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USA March 2011: Nissan Altima best selling passenger car! Discover the Top 60 best selling models

Nissan Altima

* See the Top 60 best selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at the end of the post *

US car sales are up 17% at 1,246,668 registrations this month, and a few manufacturers break their monthly sales record, among them Nissan, Hyundai and Kia.

Behind the usual Ford F-Series (53,272 sales) and Chevrolet Silverado (32,555), the Nissan Altima climbs onto the podium this month and is the best-selling passenger car in the US for the first time ever at 32,289 units.

Ford Escape

The Honda Accord (31,533 sales), Toyota Camry (31,464) and Honda Civic (31,213) follow. At #8, the Ford Fusion sets a new monthly sales record with 27,566 units, and the Ford Escape has its second best month ever at 23,975 sales (#9).

Hyundai places the Sonata at #10 with 22,894 sales (+21%) and the new Elantra at #13 with 19,255 units (+134%). Perhaps Hyundai will manage to place two models in the Top 10 within the next few months… The Nissan Rogue sets a new monthly record at 14,174 sales (#23).

Ford Fiesta

The Ford Explorer continues its progression at #24 and has its best month since June 2007 at 12,482 units (+111%). Kia has two models over 10,000 sales (Sorento & Soul) for the first time ever. The Ford Fiesta breaks into the Top 40 for the first time (#38 at 9,787 sales), its #1 market being Los Angeles.

Full Top 60 Ranking Table below.

USA March 2011:

Pos Model Mar /10 Feb 2011 /10 Pos 2010
1 Ford F-Series 53,272 25% 1 126,627 23% 1 1
2 Chevrolet Silverado 32,555 9% 2 92,455 28% 2 2
3 Nissan Altima 32,289 31% 7 69,551 17% 5 7
4 Honda Accord 31,533 19% 6 66,195 1% 6 4
5 Toyota Camry 31,464 -13% 3 76,821 12% 3 3
6 Honda Civic 31,213 39% 8 64,968 21% 8 6
7 Toyota Corolla 30,234 2% 4 76,675 20% 4 5
8 Ford Fusion 27,566 21% 5 65,023 26% 7 8
9 Ford Escape 23,975 25% 13 55,953 24% 10 13
10 Hyundai Sonata 22,894 21% 15 51,878 63% 12 12
11 Honda CR-V 21,998 48% 9 57,433 58% 9 9
12 Dodge Ram P/U 21,898 23% 11 52,739 39% 11 10
13 Hyundai Elantra 19,255 134% 21 41,203 72% 18 19
14 Toyota Prius 18,605 58% 17 42,779 51% 17 18
15 Chevrolet Impala 18,063 16% 14 49,541 29% 14 15
16 Chevrolet Cruze 18,018 new 12 50,205 new 13 116
17 Nissan Sentra 17,851 105% 18 39,988 67% 20 44
18 Ford Focus 17,178 -12% 24 37,071 -15% 22 14
19 VW Jetta 16,969 84% 19 41,020 58% 19 21
20 Toyota RAV4 16,082 -38% 20 39,840 -2% 21 16
21 Chevrolet Malibu 15,551 -12% 10 48,745 -1% 15 11
22 Chevrolet Equinox 14,949 17% 16 43,230 42% 16 17
23 Nissan Rogue 14,174 69% 23 35,024 75% 23 34
24 Ford Explorer 12,482 111% 29 29,490 108% 28 56
25 Mazda3 12,467 10% 37 25,559 -5% 36 28
26 Ford Edge 12,388 21% 27 31,444 25% 25 22
27 Ford Econoline 11,827 13% 28 29,529 20% 27 25
28 GMC Sierra 11,622 17% 22 33,945 44% 24 20
29 Nissan Versa 11,075 -20% 25 30,335 -3% 26 33
30 Kia Sorento 11,071 20% 34 27,828 9% 30 24
31 Honda Odyssey 10,586 -4% 32 26,352 13% 32 26
32 Subaru Outback 10,498 38% 38 25,429 32% 37 40
33 Toyota Sienna 10,449 29% 31 25,598 75% 35 35
34 Toyota Tacoma 10,144 3% 40 25,163 1% 38 29
35 Kia Soul 10,028 96% 45 22,057 103% 42 53
36 Jeep Grand Cherokee 9,836 64% 33 26,115 64% 33 43
37 Toyota Highlander 9,828 -21% 35 25,957 28% 34 41
38 Ford Fiesta 9,787 new 49 20,327 new 46 118
39 Honda Pilot 9,608 -11% 36 24,535 10% 39 31
40 Dodge Caravan 9,560 23% 26 27,928 30% 29 30
41 Chrysler T&C 9,471 -17% 39 23,927 -3% 40 23
42 Dodge Charger 8,986 44% 79 14,311 -24% 68 49
43 Chevrolet Camaro 8,964 1% 50 19,972 -4% 47 45
44 Jeep Wrangler 8,807 5% 41 22,887 19% 41 38
45 Lexus RX 8,600 3% 46 21,048 7% 44 37
46 Ford Mustang 8,557 47% 76 15,419 -2% 57 80
47 BMW 3 Series 8,503 -10% 62 19,138 -12% 51 32
48 Chevrolet Traverse 8,230 -5% 30 26,368 30% 31 27
49 Subaru Forester 7,629 -10% 48 19,769 0% 49 42
50 Kia Forte 7,533 56% 57 18,167 41% 52 51
51 Toyota Tundra 7,515 -33% 44 20,614 1% 45 39
52 Chevrolet HHR 7,428 20% 47 21,213 30% 43 48
53 Infiniti G Series 7,009 24% 55 16,825 26% 54 60
54 Honda Fit 6,955 43% 70 15,469 48% 56 61
55 Kia Optima 6,891 90% 63 15,554 68% 55
56 Chevrolet Tahoe 6,844 9% 60 17,193 21% 53 47
57 Chrysler 200 6,750 new 84 9,880 new 86
58 Mercedes C Class 6,542 9% 65 15,193 6% 58 59
59 GMC Acadia 6,418 -6% 42 19,688 5% 50 52
60 GMC Terrain 6,301 29% 43 19,860 53% 48 58

Source: online.wsj.com, manufacturers

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  1. April 5, 2011 at 12:57 am

    Donde estan las ventas de ford ranger y la expedition aqui en texas miras muchas ford ranger y expedition where?

    • April 5, 2011 at 8:21 am

      Hi Moses,
      The Ford Ranger is #67 in March at 5,833 sales (12,461 over the first 3 months of the year and #76) and the Ford Expedition would be around the 95th position in March with 3,641 sales, and 9082 since January.
      Hope this helps
      cheers
      Matt

  2. Juan Orne
    April 4, 2011 at 1:55 am

    Por companias dicen que Chrysler crecio 31% en Marzo , parece que Fiat esta haciendo buen trabajo.

  3. Pepi
    April 3, 2011 at 1:02 am

    Y además los primeros 500 FIAT 500 =D

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