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Posts Tagged ‘top-selling vehicles’

The Best-Selling Cars of 2011

For the first time in a long time, this year has seen a surge in the purchase of domestic vehicles with 6 of the top 10 best-selling vehicles made by GM, Ford & Chrysler.  Some of the shift can be attributed to the natural disasters in Japan affecting  imports, but with domestic producers having really stepped up their game, that void was filled by American-made vehicles.

 

Surprisingly, two past favorites – the Honda Civic and Honda CR-V as well as the Hyundai Sonata dropped from the top 10, nudged by more popular American-made vehicles.  According to Forbes.com, Ford’s F-Series pickups and GM’s Chevy Silverado continue to be America’s sales champs, as they have been for the past 3 years.  Pushing their way to the top are the Ford Fusion and Escape and the new compact from Chevy – the Cruze.  

 

Based on year-to-date results through October, 2011, following is the list of best-selling vehicles from Forbes.com:

  1. Ford F-150 Pickup
  2. Chevy Silverado Pickup
  3. Toyota Camry
  4. Nissan Altima
  5. Ford Escape
  6. Ford Fusion
  7. Honda Accord
  8. Toyota Corolla
  9. Chevy Cruze
  10. Ram Pickup

 

 

 

With new models launching, it will be interesting to see what 2012′s best-sellers will be.