Here are the top vehicle searches by users for the first quarter (January to March) of 2009. currently enables users to search over 2.5 million cars for sale across more than 10,000 different car classifieds websites.

The top 10 most searched used cars by make on were:

  1. Honda
  2. Toyota
  3. BMW
  4. Nissan
  5. Chevrolet
  6. Lexus
  7. Acura
  8. Mercedes
  9. Ford
  10. Volkswagen

The most searched for used car by manufacturer was Honda. Toyota and Honda kept the same top 2 spots as 2008. Chevrolet was the most searched for American car manufacturer. In 2008, Ford took the top American spot but came in 9th most searched vehicle in the first quarter of 2009, dropping a whopping 6 places. In the luxury car segment, BMW had the most searches. BMW searches increased 3 spots from 6th last year.

The top 10 most searched for used cars for sale by make and model were:

  1. Honda Civic
  2. Honda Accord
  3. Toyota Camry
  4. Toyota Corolla
  5. Ford Mustang
  6. Honda Civic CRX
  7. Ford F-150
  8. Jeep Wrangler
  9. Chevrolet Impala
  10. Chevrolet Tahoe

The most searched for used car was Honda Civic. Honda and Toyota cars retained the top 3 spots from last year. Appearing in the top 10 this year but not last year were 2 fuel-efficient vehicles, mainly Honda Civic CRX and Chevrolet Impala. The truck with the most user searches was Ford F-150 compared to Toyota Tacoma last year.

The top 5 most searched cities for cars for sale were:

  1. Houston, TX
  2. Atlanta, GA
  3. Dallas, TX
  4. Chicago, IL
  5. Boston, MA

The most frequently search filter used was “moving sale” where users were looking for good deals on used cars for sale by owners who are moving and need to sell their cars.

The user searches and activities on continue to grow significantly on a daily basis. The amount of time a user spends per visit increased to almost 10 minutes. We look forward to growing the engagement level by introducing new features to make the site even more helpful to our users in searching for a car and finding a great deal.

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