Which Cars Qualify For Cash for Clunkers Discounts?

Which Cars Qualify For Cash for Clunkers Discounts?

The recently-passed Cash for Clunkers program will allow consumers to trade in old vehicles for new ones, receiving up to $4,500 in rebates in the process. In order to qualify for the program, the vehicle you're buying must meet certain standards. All cars must achieve 22 mpg, all trucks and SUVs under 6000 lbs must achieve 18 mpg and all trucks and SUVs over 6000 lbs must achieve 15 mpg (combined city and hwy).
Ford Cash for Clunkers
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Ford Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 17 of 18

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Ford Focus
Light-Duty Vehicle: Ford Edge
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: Ford F-150
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Top Selling Eligible Ford Model


Ford F-150

The 2010 Ford F-150 pickup truck delivers outstanding performance with its distinct trim levels, equipment packages and its broad range of cab styles and pickup box lengths.
Toyota Cash for Clunkers
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Toyota Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 19 of 19

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Toyota Camry
Light-Duty Vehicle: Toyota FJ Cruiser
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: N/A
Top Selling Eligible Toyota Model
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Top Selling Eligible Toyota Model


Toyota Camry

The benchmark Toyota Camry continues its reputation of safety, reliability, and quality while offering fuel efficiency, space, and power. The Camry is a front-wheel drive, five-passenger, four-door sedan featuring four trims.
Chevrolet Cash for Clunkers
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Chevrolet Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 21 of 25

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Chevy Aveo
Light-Duty Vehicle: Chevy Equinox
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: Chevy Silverado
Top Selling Eligible Chevrolet Model
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Top Selling Eligible Chevrolet Model


Chevy Silverado

The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado works hard to live up to its reputation as the 'strongest, most dependable and longest lasting truck on the road'. The 1500 is the 'half-ton', model in Chevrolet's full-size pickup line-up.
Honda Cash for Clunkers
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Honda Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 11 of 11

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Honda Accord
Light-Duty Vehicle: Honda CR-V
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: N/A
Top Selling Eligible Honda Model
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Top Selling Eligible Honda Model


Honda Accord

The 2010 Honda Accord combines high technology and high quality with everyday economy of operation and keen attention to detail. The Accord comes either as a two-door coupe or four-door sedan with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder or 3.5-liter V6 engine.
Nissan Cash for Clunkers
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Nissan Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 14 of 16

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Nissan Altima
Light-Duty Vehicle: Nissan Pathfinder
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: Nissan Titan
Top Selling Eligible Nissan Model
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Top Selling Eligible Nissan Model


Nissan Altima

The front-wheel drive, five-passenger Nissan Altima combines performance and an attractive exterior as either a two-door coupe or a four-door sedan. The Nissan Altima is powered by either a 175-hp 2.5-liter V6 or a 270-hp 3.5-liter V6 and the transmission choices include a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT).
Dodge Cash for Clunkers
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Dodge Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 13 of 16

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Dodge Avenger
Light-Duty Vehicle: Dodge Journey
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: Dodge Ram 1500
Top Selling Eligible Dodge Model
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Top Selling Eligible Dodge Model


Dodge Ram 1500

The Dodge Ram 1500 offers bold all-new styling with an aggressive grille-forward design, new interiors with premium materials and innovative features, and big power from a choice of engines, making it ideal for work and play.
Hyundai Cash for Clunkers
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Hyundai Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 12 of 13

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Hyundai Sonata
Light-Duty Vehicle: Hyundai Sante Fe
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: N/A
Top Selling Eligible Hyundai Model
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Top Selling Eligible Hyundai Model


Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata returns this year with improved interior design, more power and better looks. These refinements give it an edge over most others in its class. The Sonata is a four-door, five-passenger sedan, powered by a 175-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder, with the choice of a five-speed manual or a Shiftronic five-speed automatic transmission.
Kia Cash for Clunkers
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Kia Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 13 of 14

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: Kia Soul
Light-Duty Vehicle: Kia Sportage
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: Kia Borrego
Top Selling Eligible Kia Model
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Top Selling Eligible Kia Model


Kia Spectra

If you're looking for strong value in a compact package, the Kia Spectra should be on your shopping list. It represents one of the best values, with an impressive list of safety equipment for its modest price. The Spectra is a compact four-door sedan that can seat up to five passengers.
GMC Cash for Clunkers
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GMC Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 7 of 12

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: N/A
Light-Duty Vehicle: GMC Canyon
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: GMC Sierra 1500
Top Selling Eligible GMC Model
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Top Selling Eligible GMC Model


GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that is nearly identical to the Chevy Silverado but features more mature, restrained styling. There are five engine sizes to choose from: 4.3-liter V6, 4.8-liter V8, 5.3-liter V8, 6.0-liter V8 and 6.2-liter V8; and two transmissions: a four-speed automatic and a six-speed automatic.
Jeep Cash for Clunkers
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Jeep Cash for Clunkers

No. of Eligible Vehicles: 5 of 7

Sample Eligible Vehicles

Car: N/A
Light-Duty Vehicle: Jeep Grand Cherokee
Heavy-Duty Vehicle: N/A
Top Selling Eligible Jeep Model
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Top Selling Eligible Jeep Model


Jeep Liberty

The Jeep Liberty offers a good compromise between road-worthiness and off-highway capability for a compact SUV. The Liberty was redesigned for the 2008 model year to appear more rugged while maintaining the classic Jeep look. Available in two trim levels, Sport and Limited, each is offered with two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive systems.
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