Aug 7, 2009

Top clunker buys include trucks and SUV’s

From a CNN Money report:

What are people trading their clunkers in for? It depends on who you ask.

The government's results showed small cars as the top choice for shoppers looking for Cash for Clunker deals. But an independent analysis by disputed those results, and showed that two full-size trucks and a small crossover SUV were actually among the top-ten buys.

The differences between the method used by Edmunds and the arcane measurement used by the government is explained at the link below.

Ford Escape ranked #1

Ford F-150 ranked #5

Chevrolet Silverado ranked #7

The most purchased vehicles under Cash for Clunkers when 2WD and 4WD versions are included:

1. Ford Escape
2. Ford Focus
3. Jeep Patriot
4. Dodge Caliber
5. Ford F-150
6. Honda Civic
7. Chevrolet Silverado
8. Chevrolet Cobalt
9. Toyota Corolla
10. Ford Fusion