Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America – January 2018


Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America for January 2018

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling car sales leaders in the United States for January 2018. Each month we compile the Top 20 best selling car sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.

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Our Take On The Top 20 Best Selling Car Sales Numbers

Toyota Camry goes top of the passenger car sales chart for January 2018, with the new model selling one-fifth more units than its predecessor did a year ago.

Its separated from the Corolla stable mate by the Honda Civic in third, which goes just 2.8% ahead of itself last year after falling 14% that year to 2015. That’s ahead of a pair of Nissans in fourth and fifth spots.

The Honda Accord’s sales remain low compared with a year ago – almost 10% fewer Accords were sold this January than last, allowing the Nissans ahead of it. It’s still the second highest ranking midsize car in the countdown below the Camry in first, with the Ford Fusion in ninth losing a third of its sales from a year ago.

The Ford Focus also sees sales fall by a third, though Ford has been pushing its SUV offering hard of late given the increased profits in such vehicles.

The second half of the table is mostly red, indication of further drops in sales for the highest echelons of the US passenger car parc as a whole.


Top 20 Best Selling Cars Rankings

This sales table of shows the top car sales performers in the United States, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.

For reference US = United States Sales for the month, US LY = Last Year’s United States Sales for the month, US vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = United States Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s United States Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.

Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Toyota Camry 24,638 20,313 21.30 24,638 20,313 21.30
Honda Civic 23,749 23,095 2.80 23,749 23,095 2.80
Toyota Corolla 21,407 21,567 -0.70 21,407 21,567 -0.70
Nissan Altima 20,185 18,931 6.60 20,185 18,931 6.60
Nissan Sentra 17,731 13,444 31.90 17,731 13,444 31.90
Honda Accord 17,677 19,536 -9.50 17,677 19,536 -9.50
Hyundai Elantra 14,017 13,185 6.30 14,017 13,185 6.30
Chevrolet Cruze 10,858 19,949 -45.60 10,858 19,949 -45.60
Ford Fusion 10,352 15,515 -33.30 10,352 15,515 -33.30
Chevrolet Malibu 7,553 8,377 -9.80 7,553 8,377 -9.80
Subaru Impreza 7,270 7,247 0.30 7,270 7,247 0.30
Nissan Versa 7,248 8,870 -18.30 7,248 8,870 -18.30
Toyota Prius 6,943 7,829 -11.30 6,943 7,829 -11.30
Kia Forte 6,688 6,267 6.70 6,688 6,267 6.70
Ford Focus 6,610 9,577 -31.00 6,610 9,577 -31.00
Hyundai Sonata 6,027 7,894 -23.70 6,027 7,894 -23.70
Kia Soul 5,938 7,792 -23.80 5,938 7,792 -23.80
Mazda 3 5,825 6,623 -12.00 5,825 6,623 -12.00
Kia Optima 5,198 7,849 -33.80 5,198 7,849 -33.80
Dodge Charger 5,193 7,153 -27.40 5,193 7,153 -27.40
Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 231,107 Total 251,013 Total 231,107 Total 251,013