KBB announces 20 most-researched new vehicles, brands of 2011

2011 Hyundai Elantra

Kelley Blue Book has just released the names of the Most-Researched New Vehicles, Brands of 2011.

Hyundai made big news this year with the Elantra entering the top 20 most-researched new vehicles list at No. 7 – a jump of 29 positions.

“Hyundai’s Elantra resonated with kbb.com visitors earlier this year with its redesign releasing as gas prices were soaring, and due to its styling it remains top-of-mind among new-car shoppers,” said Arthur Henry, manager of market intelligence for Kelley Blue Book. “Hyundai was able to knock it out of the park two years in rows with the Sonata and now the Elantra, which is maintaining brand loyalty and changing public perception.”

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1. Honda Civic
2. Honda Accord
3. Toyota Camry
4. Honda CR-V
5. Ford F-150
6. Hyundai Sonata
7. Hyundai Elantra
8. Chevrolet Equinox
9. Toyota Prius
10. Volkswagen Jetta
11. Nissan Altima
12. Toyota Highlander
13. Honda Odyssey
14. Toyota Corolla
15. Ford Fusion
16. Ford Focus
17. Ford Explorer
18. Toyota RAV4
19. Chevrolet Silverado 1500
20. Ford Escape

Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com 2011 Top Five Brands with Greatest Share of Market Interest among New-Car Shoppers

Toyota with 14.2 percent
Ford with 13.5 percent
Honda with 12.8 percent
Chevrolet with 11.5 percent
Hyundai with 7.5 percent

– By: Omar Rana