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USA January 2013: Ford Fusion at highest in almost 2 years

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 260 All-models ranking and Top 25 All-brands! See title *

Excellent start of the year for new vehicle sales in the USA, up 14% on January 2012 to 1,043,103 registrations. The Ford F-Series enjoys its 18th consecutive month of year-on-year growth at +22% to 46,841 sales and is followed by the Chevrolet Silverado at 35,445 units (+32%) and the Toyota Camry, back in the Passenger Cars #1 spot after two months of interruption by the Honda Civic, with 31,897 sales (+12%). The Honda Accord continues on its good form, up a massive 75% year-on-year to #4 at 23,924 units ahead of the Toyota Corolla up 32% to #5.

The 2014 model should push the Chevrolet Impala further up this year.

Helped by the new model, the Ford Fusion is up a very impressive 10 spots on December to land at #6 with 22,399 sales, by far the best-selling American Passenger Car and its best performance since May 2011 when it reached #5 with 24,499 sales. The Fusion’s highest monthly volume remains 27,566 in March 2011. Notice also the Chevrolet Equinox up 3 ranks to an excellent 12th position. The Chevrolet Malibu is back in the Top 20 for the first time since last July at #14 with 15,823 sales while the Chevrolet Impala does so for the first time since last September at #17 and 14,153 units potentially because of the current model in runout mode before the arrival of the new generation.

Buick Encore USA January 2013Buick Encore

Further down, the Toyota Tacoma is up 4 spots to #21, its highest ranking in the US in over a year, the Nissan Versa is up 13 to #27, Dodge Avenger up 31 to #28, Nissan Sentra up 24 to #30 and Dodge Journey up 17 to #38. The Dodge Dart finally breaks into the US monthly Top 50, up 19 ranks on December to #47, while both the Cadillac ATS and Subaru XV Crosstrek break into the Top 100 for the first time at #95 and #96 respectively. The Buick Encore makes its first appearance in the US ranking, landing at #213 with 353 sales.

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Full January 2013 Top 260 All-models and Top 25 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

USA January 2013 – carmakers:

PosCarmakerJan/12
1General Motors194,69916%
2Ford165,86322%
3Toyota157,72527%
4Chrysler LLC117,73116%
5Honda93,62613%
6Nissan80,9192%
7Hyundai43,7132%
8Kia36,3022%
9Volkswagen29,0187%
10Subaru27,66321%
11Mercedes23,57911%
12Mazda21,319-11%
13BMW16,5131%
14Audi10,0567%
15Volvo4,8759%
16Mitsubishi4,659-1%
17Land Rover4,20031%
18Mini3,68210%
19Porsche3,35832%
20Suzuki1,488-1%
21Jaguar1,0294%
22Bentley18859%
23Ferrari17842%
24Maserati17212%
25Rolls Royce25-17%

USA January 2013 – models:

