If you're planning on buying a new car this year, it's helpful to take a look at the cars that filled search engines last year to gauge what features you need.

With varying levels of fuel efficiency, sedans, trucks and SUVS from Ford (F - Get Report) , Honda (HMC - Get Report) , Toyota (TM - Get Report) , Subaru and Mazda (MZDAF) dominated the road in 2016.

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