Clunkers Closes With a Bang for Toyota, Honda

The final numbers are in, and Cash for Clunkers ended with bang for Toyota and Honda, which both had three of the top-10 best selling models. Overall, Americans traded in 690,114 gas guzzlers and the Federal government expects to hand out $2.87 Billion in rebates to dealers.

The Top 10 Selling Models

1. Toyota Corolla
2. Honda Civic
3. Toyota Camry
4. Ford Focus FWD
5. Hyundai Elantra
6. Nissan Versa
7. Toyota Prius
8. Honda Accord
9. Honda Fit
10. Ford Escape FWD

With three of the top 10 selling cars, it's not surprising Toyota accounted for almost 1 out of every 5 new fuel efficient models sold. Here's the breakdown on market share of clunker sales.

Market Share of Clunker Sales

Toyota 19.4%
GM 17.6%
Ford 14.4%
Honda 13.0%
Nissan 8.7%
Hyundai 7.2%
Chrysler 6.6%
Kia 4.3%

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