Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America – May 2017


The Toyota Camry was finally knocked off of it’s throne this month by the Honda Accord, which outsold it by 1,000 units in May. 

The Kia Forte has shown strong month over month growth as well.

Historical monthly and yearly sales figures for any of these best-selling cars 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. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access. GoodCarBadCar has already published the list of America’s best-selling trucks and best-selling SUVs in May 2017.

April 2017 • May 2016

Rank
Best-Selling Car
May
2017
May
2016
%
Change
2017
YTD
2016
YTD
%
Change
#1 Honda Accord 33,547 31,949 5.0% 130,300 140,548 -7.3%
#2 Toyota Corolla 32,937 36,615 -10.0% 145,476 158,754 -8.4%
#3 Toyota Camry 32,547 36,916 -11.8% 147,434 167,200 -11.8%
#4 Honda Civic 31,989 35,396 -9.6% 144,854 158,030 -8.3%
#5 Nissan Altima 23,994 28,404 -15.5% 118,242 142,220 -16.9%
#6 Ford Fusion 21,603 24,589 -12.1% 89,086 120,313 -26.0%
#7 Chevrolet Malibu 20,718 24,202 -14.4% 73,087 104,187 -29.9%
#8 Nissan Sentra 18,371 20,204 -9.1% 90,040 102,293 -12.0%
#9 Ford Focus 17,244 17,455 -1.2% 67,146 83,653 -19.7%
#10 Chevrolet Cruze 17,120 16,671 2.7% 92,360 68,065 35.7%
#11 Hyundai Elantra 16,407 22,168 -26.0% 86,955 73,892 17.7%
#12 Hyundai Sonata 12,605 15,879 -20.6% 66,768 92,547 -27.9%
#13 Kia Forte 11,801 9,910 19.1% 47,359 43,572 8.7%
#14 Volkswagen Jetta 11,535 10,943 5.4% 45,496 49,659 -8.4%
#15 Subaru Impreza & WRX/STI 11,347 8,255 37.5% 48,698 37,647 29.4%
#16 Kia Optima 10,789 10,895 -1.0% 48,465 51,887 -6.6%
#17 Kia Soul 10,521 13,706 -23.2% 43,623 58,299 -25.2%
#18 Nissan Versa 9,006 12,114 -25.7% 48,403 57,778 -16.2%
#19 Toyota Prius/Prius Prime 7,972 9,393 -15.1% 35,708 39,975 -10.7%
#20 Ford Mustang 7,895 10,327 -23.5% 38,422 53,189 -27.8%

Source: Automakers 

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Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America – April 2017
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