The best-selling Toyota Camry and second-best-selling Honda Accord both posted modest decreases. Two low-volume cars which had been steadily growing, the Subaru Legacy and Mazda 6, both posted slight July losses, as well.
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But the third-ranked Nissan Altima jumped 27%. The Chevrolet Malibu, Chrysler 200, and Ford Fusion, Detroit competitors all, posted noticeable improvements. The Hyundai Sonata, down 7% through the first seven months of 2015, was up 6% in July.
As a result, after sliding 4% through the first-half of 2015, July displayed a measure of stability thanks to 4% growth. In fact, one year ago, sales of the core midsize car segment grew 7% in comparison with July 2013.
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank midsize cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.