10 Cars and Trucks That Survived the Polar Vortex

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January was a trying month for some of the auto industry’s largest leaders, as extreme cold and weather essentially paralyzed great swaths of the country. There were a couple of standouts, as there so often are, but overall, the intense weather was doing no favors for what is ordinarily one of the year’s slowest months to begin with.

Combined with weather troubles, a few models were going up against tremendous comparable sales periods from January 2013. The Honda (NYSE:HMC) Accord and the Chevrolet (NYSE:GM) Silverado are two such models, Cars.com‘s Kicking Tires blog reports.

Take a look to see what January’s best sellers were. The usual suspects make up the bulk of the list, but there are a couple of potentially unexpected visitors to last month’s top movers.

Ford Escape

10. Ford Escape

This Ford (NYSE:F) is just such a visitor, as it has long lurked just outside the top 10 and will occasionally break its way in. It did so for January, moving 19,459 units, a decline of 2.4 percent over January 2013, and starts the year-to-date comparable in the red — which you’ll find is not uncommon.

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