Mar 28 2012

Top 10 Best Selling Cars of All Time

 Which car has sold the most units in the history of cars and trucks? There are a few surprises on this Top 10 list.  How many of these vehicles have you owned? There is no surprise that the most highly ranked cars on quality also own a few spots on this list. Check out the Top 10 best selling cars of all time by the team at 24/7:

1.     Toyota Corolla (Over 37 Million)

2.     Ford F-Series (Over 35 Million)

3.     Volkswagen Golf (Over 27 Million)

4.     Volkswagen Beetle (Over 23 Million)

5.     Ford Escort (Over 20 Million)

6.     Honda Civic (Over 18 Million)

7.     Honda Accord (Over 17 Million)

8.     Ford Model T (Over 16 Million)

9.     Volkswagen Passat (Over 15 Million)

10.                        Chevrolet Impala (Over 14 Million)

Read the full article at MSNBC - 24/7

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Sep 3 2011

Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Maintain in 2011

Category: Best List | Best of | facts | new list | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 15:50
 Are you looking for a new car but need to maintain your budget?  The team at MSN Auto posted a list of the Top 10 cheapest cars to maintain over the first 5 years of ownership.  With gas being close to $4 a gallon, having a car that cheap to maintain is essential.  So pack up the car with of your essential travel gear and hit the road with one of these Top 10 cheapest cars to maintain for 2011.
Rank  Model                                   Avg. cost over 5 years
1.        Honda Fit                             $2,937
2.        Toyota Corolla                    $2,991
3.        Toyota Yaris                        $3,029
4.        Toyota Tacoma                   $3,035
5.        Chevrolet Aveo                   $3,036
6.        Cadillac DTS                         $3,046
7.        Volvo S40 / V50                 $3,056
8.        Cadillac STS                          $3,058
9.        Toyota Camry Hybrid       $3,067
10.      Ford Focus                           $3,089
Are you surprised to see two Cadillac’s on this list?
Read the full article at MSN Auto

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Jan 10 2011

Top 10 Cars of the past Decade 2000 thru 2011

Category: Best List | Best of | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 23:59

Do you own one of the Top 10 cars of the past decade? At the recent North American International Auto Show in Detroit, a select group of journalists select the top car from the following finalists: Hyundai Sonata, Chevrolet Volt or Nissan Leaf.  The recent surge in hybrid and electric cars is starting to monopolize the headlines.

 Here are the Top 10 Cars of the Last Decade:

2011 – Chevrolet Volt

2010 – Ford Fusion Hybrid

2009 – Hyundai Genesis

2008 – Chevrolet Malibu

2007 – Saturn Aura

2006 – Honda Civic

2005 – Chrysler 300

2004 – Toyota Prius

2003 – Mini Cooper

2002 – Nissan Altima

2001 – Chrysler PT Cruiser

2000 – Ford Focus

Which of these will be the next long term dud like the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

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Dec 16 2010

Top 10 Vehicles that Maintain Value for Resale after 5 years

Category: Best List | Best of | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 16:14

Getting new car or SUV soon?  Here is a list of the Top 10 Car, Truck and SUV models that hold their value after 5 years. Why should you care? More value means a better trade-in or resale on your next new ride.  On average, your car will be worth 34% of its initial value after 5 years. Many of the major manufacturers are here like Toyota, BMW and Lexus on this Top 10 list by Kelly Blue Book.

TOP 10 MODELS:

Honda CR-V 46.8%

Jeep Wrangler 45.2%

Toyota Tacoma 44.5%

BMW X5 44.4% (includes gas and diesel models together)

Lexus RX 43.0%

Audi A5 42.7

Toyota FJ Cruiser 42.0%

BMW X6 42.3%

Lexus GX 41.5%

Subaru Outback 41.3%

Where is Mercedes? Do you own one these models?

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Nov 5 2009

Asian automakers again top reliability survey - Ford gaining

Category: Ty West @ 02:23

Honda and Toyota still top most of the surveys done by Consumer Reports but the same feedback shows that Ford is gaining ground with select models like the Ford Fusion.  The rankings show that the top 5 brands are Scion (Toyota), Honda, Toyota, Infiniti and Acura.  Ford ranked 16th overall but did finish above Nissan, Buick and Chrysler.  Here is the article for your review at MSNBC:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33495183/ns/business-autos/ .   Go to our list and vote on your favorite car brands - leave a comment too.  The top ranked car brands are located here: http://www.faslist.com/Car-Brands-Top-Ranked-by-Quality-2

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