Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America – September 2018


Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America for August 2018

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling car sales leaders in the United States for August 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

The Tesla Model 3 gained another place in the US top-20, moving from fifth to fourth position as a sharp increase in deliveries compared with August saw its total for the month surpass the Toyota Corolla.

Corolla sales are down 36.5% year-on-year for September, one of the sharper declines across the top-20 best-sellling cars for last month, but by no means the sharpest.

Chevrolet Malibu volume takes that crown, with a 57.4% difference to last September’s figures.

Two Kias – the Optima and Soul – managed year-on-year growth despite the obvious headwinds, with each crawling higher up the table as a result.


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.

Top 20 Best Selling Cars in America - Sept 2018

Model US US LY % Change YTD YTD vs LY % Change
Toyota Camry 27,640 34,732 -20.4 262,887 282,507 -6.9
Honda Accord 25,357 29,789 -14.9 215,299 250,802 -14.2
Honda Civic 24,806 35,452 -30.0 255,036 284,380 -10.3
Tesla Model 3 22,250 117 18,917.1 78,667 117 67,136.8
Toyota Corolla Family 20,797 32,769 -36.5 235,168 265,273 -11.3
Hyundai Elantra 19,923 14,401 38.3 148,879 143,067 4.1
Nissan Sentra 16,795 19,128 -12.2 165,147 165,711 -0.3
Ford Fusion 15,878 21,253 -25.3 124,964 159,742 -21.8
Nissan Altima 11,867 16,569 -28.4 166,599 199,861 -16.6
Kia Optima 10,976 9,982 10.0 79,845 84,704 -5.7
Volkswagen Jetta 10,631 12,038 -11.7 61,178 90,995 -32.8
Kia Soul 10,540 10,499 0.4 77,888 90,727 -14.2
Chevrolet Cruze 10,517 15,268 -31.1 109,662 149,234 -26.5
Chevrolet Malibu 10,211 23,989 -57.4 107,458 141,162 -23.9
Hyundai Sonata 7,735 9,889 -21.8 80,975 107,718 -24.8
Toyota Prius Family 7,378 9,286 -20.5 68,925 83,320 -17.3
Ford Focus 7,195 11,751 -38.8 100,967 123,827 -18.5
Dodge Charger 6,879 9,230 -25.5 59,308 67,378 -12.0
Kia Forte 6,470 10,631 -39.1 74,888 92,092 -18.7
Subaru Impreza 6,186 6,324 -2.2 59,540 64,589 -7.8
Total 280,031 Total 333,097 Total 2,533,280 Total 2,847,206