Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Cash For Clunkers Numbers are HERE

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Finally! They are here, the results for the recent Cash For Clunkers program. These have been highly anticipated for me!

As most of you know, a program called CARS(Car Allowance Rebate System) or more commonly referred to "Cash For Clunkers" was put into action a few months back. The program offered an incentive for customers to trade in their old gas hogging vehicle(Clunker) for a newer, more fuel efficient vehicle. There may have been a bit of an underlying reason to give the auto manufacturers a very needed slight boost, but that's okay! Anyway, the program was considered a huge success, at least in the short term, and the official numbers of what vehicles were sold just recently came in. Drum roll please......


1. Toyota Corolla 29,488

2. Honda Civic 28,456

3. Toyota Camry 27,137

4. Ford Focus 22,388

5. Ford Escape 21,894

6. Honda CR-V 20,106

7. Hyundai Elantra 19,797

8. Chevrolet Silverado 16,330

9. Nissan Versa 16,300

10. Ford F150 16,263

11. Honda Accord 15,922

12. Nissan Altima 15,426

13. Toyota RAV4 15,255

14. Toyota Prius 15,013

15. Ford Fusion 13,415

16. Chevrolet Cobalt 13,335

17. Honda Fit 12,361

18. Nissan Sentra 12,158

19. Chevrolet Aveo 11,557

20. Toyota Tacoma 10,692

Source: Department of Transportation, CARS.gov

The numbers speak for themselves, and as you can see, Toyota cleaned house at the very top, and Honda was not too far behind. Ford did surprisingly well themselves with 3 of the top 10 selling vehicles as well.


  1. Wow this is really good to see. Hopefully this has helped some of the car manufactures. Wasn't sure of what I thought when this program came out, but if it has done some good for the economy then that's great. Thanks a bunch for putting this list up.

  2. wow this is a really great article. very informative. Thanks a lot!

  3. I always wanted to see the results. I'm surprised that the Prius wasn't higher than 14th! Thanks for the info.

  4. What a great article! I had no idea so many people participated in the program.

  5. This list is awesome, my mom's friend got a new prius and now she wants to get one too.

  6. wowowowow..... dahsyat....... how they are do it..

  7. Now we need "Cash For Shanties" to tear down all those haz mat homes that cripple poor kids from birth and replace them with new, safe, efficient housing.