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Nissan has most-watched ad for week of Sept. 28.

Nissan Leads Most-Seen Auto Ads Chart

The No.1 commercial spotlights the ’20 Altima, which has available features such as a remote-start VC-turbo engine and lane-departure warning.


Nissan once again captures first place in’s ranking of the most-viewed automotive commercials — the ads that have made the highest number of impressions across national broadcast and cable TV airings.

The No.1 commercial for the week of Sept. 28 spotlights the ’20 Altima, which has available features such as a remote-start VC-Turbo 4-cyl. engine and lane-departure warning.

Acura’s second-place ad for the ’21 TLX is a blend of old-timey cinema and modern technology as a man literally falls into the vehicle and discovers its many features while a rendition of “Blow a Fuse” by Betty Hutton plays in the background.

At No.3 is Lincoln’s spot for the ’20 Corsair featuring musician Cas Haley, who declares that you should “eliminate who you are not, first, and you’re gonna find yourself where you need to be.”

Fourth place goes to Toyota’s commercial for the Venza, which, the brand says, has “everything you need when you need it most.” This ad performed 16% better than the norm for auto ads when it came to viewer attention.

Chevrolet rounds out the ranking with its spot for the ’21 Trailblazer that offers an inspiring message about seeking adventure.

1. Nissan: Be There 

Impressions: 285,270,974

Completion Rate: 97.60

Est. TV Spend: $6,697,871


2. Acura: Break the Silence

Impressions: 249,082,573

Completion Rate: 97.68

Est. TV Spend: $5,702,562


3. Lincoln Motor Company: Limitations 

Impressions: 182,008,830

Completion Rate: 96.86

Est. TV Spend: $4,766,269


4. Toyota: Lifesaver 

Impressions: 145,196,245

Completion Rate: 98.13

Est. TV Spend: $4,245,074


5. Chevrolet: Middle of Nowhere

Impressions: 118,175,507

Completion Rate: 97.73

Est. TV Spend: $3,836,503


Data provided by, the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company.


TV Impressions - Total TV ad impressions delivered for the brand or spot.

Completion Rate - The percentage of devices that were present at the beginning of an ad that made it all the way to the end of the ad.

Est. National TV Spend - Amount spent on TV airings for the brand’s spots.


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