Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS), a provider of online direct-to-consumer auto leasing, released a list of the top 10 most requested vehicles from its auto leasing website for the second quarter of 2004.

The Top 10 Most Requested Models

Used Car Rankings

2nd Qtr 2004/1st Qtr 2004/Make & Model:

1/1/BMW 330 Series

2/3/BMW 5 Series

3/5/Mercedes Benz E Class

4/8/Chevrolet Corvette

5/nl(a)/Porsche 911 Turbo

6/2/Porsche 911 Carrera

7/6/BMW 7 Series

8/4/Mercedes Benz CLK Class

9/7/Mercedes Benz S Class

10/nl(a)/Porsche Boxster

nl(a) = not previously listed

Along with the endurance of Infiniti on the list, German vehicles continue to hold their appeal. With their reputation for quality, eleven cars on the two lists are from German manufacturers. American manufacturers hold only one place on the list with the Chevrolet Corvette.

"Since lease payments tend to be lower than traditional financing, a consumer invests less during the term of the lease. Leasing for a shorter term can eliminate the negative equity problems that longer term traditional financing can result in," said Tarry Shebesta, president and owner of ACS. provides a tool to instantly evaluate leasing options from a number of sources. Customers can lock in the lease quote they like and apply for credit online. ACS, facilitator for, executes the leases that customers choose from LeaseCompare.