Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in October 2012
The Ford F-Series hasn’t budged from the top spot in our monthly collection of the top 10 best-selling vehicles in the U.S. Through October, the Blue Oval-badged truck (includes F-150 and Super Duty) dominated the U.S. sales charts with 56,497 units sold. The Chevrolet Silverado (38,739 units) was second-best once again, while the battle for third place intensified with the Toyota Camry (29,926 units) beating the Honda Accord (28,349 units) by less than 2000 units. The Silverado may have outsold the Camry in October, but the Camry holds a small lead over the truck through the first ten months of the year.
The Ram truck again was the fifth-most-popular vehicle with 25,222 sales in October, while the Chevrolet Cruze slipped from sixth to just below tenth place. Despite ending on a low note due to Hurricane Sandy, the Nissan Altima managed to fill the sixth spot with 24,623 units sold, just 599 units behind the Ram. The shuffling doesn’t end there: The Toyota Corolla jumped from ninth to seventh, with 20,949 copies sold, while the Civic landed in eighth with 20,687 examples sold. After finishing behind the Ford Escape for a few months now, the Honda CR-V beat it in October by less than 400 units, with 20,205 units sold. As a result, the Escape dropped from ninth to tenth with 19,832 units sold. Although the Chevrolet Cruze didn’t make it into the top 10 this month, the compact was not far behind the Escape with 19,121 copies sold in October.
Sources: Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Chrysler