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September 17, 2011

US Car Sales Data : Aug,2011 Vs Aug,2010

US Car Sales in August,2011

July 4, 2011

June 27, 2011

Top 20 US Cars Sales For May, 2011


Total Vehicle Segment Ranked by May 2011 Unit Sales



Top 20 vehicles,( all kinds ) based on the  current month's sales. The car sales are compared with  2010 same month and the  number of cars sold till date has been compared



Chrysler outsold Toyota in the US last month, allowing the Detroit 3 to regain the top sales positions for the first time since 2006.

Toyota, hit hard by the impact of the Japanese earthquake on supply chains, slipped to fourth place in terms of sales in May, allowing Chrysler to rejoin General Motors and Ford at the top of the table.

In a period described by Automotive News analyst Jesse Snyder as "an odd sales month," overall sales fell four percent on the same period last year, to 1.1 million light vehicles, the lowest number since August when adjusted for seasonality.

Soaring oil prices resulted in unusually high demand for compact and subcompact cars, but shortages caused by the Japanese earthquake meant that many consumers decided to sit tight with new purchases.
General Motors saw sales dip by one percent, while Ford fell three percent, according to figures from the automakers compiled by Automotive News.
Chrysler, buoyed by a refreshed lineup, saw sales gain ten percent, while Hyundai/Kia was up 34 percent (coming within a thousand units of outselling Toyota) and VW was up 24 percent.
The major fallers were Japanese automakers - Toyota posted a 33 percent drop in sales, while Honda fell 23 percent and Nissan dipped nine perc

New-vehicle retail sales rebounded in the first half of June, as consumers, despite mixed economic signals, returned to dealerships, according to J.D. Power and Associates, which gathers real-time transaction data from more than 8,900 retail franchisees throughout the United States


The Dodge Challenger, Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang together outsold all hybrids in the U.S. market for the month of May.

The 2012 Camaro lead muscle car sales in May 2011, with the introduction of the convertible model, selling 9,451 units. This is a gain of 5% over May 2010, however 10,000 Camaros were sold in April, so there was a slight decline from the previous month. The 2012 Mustang came in second place selling 4,407 units which also suffered a 36% decrease over May 2010. The 2012 Dodge Challenger came in third place with 3,418 units sold in May. Even with the slump in sales for May, a total of 19,476 Challengers, Camaros and Mustangs were sold compared to 17,852 hybrids sold in the U.S.