Top 40 Best-Selling Vehicles In America - 2005 Year End

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
America's new vehicle market grew 0.5% in 2005 as passenger car sales improved 2.9% and overall "light truck" sales slid 1.5%. Cars claimed 46.8% of the industry's 2005 volume, up from 45.8% in 2004.

The Ford F-Series continued its reign as the best-selling vehicle line and the best-selling truck. Combined, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra outsold the F-Series by 34,005 units. Eight of America's 40 best-selling vehicles were pickup trucks.


Top 40 Best-Selling Vehicles In America - 2004 Year End
All 301 Vehicles Ranked By 2006 U.S. Sales


Cars were led by the perennial favourite, Toyota's Camry, sales of which improved by a small measure in 2005. America's SUV leader, the Chevrolet TrailBlazer, took advantage of the Ford Explorer's 29% drop, a decrease of 99,545 units. Minivans claimed the 13th, 19th, 20th, and 24th positions.

The 40 best-selling vehicles in America in 2005 are listed below.

2007 • 20062004 • 2003
Rank
Best-Selling Vehicle
2005
2004

Change
#1
Ford F-Series
901,463939,511-4.0%
#2
Chevrolet Silverado
705,980680,7683.7%
#3
Toyota Camry
431,703426,9901.1%
#4
Dodge Ram
400,543426,289-6.0%
#5
Honda Accord
369,293386,770-4.5%
#6
Toyota Corolla/Matrix
341,290333,1612.4%
#7
Honda Civic
308,415309,196-0.3%
#8
Nissan Altima
255,371235,8898.3%
#9
Chevrolet Impala
246,481290,259-15.1%
#10
Chevrolet TrailBlazer
244,150283,484-13.9%
#11
Ford Explorer
239,788339,333-29.3%
#12
GMC Sierra
229,488213,7567.4%
#13
Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan
226,771242,307-6.4%
#14
Jeep Grand Cherokee
213,584182,31317.2%
#15
Chevrolet Cobalt *
212,66749594189%
#16
Chevrolet Malibu
203,503179,80613.2%
#17
Ford Taurus *
196,919248,148-20.6%
#18
Ford Focus
184,825208,339-11.3%
#19
Chrysler Town & Country
180,759144,35725.2%
#20
Honda Odyssey
174,275154,23813.0%
#21
Toyota Tacoma
168,831152,93310.4%
#22
Jeep Liberty
166,883167,376-0.3%
#23
Ford Escape
165,122183,430-10.0%
#24
Toyota Sienna
161,380159,1191.4%
#25
Ford Mustang
160,975129,85824.0%
#26
Chevrolet Tahoe
152,305186,161-18.2%
#27
Honda CR-V
150,219149,2810.6%
#28
Chrysler 300
144,068112,93027.6%
#29
Honda Pilot
143,353128,15811.9%
#30
Toyota Highlander
137,409133,0773.3%
#31
Chrysler PT Cruiser
133,740115,95515.3%
#32
Chevrolet Equinox
130,54284,02455.4%
#33
Hyundai Sonata
130,365107,18921.6%
#34
Chevrolet Colorado
128,359117,4759.3%
#35
Toyota Tundra
126,529112,48412.5%
#36
Pontiac G6 *
124,84416,185671%
#37
Pontiac Grand Prix
122,398131,551-7.0%
#38
Ford Ranger
120,958156,322-22.6%
#39
Nissan Sentra
119,489106,93411.7%
#40
Hyundai Elantra
116,336112,8923.1%
Source: Automakers & ANDC
* Ford also sold 107,932 copies of the Five Hundred in 2005, up from 14,106 in 2004.
* Chevrolet also sold 18,960 Cavaliers in 2005, down from 195,275 in 2004.
* Pontiac sold 31,613 Grand Ams in 2005, down from 133,707 in 2004.

3 comments:

  1. Why isn't Mazda on this list?

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  2. It's a best sellers list; just the top 20. Mazda didn't sell any vehicles with enough sales to crack the top 20. The 3 ranked 23rd in April.

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  3. And yet in the retail market the Accord outsells the Camry.

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