WardsAuto recognizes outstanding interior designs, fit-and-finish and comfort, applying the same proven model used to select Ward’s 10 Best Engines. The WardsAuto editorial staff selected the 10 winners from a field of 40 vehicles with new or significantly improved interiors.
Profiles of the 2012 Ward's 10 Best Interiors winners appear here and in the May issue of WardsAuto World magazine.
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