2011 Car & Driver 10-Best Cars revealed

Nominees consisted of all-new cars, 2010 10Best winners, cars that were not available for the 2010 competition, and those with significant updates. All cars had to fall under their base-price cap of $80,000 and be on sale in January 2011. The 10-best are shown in bold below.

Acura TSX wagon* • Audi A8 • Audi S4 • BMW Z4 sDrive35is • BMW 3-series/M3 • BMW 5-series • BMW 5-series GT • BMW 740i/Li • Buick Regal • Cadillac CTS/CTS-V • Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport • Chevrolet Cruze • Chevrolet Volt • Chrysler 300* • Dodge Charger* • Ford Fiesta • Ford Fusion hybrid • Ford Mustang/Mustang GT/Shelby GT500 • Honda Accord • Honda CR-Z • Honda Fit • Hyundai Elantra* • Hyundai Equus • Hyundai Sonata • Infiniti G25* • Infiniti IPL G Coupe* • Infiniti M37/M56 • Jaguar XJ/XJL • Kia Forte 5-door • Kia Optima • Lincoln MKZ hybrid • Lotus Evora • Mazda MX-5 Miata • Mazda 2 • Mazda 3/Mazdaspeed 3 • Mercedes-Benz E-class cabriolet and wagon • Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTec • Mercedes-Benz F-Cell* • Mini Cooper Countryman • Nissan Juke • Nissan Leaf • Porsche Boxster/Boxster Spyder/Cayman • Porsche Panamera V-6 • Saab 9-5 • Scion tC* • Smart Fortwo Electric Drive* • Subaru Impreza WRX/WRX STI • Toyota Avalon • Toyota Corolla 2.5* • Volkswagen Golf/GTI • Volkswagen Jetta • Volvo S60

*These cars met our eligibility requirements but were not available for evaluation.

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