Top 10


Fun and educational, from the best to the worst, Top 10s can help make shopping for a new car a little easier. Plus, there’s plenty of judgemental entertainment from AutoGuide’s editorial team, which ranks the latest auto show reveals and other new cars.


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10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany

10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany

Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance.

Top 10 Cars for Older Drivers

Top 10 Cars for Older Drivers

Last week we pointed out some of the most geriatric cars on the market, vehicles that are stodgy, dated or otherwise un-cool. In the process we totally lampooned senior citizens, making fun of them every chance we had.

August 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

August 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

Like memories of band camp August is dead and buried. Regrettably the eighth month of the year didn’t go quietly; it took summer down with it. Sure, the season’s not officially over but we’re too emotionally devastated about the loss to care. At least new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were strong.

Top 10 Forbidden Fruits Growing In Your Backyard

Top 10 Forbidden Fruits Growing In Your Backyard

Think we have it good in the US when it comes to automotive selection? Think again. There are quite a few cars available to our neighbors from the North and South, but not in our dealerships. What gives? Here’s the scoop: many of these cars might not pass our emissions or safety standards, while others…

Top 10 Geriatric Vehicles

Top 10 Geriatric Vehicles

Cars like the Mercury Grand Marquis and Buick Roadmaster are quintessential examples of “old-person transportation,” if we may make a blatantly ageist statement. Potentially offensive remarks aside, these large, rear-wheel-drive sedans were a favorite of the grandparent set; it’s hard to believe they didn’t come from the factory with wrap-around sunglasses, AAA stickers and boxes…

10 Diesel Cars You Might Not Know Exist

10 Diesel Cars You Might Not Know Exist

Diesel is making a comeback in North America and there are more than a few cars out there outfitted with torquey, yet fuel efficient engines. With obvious models like the Jetta or Golf TDI, there are also plenty of others that fly below the radar. If you’re considering buying a diesel for your next car,…

Top 10 Chassis Codes You Should Know

Top 10 Chassis Codes You Should Know

If you’re even a little bit of a car nut, there’s a good chance you know about chassis codes. Car geeks can go through entire automotive conversations without ever mentioning a model name.

Top 10 Cars With the Best-Sounding Engines

Top 10 Cars With the Best-Sounding Engines

It’s hard to beat the noises a well-designed, high-performance engine makes; experiencing this is of life’s great pleasures, especially when it isn’t adulterated by restrictive exhaust systems or synthesized bullshit piped through a vehicle’s speakers.

Top 10 Production Cars With Outrageous Spoilers

Top 10 Production Cars With Outrageous Spoilers

Performance is more than racing stripes, chin splitters or gigantic exhaust tips. Speed is not something you can simply apply with sticky film or push clips; it takes careful engineering and attention to detail.

Top 10 States With the Worst Roads

Top 10 States With the Worst Roads

Americans in all parts of the country are dealing with dilapidated streets. Cracked and broken thoroughfares are chattering teeth and shaking cars to their very bones.

Top 10 Sexiest Cars

Top 10 Sexiest Cars

Aphrodisiacs are substances that supposedly increase sexual desire. These items can range from the benign like ginseng or honey to the straight-up bizarre.

Top 10 2014 Total Quality Index Vehicles

Top 10 2014 Total Quality Index Vehicles

Each year, Strategic Vision releases its Total Quality Index, which it says includes positive and negative product experiences on vehicles including reliability, actual problems, driving excitement and other measures.

Top 10 Torque Titans of America

Top 10 Torque Titans of America

On American Independence Day, better known as the 4th of July, we celebrate everything to do with the United States of America, and where would this nation be without its cars. 

June 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

June 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

Well folks, we made it halfway through 2014. The Fourth of July is just around the corner and a small army of longnecks are sweating in anticipation of the event. Anheuser-Busch couldn’t be happier, but what about the wide world of automobiles?

Top 11 Cars With the Best Residual Value

Top 11 Cars With the Best Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when obtaining a new vehicle, especially if you plan on leasing. How much it’s worth at the end of the contract has a huge impact on how much you’ll be paying each month. Which cars on the market today hold their value best? The…

Top 10 Coolest Boutique Car Companies

Top 10 Coolest Boutique Car Companies

There are automakers and then there are automakers. There are the Chevrolets and Toyotas of the world that offer huge model ranges and sell thousands upon thousands of vehicles each year and then there are specialty boutique brands.

Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Want to gear up and get your car-loving father the best Father’s Day gift? AutoGuide.com has compiled a top 10 list of this year’s best Father’s Day gifts for any automotive enthusiast.

Top 10 Green Cars of 2014

Top 10 Green Cars of 2014

Thinking of going green with your daily commute? There are dozens of options available in today’s market for an eco-friendly car and if you’re curious on which ones are greenest, you’ve come to the right place.