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Meet the winners: announcing the 5th annual Best Used Car Awards

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on August 16, 2021

Last week, CarGurus announced the winners of its fifth annual Best Used Car Awards. The awards recognize the best recent-year used models across 10 body-style categories based on our analysis of factors, including long-term projected value retention, driver satisfaction, user reviews, expert evaluation, and both model popularity and availability.

If your dealership sells any of these vehicles, share the award on social media and use it as an additional selling point for each of the winning vehicles. Here’s the full list of this year’s winners:

Editor’s Choice

2017-2021 Mazda CX-5

Small Crossover/SUV

  1. 2017-2021 Mazda CX-5
  2. 2. 2017-2021 Kia Sportage
  3. 3. 2017-2021 Honda CR-V

Medium Crossover/SUV

  1. 2011-2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  2. 2016-2020 Kia Sorento
  3. 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Large Crossover/SUV

  1. 2011-2019 Ford Explorer
  2. 2015-2020 Chevrolet Tahoe
  3. 2017-2021 GMC Acadia

Luxury Crossover/SUV

  1. 2016-2021 Volvo XC90
  2. 2016-2020 Lexus RX
  3. 2016-2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Sedan/Hatchback

  1. 2017-2020 Hyundai Elantra
  2. 2016-2020 Kia Optima
  3. 2016-2021 Honda Civic

Luxury Sedan

  1. 2014-2020 Lexus I
  2. 2011-2018 Volvo S60
  3. 2015-2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Midsize Pickup Truck

  1. 2016-2021 Toyota Tacoma
  2. 2015-2021 Chevrolet Colorado
  3. 2017-2021 Honda Ridgeline

Full-Size Pickup Truck

  1. 2015-2020 Ford F-150
  2. 2011-2018 RAM 1500
  3. 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Minivan

  1. 2017-2021 Chrysler Pacifica
  2. 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey
  3. Toyota Sienna

Sports Car

  1. 2015-2021 Ford Mustang
  2. 2014-2019 Chevrolet Corvette
  3. Ford Focus RS

For more details, read the full press release here.

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