Best Selling Small Cars in America for December 2017 and 2017 Year End
Here you will find the small car sales leaders in the United States for December 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.
6.7% fewer small cars were sold in America in 2017 than were in 2016, with Tall Hatches the only sub-segment in our breakdown to emerge from the year up on how it ended 2016.
Tall hatches grew by 2% year-to-date to the year ending December 2017, with warm hatchbacks, city cars, subcompact cars and compact cars all finishing up in the negative.
Warm hatches fared the worst of all, down 33.7% on 2016 after successive months of difficulty and the loss of the Scion tC name badge. None of the players in this sub-segment managed growth for 2017.
City cars fell by a quarter on 2016, subcompact car sales by 23.4% and compact by a relatively small 8% by comparison.
Strong growth was seen for the Subarus in the small car segment, with the Impreza in compact growing 32.6% after a strong year, and its Crosstrek cousin in the tall hatch segment up 15.1%. Both models posted their best year of sales ever in 2017.
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.