PosModelJan/12Dec2012Pos
1Ford F-Series46,84122%1645,3161
2Chevrolet Silverado35,44532%2418,3122
3Toyota Camry31,89713%4404,8863
4Honda Accord23,92475%6331,8724
5Toyota Corolla23,82232%8290,9478
6Ford Fusion22,39964%16241,26312
7Honda Civic21,8810%3317,9095
8Nissan Altima21,464-4%9302,9346
9Dodge Ram20,47414%5293,3637
10Ford Escape19,93915%13261,00810
11Honda CR-V17,809-6%7281,6529
12Chevrolet Equinox17,22326%15218,62116
13Ford Focus16,16112%10245,92211
14Chevrolet Malibu15,8238%32210,95117
15Ford Explorer14,55446%19158,34422
16Chevrolet Cruze14,524-3%11237,75813
17Chevrolet Impala14,153-12%43169,35121
18Hyundai Sonata13,247-9%12230,60515
19GMC Sierra12,84635%18157,18523
20Hyundai Elantra12,17412%17202,03418
21Toyota Tacoma11,62231%25141,36529
22Toyota RAV411,61018%23171,87719
23Kia Optima11,25228%30152,39925
24Jeep Grand Cherokee11,0654%20154,73424
25Toyota Prius10,559n/a14236,65914
26VW Jetta10,522-4%21170,42420
27Nissan Versa10,2709%40113,32742
28Dodge Avenger9,62869%5996,89048
29Ford Edge9,61416%27127,96930
30Nissan Sentra8,97927%54106,39544
31Nissan Rogue8,951-10%35142,34926
32VW Passat8,85640%22117,02338
33Jeep Wrangler8,85412%33141,66927
34Chrysler 2008,84626%46125,47632
35Toyota Highlander8,83129%28121,05535
36Subaru Outback8,63216%29117,55337
37GMC Terrain8,55051%3497,78647
38Dodge Journey8,17993%5579,56357
39Mazda38,074-12%41123,36133
40Kia Sorento8,0059%37119,59736
41Ford Econoline7,98718%31122,42334
42Toyota Sienna7,78123%38114,72541
43Honda Pilot7,40516%36114,84840
44Kia Soul7,382-9%61115,77839
45Mercedes C Class7,21411%5381,69755
46Chevrolet Sonic7,17726%6881,24756
47Dodge Dart7,154new6625,303125
48Toyota Tundra7,00427%42101,62145
49Chevrolet Traverse6,7702%5785,60650
50Honda Odyssey6,760-2%45125,98031
51Subaru Forester6,56528%4776,34760
52Chrysler Town & Country6,52516%44111,74443
53Dodge Charger6,41116%5282,59253
54Nissan Pathfinder6,281202%5142,62193
55Hyundai Santa Fe5,99124%6071,01663
56Subaru Impreza5,896-15%5681,79954
57Ford Taurus5,63864%6566,06666
58Mercedes E Class5,46933%6365,17167
59Lexus RX5,3947%2695,38149
60Chrysler 3005,3257%6270,74764
61Jeep Patriot5,24832%8362,01068
62Mazda CX-55,244new7043,31990
63GMC Acadia5,1886%7878,28058
64Lexus ES5,186115%5056,15877
65Dodge Caravan4,965-39%24141,46828
66Chevrolet Camaro4,925-14%7184,39151
67Buick Enclave4,89557%6756,70376
68Toyota Avalon4,84050%7929,556114
69BMW 3 Series4,831-28%3999,60246
70Toyota 4Runner4,48554%7648,75583
71Kia Forte4,4080%8675,68161
72Cadillac SRX4,3805%6457,48572
73Ford Fiesta4,28522%7356,77575
74BMW X54,08456%7244,44588
75Chevrolet Express3,962-13%5876,80859
76Chevrolet Captiva Sport3,93674%12536,935102
77Buick Verano3,660360%8241,04295
78Chevrolet Tahoe3,619-9%4868,90465
79Ford Mustang3,608-3%7482,99552
80Buick LaCrosse3,548-12%9157,07673
81Dodge Challenger3,49737%9543,11991
82Hyundai Accent3,495-19%11661,00469
83Hyundai Tucson3,49312%9948,87882
84Dodge Durango3,38012%7742,58994
85Toyota Venza3,37137%8443,09592
86Subaru Legacy3,1842%8947,12785
87Ford Transit Connect3,16147%9835,216106
88Honda Fit3,156-18%10249,34681
89Jeep Compass3,11633%11040,23598
90Nissan Murano2,996-23%9451,67579
91Nissan Maxima2,992-25%9059,34971
