Some cars offer great value while others excel in particular features such as cargo space or in-cabin technology. But which cars are quite simply the best?
Editors graded vehicles on drivetrain, ride quality, handling, exterior, interior design and fun factor. Points were tallied for each vehicle, and the car or truck garnering the most points took the win.
The Urban Wheel Awards judging panel spent several months determining the most stylish, practical and attainable new vehicles for 2012 by driving and evaluating dozens of cars and trucks in a variety of North American urban settings before settling on the three winners.