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Despite being a diverse list this week, the three most popularly researched cars this week came from one manufacturer: Toyota.
Toyota’s popularity is hardly a surprise given the latest Consumer Reports rankings, but one domestic vehicle still made the list. Chevrolet’s Sonic sub-compact sits just one above the bottom of Chevrolet’s affordable car list, undercut only by the tiny Spark.
Search queries ran the gamut among Toyotas this week with both the Venza and Highlander aimed at families and the critically acclaimed Scion FR-S sports car continuing to prove the appeal its low-cost performance offers.
Finally, the budget-minded Hyundai Tucson, which this year for the first time cracked the $20,000 base price, rounded the list off as a less expensive crossover alternative to the Toyotas.
The Top 5 Most Researched Makes and Model vehicles for the week of October 28, 2012 through November 3, 2012 were: