Best Selling Small Cars in America for October 2017
Here you will find the small car sales leaders in the United States for October 2017. Each month we compile the small car model sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.
Subcompact car sales in America are down 11.6%, while compact car sales also dropped by 5.6%, despite there having been an extra selling day on October 2016.
A large chunk of the drop in compact car sales is down to the 5,068 fewer Toyota Corollas that left dealerships in October. Toyota announced this month that it would be focusing more on its large vehicles and SUVs in the US market, which could give the Honda Civic an even more comfortable lead in the compact segment than it already has.
The Nissan Versa continues its easy lead in the subcompact segment, going head and shoulders ahead of its nearest rival in October – the Hyundai Accent – with a 4,071 sales lead on the Korean car.
The Versa trails its 2016 performance year-to-date, after posting more sub-10k-sales months in 2017 to date than in years past.
The market for warm hatches in the States is tepid at current, with October seeing less than 50% as many sales as the year before it and all models in this category’s sales dropping heavily.
Predictably, it’s tall hatchbacks that manage to be the only category to increase on last year. The Subaru Crosstrek leads the pack here, showing meaningful increases in both year-on-year and year-to-date terms – good for Subaru, as many of its larger models are ageing and seeing sales plummet.
Best Selling Small Cars Rankings
Top Small Cars Sales Figures – This Month
This sales table of shows the top small 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.