Top 10 Car Brands Donated to Charity in 2017

Car Donation Wizard Top 10 Car Brands Donated to Charity in 2017

2017 has been a record year for the number of different car brands donated to charity!  In total, over 250 different brands of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, scooters, RV’s, commercial vehicles and even one snow cat donated to hundreds of different charities through Car Donation Wizard.

However, more than half of these car donations come from just 10 different car brands.  These are makes that we see on the road each and every day.  When you donate a car it makes a lasting difference to the charity you choose and cause they support.  Here are the top 10 car makes we processed for charities in 2017.

  1. Ford
    • Car Donations: 12.4 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 1999
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2016 Ford Transit Connect Van
      • Charity: South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (WA)
  2. Toyota
    • Car Donations:  11.2 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2000
    • Car Donation of the Year: 1976 Toyota Land Cruiser
      • Charity: Car Talk VDS – KGLP – Gallup Public Radio (NM)
  3. Honda
    • Car Donations:  11.0 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2000
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2008 Honda Ridgeline
      • Charity: Housatonic Habitat for Humanity (CT)
  4. Chevrolet
    • Car Donations:  7.3 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2000
    • Car Donation of the Year: 1948 Chevrolet Hot Rod
      • Charity: Car Talk VDS – WBEZ – Chicago Public Radio (IL)
  5. Dodge
    • Car Donations:  4.9 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2000
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
      • Charity: American Cancer Society
  6.  Nissan
    • Car Donations:  4.2 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2001
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2011 Nissan Rogue
      • Charity: Vehicle Donation to Any Charity – Special Operations Warrior Foundation
  7. Volkswagen
    • Car Donations:  4.0 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2001
    • Car Donation of the Year: 1997 Volkswagen Eurovan Camper
      • Charity: Car Talk VDS – KOPB – Oregon Public Broadcasting
  8. Subaru
    • Car Donations:  4.0 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2001
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2010 Subaru Forester
      • Charity: Car Talk VDS – KCRW – Southern California Public Radio Affiliate
  9. Volvo
    • Car Donations:  3.7 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 1999
    • Car Donation of the Year: 1966 Volvo 1800S
      • Charity: Vehicle Donation to Any Charity – Seattle Goodwill Industries
  10. Chrysler
    • Car Donations:  3.4 out of every 100 vehicles
    • Average Age of Vehicle: 2002
    • Car Donation of the Year: 2010 Chrysler Town & Country
      • Charity: Vehicle Donation to Any Charity – DAV (Disabled American Veterans)

If you are interested in learning how to donate your car or start the vehicle donation process follow the link below:

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