* Click on the title for the Top 10 best-selling models – many thanks to Adam for the data! *
Excellent year for passenger car sales in the USA, with 7 of the 10 best-selling models up more than 30% year-on-year. The Oldsmobile Cutlass keeps the title of best-selling car with 495,976 units, up a massive 53%. It is followed by the Chevrolet Impala/Caprice, up 49% to 454,552 units, and the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, up 35% and 3 spots to #3 and 362,171 sales.
The Ford LTD follows at 361,691 units, up a huge 80%. The first newbie in the Top 10 is the Chevrolet Malibu, landing directly in 5th position with 324,870 sales. Other newcomers are the Plymouth Volare, up to #7 and 295,202 units, and the Dodge Aspen, up to #10 and 218,879 sales.
Full 1976 Top 10 Ranking Table below.