Looking for a new car? Consumer Reports names Toyota Prius as best, Nissan Armada as worst for new-car value

by SpeedLux

Consumer Reports has made it’s list for its best and worst new-cars for value, with the Toyota Prius taking the top position overall and the Nissan Armada ranked lowest. Other best cars included: Subaru Legacy, Lexus ES 300h, Toyota Avalon Hybrid, Mazda MX-5 Miata, and Honda Ridgeline. Other worst new-car have included the Chrysler Town & Country, Ford F-250 Lariat, Ford Escape and the Ford Taurus Limited.

With an estimated five-year ownership cost of $1.20 per mile, the Nissan Armada was ranked as the worst new-car value.

Compact/Subcompact Cars: Best, Toyota Prius Four; Worst, Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L

Midsized Cars: Best, Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium; Worst, Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Large Cars: Best, Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited; Worst, Ford Taurus Limited

Luxury Cars: Best, Lexus ES 300h; Worst, BMW 750Li

Sports Cars/Convertibles: Best, Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring; Worst, Chevrolet Camaro convertible 2SS (V8)

Wagons/Minivans: Best, Mazda5 Grand Touring; Worst, Chrysler Town & Country Touring-L

Small SUVs: Best, Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium; Worst, Ford Escape SE (1.6T)

Midsized SUVs: Best, Nissan Murano SL; Worst, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

Luxury/Large SUVs: Best, BMW X1 xDrive28i; Worst, Nissan Armada Platinum

Pickups: Best, Honda Ridgeline RTS; Worst, Ford F-250 Lariat (6.7L V8)

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