Cars.com Says the Best Car of 2011 Is . . . a Kia?
All this time, I’ve been thinking I should make more money and get myself a sweet BMW or Mercedes. Cars.com says I’m DEAD WRONG. They just put out their list of the best cars of 2011, and number one is . . . the KIA Optima. It beat out the BMW 5 Series, which finished second. The people at Cars.com say, quote, “The Optima delivers outstanding fuel efficiency and a good driving experience. “Family cars are often criticized for playing it safe. Kia’s Optima does not. It will look good years from now. The cabin’s contours and upscale materials recall pricier Saab and Audi interiors.” The Optima sells for $19,000 to $26,000. The five runners-up to the Kia Optima are the BMW 5 Series, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Volt, Honda Odyssey, and Nissan Leaf.