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Despite mounting pressures on consumers — from rising gas prices to concerns about Japanese inventory — March’s sales numbers exceeded expectations. Almost every major automaker saw improved sales compared with last year, except for Toyota. Models whose sales were vastly improved included the Nissan Altima and Honda Civic. For more info, check out our top 10 best-seller recap, and make sure to check out the week’s other top stories:

1.  Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: March 2011 
2.  How to Outsmart Your Smartphone 
3.  Chrysler 200 Isn't a Hit...Yet 
4.  2012 Ford Focus ST: Up Close 
5.  Men Ignore GPS Directions More Often Than Women