Four pickups and 15 SUV/CUVs have made this year’s Best Buys list from Consumers Digest. Best Buy selections are the vehicles determined to offer the most value for the money, with judging factors covering empirical data (safety ratings, warranty, price) and objective assessments (behind-the-wheel tests, styling). The winners are listed below.
Call this a clean sweep for the domestics in the light-duty, full-size class. The four trucks earning Best Buys are the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Dodge Ram 1500, Ford F-150, and GMC Sierra 1500.
Representing the sport/utility and crossover vehicles are:
Compact SUV/CUV -- Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, GMC Terrain, Mazda Tribute, Mercury Mariner, and Nissan Rogue
Midsize SUV/CUV -- Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Flex, GMC Acadia, and Mazda CX-7
Full-Size and Luxury SUV/CUV -- Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Volvo XC60