92Mercedes M Class2,928-27%8738,101100
93Toyota Yaris2,897-4%14530,590113
94Infiniti G2,815-26%7559,84470
95Cadillac ATS2,781new1137,008212
96Subaru XV Crosstrek2,764new1057,396205
97Audi A42,7553%9738,53099
98Ford C-Max2,725new8513,309164
99Toyota Prius C2,691n/an/a35,733107
100VW Golf2,6490%11940,88596
101Nissan Frontier2,624-31%10155,43578
102BMW 5 Series2,585-20%4956,79874
103Acura MDX2,575-10%8150,85480
104Toyota Prius V2,522n/an/a40,66997
105Cadillac CTS2,505-17%10646,97986
106Fiat 5002,50331%10043,77289
107Ford Expedition2,4926%9238,062101
108Acura RDX2,489182%9329,520115
109Hyundai Genesis2,4728%13133,973109
110Kia Rio2,470-5%13340,27597
111Kia Sportage2,422-15%15136,357105
112Chevrolet Spark2,408new13712,385169
113Mercedes GLK2,39621%11229,364116
114Nissan Juke2,3611%12236,358104
115Audi Q52,34418%10328,671119
116Chevrolet Suburban2,292-22%6948,11684
117Mini2,2669%8845,11187
118VW Beetle2,23259%10929,174117
119Mitsubishi Lancer2,196116%18116,426156
120Mazda62,147-56%16733,756110
121Mazda CX-92,1161%10724,442128
122VW Tiguan2,114-8%10831,731112
123Jeep Liberty2,035-70%10475,48362
124Mercedes GL Class2,01525%11126,042124
125BMW X32,005-19%8035,173107
126Infiniti JX351,970new12421,674136
127Volvo S601,95438%13223,356132
128Chevrolet Avalanche1,93920%12323,995129
129Cadillac XTS1,900new11515,049159
130Mazda51,88061%11814,640160
131Lincoln MKX1,82911%12725,107126
132Hyundai Veloster1,7594%14634,862108
133GMC Yukon1,690-16%9627,818122
134Ford Flex1,61510%14128,224120
135Volvo XC601,56648%15019,139146
136Acura ILX1,558new13012,251170
137Cadillac Escalade1,547-5%12822,632134
138Mazda21,543-49%11419,315145
139Porsche Cayenne1,50051%15515,545157
140Acura TL1,497-34%13433,572111
141Scion FR-S1,443new16011,417172
142Mini Countryman1,41612%13821,012139
143Nissan Titan1,3947%14821,576138
144Lexus IS1,386-23%12927,708123
145Mitsubishi Outlander Sport1,35021%14918,091149
146Acura TSX1,326-41%14228,865118
147Honda Crosstour1,27338%14020,848141
148Scion xB1,2676%16619,787143
149Scion tC1,264-3%16822,666133
150Audi A61,25911%14718,998147
151Honda Ridgeline1,2521%15614,068162
152Range Rover Sport1,25111%14416,491155
153Toyota FJ Cruiser1,23274%15913,656163
154Audi A51,20037%15417,270153
155Nissan Armada1,198-15%14318,072150
156GMC Yukon XL1,19618%11723,427131
157VW CC1,192-16%13921,646137
158Toyota Sequoia1,18010%15713,151166
159Infiniti QX561,16814%13515,310158
160BMW X11,165new1208,947187
161Range Rover1,15688%1857,843200
162Chevrolet Volt1,14089%12623,461130
163Lexus GS1,0991082%12122,160135
164Lexus LS1,07788%1758,345195
165Mercedes Sprinter1,07717%13620,929140
166GMC Savana1,04425%17120,650142
167Buick Regal1,005-46%15824,616127
168Lexus CT1,001-2%15317,673151
169Nissan Xterra997-32%16917,222154
170Nissan Quest978-17%17718,275148
171VW Touareg96216%16410,553178
172Mercedes S Class93819%17911,794171
173Range Rover Evoque92937%1788,901188
174Lincoln MKS90923%17012,524168
175Chevrolet Corvette90844%17414,132161
176Audi Q78893%16111,008176
177Porsche 91187729%2088,528192
178Suzuki SX48269%18212,860167
179Chevrolet Colorado822-71%17336,840103
180Hyundai Azera7974328%1928,431193
181Nissan NV743-2%17610,179181
182Lexus GX733-16%16511,039175
