Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018: how we arrived at the winner

The Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 is the Honda Civic Type R. We said as much Monday. With its combination of exhilarating performance and downright value, you would think it would be a shoo-in for the award. Think again. The competition was fast and fierce this year and covered wide ground...

November 14, 2017 by

The 2018 Nominees

  • 2018 Honda Civic
    $18,840 - $26,700
    2018 Kia Stinger
    $31,900 - $51,400
  • 2018 Lexus LC
    $92,000 - $96,510
    2018 Porsche Panamera
    $85,000 - $194,800

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MotorAuthority editors select the single luxury/performance vehicle priced higher than $50,000, that appeals to enthusiasts most strongly with styling, features, acceleration and handling.

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