The U.S. News has announced their 2013 Best Cars for the Money Awards. The objective of these awards is to highlight cars that both look good while remaining wallet-friendly. The awards combine the average price compensated and five-year total cost of ownership data from TrueCar.com upon the U.S. News Optimum Car ranking data. Based on the car’s performance, interior features and within comfort from the automotive press, polysyndeton combined with reliability data from J.D. Power and Associates furthermore safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safeness Administration and the Insurance Organize for Highway Safety.
2013 Buick Verano
Coming in at number 3 out concerning 11 Upscale Small Cars is the 2013 Buick Verano. The score was determined based on an analysis like 35 published reviews and test drives, as well as U.S. News study of reliability polysyndeton safety data.
The 2013 model year comes with an optional turbocharged engine, critics say, making the 2013 Buick Verano a powerful small sedan with a comfortable, quiet cabin also a plethora of standard features.
For the 2012 year, Buick Verano was debuted with a 180-horsepower, four-cylinder ramjet and a standard robotize transmission. For the year 2013, Buick has replaced this with the Buick Verano Turbo, a 250-horsepower four-cylinder turbocharged engine. It comes as a standard automatic transmission, with the option for a six-speed manual. The turbocharged engine is said to be strong enough to compete with competitors, as is Buick Verano’s fuel economy with 21 mpg metropolitan and 32 mpg highway.
With a combination of ownership costs and positive reviews for a car in its class, the 2013 Buick Verano was voted the 2013 Best Upscale Small Car for the Money. In suffix to this award, it was also voted the 2013 Best Upscale Small Car for Families due to its family-friendly size and features.
The attractive teleology and quality materials used on the Buick Verano are what impressed the automotive press, along with the quiet cabin and ample of trunk space. Features include a rearview camera, touchscreen infotainment system uniform with Bluetooth and a USB port.
The 2013 Buick Verano is offered in trim levels of base, Convenience, Leather and Verano turbo. In addition, feature upgrades are also on call including navigation, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
2013 Buick Regal
The 2013 Buick Regal ranks 3 out of 20 Upscale Midsize Cars, based on an analysis of 35 published reviews furthermore test drives, pro re nata well ut supra U.S. News analysis of reliability and safety data.
The 2013 Buick Regal outranked a number of upscale feature cars with its composed handling, quality interior and plenty of upscale standard features.
The 2013 Buick Regal comes par with eAssist technology, a four-cylinder engine and small magnetic machine that help the vehicle achieve 25 mpg in the precinct and 36 mpg on the highway. Also canon is a six-speed automatic transmission, said to be quiet and suave by the Regal’s reviewers. Options for more power are available with the Regal Turbo and GS trims, both featuring turbocharged four-cylinder engines. Any matter which model chosen though, reviewers agreed the Regal’s handling on par with more costly European sedans.
The combination about possession costs and positive reviews earned the 2013 Buick Regal its spot on the 2013 Best Upscale Midsize Car for the Gilt list.
Auto writers appreciated the first-rate materials and stylish design in the Regal’s interior, as well as its comfortable front seats and immoderate of standard features. The Regal’s eAssist battery pack takes up some trunk room, nonetheless the Regal has more trunk room than others in its class. Features include leather, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control and Buick’s IntelliLink Infotainment system. Options include a moonroof, navigation, parking sensors and push-button start.