SANTA MONICA, CA -- The car shopping experts at Edmunds today announced the winners of its 2020 Top Rated Awards. These awards are based on empirical data and insight from Edmunds' extensive new vehicle testing and rating process. They represent the very best new vehicles on the road today.
"The hottest new vehicles of the year tend to get all the buzz, but newer doesn't always equal better," said Alistair Weaver, editor-in-chief at Edmunds. "The Edmunds Top Rated Awards honor the best vehicles on sale today and are the result of thousands of hours of testing both on the track and in the real world. We believe our process is one of the most rigorous and empirical in the industry, which makes these awards a true measure of excellence."
The winners of the 2020 Edmunds Top Rated Awards are:
The 2020 Edmunds Top Rated award winners were selected by the Edmunds editorial team based on the team's extensive vehicle testing and ranking process. Editors selected the overall winners from a group of finalists that consisted of the highest-ranked new vehicles in their vehicle classes on Edmunds as of December 1, 2019. The top ranked vehicles are those with the highest overall test ratings based on the following criteria: performance, comfort, technology, fuel economy and value. The group of finalists were then assigned one of seven Top Rated vehicle classes, and Edmunds' editors selected their overall best vehicle in each class.