Top 10 Best-Selling Cars In America – 2003 Year End


America’s best-selling car in 2003 was the Toyota Camry, a car which garnered 5.3% of the passenger car market for Toyota in a year in which car sales dropped by 507,000 units, or 6.1%. 

The overall new vehicle market was not nearly so hard off. New vehicle sales overall were down just 1% as “light truck” volume rose to 8.87 million, a 3.9% improvement.

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The Camry was joined by one other Toyota in the top ten. There were also two Hondas and two Fords. General Motors contributed three cars, including the tenth-ranked Pontiac Grand Am and two Chevrolets. The Nissan Altima ranked ninth, down from eighth in 2002.

Rank
Best-Selling Car
2003
2002

Change
#1
Toyota Camry
413,296 434,145 -4.8%
#2
Honda Accord
397,750 398,980 -0.3%
#3
Toyota Corolla/Matrix
325,477 259,732 25.3%
#4
Ford Taurus
300,496 332,690 -9.7%
#5
Honda Civic
299,672 313,159 -4.3%
#6
Chevrolet Impala
267,882 198,918 34.7%
#7
Chevrolet Cavalier
256,550 238,225 7.7%
#8
Ford Focus
229,353 243,199 -5.7%
#9
Nissan Altima
201,240 201,822 -0.3%
#10
Pontiac Grand Am
156,466 150,818 3.7%

Source: Automakers & ANDC