Large Car Sales In America - November 2013 YTD

USA large car sales chart November 2013
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In its first 7000+ sales month in years, the Nissan Maxima went from its segment's sixth-best-selling car in October to the second-best-selling car in the class in November 2013. 

The Maxima isn't having a good year - sales are down 14% compared with the first eleven months of 2012 - and 2013's slow sales come after Maxima volume fell below 70,000 annual units for the seventh consecutive time. 2013 will be the eighth year below 70,000 annual Maxima sales for Nissan USA.

Still, when looking at November alone, the Nissan Maxima looked like a successful large car, outselling the trio of Hyundai-Kia products (sales of which include the Genesis Coupe, by Hyundai's choice) by a two-to-one ratio.


Is the Chevrolet Impala back and ready to roll? It's true that Impala sales jumped 20% in November 2013 compared with November 2012. Indeed, Impala sales were higher last month than they were in November 2011. But Chevrolet's 13,418 Impala sales in November are almost smack dab on the Impala's year-to-date monthly average of 13,288 sales per month, and it is that figure that's discouraging. 

Chevrolet sold nearly 14,300 Impalas per month in 2011 and more than 22,000 Impalas per month in 2008. Yes, the new car is on a different mission; a more premium-oriented mission. But for Chevrolet dealers who are also selling fewer Malibus, Camaros, and Volts, collecting fewer sales of their most expensive cars has got to be troubling, regardless of how many Sparks and Sonics they sell. The SS? Probably not the answer.

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC's Sales Stats page. This table is now sortable, so you can rank large cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort - November 2014 - December 2013October 2013 - November 2012
Large Car
November 2013
November
2012
%
Change
2013
YTD
2012
YTD
% Change
2980
3797- 21.5%45,675 53,002 - 13.8%
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------9 970 - 99.1%
13,418
11,16320.2%146,164 159,710 - 8.5%
178
------179 --- ---
4115
4759- 13.5%52,84363,572 - 16.9%
6985
631610.6%88,191 74,725 18.0%
4901
5734- 14.5%74,549 67,471 10.5%
512
751- 31.8%10,129 7584 33.6%
1989
2385- 16.6%29,050 31,576 - 8.0%
913
------7782 --- ---
7208
473052.4%47,387 55,212 - 14.2%
5835
1307346%64,778 24,385 166%
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Total
49,034
40,94219.8%566,736 538,207 5.3%
Source: Automakers
GCBC isn't here to break down segments, an impossible task for any group, but to display sales data for the sake of comparison. The more ways sales data can be displayed, the better, right? You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.

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