Industry Headlines Announces 2010 Consumers' Top Rated Vehicle Awards

SANTA MONICA, CA -, an online resource for automotive information, has announced the winners of the Consumers' Top Rated vehicle awards for 2010.

“All year long consumers rate their vehicles using's Consumer Ratings and Reviews tool,” says Sylvia Marino,’s executive director of community operations. “These awards recognize the vehicles that actual owners rate the highest.”

The Consumer Ratings and Reviews tool allows car owners to rate their vehicles in eight different categories: performance, comfort, fuel economy, driving impressions, interior design, exterior design, build quality and reliability.

The 2010 winners are:

Convertible Under $35,000: Ford Mustang
Convertible Over $35,000: Lexus IS 350C
Coupe Under $25,000: Dodge Challenger
Coupe $25K-$35K: Nissan 370Z
Coupe $35K-$45K: Audi A5
Coupe Over $45,000: Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Sedan Under $15,000: Kia Forte
Sedan $15K-$25K: Volkswagen Golf
Sedan $25K-$35K: Volkswagen CC
Sedan $35K-$45K: Lexus ES 350
Sedan Over $45,000: Audi S4
Hybrid: Ford Fusion Hybrid
SUV Under $25,000: Mazda CX-7
SUV $25K-$35K: Toyota Highlander
SUV $35K-$45K: Infiniti FX35
SUV Over $45,000: Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Compact Truck: Nissan Frontier
Large Truck: Ford F-150
Minivan/Van: Chrysler Town & Country
Wagon Under $35,000: Chevrolet HHR
Wagon Over $35,000: Lincoln MKT

For more vehicle awards see's Best Car Lists here.

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