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Ford, Chevy and Toyota Lead the Way in's Inaugural Most Popular Vehicle Awards

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SANTA MONICA, CA--April 16, 2014: Ford, Chevrolet and Toyota are the most decorated brands among a diverse selection of new cars and trucks that earned the 2014 Most Popular on Awards. The inaugural awards were presented today by the car shopping website at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

Ford has the strongest representation of any brand recognized by the Most Popular on Awards, with 10 winning vehicles. Highlights include the Ford F-150, which was named one of the 2014 Most Popular on Large Trucks and Ford Mustang, which was named one of the 2014 Most Popular on Entry Sport Cars.

Chevy and Toyota each earned seven awards. Highlights include the Chevy Colorado, which was named one of the 2014 Most Popular on Compact Trucks and the Toyota Camry, which was named one of the 2014 Most Popular on Midsize Sedans.

Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Dodge, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Porsche and Tesla also were honored in a range of categories.

" is in a unique position not only to offer independent and trusted reviews of every vehicle on the market, but also to see firsthand which cars and trucks most pique the interest of shoppers on our site," says President Seth Berkowitz. "By naming these award-winning vehicles, we hope that car shoppers have an easier time evaluating some of the excellent choices available on the market today."

The 2014 Most Popular on Awards were determined by finding the three models in each of 23 vehicle segments with the highest total monthly car-shopper consideration in calendar year 2013. "Consideration" means the number of unique visitors during a calendar month to the research and inventory pages on desktop site for each new model.

The full list of's Most Popular Awards can be found at Best Cars