U.S. Car Market Report. Best-selling 35 Brands and 40 Models ranking.

Powered by Black Friday sales promotions, rising incentives and alluring new models, auto market’s seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), which tracks the monthly pulse of the industry, boomed an unexpectedly high annual selling rate of 16.4 million from 15.2 million in October. Last month U.S. light passenger vehicles sales were 1.243.852, up 8.7% from last year and the Year-to-date November sales were 14.224.263 up 8.3%.

Looking at the Top Brands performance:

Ford sold 182.978 vehicles with a share of 14.7%, down 0.6 points from October. Year-to-date sales were 2.194.934 with a share of 15.4%, up 0.5 points from FY 2012. F Series was the best-selling model while Fusion entered the top ten club (in 9th) and Escape leaves it (in 11th). The November retail sales performance of 147.021 cars reflects broad-based gains, with passenger cars up 6%, utilities up 3% and trucks up 17%. Ford passenger cars achieved the best November retail sales result since 2002, with Ford Fusion and Ford Fiesta both posting records.

Toyota was second overtaking Chevrolet and selling 147.465 vehicles with 11.9% of share, up 0.2 points from October. Year-to-date Toyota was third with 1.739.111 sales and 12.2% of share, flat from last year. Toyota is the king among cars, with Camry best-selling model and third in absolute.

Chevrolet was third not far from Toyota with 145.089 sales and a share of 11.7%, down 1.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Chevrolet was second with 1.793.632 sales and 12.6% of share, down 0.2 points from last year. The top model was the Silverado in second.

Honda in fourth sold 101.948 vehicles with 8.2% of share, down 0.1 points from October. Year-to-date sales were 1.240.372 with a share of 8.7%, flat from last year. Civic was the top model ranking in 6th.

Nissan in fifth sold 93.376 units with the share at 7.5%, up 0.7 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 1.035.439 with a share of 7.3%, up 0.2 points from full year 2012. The best-selling model was again the Altima advanced in 7th.

Hyundai in 6th sold 56.005 vehicles with a share of 4.5%, up 0.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 657.778 with a share of 4.6%, down 0.3 points from F.Y. 2012. Top model was the Elantra ranked 15th.

Jeep was the Winner of the Month jumping in 7th place from the 10th with 45.415 sales and a share of 3.7%, up 0.7 points from October. Year to date Jeep was 9th with 437.179 units and 3.1% of share, down 0.2 points from last year. Grand Cherokee was the best-selling model in 19th.

Kia was 8th selling 45.411 units with a share of 3.73%, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 501.548 with a share of 3.5%, down 0.3 points from full year 2012. The top model was the Soul ranked 25th.

In the table below, the Top 35 Brands ranked for year-to-date positioning:

