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Meet the winners: CarGurus announces third annual Best Used Car Awards

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on May 9, 2019

CarGurus yesterday announced the winners of its third annual Best Used Car Awards. The awards recognize the best recent-year used models across 16 body style categories and our analysis of factors including long-term projected value retention, driver satisfaction, expert reviews, 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:

Subcompact Sedan/Hatchback

1st Place: 2015-2018 Honda Fit
2nd Place: 2014-2018 MINI Cooper
3rd Place: 2008-2018 Ford Fiesta

Compact Sedan/Hatchback

1st Place: 2014-2018 Mazda MAZDA3
2nd Place: 2011-2016 Hyundai Elantra
3rd Place: 2012-2018 Toyota Corolla

Midsize Sedan

1st Place: 2013-2017 Honda Accord
2nd Place: 2013-2018 Ford Fusion
3rd Place: 2012-2017 Toyota Camry

Full-Size Sedan

1st Place: 2011-2018 Dodge Charger
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Chrysler 300
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Impala

Station Wagon

1st Place: 2015-2018 Subaru Outback
2nd Place: 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
3rd Place: 2015-2018 MINI Cooper Clubman

Small Crossover/SUV

1st Place: 2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler
2nd Place: 2012-2016 Honda CR-V
3rd Place: 2013-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Midsize Crossover/SUV

1st Place: 2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
3rd Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Full-Size Crossover/SUV

1st Place: 2011-2018 Ford Explorer
2nd Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
3rd Place: 2009-2017 Chevrolet Traverse


1st Place: 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Toyota Sienna
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Kia Sedona

Midsize Pickup Truck

1st Place: 2005-2015 Toyota Tacoma
2nd Place: 2015-2018 Chevrolet Colorado
3rd Place: 2015-2018 GMC Canyon

Full-Size Pickup Truck

1st Place: 2015-2018 Ford F-150
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Ram 1500
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Luxury Compact Sedan

1st Place: 2013-2017 Lexus IS
2nd Place: 2010-2018 Volvo S60
3rd Place: 2013-2018 Audi A3

Luxury Midsize Sedan

1st Place: 2013-2018 Lexus ES
2nd Place: 2013-2018 Lincoln MKZ
3rd Place: 2015-2018 Acura TLX

Luxury Small Crossover/SUV

1st Place: 2015-2018 Lexus NX
2nd Place: 2013-2018 Acura RDX
3rd Place: 2015-2018 BMW X1

Luxury Midsize Crossover/SUV

1st Place: 2014-2018 Volvo XC90
2nd Place: 2015-2018 Lincoln MKC
3rd Place: 2014-2018 INFINITI QX60

Sports Car

1st Place: 2008-2018 Dodge Challenger
2nd Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Corvette
3rd Place: 2015-2018 Ford Mustang

For more details, read the full press release.

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