Quiet, supremely versatile and a joy to drive, the Pentastar is the best modern engine Chrysler has produced. It can carry a heavy load, including a massive piece of Chrysler’s product portfolio....More
The Leaf is the first electric vehicle to land on Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for its ability to pace highway traffic and accommodate five comfortably while producing zero emissions. Oh, and it’s a blast to drive....More
WardsAuto editors evaluated the 40 vehicles in October and November, driving to and from home, work, school, the hardware store and on weekend roadtrips. There is no instrumented testing. Vehicles must have a base price no higher than $62,000 to be eligible.
For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.
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.