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USA 7 months 2012: Discover all 273 best-selling models!

Sales of Jeep Grand Cherokee are up 36% over the period in the US.

* NOW UPDATED with complete 7 months 2011 figures for comparison *

* See the Top 273 best-selling models by clicking on the title! *

Let’s now get in the habit of detailing the evolution of the year-to-date ranking each month for the two biggest markets in the world: China and the USA. Over the first 7 months of 2012 the American new car market is up an impressive 14% year-on-year to 8,425,842 units, on course to hit 14 million by the end of the year for the first time since 2007. The entire Top 16 best-seller all gain ground vs. 2011, with the Ford F-Series at #1 and +20%, and the most impressive gains delivered by the Toyota Camry at #2 (+40%), Honda Civic at #4 (+32%), Honda Accord at #5 (+28%), Honda CR-V at #8 (+34%) and Ford Focus at #13 (+31%).

Toyota Tacoma

Within the Top 50, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is up 36% to #23, the Kia Optima is up 99% to #24, the Toyota Tacoma up 27% to #28, the Chrysler 200 up 101% to #29, the Nissan Versa up 33% to #37, the VW Passat up a huge 4467% to #43 thanks to the new generation and the Dodge Avenger up 70% to #45.

Subaru Impreza

Further down, notice the Subaru Impreza up 114% to #53, the Chrysler 300 up 175% to #60, the Kia Rio up 101% to #89, the Fiat 500 up 206% to #94, the Toyota Yaris up 62% to #107, the VW Beetle up a massive 7570% to #124 thanks to the new model, the Acura RDX up 70% to #131, the Lexus GS up 429% to #135, the Lexus CT up 106% to #148, the Chevrolet Volt up 272% to #151 and the Audi A6 up 124% to #154.

Scion FR-S

As far as newcomers are concerned, the Chevrolet Sonic is the most successful, landing directly at #57 with 48,518 sales. It is followed by the Toyota Prius V at #91, the Chevrolet Captiva Sport at #103, the Hyundai Veloster at #105, the Mazda CX-5 at #109, the Buick Verano at #110, the Toyota Prius c at #113 and the Infiniti JX35 at #157. Notice also the Scion FR-S at #197, the Cadillac XTS at #224, the Subaru BRZ at #232, the Chevrolet Spark at #232 and the Dodge Dart at #242.

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