Rank Nov

Rank Oct

Rank YTD

Brand

Nov

YTD 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Nov 2013

YTD 2013

1

1

1

Ford

182.978

2.194.934

14,9%

16,0%

14,6%

15,3%

14,7%

15,4%

2

3

3

Toyota

147.465

1.739.111

12,2%

12,2%

12,5%

11,7%

11,9%

12,2%

3

2

2

Chevrolet

145.089

1.793.632

12,8%

13,0%

12,1%

12,9%

11,7%

12,6%

4

4

4

Honda

101.948

1.240.372

8,7%

8,5%

9,3%

8,3%

8,2%

8,7%

5

5

5

Nissan

93.376

1.035.439

7,1%

7,3%

7,3%

6,8%

7,5%

7,3%

6

6

6

Hyundai

56.005

657.778

4,9%

4,6%

4,7%

4,4%

4,5%

4,6%

7

10

9

Jeep

45.415

437.179

3,3%

2,9%

3,2%

3,0%

3,7%

3,1%

8

8

8

Kia

45.411

501.548

3,8%

3,5%

3,5%

3,3%

3,7%

3,5%

9

7

7

Dodge

41.506

548.654

3,6%

4,1%

3,6%

3,8%

3,3%

3,9%

10

11

11

Subaru

36.621

384.511

2,3%

2,6%

2,8%

2,9%

2,9%

2,7%

11

12

14

Mercedes

36.386

298.489

2,0%

1,9%

2,0%

2,7%

2,9%

2,1%

12

9

10

GMC

35.727

407.781

2,9%

2,8%

2,8%

3,2%

2,9%

2,9%

13

15

16

BMW

31.752

269.891

1,9%

1,8%

1,8%

2,1%

2,6%

1,9%

14

13

13

Ram

31.255

331.815

2,1%

2,2%

2,4%

2,6%

2,5%

2,3%

15

14

12

Volkswagen

30.727

373.689

3,0%

2,6%

2,7%

2,3%

2,5%

2,6%

16

17

18

Lexus

25.611

239.090

1,7%

1,5%

1,8%

1,9%

2,1%

1,7%

17

16

15

Chrysler

21.024

282.222

2,1%

2,1%

1,9%

1,9%

1,7%

2,0%

18

18

17

Mazda

20.754

260.982

1,9%

1,9%

1,9%

1,6%

1,7%

1,8%

19

20

20

Cadillac

16.172

164.378

1,0%

1,1%

1,3%

1,2%

1,3%

1,2%

20

19

19

Buick

15.072

190.130

1,2%

1,3%

1,4%

1,5%

1,2%

1,3%

21

21

21

Acura

14.559

149.685

1,1%

1,0%

1,1%

1,2%

1,2%

1,1%

22

22

22

Audi

13.636

141.047

1,0%

0,9%

1,0%

1,1%

1,1%

1,0%

23

23

23

Infiniti

13.152

103.223

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

1,1%

0,7%

24

24

24

Lincoln

6.727

73.710

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

25

26

28

Mitsubishi

6.071

56.024

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

26

27

25

Scion

4.968

63.998

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

27

28

29

Land Rover

4.601

44.246

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,4%

0,3%

28

25

26

Mini

4.575

59.910

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

29

29

27

Volvo

4.233

56.345

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

30

31

31

Porsche

3.966

39.078

0,2%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

31

30

30

Fiat

3.075

39.491

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,3%

32

33

32

Jaguar

1.446

15.408

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

33

35

34

Smart

959

8.409

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,0%

0,1%

0,1%

34

34

36

Maserati

887

3.718

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,1%

0,0%

35

36

37

Bentley

320

2.493

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

Ford F-Series sales were 65.501 with share flat at 5.3%. Year to date sales were 688.810 with share at 4.8%.

Chevrolet Silverado registrations were 34.386 with a share of 2.8%, down 0.7 points from October. Year to date Silverado sales were 437.821 with share at 3.1%, up 0.2 points from FY 2012.

Toyota Camry advanced on podium thanks to30.386 sales and a share flat at 2.4%. Year to date sales were 378.520 with share at 2.7%.

Dodge Ram was fourth with 29.635 units and 2.4% of share, followed by Honda Accord with 26.563 and 2.1% of share.

Honda Civic was 6th with 26.291 units and 2.1% of share, ahead of Nissan Altima, 7th with 24.604 units and Honda CRV in 8th with 23.509. Ford Fusion was 9th with 22.839 and Toyota Corolla 10th with 22.434.

