's Top Used Car Searches for 2008

Share Article, the leading Web 2.0 car search engine, reveals the top pre-owned car searches by car buyers in 2008., the leading Web 2.0 car search engine providing the best unbiased experience for consumers to search pre-owned cars for sale quickly, easily and smartly, reports the top vehicle searches for 2008. currently enables users to search over 2 million cars for sale across more than 10,000 different car websites.

The top 10 searched used autos by make on for 2008 were:


The most searched for pre-owned car by manufacturer was Honda (; Ford was the most searched for American car manufacturer. In the luxury car segment, BMW had the most searches.

The top 10 searched used vehicles by make and model for 2008 were:

Honda Civic
Honda Accord
Toyota Camry
Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Corolla
Ford Mustang
Ford F-150
Nissan Altima
Jeep Wrangler
Chevrolet Tahoe

The most searched for pre-owned auto was Honda Civic ( Japanese cars from Honda and Toyota occupied all top 5 car searches. The truck with the greatest number of user searches was Toyota Tacoma followed by Ford F-150.

Consumers on also took advantage of other unique features on the website to more easily find quality used cars at great deals. Car buyers searched cars for sale by owner six times more than they did those for sale by dealer. There was also a high frequency of searches
by users for "moving sale" listings to find bargains -- with the idea that cars for sale by private sellers who are moving could potentially be had for lower prices since the sellers are under a time constraint.

The variety and the amount of search activities performed by users on in 2008 definitively shows that is addressing a huge need for consumers for an unbiased integrated search experience focused on helping the car buyers. Evidence that is providing a key service for car buyers is the vast number of positive feedback sent in by users about the usefulness and ease of use of the website.

In 2009, we look forward to improving and providing additional features to make the website an even better experience for car consumers. Visit ( now for a test drive.

About (, a privately held boston area-based company, is the most comprehensive car buyer-focused search engine for cars for sale classifieds. Developed by an experienced team of PhDs, software engineers, and former entrepreneurs, hailing from top universities throughout the world including Harvard, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Peking University, and Princeton, pioneered a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary approach that gives consumers a powerful way to search for cars for sale across the Web and to discover and find the right car at the right price more easily, quickly and smartly. With just one click, users of are able to see used cars for sale from many thousands of car classifieds websites, newspaper sites, and auction sites like eBay along with many local dealership sites. Not only does provide a simple one-click search, it also gives consumers relevant, insightful analysis, tools, and information to more easily and quickly discover a potential car deal through its innovative, proprietary classifieds analysis and ranking technology. For example, car buyers can easily search for "moving sale" cars in which owners need to sell their car because they're moving out of town or country; the idea is that the car buyer may be able to get a good price or deal on the car because the seller is in a situation where they must sell the car within a short time-frame. With's mission of providing unbiased tools, analysis and tips to car buyers, it also provides users with impartial tips and advice from automotive experts on the car buying process. For more information, please visit and


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