Every year, Kelley Blue Book released its Best Buy Awards, and 2021 is no exception. Their clever experts work hard to calculate the best cars to buy for any given year, looking for models that offer "the best blend of comfort, quality, dependability, low ownerships costs and affordability in a package that is easy and fun to drive." This year, the Hyundai Motor Group (Kia, Genesis and Hyundai) took home top honors with six category winners — just edging out Toyota and Lexus, which had five.
Check out the full list of cars, trucks and SUVs here.
If you tried to distill down what the average new car buyer wants these days into a single vehicle, you might well end up with something very much like the Toyota RAV4. In fact, the RAV4 happened to be the best-selling vehicle that wasn’t a pickup truck in America last year; Toyota moved more than 448,000 of them off dealer lots from January 1st to December 31st.
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