Most-popular SUVs, other car stories to help you shop in ’20

Year-end lists usually tell you the most-important or most-popular things that happened during the year.

We won’t totally break with that tradition, but the most-popular SUVs and other car stories of 2019 also should help you shop for a new or used vehicle or manage your auto financing in 2020.

Below you will find links to the 10 most-popular posts of 2019 from the Santander Consumer USA blog and 10 most-popular posts from the RoadLoans blog, based on readership data.

Woman waving from convertible

Far-and-away the most popular post on each blog is about the longest-lasting vehicles identified by a study from, a car research and shopping website.

And if that doesn’t convince you that value is foremost on shoppers’ minds, how about this: The second- and third-most-popular posts on the SC blog involved “the best used cars to buy right now” and “vehicles that hold value best over five years.”

Here are the blog posts, followed by the year they were published:

SC blog posts

Longest-lasting vehicles for 2019: 8 SUVs, 5 American made – (2019)

These are among the best used cars to buy right now, U.S. News rankings show (2019)

25 vehicles that hold value best over five years – (2018)

Most-popular SUVs, trucks, cars in America right now (2019)

Who makes the most reliable cars – Consumer Reports (2018)

The 14 best cars for short people, mainstream and luxury (2018)

‘Best Buys’ for 2019, plus where to find top used vehicles (2019)

Best used cars to buy this year offer affordable options (2019)

7 ways to keep your vehicle financing on the right track (2019)

Most crossovers still climbing the mountain to 200,000 (2018)

RoadLoans blog posts

Longest-lasting vehicles: SUVs are way ahead (2019)

When is spring break? Dates, destinations and details to help plan your trip (2019)

How to calculate the gas cost of a trip (2018)

How car repossession works (2019)

What is a lien on a car? (2019)

Pros and cons of ‘buy here, pay here’ dealerships (2018)

How to lower APR on a car loan (2018)

How many years can you finance a new or used car? (2019)

What is a car title? (2019)

What is refinancing a car? (2017)

Now you’re ready to meet the new year with the most-popular content we have to offer.

More Like This

Ready to make a bid on James Bond model Aston Martin DB5?

Ready to make a bid on James Bond model Aston Martin DB5?

The James Bond Aston Martin DB5, perhaps the most iconic car in moviedom, is up for sale – in miniature. The 24-carat, gold-plated, one-third scale model was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger, the first James Bond film…

Why millions of vehicle owners don’t respond to recall notices

Why millions of vehicle owners don’t respond to recall notices

Americans have a vehicle-recall problem. And it’s not necessarily the number of recalls – although that has been rising in recent years. A big problem is that millions of vehicle owners don’t get their vehicles repaired for reasons ranging from…

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E an electric SUV whose time has come?

The Ford Mustang name is about as iconic as it gets. Since the Mustang debuted in 1964, it has come to represent “the best of the American spirit” and has become one of the best-selling sports coupes in the world…