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RSS Official: Car and Driver lists 10Best for 2013, same as it ever was


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<p>Filed under: <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/etc/" rel="tag">Etc.</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/audi/" rel="tag">Audi</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/bmw/" rel="tag">BMW</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/ford/" rel="tag">Ford</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/honda/" rel="tag">Honda</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/porsche/" rel="tag">Porsche</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/scion/" rel="tag">Scion</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/suzuki/" rel="tag">Suzuki</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/category/volkswagen/" rel="tag">Volkswagen</a></p><a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/photos/car-and-driver-10best/"><img height="410" src=&quot;http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2012/12/2013-honda-accord-ex-l-sedan-1354717181.jpeg" vspace="4" width="628" /></a><br /><br />Forgive us for having the distinct feeling of <em>d&eacute;j&agrave; vu</em>, but it certainly feels like we've been here before. By that we are referring <em>Car and Driver </em>and the announcement of its annual 10Best vehicles for 2013. To be sure, it's an impressive selection of cars that combine heart-pounding performance and frugal sensibilities, but it also represents something of a broken record on the part of C/D. We're not so sure that's a flaw, though, as the resulting list is tough to argue with.<br /><br />Vehicles like the <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/ford/mustang/">Ford Mustang</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/porsche/boxster/">Porsche Boxster</a>, and <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/bmw/3+series/">BMW 3 Series</a> have maintained their high-horsepower spots on this list for several years now. Even on the more practical and nimble end, the <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/honda/accord/">Honda Accord</a>, <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/honda/fit/">Honda Fit</a> and <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/mazda/miata/">Mazda Miata</a> have not budged. These continued spots are even in light of redesigns for some vehicles such as the Accord, Boxster and 3 Series.<br /><br />In fact, the only newcomer to the 10Best list this year are the <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/scion/fr-s/">Scion FR-S</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/subaru/brz/">Subaru BRZ</a> twins, which knocked out the <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/cadillac/cts-v/">Cadillac CTS-V</a>. We think it would have been a huge misstep to have excluded the FR-S/BRZ, even in light of the supercharged Caddy's lamentable departure from 10Best.<br /><br />Without further ado, here are 2012 Car and Driver 10Best winners:<br /><ul>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/audi/a6/">Audi A6</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/audi/a7/">A7</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/audi/s6/">S6</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/audi/s7/">S7</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/bmw/3+series/">BMW 3 Series</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/ford/focus/">Ford Focus</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/ford/focus+st/">Focus ST</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/ford/mustang/">Ford Mustang GT</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/ford/mustang+boss+302/">Boss 302</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/honda/accord/">Honda Accord</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/honda/fit/">Honda Fit</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/mazda/mx-5+miata/">Mazda MX-5 Miata</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/porsche/boxster/">Porsche Boxster</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/scion/fr-s/">Scion FR-S</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/subaru/brz/">Subaru BRZ</a></li>

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<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/volkswagen/golf/">Volkswagen Golf</a>/<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/volkswagen/gti/">GTI</a></li>

</ul>

<br />After perusing our gallery of the winners, bounce on over to <em>Car and Driver</em> to check out the full <a href=&quot;http://www.caranddriver.com/features/2013-10best-cars-feature">10Best roundup</a>, along with a collection of videos on each car. Be sure to let us know in Comments what you think of this year's list!<p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/2012/12/05/car-and-driver-lists-10best-for-2013-same-as-it-ever-was/"><i>Car'>;http://www.autoblog.com/2012/12/05/car-and-driver-lists-10best-for-2013-same-as-it-ever-was/"><i>Car and Driver</i> lists 10Best for 2013, same as it ever was</a> originally appeared on <a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</a> on Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:30:00 EST. Please see our <a href=&quot;http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/2012/12/05/car-and-driver-lists-10best-for-2013-same-as-it-ever-was/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/forward/20394696/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href=&quot;http://www.autoblog.com/2012/12/05/car-and-driver-lists-10best-for-2013-same-as-it-ever-was/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a><div class="feedflare">

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