3 series top of the pops for internet car lovers.

When not buffing your car up with the best polish and cloths, it seems like many of you are surfing the web for the best offers on new cars.

According to Motortrader.com, thousands of you are jumping on internet and checking out the latest models.

Top of the most searched for cars on buying site Netcars.com is the BMW 3 series. The compact executive car has been a firm favourite with motor enthusiasts since 1975 and received a mammoth 59,459 clicks in October.

Another famous piece of German manufacturing was popular with potential buyers. Some 47,776 clicks were garnered for Volkswagen's timeless Golf.

Ford's Focus came a close third with 45,197 while the Audi A3 and the Ford Mondeo made up the top five with 39,155 and 32,607 clicks respectively.

Nissan led the way for Japanese cars with the striking Qashqai in at number seven. Honda's CR-V and Civic posted respectable numbers, coming 12th and 14th on the list.

But it's German cars that are proving the real popularity magnets with Audi's TT and A4 following the A3's lead and making the top ten. BMW had their 1 series, 5 series and X5 all in the top 16.

Propping up the list as the Vauxhall Corsa in 20th place.

However, if this list is anything to go off, things don't look good for French cars. Not a single Peugeot, Citron or Renault managed to make the list.

Although not making the list, the Audi A7 was recently voted as the best car on the market by the Motor Press Guild.

"The A7 is the epitome of high style and artistry, with a five-door coupe design that is both sporty and elegant. Response to the launch of the A7 this year has been outstanding. We're proud to be selected by Motor Press Guild as the recipient of their first-ever Vehicle of the Year award," said Johan de Nysschen, President, Audi of America.

Posted by Simone Williams

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