DETROIT – The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado were the two most heavily searched vehicles on the Internet, according to Google’s annual Year in Search 2015.
The Malibu was the most-searched car and the Silverado was the most-searched truck.
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck placed 3rd and the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro coupe was 4th on the Google vehicle search list.
The Malibu, Tacoma and Camaro were extensively redesigned for model-year 2016.
Rounding out the top 10 were the 2016 Honda HR-V SUV, the Fiat 500X SUV, the Jeep Renegade SUV, the Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck, the Lexus NX 200t SUV and the Hyundai Tucson SUV.
The Google list is comprised of the top trending search queries with the highest share of Web traffic over a sustained period in 2015.
Edmunds says: Reflecting buyers’ changing tastes, Malibu is the only traditional passenger car on the list; the rest were pickup trucks or utility vehicles.