Here you will find the small car sales leaders in the United States for July 2018. 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.
With July’s sales putting the squeeze on the US automotive market as a whole, with small passenger cars one of the hardest hit segments as consumers continue to opt more frequently for SUVs and crossovers.
The month was a difficult one for the usually segment-leading Honda Civic, for which a perfect storm of short inventory, one fewer selling day and the aforementioned market trend towards higher-riding vehicles leaving it with a deficit of 28.3% compared with July 2017 and pushing it into second beneath the Toyota Corolla family for the month.
Bucking the trend, though only just, in the small car sales chart were the Hyundai Elantra and Nissan Sentra. Both went against drops for their respective manufacturers in July to post year-on-year increases with the Sentra currently the highest-selling small car year-to-date to have sold more cars this year than last to this point.
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.