Edmunds.com Announces Consumers' Top Rated Vehicle Awards

Edmunds.com Announces Consumers' Top Rated Vehicle Awards


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:

Convertible Smart Fortwo
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
Minivan/Van Mazda MAZDA5

Other award-winning vehicles are listed on the pages linked from Edmunds.com's Awards page.

About Edmunds
Edmunds.com 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 is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.

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