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MotorWeek Names Scion xB Best of the Year

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Cars.com partner MotorWeek named the Scion xB its 2008 Driver’s Choice “Best of the Year” today at the Chicago Auto Show. The xB topped a list of serious contenders, and also bested those in the small-car category. If for some reason you haven’t watched an episode of MotorWeek before, it airs nationally on PBS and the Speed Network. You can also view their video reviews right on Cars.com. For a list of the rest of MotorWeek’s picks in different categories, read below. It’s easy to agree with a lot of them, and also makes us realize just how many great new cars are on the market.

  • Best Small Car: Scion xB
  • Best Family Sedan: Honda Accord
  • Best Minivan: Dodge Grand Caravan/Chrysler Town & Country
  • Best Convertible: Chrysler Sebring convertible
  • Best Luxury Sedan: Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Best Sport Sedan: Cadillac CTS
  • Best Sport Coupe: Infiniti G37
  • Best Performance Car: Volkswagen R32
  • Best Small Utility: Nissan Rogue
  • Best Large Utility: Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon
  • Best Crossover Utility: Buick Enclave/GMC Acadia/Saturn Outlook
  • Best Pickup Truck: Ford F-Series Super Duty
  • Best Eco-Friendly: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid/GMC Yukon Hybrid
  • Best Dream Machine: Audi R8/Bentley Continental GT Speed/Lexus LS 600h L
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