June 1, 2020

2020 Best Cars for the Money

[U.S. News & World Report]

Best 2-Row SUV:

Hyundai Santa Fe

$26,125 – 39,425 MSRP

Best 3-Row SUV:

Kia Sorento

$26,990 – 41,890 MSRP

Best Compact SUV:

Honda CR-V

$25,050 – 34,750 MSRP

Best Hybrid or Electric SUV:

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

$28,350 – 36,880 MSRP

Best Minivan:

Kia Sedona

$27,600 – 41,500 MSRP

Best Subcompact SUV:

Kia Soul

$17,490 – 27,490 MSRP

Best Compact Car:

Kia Forte

$17,890 – 23,090 MSRP

Best Hybrid or Electric Car:

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

$23,100 – 23,100 MSRP

Best Large Car:

Chevrolet Impala

$31,620 – 36,720 MSRP

Best Midsize Car:

Toyota Camry

$24,425 – 35,130 MSRP

Best Subcompact Car:

Honda Fit

$16,190 – 20,620 MSRP

Winning Trends

Kia won the most awards of any brand, winning four in all. The Kia Soul won the Best Subcompact SUV for the Money for the fourth year in a row, and the Kia Sorento won the Best 3-Row SUV for the fourth consecutive year as well. The Kia Forte won Best Compact Car for the Money for the first time, and the Kia Sedona won Best Minivan for the Money for the second time. 

Toyota took home three awards, including two for hybrids. The Toyota Corolla Hybrid won Best Hybrid or Electric Car for the Money, and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid won Best Hybrid or Electric SUV for the Money. The Toyota Camry won Best Midsize Car for the Money for the third consecutive year and the seventh time since the awards began. 

The Honda CR-V won the Best Compact SUV for the Money award for the fourth consecutive time and seventh time overall. Honda notched another win with the Honda Fit, which won Best Subcompact Car for the Money for the sixth consecutive year and eighth time overall. 

Chevrolet won one award, with the Impala winning Best Large Car for the Money. It’s the Impala’s fifth time winning that award. The Hyundai Santa Fe won Best 2-Row SUV for the Money; it’s the fourth time the Santa Fe has won a Best Car for the Money award. 

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