Inaugural “CarGurus Editor’s Choice Used Car Awards” Launches in Canada


CarGurus announced the winners of its inaugural CarGurus Editor’s Choice Used Car Awards.

In order to arrive at these winners, CarGurus’ expert editorial team factored in popularity, availability and expert review scores to identify the top recent-year used models across ten body style categories.

“Shopping for a used vehicle can be a journey peppered with uncertainty, but these awards are a signal of assurance for used-car shoppers as they seek out their desired vehicle,” said Matt Smith,senior editor at “The CarGurus editors sifted through thousands of automotive data points to arrive at these recommendations, and shoppers should feel confident behind the wheel of any of these vehicles.” 

The 2019 CarGurus Editor’s Choice Used Car Awards recipients are:

Small Crossover/SUV
1st Place: 2012-2016 Honda CR-V 
2nd Place: 2013-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek 
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Jeep Cherokee

Midsize Crossover/SUV
1st Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
3rd Place: 2015-2018 Ford Edge

Large Crossover/SUV
1st Place: 2007-2017 Ford Expedition
2nd Place: 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
3rd Place: 2009-2017 Chevrolet Traverse

Luxury Crossover/SUV
1st Place: 2014-2018 Volvo XC90 
2nd Place: 2015-2018 Audi Q7 
3rd Place: 2014-2018 BMW X5

Compact Sedan/Hatchback
1st Place: 2011-2015 Honda Civic 
2nd Place: 2011-2016 Hyundai Elantra 
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Mazda MAZDA3

Midsize Sedan
1st Place: 2013-2017 Honda Accord
2nd Place: 2012-2017 Mazda
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Hyundai Sonata

Full-size Sedan
1st Place: 2011-2018 Chrysler 300 
2nd Place: 2011-2018 Dodge Charger 
3rd Place: 2010-2016 Buick LaCrosse

Luxury Sedan
1st Place: 2015-2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 
2nd Place: 2015-2016 Hyundai Genesis 
3rd Place: 2013-2018 Lexus IS 350

Pickup Truck
1st Place: 2011-2018 Ram 1500 
2nd Place: 2015-2018 Ford F-150
3rd Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Sports Car
1st Place: 2014-2018 Chevrolet Corvette 
2nd Place: 2014-2018 Jaguar F-TYPE 
3rd Place: 2008-2018 Dodge Challenger

CarGurus’ Editor’s Choice Used Car Awards nominees were selected from late-model cars originally available for sale in Canada. When evaluating nominees, vehicle generations that include the 2015 model year were considered in their entirety. The CarGurus editorial team evaluated nominees based on various criteria including CarGurus professional Test Drive Reviews, popularity (measured by search volume), and availability (measured by inventory volumes), to determine the best options across a range of vehicle segments.