Global Automakers

Members' Models Lead Consumer Reports’ Top Picks

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March 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC, March 1, 2011 – Global Automakers' members captured eight of Consumer Reports’ Top Picks for 2011. The vehicles were selected as the best all-around models in their categories based on stringent road test, reliability, and safety requirements.

Consumer Reports' Top Picks:
Budget Car - Honda Fit
Small Car - Hyundai Elantra
Family Sedan - Nissan Altima
Small SUV -Toyota RAV4
Green Car - Toyota Prius
Family SUV - Kia Sorento
Family Hauler - Toyota Sienna
Sports Sedan - Infiniti G37

Findings from Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto Issue were announced in Washington, DC on Monday at a Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) press conference.


The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. Our members’ market share of both U.S. sales and production is 40 percent and growing. We work with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation, and protects our planet. Our goal is to foster a competitive environment in which more vehicles are designed and built to enhance Americans’ quality of life. For more information, visit


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