After Sunday's big game, YouTube will be the place to watch every commercial that you missed when you left your seat for an emergency guac refill or, as we say in Cleveland, took the Browns to the Super Bowl. That makes YouTube the nation's water cooler on Monday, and it's got some preliminary stats to share in the lead up to kickoff.

As you know, Super Bowl advertisers, particularly automakers, like to endlessly tease their big budget commercials in the weeks before the game, many times revealing them outright days in advance. Because of this, YouTube can tell us which commercials have been viewed the most so far, and their top five list is all automakers.

Kaley Cuoco appears to have been a good investment for Toyota, as her ad for the RAV4 has garnered the most YouTube views – six million and counting – among Super Bowl commercials so far. Second place goes to Mercedes-Benz, though not its actual Super Bowl commercial, but rather the teaser for it. You know, the one with Kate Upton and the car washing, which is up to 5.6 million views. Third place is Audi's Prom commercial (3.3M views), fourth goes to Volkswagen's slightly controversial Get In, Get Happy ad (3.3M views), and the fifth and final spot is bookended by the teaser video for Kaley Cuoco's commercial (3.2M views). You can watch all five in order below.

The data above is current and official as of 10:00 AM EST today, though things are changing quickly. For instance, while preparing this post, we noticed that VW's ad has already passed Audi's in overall views.

This order will almost certainly be upended on game day anyway when the full onslaught of Super Bowl advertising hits our retinas in real time. After all, we haven't heard a peep from Chrysler, which for the past two years has caught the nation's collective attention with its prideful and patriotic commercials.

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As of 10am ET on Thursday, here are the most viewed Super Bowl ads currently on YouTube:

Toyota "Toyota RAV4 2013 Big Game Commercial "Wish Granted" Starring Kaley Cuoco" - 6M
Mercedes Benz "Kate Upton washes the all new Mercedes Benz CLA class in slow motion" - 5.6M views
Audi "Audi 2013 Big Game Commercial - Prom" - 3.3M views
Volkswagen "Get in Get Happy" - 3.3M views
Toyota "Toyota Game Day Teaser "I Wish" Starring Kaley Cuoco" - 3.2M views

Other trending Super Bowl ads include:
Volkswagen "Sunny Side: 2013 Volkswagen Super Bowl Teaser Video with Jimmy Cliff" - 1.2M views
Ryan Higa for Wonderful Pistachios "Best Super Bowl Commercial" - 1M views
Doritos "Road Chip -- Crash the Super Bowl 2013 Finalist" - 1M views
Coke "Coke Chase" - 900k views
Doritos "Goat 4 Sale -- Crash the Super Bowl 2013 Finalist" - 650k views

The top 10 most-viewed Super Bowl ads on YouTube were watched more than 26M times.

- The most shared Super Bowl ad on YouTube thus far is Volkswagen's game day commercial, "Get in Get Happy."
- Interestingly, the teaser video created by YouTube partner Ryan Higa for Wonderful Pistachio's game day spot has drawn over 1M views - making it the 7th most-viewed Super Bowl ad, above ads from Doritos and Taco Bell. More than 4 minutes long, it's also one of the lengthiest Super Bowl teasers on YouTube.
- YouTube partner Ryan Higa's video also drove the most conversation on YouTube - it has more comments than all other Super Bowl ads combined.
- There are now over 40 Super Bowl ads on YouTube so far, however only 7 are actual game day spots - the rest are teaser videos.
- People are actively seeking out Super Bowl ads online - searches for "Super Bowl commercials" on Google spiked 600% over the past two weeks.
- We saw a spike in Super Bowl ad views last Wednesday (Jan 23), largely driven by the Mercedes Benz Kate Upton video. Since then views have been on a steady increase, as you'd expect heading into the game day weekend.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      So sick of hearing about these commercials already. Been hearing about them days ago, going to hear about them during the Super Bowl, & their going to talk about them days after. Is all this coverage really that necessary? How many times can you actually recycle the same topic into a new article for crying out loud?
      • 2 Years Ago
      Digging that VW commercial and don't get all the criticism for it being racist. I tink, mahn, dat dey be lookin' for some attention, mahn.
      • 2 Years Ago
      The economy, the auto industry, and cars in general are all getting better, but auto advertising quality has taken a bigger fall this year than the housing market did in 2008. If one looks back to just the great ads of the last two Super Bowls; VW's "The Force" ad with Small Darth Vader and Chrysler's "Imported from Detroit" and "Half Time in America" ads to name just a few, I wonder what the **** went wrong? Two of the three Mercedes CLA ads stink worse than a dead skunk, all of the "Buzz" VW has gotten for this year's Super Bowl is over whether or not their ad is racist, and the rest of the ads previewed so far are so safe, bland, and forgettable that I wouldn't be surprised if Toyota Corolla sales jump because people will mistakenly believe the ad they saw was for the Corolla. At this rate, the best auto ad to premiere this weekend may on the "Puppy Bowl".
      Street King
      • 2 Years Ago
      No care about these, only want to see the Chrysler one.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Yeah, sex sells, and hot blond chicks attract views in youtube, give a cookie to the marketing guy who came up with a girl in a tight top showing cleavage in slow motion.
      • 2 Years Ago
      The only one I wanted to watch was the VW ad. And I did. And it's still funny.
      • 2 Years Ago
      the mercedes one was moronic and weak
      • 2 Years Ago
      I want Toyota to grant my wish, and take the Rav4 back into the studio and redesign the interior and exterior.
        • 2 Years Ago
        Your wish has been rejected. No one cars what a RAV4 looks like since its a soccer moms machine.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Audi, Toyota, VW good, MB = fail.
      • 2 Years Ago
      All lame
      • 2 Years Ago
      Kaley Cuoco doesn't look right, kinda of looks like a old lady, then again on the Big Bang Theory she is wearing skimpy clothing so nobody is looking at her face.
      • 2 Years Ago
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