How do you update the Toyota navigation system for free?
How much does a Mini Cooper weigh?
Those are among some of the most Googled questions by manufacturer, according to Click4reg.co.uk.
Click4reg is a custom license plate supplier that analyzed data from search volume tracker Ahrefs.com in showing which questions Google users asked the most about different vehicle brands.
The company says that about 2,100 Americans each month use Google to ask how to update the Toyota navigation system for free.
According to Click4reg, the most common technical questions on Google from U.S. car owners are on the topic of what various dashboard lights mean and how they can be reset.
Overall, Americans are most interested in where certain car brands are from.
Another top question by brand is “What does BMW stand for?” About 12,000 Google searchers ask that question each month.
About 5,000 searchers per month ask, “Who makes the Mini Cooper?”
Many Americans seem to have issues with Ford’s antitheft system. About 700 searches a month ask “How to disable Ford antitheft system?” And about 600 people each month search ‘How to reset antitheft system Ford?” About 500 people per month ask “How to use Ford sync?”
And by the way, according to Click4reg, the bad news for Googlers wanting information on updating the Toyota navigation system for free is that it costs at least $130 to get a three-year Toyota navigation system update. Also, “BMW” stands for Bavarian Motor Works.
Also, people want to know who owns the various vehicle manufacturers. Other top searches, along with the approximate number of searches each month, include:
—Who owns Volvo? (6,100)
—Who makes the Mini Cooper? (5,000)
—Who owns BMW? (2,600)
—Who owns Ford? (1,900)