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10 Most Popular Cars of 2016

December 29, 2016

With the year almost over, we can now tabulate which vehicles were most popular with new car shoppers this year.

In the number one spot (and not surpisingly) is the Ford F-150, selling nearly 200,000 more units than the next best-selling car. The next two on the list are also pickup trucks, with the Toyota Corolla ranking as the most popular car.

The most popular SUV goes to the Toyota RAV4.

If you're considering purchasing any of these popular vehicles, I recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see the best deals being offered in your area.

Top 10 Most Popular Cars of 2016

RankVehicle
1Ford F-150
2Chevrolet Silverado
3Ram 1500
4Toyota Camry
5Toyota Corolla
6Honda Civic
7Honda CR-V
8Toyota RAV-4
9Honda Accord
10Nissan Rogue

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar No-Haggle, Edmunds Price Promise, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.

California Residents - Important:

There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.

- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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