10 Top Tailgating Cars & Trucks Just in Time for Football

FootBallMusic, libations, and food, when combined with the right vehicle, make for one of the true American traditions — the tailgate party. With football season gearing up for its 2013-2014 debut just around the corner, Edmunds has made up a list of its top picks for ideal tailgating vehicles, all of which feature — well, a tailgate.

The publication points out just how diverse the list is, ranging from the value-oriented Kia Soul to the pricey and luxurious Range Rover. However, whether its the youth-geared Scion xB, or the high-end Mercedes E-Class wagon, each checks all the needed boxes to perform admirably at your next parking lot shindig.

Here are the top ten picks from Edmunds, arranged alphabetically.