In Seattle, drivers keep these car, truck models longer than any other

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The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD has a fuel economy of 13 MPG City and 17 MPG Highway.

People are keeping cars and trucks longer, according to a new report from iSeeCars.com. In Seattle, one brand outlives another.

The automotive research firm looked at the total percentage of different models that had been in the original owner’s possession for 15 years. Toyota had three of the top 5.

Across the country, Toyota had seven models in the top 10, Honda two and Subaru one.

“Japanese vehicles, especially Toyota and Honda, are known for their reliability and durability, and attract practical consumers who want vehicles that can stay on the road for as long as possible,” said Karl Brauer, iSeeCars executive analyst. “Drivers are more likely to cling to cars that they can rely on and that don’t require expensive maintenance.”

The analysis looked at over 660,000 cars from 1981 to 2005 that were sold in 2020. The average percentage of cars their original owners had owned for more than 15 years was 6.1%.

According to vehicle types, it was 5.9% for SUV owners, 6.3% for truck owners and 4.1% for car owners.

“Because pickups are often used as work vehicles, their owners are more likely to follow the preventative maintenance required to keep these vehicles on the road longer,” said Brauer.

Keep scrolling to see which new vehicles Seattleites has kept the longest.

The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD has a fuel economy of 13 MPG City and 17 MPG Highway.

Toyota Pressroom / Photo Contributed /

5. Toyota Tundra

Percentage of 15 year old or older cars held by original owners: 12.6%

Honda Pilot's three-row SUV won the 2018 Honda Pilot’s three-row SUV won the 2018 Kelley Blue Book Best Value Award. in the mid-size SUV category.Honda

4. Honda Pilot

Percentage of 15 year old or older cars held by original owners: 12.6%

Starting at $ 23,550, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes standard with Lane Keeping Assist and Forward Collision Avoidance Assist.

Starting at $ 23,550, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes with Lane Keeping Assist and Forward Collision Avoidance Assist as standard.

David Dewhurst Photography, owner

3. Hyundai Tucson

Percentage of 15 year old or older cars held by original owners: 12.7%

The 2020 Toyota Prius is available with all-wheel drive.

The 2020 Toyota Prius is available with all-wheel drive.

Toyota Pressroom / Photo Contributed

2. Toyota Prius

Percentage of 15 year old or older cars held by original owners: 13.2%

Toyota's 2WD Tacoma TRD off-road double cab starts at $ 35,660.

Toyota’s 2WD Tacoma TRD off-road double cab starts at $ 35,660.

1. Toyota Tacoma

Percentage of 15 year old or older cars held by original owners: 13.4%