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2023 U.S Passenger Car Sales Figures By Model (With Rankings)

Sales Figures & Rankings for Passenger Cars Sold in the United States

2023 Best Selling Passenger Cars In the United States (All Models Ranked)

The passenger car segment in the United States has been declining in recent years, as consumers have shifted towards SUVs and trucks. In 2021, passenger cars accounted for just 20.9% of new vehicle sales in the US, down from 31.7% in 2016. Many consumers are now looking for vehicles that can accommodate their outdoor activities, such as camping, hiking, and biking. SUVs and trucks are better suited for these activities than passenger cars. Carmakers are cutting passenger car models and adding more and more SUVs and crossovers into the mix, which just exacerbates the situation. The COVID-19 pandemic has also had an impact on the passenger car segment. During the pandemic, many people began working from home and driving less. As a result, demand for passenger cars decreased.

Despite the decline in sales, the passenger car segment remains an important part of the US automotive market. Passenger cars are still a popular choice for consumers who are looking for a fuel-efficient and affordable vehicle. We expect that the trend will continue for the rest of 2023.

Here Are The Most Popular Passenger Cars in the U.S for 2023

This data table looks at last month’s total car sales volumes in the United States by model. We compare U.S market car model 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 car models sales success in the U.S market.

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
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2023 U.S Quarterly Passenger Car Sales Numbers

This data table looks at quarterly sales performance for the passenger car segment in the United States. It includes all major passenger car models sold in the U.S market. We compare last quarter’s passenger car U.S sales at the model level with the same passenger car model sales quarter last year. We also include a growth rate too so you can see which passenger car models are growing and which ones are declining. The quarterly view of passenger car sales at the model level often gives you a better picture of what is happening than monthly because it takes out some of the month to month noise.

2023 New Passenger Car Sales Data by Month in the U.S

This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for the passenger car segment in the United States on a month to month basis for the entire year so far. It includes all major passenger car models sold in the U.S market and you can see that the monthly passenger car sales trends clearly. Seeing the individual passenger car model sales performance in this way gives you a good sense of the momentum (good or bad).