Midsize Car Sales In America – December 2014 And 2014 Year End


2014 Hyundai Sonata

As the U.S. auto industry collectively reported a 6% year-over-year increase in sales volume in calendar year 2014, midsize car sales increased, as well. 

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – December & 2014 Year End
• U.S. Car Sales Rankings By Model – December & 2014 Year End

USA midsize car sales chart 2014
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Barely.

America’s core group of volume-brand midsize cars combined for a 1% improvement in 2014, equal to a scant 27,245-unit improvement.

But America’s favourite midsize cars – their favourite cars, full stop – earned greater market share as their sales increased at a far quicker rate. The best-selling Toyota Camry was up 5% to 428,606 units, the Camry’s highest total since 2008. America’s second-best-selling car, the Honda Accord, was up 6% to its highest total since 2007. Nissan set an Altima U.S. sales record with a 5% year-over-year gain. The fourth-ranked Ford Fusion was up 4%; the fifth-ranked Hyundai Sonata jumped 7%. 

Combined, those five top sellers were up 5% to 1,676,420 units in 2014, increasing their share of the midsize market to 69% from 66% in 2013.

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. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank midsize 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 • December 2015 • January 2015 • November 2014December 2013

Midsize Car
December
2014
December
2013
%
Change
2014
2013
%
Change
1811
1747 3.7% 22,560 18,685 20.7%
16,817
15,493 8.5% 188,519 200,594 -6.0%
16,229
5652 187% 117,363 122,480 -4.2%
455
4950 -90.8% 51,705 93,842 -44.9%
23,166
24,408 -5.1% 306,860 295,280 3.9%
31,589
32,321 -2.3% 388,374 366,678 5.9%
17,924
14,479 23.8% 216,936 203,648 6.5%
11,827
9474 24.8% 159,020 155,893 2.0%
4323
4365 30.3% 53,224 43,637 22.0%
15 -100% 122 1441 -91.5%
32,331
24,816 30.3% 335,644 320,723 4.7%
5457
2939 85.7% 52,270 42,291 23.6%
1602 -100%
31,618
29,964 5.5% 428,606 408,484 4.9%
8257
9254 -10.8% 96,649 109,652 -11.9%
623
909 -31.5% 9995 15,672 -36.2%
Total
202,427
180,786 12.0% 2,427,847 2,400,602 1.1%

Hybrids & Electrics
December
2014
December
2013
%
Change
2014
2013
%
Change
1490
2392 -37.7% 18,805 23,094 -18.6%
1962
2028 -3.3% 27,595 35,210 -21.6%
311
418 -25.6% 3965 4802 -17.4%
12
11 9.1% 196 1029 -81.0%
3102
2529 22.7% 30,200 22,610 33.6%
9291
10,800 -14.0% 136,040 157,260 -13.5%
8799
9881
-11.0%
122,776
145,172
-15.4%
492
919
-46.5%
13,264
12,088 9.7%
2284
2110 8.2% 30,762 34,989 -12.1%
Total
18,452
20,288 -9.0% 247,563 278,994 -11.3%

Tall Wagons 
& Crossovers
December
2014
December
2013
%
Change
2014
2013
%
Change
863
1360 -36.5% 11,802 16,847 -29.9%
14,772
11,002 34.3% 138,790 118,049 17.6%
2419
2148 12.6% 29,991 35,846 -16.3%
Total
18,054
14,510 24.4% 180,583 170,742 5.8%

Source: Automakers & ANDC
* indicates a vehicle that is also shown in another GCBC segment breakdown
^ Prius breakdown by variant
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. This explains why you’ll see the Outback and Venza listed with midsize SUVs, too… because readers have wanted it both ways. 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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