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 |  Dec 07 2011, 10:23 AM

Car and Driver’s annual 10Best Cars awards are back and while other publications focus on the best new cars of the year, what makes Car And Driver’s 10Best unique is its consideration of all vehicles that are currently on sale.

The rules of the 10Best list state that winners from the previous year get an automatic entry into the candidate list, but once a car is removed, it must wait until is has undergone a major overhaul to be eligible again. For the 2012 10Best, only the Chevrolet Volt and Hyundai Sonata have been removed to make room for the Audi A6/A7and Ford Focus while the remaining eight cars are carried over from the 10Best winners of 2011.

The 2012 Car and Driver 10Best winners are:

Audi A6/A7
BMW 3-Series/M3
Cadillac CTS-V
Ford Focus
Ford Mustang GT/Boss 302
Honda Accord
Honda Fit
Mazda MX-5 Miata
Porsche Boxster/Boxster Spyder/Cayman/Cayman R
Volkswagen Golf/GTI