Trucks Trending As Most Searched Vehicles For Summer

As summer temperatures rise, people head outside to enjoy everything from boating, biking and camping, to yard work, home improvement projects and more. Many individuals find themselves searching for a good quality truck that not only fits into their family’s budget, but also allows them to partake in all of their summertime activities.

The Ford F-150 once again claimed the number one spot as the most searched vehicle in June on carmax.com, according to CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. The pickup was accompanied by two other trucks, and the always present Jeep Wrangler and Chevrolet Tahoe, beating out more fuel efficient sedans and hybrids.

The top ten searched vehicles on carmax.com for June 2012 are:

1.
 

Ford F-150
       

6.
 

Nissan Altima

2.

Jeep Wrangler

7.

Toyota Camry

3.

Ford Mustang

8.

Honda Civic

4.

Honda Accord

9.

Toyota Tacoma

5.

Chevrolet Tahoe

10.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500
 

Customers can easily start their car search on carmax.com by narrowing their search fields not only by make and model, but also by specific features like towing capabilities, transmission, 4WD/AWD, navigation systems and other features and accessories. The website allows shoppers to browse through multiple vehicle photos, view a free vehicle history report, read customer reviews, and use the payment estimator to calculate their monthly payments.

About CarMax

CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE 2012 “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., CarMax currently operates 112 used car superstores in 56 markets. The CarMax consumer offer is structured around four customer benefits: low, no-haggle prices; a broad selection; high quality vehicles; and customer-friendly service. During the twelve months ended February 29, 2012, the company retailed 408,080 used cars and sold 316,649 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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