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2012 US Auto Sales Figures – By Manufacturer (Automaker Rankings)

2012 U.S. Automotive Sales by Automaker – The Best-Selling Automotive Manufacturers By Sales Volume

GM retained its top spot in the U.S. market. Chevrolet, in particular, was a driving force for GM’s sales, with the Silverado truck and other models performing well. Ford continued its strong presence, with the Ford F-Series truck consistently being the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. Models like the Fusion and Escape also contributed to Ford’s substantial sales. Bouncing back from its challenges in 2011 due to natural disasters, Toyota saw significant growth in 2012. The Camry, Corolla, and Prius were notable sellers for the brand. Continuing its post-recession resurgence, Chrysler Group, which included brands like Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram, saw a significant increase in sales. Jeep, in particular, had a strong year. VW continued its push to increase its market share in the U.S., with the Passat and Jetta being key drivers of its growth.

2012 Best Selling Automakers in the U.S

This data table looks at last month’s total passenger car sales volumes in the United States by manufacturer. We compare U.S manufacturer sales for last month with the same month last year. We also include the year to date sales numbers and compare with the same year to date numbers from last year. With both monthly and YTD sales numbers we have a growth rate column so you can better gauge an individual manufacturer’s sales success in the U.S market.


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