Best Sellers

What Was the Best-Selling Car in 2015?

By Kelsey Mays on March 15, 2018

CARS.COM — Ford’s perch atop America’s auto sales pyramid is about as reliable as the sunrise. Pickup-truck shoppers bought 780,354 Ford F-Series pickups in 2015, earning the truck its ... Read More
What Were the Best-Selling Cars in 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on March 14, 2018

CARS.COM — What goes up, must come down — or at least plateau. After seven consecutive years of gains, U.S. new-car sales fell in 2017. The dip was modest — 1.8 percent, by Automotive News’ c... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: July 2016

By Kelsey Mays on March 29, 2017

CARS.COM — Among the industry’s 10 best-selling cars, July saw a reshuffle. The Ford Escape and Nissan Altima fell from the top 10, replaced by the Honda Accord and Toyota RAV4, both back aft... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: August 2016

By Kelsey Mays on March 29, 2017

CARS.COM — If you had any lingering doubts that consumer tastes have shifted to SUVs, August’s sales figures should erase them. Besides the top-selling pickup trucks, the best-selling new car... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2015

By Kelsey Mays on February 17, 2017

Parity was the theme for car sales in April. The Detroit Three, Nissan, Toyota and Hyundai-Kia all posted single-digit sales gains over a decent April 2014. Honda was the only loser among the Big S... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: January 2017

By Kelsey Mays on February 1, 2017

CARS.COM — The new year certainly didn’t begin with a bang. With the top seven automakers reporting, new-car sales dipped 3.5 percent in January. One segment drove much of the decline: mid-si... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: May 2016

By Kelsey Mays on February 1, 2017

CARS.COM — What goes up must come down. After months of steady gains, new-car sales in May fell 6.4 percent with the top seven automakers reporting. If that holds true for the rest of the industry,... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: November 2016

By Kelsey Mays on January 24, 2017

CARS.COM — Election jitters didn’t translate to much uncertainty among car shoppers last month. By the time you polished off the Thanksgiving leftovers and bid adieu to that relative who woul... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: January 2016

By Kelsey Mays on January 20, 2017

CARS.COM — The redesigned Honda Civic started 2016 with a bang, as sales rose 43 percent in January versus a weak January 2015. When the dust settled, the Civic landed just 107 cars short of dethro... Read More
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: October 2016

By Kelsey Mays on January 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Ford released its October 2016 sales results this morning, putting the final piece in place for the month’s top 10 best-selling cars. Related: Ford Fire Delays Sales Report Her... Read More
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