2016 Honda Accord
2016 Honda Accord (American Honda Motor Co., Inc.)

If you’re looking to start off the new year with a new vehicle, be sure to check out one of the following critically-acclaimed 2016 models. They currently occupy the top spot in their respective classes in the U.S. News Best Car Rankings, which are continually updated as new expert reviews, crash test scores and reliability data become available. So while it’s uncertain how long these vehicles will retain the number-one ranking, they have the distinction as 2016 begins. Even if they fall from the top spot later in the year, they deserve a place on your shopping list.

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