These were the most popular new and used cars, trucks of 2021 in Seattle

The Seattle auto market in 2021 was unlike any other as the scarcity of microchips led to inventory constraints on new and used cars, historic used car price increases, and the disappearance of incentives and markups on new car MSRPs.

What vehicles were the most popular with Seattle drivers over the past year? A new report from iSeeCars, an online automobile search engine and research website, examined 17.4 million vehicle sales in 2021 to find out.

Surprisingly, no, the Subaru Outback didn’t rank first on the list. And what is perhaps even more surprising to subway drivers is that the report found that pickup trucks were the most popular new and used vehicles across the country and the most popular used vehicle in Seattle.

“The Ford F-150 has been America’s undisputed best-selling new car for over 40 years, and its popularity in new cars also makes it popular in the used car market,” said iSeeCars Executive Analyst Karl Brauer. “The limited inventory of new pickup trucks has led many consumers to purchase them used, and while pickup trucks are bestsellers, demand has still outpaced supply, resulting in dramatic increases in the price of used cars.”

While inventory and sales continued to be affected by the microchip shortage, the best-selling cars of 2021 were able to remain similar to those of 2020, says Brauer requirement.

Keep scrolling to see the best-selling used and new cars in Seattle for 2021.

Most Popular Used Cars in Seattle in 2021

This undated photo from General Motors shows the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the optional diesel engine. The Silverado 1500 offers several engines, including a 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel. (Courtesy General Motors via AP)Associated press

5. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Percentage of total sales of used cars in the metropolitan area: 1.7%

Toyota Tacoma 2017, Hotel Tacoma Special Edition Concept Car is shown during the Los Angeles Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on November 19, 2016.  (Photo: Aydin Palabiyikoglu / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)

Toyota Tacoma 2017, Hotel Tacoma Special Edition Concept Car is shown during the Los Angeles Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on November 19, 2016. (Photo: Aydin Palabiyikoglu / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)

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4. Toyota Tacoma

Percentage of total used vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 1.9%

The 2020 Mopar modified RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is seen at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on February 7, 2020.  (Photo by Raymond Boyd / Getty Images)

The 2020 Mopar modified RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is seen at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on February 7, 2020. (Photo by Raymond Boyd / Getty Images)

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3rd Ram 1500

Percentage of total sales of used cars in the metropolitan area: 2.0%

Honda Civic

Honda Civic

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2. Honda Civic

Percentage of total sales of used cars in the metropolitan area: 2.1%

This undated photo from Ford shows the 2021 Ford F-150, the consecutive winner of Edmund's Top Rated Truck.  The improvements for this latest generation were substantial enough to knock the Ram 1500 off its top-rated bar.  (Courtesy Ford Motor Co. via AP)This undated photo from Ford shows the 2021 Ford F-150, the consecutive winner of Edmund’s Top Rated Truck. The improvements for this latest generation were substantial enough to knock the Ram 1500 off its top-rated bar. (Courtesy Ford Motor Co. via AP)

1. Ford F-150

Percentage of total sales of used cars in the metropolitan area: 3.9%

The Most Popular New Cars in Seattle in 2021

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid seen at the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.  (Photo by Michael Brochstein / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid seen at the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. (Photo by Michael Brochstein / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)

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5. Subaru Crosstrek

Percentage of total new vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 2.5%

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4x4 is seen at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on February 7, 2020.  (Photo by Raymond Boyd / Getty Images)

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4×4 is seen at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on February 7, 2020. (Photo by Raymond Boyd / Getty Images)

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4. Toyota Tacoma

Percentage of total new vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 2.6%

This undated photo from Mazda shows the Mazda CX-5, a compact SUV.  The CX-5 is one of the fastest small SUVs you can buy when you get the optional 250-horsepower turbo engine that comes standard on Grand Touring Reserve and above.  (Mitchell Hubble / Mazda North America via AP)This undated photo from Mazda shows the Mazda CX-5, a compact SUV. The CX-5 is one of the fastest small SUVs you can buy when you get the optional 250-horsepower turbo engine that comes standard on Grand Touring Reserve and above. (Mitchell Hubble / Mazda North America via AP)Mitchell Hubble / Associated Press

3. Mazda CX-5

Percentage of total new vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 2.7%

The 2020 Subaru Outback has a 23 mpg city, 30 highway fuel economy.The 2020 Subaru Outback has a 23 mpg city, 30 highway fuel economy.Subaru Media / Contributed Photo

2. Subaru outback

Percentage of total new vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 2.7%

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Compact SUV at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium.  (Photo by Sjoerd van der Wal / Getty Images)

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Compact SUV at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Sjoerd van der Wal / Getty Images)

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1. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Percentage of total new vehicle sales in the metropolitan region: 2.8%

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