Consumer Reports recently bought anonymously and tested top make and model 2013 cars for the purpose of determining measurable performance and the driver’s actual experience of each vehicle. This information is used to compare the new 2013 models to one another and provide consumers with realistic expectations should they be in the market for a new car.
Long term factors also contributing to the rankings are, Predicted reliability, Owner satisfaction and Predicted depreciation.
Scoring is summarized on a 100-point scale and the full report can be found on the ConsumerReports.org website.
These are the top 10
Score - Make & model
99 - Tesla Model S $89,650
97 - BMW 135i $37,650
95 - Infiniti G37 $37,225
93 - Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE $29,052
93 - Audi A6 (3.0T) $56,295
93 - Infiniti M37 $53,825
92 - Lexus LS 460L $79,354
92 - Chevrolet Corvette Z06 $64,890
92 - Hyundai Genesis 3.8 $39,850
92 - Toyota Camry XLE (V6) $32,603
It’s interesting to note that while these cars range in value from $90,000 to $30,000, ranking was exclusive of the price.