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Passenger cars were once again led by the dominant Honda Civic, sales of which are up 8% in a passenger car market that's down 1% this year. The Ford Escape recorded its fourth consecutive month above 5000 units. No minivan came close to Dodge Grand Caravan-like August volume, although the Chrysler Town & Country, a Grand Caravan twin, ranked second in the category.
Compared with July's version of this list, the Toyota Camry and Nissan Versa have been knocked out of the top 30 in favour of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Kia Rio. Compared with the top 30 list from last August, the Jeep Cherokee, Volkswagen Golf, Hyundai Sonata, and Jeep Grand Cherokee have all moved into the top 30; the Ford Fiesta, Toyota Camry, Chrysler Town & Country, and Nissan Versa have been knocked off.