10 best cars: Consumer Reports

The influential magazine names the cars, trucks and SUVs it rates highest in popular categories.

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Best overall: Lexus 460L
Price: $70,925
Mileage: 24 Hwy, 16 City

Parent company Toyota has been taking its lumps lately, but the carmaker and its luxury division Lexus still makes some very good vehicles. Case in point: the Lexus LS full-size luxury sedan scores a near-flawless 99 on Consumer Reports 100-point scale.

Toyota's recall mess has caused some problems, though. Toyota would have had four cars in this Top 10 list instead of just two. Two vehicles -- the Rav4 and Highlander SUVs -- have had their recommendations suspended as a result of recalls that resulted in "stop sale" orders by the carmaker.


NEXT: Family Sedan: Nissan Altima
Last updated March 02 2010: 4:40 PM ET
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