Top 30 Best-Selling Vehicles In America – August 2013


2013 Honda Civic CNG

America’s fourth, fifth, and sixth-best-selling vehicles in August 2013 were all Hondas. The Civic, Accord, and CR-V are joined by the 28th-ranked Honda Pilot.

Hyundai and Kia landed three cars in the top 30. Two others came from Nissan, three from Jeep and Ram, one each from Volkswagen and Subaru,  There are five Fords, six GM products, and five Toyotas.

USA best-selling vehicles market share chart August 2013
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The Honda Odyssey was present on the July edition of this list but was knocked out in August by the Subaru Forester.

America’s 20 most popular vehicles nameplates were responsible for generating four out of every ten new vehicle sales in August 2013.

Historical monthly and yearly sales figures for any of these best-selling automobiles can always be accessed through the dropdown menu at GCBC’s Sales Stats page, and for those not viewing the mobile version of this site, near the top right of this page, as well. 

GCBC has already published rankings for 36 different brands and 14 different trucks and 20 SUVs and crossovers and 20 passenger cars. Below, you’ll find a list where all vehicles of all types are thrown in together: the 30 most popular vehicles in the United States in August 2013.

August 2014 – September 2013 – July 2013August 2012

Rank
Vehicle
August
2013
%
Change
Year 
To 
Date
YTD

Change
#1
Ford F-Series
71,115 + 22.2% 499,050 + 22.1%
#2
Toyota Camry
44,713 + 21.8% 287,119 + 2.3%
#3
Chevrolet Silverado
43,603 + 13.9% 328,969 + 25.4%
#4
Honda Civic
39,458 + 58.5% 230,578 + 8.5%
#5
Honda Accord
38,559 + 10.6% 256,926 + 17.5%
#6
Honda CR-V
34,654 + 45.1% 207,643 + 8.6%
#7
Dodge Ram
33,009 + 30.9% 234,642 + 25.1%
#8
Nissan Altima
30,976 + 19.6% 228,297 + 8.9%
#9
Toyota Corolla/Matrix
26,861 + 10.5% 210,296 + 5.3%
#10
Ford Escape
26,714 – 5.2% 205,683 + 16.3%
#11
Chevrolet Equinox
25,073 + 23.9% 169,977 + 12.5%
#12
Hyundai Elantra
24,700 + 37.3% 174,902 + 30.3%
#13
Ford Fusion
24,653 + 13.7% 206,321 + 13.4%
#14
Chevrolet Cruze
23,909 – 8.0% 183,045 + 18.2%
#15
Toyota RAV4
23,502 + 49.8% 144,314 + 19.9%
#16
Ford Focus
20,372 + 6.8% 171,921 + 3.0%
#17
GMC Sierra
18,017 + 24.3% 122,232 + 24.0%
#18
Jeep Grand Cherokee
17,976 + 39.9% 113,791 + 14.3%
#19
Toyota Prius
17,948 + 25.0% 115,040 + 2.2%

Prius Sedan ^
16,157 + 21.4% 108,218 + 1.7%

Prius Plug-In ^
1791 + 71.1% 6822 + 12.2%
#20
Nissan Rogue
17,273 + 36.8% 113,316 + 16.0%
#21
Hyundai Sonata
16,917 – 13.8% 138,830 – 12.1%
#22
Chevrolet Malibu
16,890 + 16.5% 140,463 – 16.5%
#23
Volkswagen Jetta
16,280 + 5.4% 110,964 – 1.2%
#24
Jeep Wrangler
15,825 + 19.0% 107,957 + 12.0%
#25
Ford Explorer
15,637 + 12.8% 130,969 + 26.2%
#26
Toyota Tacoma
15,223 + 24.9% 110,293 + 21.6%
#27
Kia Optima
15,199 + 9.0% 112,409 + 11.9%
#28
Honda Pilot
14,877 + 40.2% 90,696 + 20.5%
#29
Chevrolet Impala
13,274 – 22.2% 109,571 – 12.3%
#30
Subaru Forester
13,163 + 89.2% 73,752 + 46.0%

Source: Manufacturers
Red font indicates year-over-year declining sales
^ Prius breakdown by variant

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