BMW and Ford each have two stout turbo-6s in the hunt this year, while Infiniti has one. All five are smooth, extremely refined, reasonably fuel-efficient and dishing up loads of horsepower and torque....More
Already a winner of Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX awards, the '17 Chrysler Pacifica minivan now vies for a Wards 10 Best Engines trophy with a hybrid version, the first-ever mass-market electrified minivan for North America. Though similar in exterior styling, the Pacifica Hybrid features an innovative plug-in powertrain and revised interior styling and equipment.
With an official range of 238 miles, the Chevy Bolt can travel two or three times the distance of current mainstream electric vehicles. Roomy, fast and fun to drive, it promises to redefine the affordable EV market.
The 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines competition features 40 powertrains, including 25 4-cyl. engines, 12 6-cyl. engines, 23 turbos, three diesels and 11 hybrids or plug-ins. Winners will be announced Dec. 12.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.