Powered by 4- and 6-cylinder engines, the Chevrolet Malibu features a handsome and modern exterior, a spacious and attractive interior, a smooth ride, and well-controlled handling.
The Ford Escape comes powered by four- and six-cylinder engines, offers space for five, and offers a comfortable ride. All-wheel-drive is available, as is a gas-saving Hybrid.
Available in several bodystyles, the Honda Civic comes powered by 4-cyl. engines with optional Hybrid support and provides excellent reliability, practicality, fuel economy, and sporty handling.
Powered by a choice of six- and eight-cylinder engines, the Lexus GS offers refined engineering, flawless handling, and a comfortable ride. A Hybrid version and all-wheel-drive are available.
Powered by a standard 2.5-liter 4-cyl. or an optional V6, the Nissan Altima is one of the sportiest entries in its class. A Hybrid version with Toyota-sourced components is available.
Available with four- and six-cylinder engines, America's best-selling sedan hosts five passengers in comfort and safety. A Hybrid version improves mileage considerably.
Available with gas and hybrid drivetrains, the Toyota Highlander offers good built quality and a versatile interior with space for up to seven passengers.
Powered by a Hybrid 4-cylinder engine, the Toyota Prius manages excellent fuel economy while offering seating for five and generous cargo space. It is not strong on performance, though.