Dealership Introduces Strategy to Make Car Shopping More Enjoyable

For many consumers the thought of purchasing a vehicle is daunting. Haggling with a dealer and being at the mercy of the dreaded “finance manager” in order to avoid being ripped off is a situation that most shoppers would rather avoid altogether. The excitement of driving a new car is often tempered by the hoops one must jump through in order to attain it. Attuned to this sentiment, Toyota of Seattle and Honda of Seattle, a large dealership within the Emerald…

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Ranked: America’s 25 Most Popular Cars & Trucks

Third Auto has ranked America’s 25 best-selling cars and trucks based on 2017 annual sales. Check out our full reviews of each model for our in-depth analysis of pros, cons, best color combination and more. The list is compiled of established sales leader, yet there are a few surprises as you work your way through the ranking. 

In Pictures: America’s 10 Best-Selling Cars & Trucks

Here are America’s 10 most popular cars and trucks based on 2017 annual sales. See the pro, cons, best color combination and more in our in-depth reviews of each model. Thanks for visiting ThirdAuto.com and make sure to Like us on Facebook to receive the very latest updates. 

Game On! Hyundai Versus Subaru

It’s about to go down! Of all the automakers, the two that had the closest margin in October sales were Hyundai and Subaru. Separately by only 1,035 units, Subaru very narrowly took the lead. While Hyundai’s sales tumbled 4% month-over-month, Subaru’s decreased by 2%. As dealers look to move any remaining 2017 inventory over the next two months it will be very interesting to see which automaker wins the sales race. Subaru has been on a winning a series of…

Luxury Brand Sales in October 2017

Wow, Lexus and BMW were neck and neck in October sales! Even closer were Audi and Buick, just a few hundred units difference. Mercedes-Benz numbers includes 2,446 van sales, when we remove those the monthly tall comes out to 29,623, still well ahead of second place BMW. So, what is Mercedes-Benz doing so right to be this far ahead? A combination of a robust SUV lineup and its push downmarket with the CLA and GLA have postured the brand to…

October Sales: Which Midsize Sedan Won?

The Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion are top-sellers in the midsize sedan category, which is intensely competitive. With redesigned versions of the Camry and Accord now on sale, and incentives high for the older Altima and Fusion, major sales volume is at stake for each automaker month in and month out. In October the Honda Accord won the top spot, but just barely.  The Toyota Camry was hot on its heels with just 488 fewer sales. …