Surprise! The Best Selling Vehicles of 2011

2012 Ford Fusion

The number one best selling vehicle last year was the Ford F-150. No big surprise there, right?

Dealers sold a total of 584,917 F-Series trucks in 2011, beating out the second-place Chevrolet Silverado by 169,787 vehicles. If anything proves that the people in the U.S. like their trucks more than their gas money, this is the list that proves it.

While the number one and two spots on the list are not a surprise, things get interesting from there. The Accord/Camry fight has been infiltrated by a third player, and an aging contender, once thought to be washed up, came back with a surprising showing.

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Happy 100th to Chevrolet! What’s the Best Chevy Ever?

Happy 100th Birthday, Chevrolet!

There’s not much more admirable than being in business for one hundred years. Today, Chevrolet reaches that milestone, and we tip our hats in humble respect to the legendary car brand founded in 1911 by Louis Chevrolet, a Swiss-born American race car driver of French descent.

In its first 100 years of existence, Chevy has built enduring classics, barbaric muscle cars and Herculean trucks. The brand has ingrained itself into pop culture by being featured in TV shows, movies and music. (In fact, I highly recommend assembling a playlist consisting of these songs while reading the rest of this post.)

While there’s been a few stinkers thrown into Chevy’s mix along with a bankruptcy and lots of controversy surrounding everything from its leadership to its quality, no one can deny that Chevy is primed for the future after a highly successful, and influential, past.

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