2009 Spring Car Guide
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Muscle car: Chevrolet Corvette

Top road trip vehicles: Chevrolet Corvette
Muscle car
Chevy Corvette
MSRP:
Starting at $49,515
Mileage:
16 city/26 highway (manual), 15 city/25 highway (automatic)
Safety:
N/A
Why it's trip-worthy:
"It brings up echoes in my mind of Route 66," says Jack Nerad with Kelley Blue Book and kbb.com. The new one features comfort and style that he says previous versions have not offered. "It makes it a great vehicle to say get in and put in 600, 700 miles in a day," he says. The mileage in the car, which has a 6.2-liter, V-8 engine, is an amazing accomplishment for Chevrolet, Consumer Reports' Mike Quincy says.

 

Top road trip vehicles

Crossovers: Ford Flex

Minivan: Toyota Sienna

SUV: Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Convertible: Mazda Miata MX-5

Sports Car: BMW Z4 Roadster

Luxury Coupe: Infiniti G37

Hybrid: Toyota Prius

Muscle car: Chevy Corvette

Sedan: Mercedes Benz C63 AMG

Truck: Dodge Ram 1500

 

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