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.
Escalating gas prices and high unemployment rates are causing many car buyers to downsize their vehicle purchases, while still wanting the same interior amenities to which they have grown accustomed, a J.D. Power study finds....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.