July 2012 Top 30 Best-Selling Vehicles In America


2012 Chevrolet Equinox

From just a bit more than 4% market share in June 2012, the Ford F-Series’ total July 2012 volume pushed the pickup truck’s market share up to just under 5% in July 2012. The F-Series finished July nearly 20,000 sales ahead of the Toyota Camry for overall sales leadership and leads the Camry by nearly 107,000 units through seven months.

U.S. July 2012 market share chart best sellers

In all, five pickups made their way onto this list of the 30 best-selling vehicles in the United States. Joining the trucks and the Camry are 14 more cars, one minivan, and nine SUVs and crossovers. 13 of the 30 most popular automobiles in America wore American badges. 

Historical monthly and yearly sales figures for all these vehicles can be accessed through the first dropdown menu at GCBC’s Sales Stats home or near the top right of this page. Key links to other best seller posts are visible at the bottom of this post. Click the accompanying market share chart for a look at how dominant the 20 top sellers are compared to the rest of the industry.

Rank
Vehicle
July 2012
%
Change
Year To Date
YTD
% Change
#1
Ford F-Series
49,314 + 0.4% 350,455 + 11.9%
#2
Toyota Camry
29,913 + 10.7% 243,816 + 39.7%
#3
Chevrolet Silverado
28,972 – 12.5% 223,480 + 3.5%
#4
Honda Accord
28,639 + 70.2% 183,817 + 27.7%
#5
Nissan Altima
26,602 + 24.7% 183,703 + 19.9%
#6
Honda Civic
24,526 + 82.0% 182,214 + 34.6%
#7
Dodge Ram
23,824 + 17.3% 162,405 + 22.8%
#8
Toyota Corolla/Matrix
23,640 + 34.5% 175,366 + 13.6%
#9
Ford Fusion
23,326 + 20.7% 160,175 + 6.1%
#10
Ford Escape
21,572 – 11.6% 148,739 + 1.2%
#11
Hyundai Sonata
20,978 + 0.5% 138,390 + 1.8%
#12
Honda CR-V
20,554 + 47.4% 167,236 + 33.9%
#13
Chevrolet Equinox
19,906 + 16.5% 130,796 + 15.8%
#14
Hyundai Elantra
18,512 + 21.9% 116,281 – 1.9%
#15
Toyota Prius
16,643 + 111% 143,297 + 92.5%

* Prius C
3065 —– 19,296 —–

* Prius V
2954 —– n/a —–

* Prius Plug-In
688 —– 5021 —–
#16
Ford Focus
16,454 + 10.5% 147,877 + 31.0%
#17
Toyota RAV4
15,248 + 73.0% 104,686 + 27.7%
#18
Chevrolet Cruze
14,954 – 39.3% 128,838 – 12.7%
#19
Volkswagen Jetta
13,629 – 13.3% 96,832 – 9.9%
#20
Kia Optima
13,317 + 96.6% 86,475 + 99.3%
#21
Nissan Rogue
13,193 + 17.2% 85,031 + 22.9%
#22
Chevrolet Malibu
12,345 – 36.8% 153,782 + 8.1%
#23
Jeep Wrangler
12,216 – 14.9% 83,087 + 22.9%
#24
Ford Explorer
11,997 + 21.2% 89,891 + 18.7%
#25
Honda Odyssey
11,953 + 88.8% 73,709 + 24.3%
#26
Jeep Grand Cherokee
11,571 + 21.8% 86,688 + 35.7%
#27
Toyota Tacoma
11,350 + 27.1% 78,503 + 27.0%
#28
GMC Sierra
11,105 – 11.8% 84,050 + 4.8%
#29
Toyota Highlander
10,669 + 11.7% 68,113 + 18.5%
#30
Kia Soul
10,063 – 0.7% 73,698 + 13.2%

Source: Manufacturers
Red font indicates year-over-year declining sales

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