What is in this article?:
A concise summation of all 41 interiors evaluated as part of the 2014 competition. Many of these comments are taken directly from score sheets submitted by WardsAuto editors. Prices listed are sticker.
Matte-finish wood accents very handsome on Volvo XC60.
Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti
Thank you,, for a truly competitive midsize car interior that is stylish, roomy and clever.
Dodge Durango ($50,965)
Effectively executes black-and-tan color scheme, but a few fit-and-finish concerns cost it points.
Two-tone gray cabin feels disjointed with caramel-colored leather accents. And what’s with four A-pillars?
GMC Sierra Denali ($56,685)
Reconfigurable gauges, excellent ergonomics and plugs-aplenty help GMC advance market for premium pickups.
GMC Yukon Denali ($71,780)
Would like more third-row space, but power-folding second and third rows could seal deal.
If luxury-brand honchos weren’t sweating before, they should be now. Money saved can pay for chauffeur.
Genesis ($55,700 estimated)
Door trim successfully blends five disparate materials, and Hyundai pulls it off beautifully.
Infiniti Q50S Hybrid ($55,455)
With one display screen atop another, Q50 is a test lab for how much info drivers can handle in center stack.