WASHINGTON, DC, FEBRUARY 27, 2014 – Global Automakers Members earned six of the top ten best pick categories in Consumer Reports 2014 Top Picks list.  The vehicles were selected as the best all-around models in their categories based on stringent road test, reliability, and safety requirements.

  • Midsized Sedan: Honda Accord
  • Compact Car: Subaru Impreza
  • Green Car: Toyota Prius
  • Small SUV: Subaru Forrester
  • Midsized SUV: Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Minivan: Honda Odyssey

The leaders in the Top Ten Brand Report Card were also Global Automakers members – with Lexus, Acura, Subaru, Toyota, Honda, and Infiniti all in the top ten. Each brand’s overall score is based on average road test scores and predicted reliability scores based on consumer surveys. 


The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. 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 www.globalautomakers.org.

Contact: Annemarie Pender
202.650.5548 | apender@globalautomakers.org