Most Researched Cars of the Week: January 26 – February 1

Most Researched Cars of the Week: January 26 – February 1

Each of the five most popular cars in the list this week have one thing in common. They are all Japanese.’s new  cars shopping section saw three-row crossovers, mid-size sedans, coupes and compact crossovers rise to the top this week. The Nissan Pathfinder is no longer a body-on-frame SUV, but a unibody crossover focused on family practicality. It uses a continuously-variable transmission mated to Nissan’s 3.5-liter V6.

But if you want all-wheel drive capability and a tall ride height without the Pathfinder’s size, compact crossovers might be the choice for you. The Honda CR-V and Subaru XV Crosstrek both power all four wheels while the Honda product can also come as a front-driver.

The Honda Civic Coupe was also a popularly searched product. For the 2014 model year, the car gets a new infotainment system that can port the screen of an iPhone 5 with select applications to harness the power of a smartphone for navigation and Internet radio. Honda also scrapped its automatic transmission for a CVT.

Finally, the Toyota Camry was heavily searched. A spacious mid-size sedan offered with four- and six-cylinder engines as well as a hybrid variant.

Click the hot links below to go directly to each of the cars or enjoy some casual browsing in our new car shopping section or learn more about your own top picks in our Tips & Advice area.

2014 Nissan Pathfinder

2014 Honda CR-V

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek

2014 Toyota Camry

2014 Honda Civic Coupe