The data is in from 2020, and I was stunned to hear that this car took the top spot in Illinois last year.

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According to the website the number one popular car in the United States last year was the Nissan Altima, followed by the Honda Accord, but the number one selling call in the state of Illinois may surprise you.

The website claims that the data reveals that the Chevy Malibu was the number one popular car in the state of Illinois in 2020, which also was the number one popular car in the state of Missouri, and the Chevy Malibu was the 3rd highest popular car in the United States in 2020. As far as Iowa goes their number one selling car was the Chevy Impala in 2020, and the Impala was the 5th highest popular car in 2020. The website says they get these results by...

"...of 2 million insurance applications. When applying for car insurance, car owners must disclose their driving history, including the make and model of the car they drive. Data was grouped by drivers’ state of residence, in order to determine the most popular car in each state."

Now this apparently has nothing to do with the amount of cars sold in the year 2020, but in fact it was based on number of insurance registrations in each state. That being said seeing the Chevy Malibu in the top 3 is a little surprising to me because you see more and more foreign cars on the road these days, it is nice to see Chevy's still making an impact even though most of the auto makers are shifting all their focus to trucks and SUVs.

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