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Hyundai Sonata – Remarkably fuel-efficient, with EPA-estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg city/35 mpg highway, and sharply-styled inside and out, the all-new Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan slots in at number eight spot in the best selling cars in 2010. Total calendar year sales came in at 196,623, a big jump from 2009 sales of 120,028. The Car Connection editors give the 2011 Hyundai Sonata an 8.7 (out of 10) overall rating.
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Ford Focus – With 2010 sales of 172,421, the Ford Focus compact is nearing the end of its current generation. Sales in 2009 were 160,433. But an all-new Focus for 2012 – including a plug-in Focus Hybrid – should add up to increased sales. Read Marty Padgett’s review of the 2011 Ford Focus in The Car Connection.
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Chevrolet Impala – The only large car (by EPA classification) on the list of best selling cars in 2010, Chevrolet Impala posted an impressive 172,078 sales for 2010 – closing on on Ford Focus. Sales in 2009 were 165,565. With a base price of $24,000 and change, Impala offers decent power and good fuel economy, despite its aging design.
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