- Google released the 10 car brands that received the most searches this year.
- Seven brands ranked ahead of Tesla.
- Some of them, like Lexus and Ford, released new cars that made a strong impression on the public.
While it sometimes seems like Tesla dominates auto industry news, seven car brands received more Google searches this year, according to new data released by Google. Among them were brands, like Lexus and Acura, that didn’t always make headlines, but made some of our favorite cars this year. And the most-searched brand is a car-making giant that’s starting to reverse its reputation for being old-fashioned.
These are the 10 most-searched car brands this year, according to Google.
Dodge earned attention for its 2018 Challenger SRT Demon this year, which the company said has the most powerful V-8 engine of any production car and can go from 0-60 mph faster than any other production car.
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We were so impressed with Acura’s TLX A-Spec we named it one of our favorite cars of the year.
Buick made big gains on Consumer Reports’ Annual Reliability Survey, jumping from the seventh to the third-most reliable car brand.
Once criticized for lagging behind more forward-thinking car companies, Ford has been making aggressive investments in autonomous and electric vehicle technology. Among its current offerings, we thought its new GT was Ford’s all-time best car.