The figures for American auto sales in 2012 are in and — no surprise here — car buyers have chosen the Ford F-Series truck as their favorite vehicle for the 36th consecutive year, with the perennially-popular pickup besting its closest competitor, the Chevrolet Silverado, by over 200,000 units. While hipster-approved hybrids continue to grow in popularity and electric cars are finally starting to gain traction, our data suggests that when it comes to putting pen to paper down at the local dealership, Americans still prefer their tried-and-true favorites. Rounding out this year's Top 10 list are a host of familiar faces, including American-made pickups, foreign-born family sedans and reliable compact cars. Read on to find out which models secured a spot among the best-selling vehicles of 2012.
Top 10 Best Value Cars
Attention, drivers: this is not a list of the least expensive automobiles on the market. Rather, these are the models that will deliver you the most comfort, reliability and class for your hard-earned money.
Top 10 Fuel Efficient Automobiles While the list of alternative fuel options is growing everyday, we have selected what we consider
to be the best
fuel efficient vehicles on the market; cars that don't shun luxury to achieve superior mileage.
Top 10 Crossover Vehicles
Want a car with the ruggedness of an SUV without the fuel-robbing bulk, or a family car sporting a little more style? We've picked the Top 10 Crossover vehicles to help satisfy both desires.