2014 has come and gone — did you purchase a new car? Now that the New Year has officially started, it’s interested to take a look at some of the popular vehicles that were purchases last year. If you did happen to buy a new car, then look and see if your automobile made the list!
The Chrysler 200
New and improved, 101,134 units of this particular model were sold. Features of this vehicle include the following: nine-speed automatic transmission, interior refinement, and most importantly, better fuel economy.
The BMW 3 Series and 4 Series
In 2014, BMW beat out other luxury competitors, such as Mercedes and Lexus. In total, 122,768 automobiles were sold.
The Nissan Versa
The low price of this vehicle could very well be why it was so popular in 2014. This car offers a 109-horsepower 1.6 –liter four-cylinder engine, as well as an optional CVT automatic transmission. 130,652 Nissan Versa’s were sold.
The Toyota Prius
Debuting more than 15 years ago, this automobile has proven to be quite popular and have staying power. Though this version did quite well in 2014 — selling 192,958 cars — a newer version will launch in 2015 with a 10 percent better fuel economy.
The Chevrolet Cruze
Though this specific car was last redesigned way back in 2011, it still proved to be quite popular in 2014 — a total 255,260 vehicles were sold. One of the most popular features of this car is its ability to save on fuel.
The Ford Fusion
Available in three different engine choices, ranging from 175 hp to 240 hp, 283,694 models of this vehicle were sold in 2014. Interestingly enough, this vehicle is also available as a hybrid and plug-in hybrid.
The Toyota Camry
For the 13th year in a row, the Toyota Camry is the bestselling car in the United States. This past year, 396,988 vehicles were sold.
What Do You Drive?
Did your new vehicle make the above list of automobiles? Of course, this is just a sample from the overall list of the most popular cars sold in 2014. If your vehicle didn’t make the cut, what particular model did you purchase?