The Urge to
So you’ve been saving to buy a
big-ticket surprise for a special someone
(or—shhh—for yourself ). To help you
find cool stuff that’s worth the cash,
we teamed with Consumer Reports
to create a holiday dream list that
includes the best computers, cameras—
even cars—for your money.
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Subaru Forester 2.5XT Limited
(About $29,500, well-equipped)
The top-rated Forester offers the most comfortable ride of any
small SUV, has excellent crash-test scores, and gets about 21 mpg.
(And yes, the roof is big enough for one of those giant red gift bows.)
RUNNER-UP: The zippy Ford Fusion Hybrid (about $31,000,
well-equipped) ranks among the best family sedans, with superb
handling, an excellent safety record and a fuel-friendly 34 mpg.