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February 12, 2014

US News names its 'Best Cars for the Money'

WASHINGTON — U.S. News & World Report Wednesday announced its annual Best Cars for the Money list on its Best Cars website.

The awards highlight cars in 21 categories, from subcompacts to full-size pickup trucks.

Collectively, foreign automakers fared better than domestic companies, winning 13 of the 21 categories. Toyota had the most awards, with wins in five categories including Sports Car, Hybrid SUV, Midsize Sedan, and Compact Pickup Truck.

Ford led all domestic automakers with awards in four categories: Subcompact Cars, Hatchbacks, Hybrid Cars and Two-Row Midsize SUVs.

It marked the third straight year Ford’s Fusion Hybrid has won a Best Car for the Money award.

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