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Japanese automakers dominate Consumer Reports

Japanese automakers Honda, Toyota, Subaru, and Nissan won all ten spots in Consumer Reports' list of Top Picks for 2006. The top pics are: Honda Civic (sub-$20k sedan), Honda Accord ($20k-$30k), Acura TL ($30k-$40k), Infiniti M45 (Lux sedan), Subaru Impreza WRX (Fun sedan), Subaru Forester (sub-$30k SUV), Toyota Highlander Hybrid ($30k+ SUV), Honda Odyssey (van), Toyota Prius (green sedan), and Honda Ridgeline (pickup). Half of the vehicles -- Honda's five winners -- are built in North America (four in the U.S., one in Canada).