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

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Edmunds.com Awards. The inaugural awards were presented today by the car shopping website at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

Edmunds.com is a car-shopping Web site driven to make car buying easy. Almost 18 million visitors use our shopping tools every month to connect with over 9,500 dealer franchises across the U.S. Shoppers can browse our inventory listings for available cars and trucks, and they can get an instant, upfront price on those vehicles with Edmunds.com's Price Promise(SM). Edmunds.com is also home to comprehensive car reviews, shopping tips, photos, and videos.

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

"Edmunds.com 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 Edmunds.com 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 Edmunds.com 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 Edmunds.com desktop site for each new model.

The full list of Edmunds.com's Most Popular Awards can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/car-reviews/best-cars.html

About Edmunds.com, Inc.
Edmunds.com is a car-shopping Web site driven to make car buying easy. Almost 18 million visitors use our shopping tools every month to connect with over 9,500 dealer franchises across the U.S.  Shoppers can browse our inventory listings for available cars and trucks, and with Edmunds.com Price Promise®, they can get an instant, upfront price on those same vehicles. Recently named by Maritz Research as one of the most trusted online consumer review sites - and the only automotive site listed in the top ten - Edmunds.com is also home to comprehensive car reviews, shopping tips, photos, videos and feature stories. Even when you're at the dealership, we're always by your side. Just call our free Live Advice Line at 1-855-782-4711 or use our acclaimed Edmunds.com iPhone and iPad apps or Edmunds.com Android App. We're based in Santa Monica, Calif., but you can connect with us from anywhere by following @Edmunds on Twitter or by becoming a fan of Edmunds.com on Facebook. You can also find us on Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Flipboard.

Contact:
Jeannine Fallon/Aaron Lewis/Stephanie Mar
Edmunds.com Corporate Communications
www.Edmunds.com
Media Hotline: 310-309-4900
[email protected]

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