Traditional cars are no longer the mainstream choice, having lost ground to a growing field of higher-riding vehicles. But whereas trucks, crossovers, and SUVs used to express something special about their owners—that they were rugged, adventurous, or dog-owning—cars are increasingly powerful statements about the person behind the wheel. Most people would be better off in a crossover. But commit to driving a car and you stand firm against the great teeming tide of conformity.

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    • d dzerres
      d dzerres

      Sad how they don't show mileage on the specs. That's still huge and getting more important every day. Most of the vehicles on this list are gas hogs - stop promoting that nonsense.

      about 9 days ago
    • 3HOUSE

      Nice video guys

      about 21 day ago
    • Resort

      Wow no 2009 Ford Focus? Fakes

      about 26 days ago
    • IvanChin97

      Still very expensive for 2nd world country....

      about 1 month ago
    • Pedro El Grande
      Pedro El Grande

      A alguien más le sale el imbécil de Isco al comenzar a ver cada vídeo?

      about 1 month ago
    • LilyMae

      They are way off on the Mustang Bullitt price. It would be nice if they did start in the mid 30's, but the lowest priced one in the nation on car gurus is mid 40s and most around 50k.

      about 2 months ago
    • thisguy177

      They need to start building cars with less horsepower 300 to 400hp V8s in the 25-30k price range. Not everyone can buy a 100k corvette zr1 or gtr. Affordability is a big thing to smart people who dont wanna waste money.

      about 2 months ago
    • Ember2460 Harrington
      Ember2460 Harrington

      Honking Car Locking Wakes People Up and Causes Much Noise Stress. Please Lock Your Car Quietly with Light Flash Only.
      We Can Hear The Honk Behind the Walls of the Buildings You Park Next To. When You Have to Listen to that All Day it Drives People Crazy. Thank You.

      about 3 months ago
    • Brodi Wheeler
      Brodi Wheeler

      Kia Stinger, Veloster N, Alfa Quadrofoglio, LC500? Honda Accord?!? Seriously? Pffft!

      about 3 months ago
    • Bigfish

      The Si definitely belongs on this list

      about 4 months ago
    • Fidel

      Mazda Miata rated ahead of Porsche! :)

      about 4 months ago
    • Marvin English
      Marvin English

      This is a paid advertisement by the above car company's

      about 4 months ago
    • Glenn Carpenter
      Glenn Carpenter In reply to Marvin English

      @blackwookie What's true? That Car and Driver is basing their ten-best picks on payments from car companies?

      about 7 days ago
    • blackwookie
      blackwookie In reply to Marvin English

      @Glenn Carpenter what do you mean??Its true lol?

      about 8 days ago
    • Glenn Carpenter
      Glenn Carpenter In reply to Marvin English

      Get your head out of your ass.

      about 1 month ago
    • knight knives
      knight knives

      @2:47 that honda is not type r, it only has 2 doors. i think thats honda civic coupe

      about 5 months ago
    • dw lee
      dw lee In reply to knight knives

      Its the Si. They are listing the Sport/Si/Type R as a group.

      about 3 months ago
    • Thorick

      Other journalists test the new cars throughout the year and then pick the best after having tested all the candidates, but why waste time and money doing that ?
      We can just declare which are the best.

      about 6 months ago
    • Vlad Shv
      Vlad Shv

      Where is Toyota? Toyota/Lexus makes great cars no doubt and resale value is always the highest of all.

      about 6 months ago
    • scook2003

      I love reading the comments in car videos. It's just abuse and arguments all the way...

      about 6 months ago
    • Constantine Joseph
      Constantine Joseph

      I hope you can add reliability as well in the factors next time

      about 6 months ago
    • GeronimoBiggles
      GeronimoBiggles In reply to Constantine Joseph

      horrible reliabiliy. 90% of these cars use turbos and start at 60k what a shitbowl of a world we are in.

      about 1 month ago
    • Me DotOrg
      Me DotOrg

      Should have been the AMG 63 Wagon: The swiss army knife of automobiles. C & D should have a "save the wagons" campaign and stop giving space to so many SUVs. It's Not 'Jeep & Driver'.

      about 6 months ago
    • Randy Watson
      Randy Watson

      List should be called. 10 Cars that will piss off the fewest people. All of them just scream mainstream, dull, check the boxes stuff. Wank material for douchbag buyers I guess.

      about 6 months ago
    • Dahmen Piotraschke
      Dahmen Piotraschke

      The Genesis G70 is the best all around, as other zines have said, I know it's petty, but now that the Genesis Brand will be more of a separate lineup. Needing more vehicles and dealerships--- The Chrysler badge dead ringer must go!! Soon , before the new Palisade or Telluride win SUV 2020..and Genesis takes it and tricks it out as a much needed luxury SUV, that every carline has. But NO MORE WINGS logo..!!!

      about 6 months ago
    • Jay Scott
      Jay Scott

      Your list my friend, is gay...

      about 6 months ago
    • David Nizel
      David Nizel

      Any guesses as to how much the car makers paid to be on this list?

      about 6 months ago
    • Tim Lucas
      Tim Lucas

      No Tesla model 3? Really??

      about 6 months ago
    • Bobby Crypto
      Bobby Crypto

      Kia Stinger, Veloster N ?

      about 6 months ago
    • Bert Saenz
      Bert Saenz

      lol, good luck finding an M2 Competition at MSRP

      about 7 months ago
    • 1 Rami
      1 Rami

      Hey Toyota fanboys , did any of your cars make it ?

      Honda all day !!!!!!

      about 7 months ago
    • Home Projects TV
      Home Projects TV In reply to 1 Rami

      Honda pays C&D to be on this list every year.

      about 4 months ago
    • 1 Rami
      1 Rami In reply to 1 Rami

      How’s that jerky slow ass Toyota ???

      about 6 months ago
    • 1 Rami
      1 Rami In reply to 1 Rami

      Randy Watson Best selling car in California — Car capitol USA , son

      about 6 months ago
    • Randy Watson
      Randy Watson In reply to 1 Rami

      How's that overpriced Civic been selling lately. I think you fanboys call it NSX The Accord gets "refreshed" like a Tijuana whore on a Satuday night.

      about 6 months ago
    • Tim Lucas
      Tim Lucas In reply to 1 Rami

      VW all day!

      about 6 months ago
    • Anthony E
      Anthony E

      Why aren't there any comparison videos on this channel like in the magazine

      about 7 months ago
    • naxT890

      So where are the SUV's ???

      about 7 months ago
    • Imperious Rex
      Imperious Rex In reply to naxT890

      They have their own list

      about 2 months ago
    • Tim Lucas
      Tim Lucas In reply to naxT890

      Hopefully going out of fashion!!

      about 6 months ago
    • DeathsInverse

      2 Hondas no Toyota with the oil dilution issues those turbo charged engines are having 🤔

      about 7 months ago
    • 1 Rami
      1 Rami In reply to DeathsInverse

      DeathsInverse Toyota sudden acceleration

      about 7 months ago
    • Summer Tyme
      Summer Tyme

      I think Car and Driver is in denial.

      They are not aware that no one cares about these boring cars anymore.

      It's like they are making a list of best phone-booths and yellow pages in an era of Smart Phones and search engines.

      about 7 months ago
    • Oneslackr
      Oneslackr In reply to Summer Tyme

      Summer Tyme: What exactly do you drive that's so exciting?

      about 2 months ago