Car and Driver 's 2011 10 Best Winners Announced…

Car and Driver has announced top 10 best cars of 2011. As usual the BMW 3 Series and Honda Accord are on the list, but there are some newcomers as well like the Hyundai Sonata and Chevy Volt.

Check out the list after the jump….

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Car and Driver Names its 10Best Cars for 2011
Three American, three German, one Korean, and three Japanese brands win? the magazine’s highest honor

November 23, 2010 – Ann Arbor, Michigan –

Car and Driver, the world’s largest automotive enthusiast publication, today announced its 10Best Cars for 2011. Amid high-horsepower machinery such as the 556-hp Cadillac CTS-V, the editors at Car and Driver included an electrically powered vehicle for the first time ever-the groundbreaking Chevrolet Volt.

“Our 10Best award celebrates the best cars on sale in America for less than $80,000,” said Car and Driver VP/editor-in-chief, Eddie Alterman. “In our testing,” Alterman continued, “we are looking for those automobiles that deliver spectacular value, real driver engagement, and the highest fulfillment of their intended missions. Our testing takes place over a week on real roads in the real world, marshalling more than 60 new test cars and our entire editorial staff. It’s a real workout, and the best cars on the market emerge victorious.”

Below is the list of Car and Driver’s 10Best Cars for 2011:

BMW 3-series/M3
Cadillac CTS-V
Chevrolet Volt
Ford Mustang GT
Honda Accord
Honda Fit
Hyundai Sonata
Mazda MX-5 Miata
Porsche Boxster/Cayman
Volkswagen Golf/GTI

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