Ten Most Traded-In And Purchased Cash For Clunkers Cars (Updated)

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In our daily tally of the most traded-in clunkers under the Cash For Clunkers program we find the Toyota Corolla has knocked the Ford Focus off the mountain still made up primarily of old Ford Explorers.

You know the drill. Click next to see the list of traded-in cars and then the list of the most purchased vehicles. There have been some changes in both lists. Members of a Ford SUV fan club, or those taking heart meds, are advised not to click through.


Note: this data is as of August 5th and comes directly from the Department of Transportation.

The Ten Most Traded-In Vehicles
1. Ford Explorer 4WD
2. Ford F150 Pickup 2WD
3. Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD
4. Jeep Cherokee 4WD
5. Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan 2WD
6. Ford Explorer 2WD
7. Chevrolet Blazer 4WD
8. Ford F150 Pickup 4WD
9. Chevrolet C1500 Pickup 2WD
10. Ford Windstar FWD Van

You'll notice the Chevy Blazer moving up because, frankly, there are only so many 2WD Explorers left.


The Ten Most Purchased Vehicles
1. Toyota Corolla
2. Ford Focus FWD
3. Honda Civic
4. Toyota Prius
5. Toyota Camry
6. Hyundai Elantra
7. Ford Escape FWD
8. Dodge Caliber
9. Honda Fit
10. Chevrolet Cobalt


Both the Focus and Escape slipped a bit, though the composition of the list remains the same.