Some of the top-rated cars for 2014 include the Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Impala, Nissan Juke, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Mercedes-Benz GLK-class, according to Car and Driver. The editors of the magazine list the top cars in every category for 2014.
The current generation of the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a successful release for Jeep and was highly rated by Car and Driver in the mid-size crossover and SUV category. Car and Driver states that the 2014 edition featured a better use of the vehicle's V6 engine and better fuel economy, with the city and highway efficiency having improved by one mile per gallon each.
In the full-size sedan category, the Chevrolet Impala is reviewed as having a stylish design and upgraded with the latest electronics. The car has a 2.5 liter inline four-cylinder engine that handles capably in spite of the vehicle weight of 3,700 pounds.
The Ford Fusion is one of Car and Driver's top choices in the family sedan category. The Fusion also garners rave reviews for its stylish design as well as for good handling and plenty of tech features. Car and Driver lauds the car for its price in comparison to its features.
The Nissan Juke is the only top-rated car in the small crossover and SUV market. Car and Driver calls it fun and speedy, with plenty of responsiveness for a 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine.