Best New and Used Vehicles of 2022

November 1, 2022

Best Cars of 2022

By Sean Boker – Auto Consultant

Auto House Tempe

Whether you’re looking at overall vehicle quality, sleek stylization or a mixture of both, there are many great options to choose from this year. The 2022 Genesis G80, 2022 Lexus IS and the 2022 Mini Cooper happen to check both of those boxes amongst consumers that shared their feedback with the masses.  According to J.D. Power, in no particular order, US consumers have chosen the following in the best vehicles 2022 category:

Best Overall Quality Cars for 2022

  • Genesis G80
  • Lexus IS
  • Mini Cooper
  • BMW 2 Series
  • BMW 7 Series
  • Kia Forte
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Hyundai Accent
  • Chevrolet Malibu
  • Honda Odyssey

Best Cars for Overall Appeal in 2022

  • Genesis G80
  • Porsche 911
  • Kia Carnival
  • Nissan Versa
  • Kia K5
  • Mini Cooper
  • Mini Cooper Clubman
  • Lexus IS
  • Mercedes-Benz EQS

Best Trucks 2022

Arizona is a mecca for off-roading, boating, hunting, camping etc. Due to that fact, trucks are consistently one of the most searched for type of vehicle in AZ. If you’re pondering what the most popular top selling truck brands in the U.S. are, then look no further! Edmunds tells us that the following pickups brands reign supreme:

Top Selling Trucks for 2022

Once you have narrowed down a brand, then you will want to hone in on the best model of trucks out there. So, if you are looking for that next tow-rig, home improvement hauler or just an all around “Bro-dozer,” here are the small, medium and full size trucks that stand out above the rest in 2022:

Best Small and Midsize Trucks for 2022

  • Hyundai Santa Cruz
  • Ford Maverick
  • Honda Ridgeline
  • Jeep Gladiator
  • Toyota Tacoma
  • Chevrolet Colorado
  • GMC Canyon
  • Nissan Frontier
  • Ford Ranger

Best Full-Size and Heavy-Duty Trucks for 2022

  • Ford F-150
  • Ram 1500
  • Toyota Tundra
  • GMC Sierra 1500
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • Nissan Titan
  • Ram 2500
  • Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • GMC Sierra 2500HD

Best Used SUV to Buy in 2022

The continually increasing popularity of  SUVs amplifies the high desirability for that specific body style. SUVs offer a fantastic blend of cargo space, legroom, versatility and so much more. For this category we turn to Autolist for their findings.

Best Used SUVs for 2022

  • Toyota Highlander
  • Honda CR-V
  • Kia Sorento
  • Subaru Outback
  • Jeep Wrangler
  • Toyota RAV4
  • Toyota 4Runner
  • Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon
  • Ford Explorer
  • Nissan Rogue
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • Lexus RX
  • BMW X3 


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