In the table below, the Top 40 models ranked by last month position:

Rank Nov

Rank Oct

Rank 2013

Model

Nov

YTD Nov

I Half 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Nov 2013

YTD 2013

1

1

1

Ford F-Series

65.501

688.810

4,7%

4,9%

5,3%

5,3%

4,8%

2

2

2

Chevrolet Silverado

34.386

437.821

3,1%

3,0%

3,5%

2,8%

3,1%

3

4

3

Toyota Camry

30.386

378.520

2,7%

2,8%

2,4%

2,4%

2,7%

4

3

5

Dodge RAM

29.635

322.268

2,2%

2,3%

2,5%

2,4%

2,3%

5

6

4

Honda Accord

26.563

333.827

2,4%

2,4%

2,1%

2,1%

2,3%

6

5

6

Honda Civic

26.291

307.180

2,0%

2,4%

2,3%

2,1%

2,2%

7

10

7

Nissan Altima

24.604

295.907

2,1%

2,1%

1,8%

2,0%

2,1%

8

8

9

Honda CR-V

23.509

275.145

1,9%

2,1%

1,9%

1,9%

1,9%

9

11

11

Ford Fusion

22.839

270.872

2,1%

1,6%

1,8%

1,8%

1,9%

10

7

8

Toyota Corolla

22.434

279.618

2,0%

1,9%

2,0%

1,8%

2,0%

11

9

10

Ford Escape

20.988

271.531

2,0%

1,8%

1,8%

1,7%

1,9%

12

13

17

Toyota RAV4

19.447

197.279

1,3%

1,5%

1,5%

1,6%

1,4%

13

14

14

Chevrolet Equinox

18.397

220.980

1,6%

1,5%

1,4%

1,5%

1,6%

14

16

12

Chevrolet Cruze

18.200

230.062

1,7%

1,6%

1,3%

1,5%

1,6%

15

20

13

Hyundai Elantra

16.751

226.220

1,6%

1,7%

1,2%

1,3%

1,6%

16

12

18

Hyundai Sonata

16.595

189.169

1,3%

1,3%

1,6%

1,3%

1,3%

17

18

16

Toyota Prius

16.129

218.508

1,5%

1,7%

1,3%

1,3%

1,5%

18

19

15

Ford Focus

15.239

219.001

1,7%

1,4%

1,3%

1,2%

1,5%

19

21

22

Jeep Grand Cherokee

14.798

157.758

1,0%

1,2%

1,2%

1,2%

1,1%

20

17

19

Chevrolet Malibu

14.405

185.101

1,4%

1,1%

1,3%

1,2%

1,3%

21

15

20

GMC Sierra

14.362

166.535

1,1%

1,2%

1,4%

1,2%

1,2%

22

22

21

Ford Explorer

14.268

163.699

1,2%

1,0%

1,1%

1,1%

1,2%

23

28

27

Chevrolet Impala

13.418

146.164

1,1%

1,0%

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

24

24

40

Subaru Forester

13.410

110.363

0,6%

0,9%

1,0%

1,1%

0,8%

25

43

39

Kia Soul

12.870

111.734

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

1,0%

0,8%

26

25

25

Toyota Tacoma

12.601

146.724

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

27

29

23

Volkswagen Jetta

12.417

148.400

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

28

26

28

Jeep Wrangler

11.753

143.474

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

0,9%

1,0%

29

41

30

Nissan Sentra

11.664

118.344

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

0,9%

0,8%

30

35

34

Toyota Highlander

11.544

115.228

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

0,8%

31

32

37

Chrysler Town & Country

11.288

112.551

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

0,9%

0,8%

32

31

26

Kia Optima

10.871

146.419

1,1%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

1,0%

33

23

24

Nissan Rogue

10.487

148.075

1,0%

1,2%

1,1%

0,8%

1,0%

34

34

35

Ford Econoline

10.145

112.916

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

35

33

43

Toyota Tundra

10.010

101.744

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

36

44

56

Hyundai Santa fe

9.657

80.595

0,5%

0,5%

0,7%

0,8%

0,6%

37

30

36

Dodge Grand Caravan

9.614

112.793

0,8%

0,8%

1,0%

0,8%

0,8%

38

47

49

Lexus RX

9.493

90.751

0,6%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

0,6%

39

37

33

Honda Odyssey

9.401

116.880

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

40

52

44

Volkswagen Passat

8.876

100.398

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

0,7%

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