Cartelligent's 2013 Top Sellers

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At Cartelligent, we talk to car buyers every day who are looking for all makes and models. Our team of car buying experts can help whether you know exactly what you want, or would like advice on which vehicle is best for your needs.

People often ask which brands are requested the most. Here you'll find a list of the top results in 2013. You'll find some changes in this list from 2012's top brands including a surprising new best-seller.



10. Jeep (2012 Ranking #11)

Our clients love the rugged look of Jeep vehicles as well as their spacious interiors and off-road capabilities.
Top sellers include the Grand Cherokee (shown), Cherokee and Wrangler.


9. Subaru (2012 Ranking #8)

Subaru's durable vehicles and innovative safety features make them ideal for families, dog owners and active outdoor enthusiasts.
Top sellers include the Outback, Forester, Impreza and XV Crosstrek (shown).



8. Ford (2012 Ranking #9)

Ford appeals to tech enthusiasts with MyFord SYNC and Eco-boost engines, as well as small-business owners with its line of hard-working trucks and SUVs.
Top sellers include the Fusion (shown), Escape, Explorer F-150 and Transit Connect.


7. Lexus (2012 Ranking #7)

Lexus is a leader in the luxury hybrid space and almost half of our 2013 Lexus clients chose the hybrid versions.
Top sellers include the RX350 and RX450h, ES300h (shown) and CT200h.


6. Mercedes-Benz (2012 Ranking #6)

Cartelligent clients appreciate the meticulous engineering of a Mercedes and the resulting design and performance.
Top sellers include the GL-Class, E-Class, C-Class (shown) and M-Class.


5. Honda (2012 Ranking #5)

Hondas are renowned for their reliability, fuel-efficiency and affordability. New features include the Odyssey's built-in vacuum cleaner. 
Top sellers include the Odyssey (shown), Accord, CR-V and Pilot.


4. Volkswagen (2012 Ranking #4)

Volkswagen owners appreciate the fun of German engineering at a more economical price. TDI clean diesel and hybrids are increasingly popular choices in the line.
Top sellers include the Jetta and Jetta SportWagen (shown), Golf and Passat.


3. Audi (2012 Ranking #2)

Our clients love the stylish looks and turbocharged performance offered by Audi. Ingenious tech features such as Audi MMI make the line even more attractive.
Top sellers include the Q5 and Q7, A4, A5 (shown) and A6.


2.BMW (2012 Ranking #3)

BMW positions itself as the "Ultimate Driving Machine" and in 2013 Cartelligent clients agreed making it our best-selling European brand. 
Top sellers include the 3 Series, 5 Series, X1, X3 and X5 (shown).


1. Toyota (2012 Ranking #1)

Toyota's legendary safety, reliability and strong resale value make it our top brand for the second consecutive year. The ever-popular Prius was only narrowly dethroned as 2013's best-selling vehicle.
Top sellers include the Prius family (Prius v shown), Highlander, Sienna, Tacoma and Camry.

When we ask Cartelligent team members which vehicle is our most requested, the answer is almost universally the Toyota Prius.  Many of us were suprised, therefore, to learn that in 2013, not one, but two vehicles outpaced the Prius here at Cartelligent. Without further ado, they are. . . .


2. Audi Q5 

Why we love it: The luxury, handling and utility of the Q5 make it ideal for a night on the town or a family getaway. Available engines include a hybrid, clean diesel, turbocharged four cylinder and supercharged V6.


1. BMW 3 Series (2012 Ranking #3)

Why we love it: The BMW 3 Series combines the style and handling the brand is known for with an array of features and an attractive price point. In 2014, the series will be offered as a sedan, sports wagon or grand touring car.


Whether or not the next car you want is on this list, Cartelligent can help you get a great deal on exactly what you want. Call our team of car-buying experts at 888.427.4270 or get started today.