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NEWSFLASH: Japanese automakers have swept every category among Consumer Reports magazine's top picks. Honda alone walked away with half of mentions. In other news, the sun is hot, milk is still white and Kelloggs has entered the breakfast-cereal trade. Details at 11.

· Sedan, less than $20,000: Honda Civic
· Sedan, $20,000 - $30,000: Honda Accord
· Sedan, $30,000 - $40,000: Acura TL
· Luxury Sedan: Infiniti M35
· Minivan: Honda Odyssey
· Small SUV/SUV, less than $30,000: Subaru Forester
· Mid-sized SUV/SUV more than $30,000: Toyota Highlander Hybrid
· Pick-up Truck: Honda Ridgeline
· Fun to Drive: Subaru Impreza WRX/STi
· Green Car: Toyota Prius

Consumer Reports

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