Best Cars, Trucks and SUVs of 2016

Find out about this year's hottest models

If you are in the market for one of the top choice vehicles of 2016, you may be interested in new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and hybrids. Each year cars are rated in terms of their functionality, performance, speed, aesthetics and much more. Here are some of the hottest cars of the year that you might want to consider as you car shop.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

A sleek performance roadster, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is “class and steel turned into adrenaline and emotion.” The sport version starts at $24,915, the club is $28,600 and the grand touring is $30,065. The club version has a torque LB-FT of 148 and runs on 36 mpg. Its curb weight is 2,332 pounds. It’s lightweight, features rear-wheel drive and a smooth, agile performance.

2016 Honda Pilot

Receiving a 10 on reliability and design quality, the 2016 Honda Pilot has five different models ranging from $30,145 (the LX) to $46,570 (the Elite). Some fun features include a panoramic roof and sophisticated styling that is “redefining the modern family SUV.” It seats up to 8 and has premium features including creature comforts that make it a pleasure to take to the road.

2016 Ford F-150

Starting at $26,540 for a regular cab and running up to $33,055 for a SuperCrew cab, the 2016 Ford F-150 runs on 19 mpg in the city or 26 on the highway and has a curb weight of 4,049 to 5,236 pounds. It is able to tow 5,000 to 10,400 pounds and has 282 to 385 horsepower. Makers call it a “wakeup call for every full-size truck out there,” allowing you to “work like never before.”

2016 Chevy Camaro

Rating 4.6/5 at Edmunds as well as The Car Connection, the 2016 Chevy Camaro starts at $25,700 and features 275 to 455 horse power. Its curb weight is 3,339 to 3,685, depending upon make. It has a gas mileage of up to 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. It is available as a coupe or convertible and highly customizable, with several thousand options to choose from, including stripes, body style, color and much more.

2016 Land Rover Ranger

It’s “the only vehicle you’ll ever need.” The luxury 2016 Land Rover Ranger comes in a wide variety of styles, from the standard Ranger to the Sport, the Evoque to the LR4. Prices start at $84,950 and the Ranger gets up to 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Its curb weight ranges from 4,918 to 5,320 and it pulls 254 to 550 horsepower.


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