Autobytel’s Editor’s Choice Awards for 2007

AutoBytel, an online automotive research website, has listed its winners for Editor’s Choice Award for the year 2007. The list includes cars, trucks, and SUV’s, and range from Korean economy cars to expensive luxury European saloons. The results were based on comfort, design, quality, performance, and overall value.

As expected, the list contains many Asian car manufacturers, however, there is a lot of German brands on that list as well. And congratulations, Americans, you’ve got a winner as well! Continue reading for the full list of winners!

You can find high-res photos for all of the vehicles listed below in the CarPhotoSite.com wallpaper database.

Best New Small Car: Nissan Versa

Best New Midsize Car: Toyota Camry

Best New Luxury Car Under $40,000: Lexus ES350

Best New Luxury Car Under $75,000: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Best New Convertible Under $75,000: Volkswagen EOS

Best New Performance Car Under $40,000: Volkswagen GTI 4-door

Best New Performance Car Under $75,000: BMW Z4 M Coupe

Best New Minivan: Hyundai Entourage

Best New Small SUV: Honda CR-V

Best New Midsize SUV: Hyundai Santa Fe

Best New Large SUV: Chevrolet Tahoe

Best New Luxury SUV: Acura MDX

Best New Pickup: Toyota Tundra

Best Non-Hybrid for the Environment: Honda Civic

Best Family Car: Honda Odyssey

Best Car for Teen Drivers: Honda Civic

Most Improved New Vehicle: Toyota Tundra

Most Fun New Car for 2007: BMW 3 Series Coupe

Most Stylish New Car for 2007: Saturn Sky

Best Kept Secret for 2007: Suzuki SX4

2007 Hybrid of the Year: Toyota Camry Hybrid

SUV of the Year: Hyundai Santa Fe

2007 Truck of the Year: Toyota Tundra

2007 Car of the Year: BMW 3 Series Coupe

The new redesigned Toyota Camry keeps on snatching those goddamn awards. From best car of the year, to best hybrid of the year. One of the notable differences we see within this list is the number of Hyundai vehicles present on the list, including the redesigned Santa Fe and the Entourage. And, of course, no surprise, the Honda CR-V returns to its position as the best compact SUV.

Once again, you can find high-res images of all of the vehicles above on the CarPhotoSite.com wallpaper database.

[Source: AutoBytel]