The 14 Best Japanese Cars in 2020

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Our Rankings Show These Are the Best Japanese Cars 

If you’re shopping for a car from a Japanese automaker, you’re probably well aware of how brands from the country continually rank highly when it comes to practicality and reliability. Even Japanese sports cars and sporty compact vehicles have earned high acclaim for being reliable and versatile – things vehicles in the respective segments aren’t exactly known for.

In our ranking of vehicles from 2020, these 16 vehicles ranked highly against their respective competitors. The majority of the vehicles on this list, like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Mazda6, are well-rounded cars that will appeal to all types of consumers. There's a reason for that, as our new car rankings cover crash test scores, reliability ratings, interiors, and performance. Those factors are important to consumers shopping for a new vehicle. So, cars that tend to do well in all of the factors, instead of excelling in one area, rank higher than others.

Please note that reviews may change as new information is made available, so data used in this slideshow may not precisely match what’s currently found in our review pages.

If you’re looking for the best new Japanese cars from 2020, click through this slideshow. 

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