183Ford Police Interceptor Sedan704new1958,309196
184Audi A76989%1888,598191
185Ford Police Interceptor Utility653new2055,863217
186Nissan LEAF650-4%1629,819184
187Ford Heavy Trucks63853%1727,156209
188Scion xD624-4%19810,756177
189Mitsubishi Outlander6131%2017,750201
190Infiniti FX592-37%18710,424180
191Lincoln Navigator589-9%1808,371194
192Porsche Panamera588-16%2137,614204
193BMW 7 Series583-40%16311,098174
194Land Rover LR456415%1937,316207
195Mercedes CLS Class553-5%1978,065199
196Nissan Cube53616%2027,667203
197Dodge Cargo Van51326%1997,075211
198Jaguar XF51112%2075,526220
199Volvo XC90506-27%1909,513185
200Audi A850456%1896,002216
201Smart Fortwo481-3%18610,009183
202Subaru BRZ463new2114,144230
203Lincoln MKZ453-73%15228,053121
204BMW 6 Series4244%1848,208198
205Infiniti M413-41%1919,130186
206Lincoln MKT41147%2007,094210
207Jaguar XJ4016%2184,852225
208Porsche Boxster392717%2192,894238
209Mercedes SL Class390290%2104,899224
210BMW X638035%1836,749213
211Kia Sedona363-75%19617,512152
212Honda CR-Z358-1%2324,192229
213Buick Encore353new –0 –
214Volvo XC70334-25%2095,513221
215Lexus LX33215%2125,005222
216Nissan 370Z331-21%2157,338206
217Mercedes SLK32537%2144,595226
218Honda Insight319-35%2285,846218
219Mazda MX-53153%2176,305214
220BMW 1 Series304-28%1947,689202
221GMC Canyon302-71%2278,735190
222Land Rover LR23004%2303,113236
223Scion iQ295-21%2038,879189
224Suzuki Kizashi28613%2215,566219
225Toyota Land Cruiser277133%2262,895237
226Mitsubishi i-MiEV257614%242588256
227Hyundai Equus253-13%2223,972231
228VW Eos250-31%2206,214215
229VW Routan241-75%20410,483179
230Chevrolet Caprice PPV237158%2313,734232
231Suzuki Grand Vitara234-39%2234,954223
232Audi A3231-60%2167,205208
233Mitsubishi Galant224-87%22913,261165
234Volvo S80176-17%2353,277234
235Mercedes G Class17685%2391,330246
236Volvo C70173-42%2344,441227
237Infiniti EX168-47%2243,495233
238Volvo C30166-43%2332,827239
239Subaru Tribeca159-30%2382,075242
240BMW Z415246%2252,751240
241Suzuki Equator14030%2371,966243
242Audi TT127-30%2362,226241
243Jaguar XK117-23%2401,633244
244Mercedes CL Class54-19%243723254
245Audi R849-38%246802251
246Nissan GT-R48140%2481,188247
247Mercedes SLS AMG36-61%249800252
248Hyundai Veracruz32-96%2448,232197
249Acura ZDX31-43%247775253
250Mitsubishi Eclipse14-88%2521,173248
251Dodge Caliber13-99%25010,176182
252Acura RL13-61%253379262
253Mercedes B Class7-95%25129268
254Mitsubishi Endeavor5-95%256501258
255Lexus LFA3-25%25746267
256Cadillac DTS3-97%267465260
257Buick Lucerne2-99%262971250
258Porsche Cayman1-99%254462261
259Chevrolet HHR1-75%27021269

Source: online.wsj.com

Note: Models splits for some prestige brands like Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Bentley and Lamborghini are not made available for the US

This Post Has 2 Comments
  1. Thanks Matt for publishing brand-rankings more and more. If there is any chance for a worldwide ranking of 2012 this would be really great.

  2. Several of Nissan / Infiniti models dropped significantly (-10% / -30%)

    Silverado, Accord and Ford (F-150, Fusion, Explorer) had a great start o/t year.

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