CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2019 /CNW/ -- CarGurus, a leading car shopping and research site, today announced the winners of its inaugural CarGurus Editor's Choice Used Car Awards. In order to arrive at these winners, CarGurus' expert editorial team factored in popularity, availability and expert review scores to identify the top recent-year used models across ten body style categories.
"Shopping for a used vehicle can be a journey peppered with uncertainty, but these awards are a signal of assurance for used-car shoppers as they seek out their desired vehicle," said Matt Smith, Senior Editor at CarGurus.com. "The CarGurus editors sifted through thousands of automotive data points to arrive at these recommendations, and shoppers should feel confident behind the wheel of any of these vehicles."
The 2019 CarGurus Editor's Choice Used Car Awards recipients are:
Small Crossover/SUV 1st Place: 2012-2016 Honda CR-V 2nd Place: 2013-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek 3rd Place: 2014-2018 Jeep Cherokee
Midsize Crossover/SUV 1st Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2nd Place: 2011-2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3rd Place: 2015-2018 Ford Edge
Large Crossover/SUV 1st Place: 2007-2017 Ford Expedition 2nd Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe 3rd Place: 2009-2017 Chevrolet Traverse
Luxury Crossover/SUV 1st Place: 2014-2018 Volvo XC90 2nd Place: 2015-2018 Audi Q7 3rd Place: 2014-2018 BMW X5
Full-size Sedan 1st Place: 2011-2018 Chrysler 300 2nd Place: 2011-2018 Dodge Charger 3rd Place: 2010-2016 Buick LaCrosse
Luxury Sedan 1st Place: 2015-2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2nd Place: 2015-2016 Hyundai Genesis 3rd Place: 2013-2018 Lexus IS 350
Pickup Truck 1st Place: 2011-2018 Ram 1500 2nd Place: 2015-2018 Ford F-150 3rd Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Sports Car 1st Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Corvette 2nd Place: 2014-2018 Jaguar F-TYPE 3rd Place: 2008-2018 Dodge Challenger
Car shoppers looking for great deals on these cars, or any others, can search their local listings at CarGurus.ca. CarGurus analyzes these listings every day and then ranks the results based on the best deal from the best-rated dealer. Additionally, CarGurus shows shoppers essential, transparent information such as dealer reviews, days on market and vehicle price drops.
Methodology: CarGurus' Editor's Choice Used Car Awards nominees were selected from late-model cars originally available for sale in Canada. When evaluating nominees, vehicle generations that include the 2015 model year were considered in their entirety. The CarGurus editorial team evaluated nominees based on various criteria including CarGurus professional Test Drive Reviews, popularity (measured by search volume), and availability (measured by inventory volumes), to determine the best options across a range of vehicle segments.
About CarGurus Founded in 2006, CarGurus (Nasdaq:CARG) is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. CarGurus is the largest automotive shopping site in the U.S. based on monthly unique visitors (source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, Automotive – Information/Resources, Total Audience, Q4 2018, U.S. (Competitive set: CarGurus.com, Autotrader.com, Cars.com, TrueCar.com)). In addition to the United States, CarGurus operates online marketplaces in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Spain. To learn more about CarGurus, visit cargurus.ca.