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2016 Classy Cabins: Top 10 Best Interiors

Darrek Olson
Volvo XC90

Chevrolet Camaro

2016 Chevy Camaro

Body Style           Sports Car

Price Range        The price tag averages around $37,500 on Carsforsale.com.

Wards Summation        What’s black and white, and red all over? This high-contrast Camaro interior, with crimson ambient lighting. Stunning.

Carsforsale.com’s Favorite Features

      • Beefy seats with contrast stitching.
      • More than 20 colors of ambient lighting adds to the driving experience.
      • High quality materials used throughout.

 Note: Both the Chevy Malibu and the Chevy Volt were evaluated for 2016, but did not make the final ten.

Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica

Body Style           Minivan

Price Range         Pricing on Carsforsale.com averages around $35,000.

Wards Summation        Gorgeous colors, wonderfully trimmed, loaded with safety electronics, active noise control. It doesn’t suck, but Stow ’n Vac does.

Carsforsale.com’s Favorite Features

      • 4 inch touchscreen display is a nice touch.
      • Rear passenger touchscreens for entertainment and distraction on long trips.
      • Plenty of places for sippy cups and storage make this a perfect family van.

Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic Sedan

Body Style           Sedan

Price Range        Averaging around $22,000 on Carsforsale.com, the Civic is the least expensive vehicle on the list. 

Wards Summation        Excellent seats, great design, with hints of performance and luxury; Civic has really grown up.

Carsforsale.com’s Favorite Features

      • Honda LaneWatch keeps you between the lines.
      • Text message capability is great for a less distracted drive.
      • The all-around effort in active safety technology adds a lot of value.
      • The leather seating,steering wheel and shift knob give off a bit of a luxury feel, and make us excited to see what is in store for the future.
      • Reviving a car thought lost in its 9th Generation, the 10th Generation Civic is a hit.

Note: The Honda Accord, HR-V, and Pilot received mixed reviews in Ward’s 2016 Quick Hits.

Lexus RX

Lexus RX

Body Style           Luxury Crossover

Price Range        Expect average pricing of around $53,500 on Carsforsale.com.

Wards Summation        This black-and-white cabin works well and other wood-and-color offerings are even better; it raises the bar for Lexus interiors.

Carsforsale.com’s Favorite Features

      • Soft-touch upholstered surfaces and virtually no plastics hits home why this is a luxury crossover.
      • The large, 12.3-inch center display has a customizable home screen, allowing you to decide what makes your drive important.
      • The second-row seats fold nearly flat, exposing a massive cargo hold.
      • Lane Departure Warning either vibrates the steering wheel or beeps, based on your preference.

 Note: While both were evaluated for 2016, the ES and LX didn’t fare as well as the RX.

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Darrek Olson
Darrek Olson

Darrek is an enthusiast driver who values the journey more than the destination. A self-proclaimed Miata fanboy, his obscure knowledge of cars sometimes prevents him from remembering what he had for breakfast.

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