Orlando, Florida and Coupe, Texas (press release) – Here is a press release from AAA and AAA Texas:
New car shoppers primarily want two things on their next trip – better fuel efficiency and more driver-assist safety features. According to AAA, nearly 80% of drivers want auto manufacturers to focus on improving fuel economy. And 76% want active driving assistance systems (ADAS), such as automatic emergency braking, lane-keep assist and adaptive cruise control. These dual desires can be satisfied by the latest range of electric vehicles, which are often the most technologically advanced and most fuel-efficient.
Several of the world’s largest automakers have announced plans to dramatically increase production of electric cars or phase out gasoline-powered vehicles entirely by 2035. AAA Auto Guide It helps consumers navigate the changing automobile market by rating and rating the latest vehicles available for sale, including alternative fuel vehicles.
For the 2022 edition of AAA Auto Guide, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD has the highest overall score. The researchers note that the Mustang has a new, dramatic look—it’s powerful, electric, quiet, fast, spacious and fun to drive. The AAA Auto Guide Provides consumers with reviews highlighting the number of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) included in the vehicle along with other standards and information. All winners of the 2022 class are electric, hybrid electric or hybrid cars. In addition to high fuel efficiency, the winners are also loaded with the latest advanced driver assistance systems.
In 2021, electric vehicle sales rose to nearly 477,000, which represented 3.3% of total vehicle sales – but a whopping 81.5% increase compared to 2020 sales. Of the 62 vehicles reviewed for 2022 AAA Auto Manual, Six electric.
“Sales of electric cars, while small, are growing, and signs everywhere are that the future is electric,” said Megan McKiernan, director of the Center for Automotive Research. “This future may come faster as consumer preferences change due to factors such as higher gas prices and the phasing out of petrol vehicles in some regions.”
year 2022 AAA Auto Guide Includes comprehensive reviews of each vehicle based on 12 criteria, including ADAS safety feature count, fuel efficiency, emissions, brakes, handling, ride quality, and acceleration. These vehicles are tested, registered, and placed in one of five vehicle classes by the Automobile Research Center (ARC) of the Automobile Club of Southern California, a member of the AAA Association of Automobile Clubs.
“Our research is designed to eliminate the guesswork for consumers when they are looking to purchase a new vehicle,” McKiernan continued. “The AAA Automotive Handbook is an easy-to-understand resource that can help improve consumer decisions when it comes to car buying.”
Industry analysts predict that the COVID-19 pandemic, shortage of semiconductor chips, and the spread of electric vehicles will affect the availability, types, and prices of new and used cars in 2022. For those in the newer used car market, online AAA Auto Guide It also contains links to the previous two releases in 2021 and 2020.
every year 2022 AAA Auto Guide Winners have many ADAS safety features and achieve high fuel efficiency by being hybrid or all-electric, resulting in a higher score. The highest scores ranked by category are:
|Total||2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD (Electric)|
|small||2021 BMW 330e (Hybrid Plug)|
|medium size||2021 BMW 530e (Extra Hybrid)|
|Big||2021 Mercedes-Benz S580 4MATIC Sedan (Hybrid)|
|Picks||2021 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew Hybrid 4×4|
|SUVs/minivans||2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD (Electric)|
|The best price under 35 thousand dollars||2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Limited|
|Best $35K – $50K||2021 Volkswagen ID.4 First Edition (Electric)|
|Best over 50 thousand dollars||2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD (Electric)|
Winners, detailed evaluation criteria, vehicle reviews and in-depth analysis of ADAS technology can be found at aaa.com/carguide.
The AAA Auto Guide It also contains detailed information on recent AAA research on current automotive technologies and topics, such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), gasoline quality, headlight efficiency, and safely transporting a pet in a vehicle.
About AAAAAA provides more than 62 million members with automotive, travel, insurance, and financial services through its association of independently owned Auto Clubs and nearly 1,000 branch offices throughout North America. Since 1902, the AAA has been a pioneer and advocate for the motorist and safe commuting. Drivers can request roadside assistance, locate nearby fuel prices, locate discounts, book a hotel or select a route via the AAA Mobile app. AAA Texas branch offices can be found throughout the state by visiting www.AAA.com. Follow AAA Texas on Twitter: AAATexas and Facebook: www.facebook.com/AAATexas.
(press release from AAA and AAA Texas)