and enthusiasts. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value® , is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in January 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in February 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site and home to the oldest and most established automotive community. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.