The Best Cars, Trucks, Electric Vehicles, and Automotive Accessories of 2022
By: Matt Crisara, Louis Mazzante and Will Egensteiner
Automobiles can signify so many different things to people. They can be anything from a mode of transportation, a conversation starter, an escape, or even a way of expressing yourself. The Popular Mechanics automotive test team has been hard at work putting cars, trucks, electric vehicles automotive accessories through their paces to point you to the very best.
We’ve driven hundreds of miles around some of the best roads and trails around the country. Whether that’s howling through the Malibu Canyons or carefully crawling through the backcountry trails outside Breckenridge, Colorado, we’ve given each vehicle a proper workout. And the ones you see here have proven worthy of an Automotive Excellence Badge.