Top 10 Best Selling Cars of 2018

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Buying a new car is one of the biggest purchases you can make. Sometimes it is hard to decide what the best car is for your needs. It can be helpful to know what everyone else is buying to inform your own decision. Below are the top 10 highest selling cars in the US so far this year.

10. Toyota Corolla


The Toyota Corolla has been one of Toyota’s top sellers for many years. It’s dependability, great gas mileage, and high number of standard features make this car very desirable. Corolla’s sales have declined over the past few years, but it continues to be in the top 10 best sellers this year with 46,428 sales in the first quarter.

9. Honda Civic


The Honda Civic has had its own run as the top selling car in the US. It has slipped down the list over the years, but continues selling strong with 49,565 Civics sold this year. Honda introduced the Civic’s 10th generation last year with new features and styling, but it wasn’t enough to propel the compact back to it’s top spot.

8. Honda CR-V


Just edging out the Honda Civic is the Honda CR-V with 50,178 sales this year. The CR-V is a great small crossover option that combines fuel efficiency and utility. Although the CR-V is not selling at the same rate it was last year, it continues to be Honda’s top seller.

7. Chevrolet Equinox


Chevy’s newest generation of the Equinox has proved to be a strong seller. Sales for the SUV are promising and up 26% from the same time last year. So far 50,458 units have been sold.

6. Toyota Camry


This sedan has also been a best seller for many years running. With it’s eighth generation just released as a lower and wider vehicle, it continues to sell very well. Sales for the Camry have reached 55,503 sold this year.

5. Toyota RAV4


The “all new” Toyota RAV4 model was released in 2016. This new roomier and redesigned RAV4 has revitalized sales for the crossover in the past few years. Sales are up almost 18% from the same time last year, reaching 56,522 sold this year.

4. Ram Truck


The Ram Truck is a staple on the top 10 list. With a new 1500 truck being released later this year, Ram looks to ramp up sales in the last quarter of 2018. For now Ram Truck sales are down from last year by about 14% with 62,657 trucks sold.

3. Nissan Rogue


The Rogue has been climbing in sales and popularity. The small crossover has several options and even a hybrid model making this car a strong contender for the price. Sales for the Nissan Rogue have reached 74,303 units sold in the first quarter of 2018, up 20% from last year.

2. Chevrolet Silverado


The Silverado is consistently in the number 2 spot on the best seller list. The truck’s special edition packages make this truck appealing for just about any use. The Silverado also has a new generation being released this year. So far almost 83,000 trucks have been sold.

1. Ford F-Series


With 127,180 trucks sold so far this year, it’s no surprise that the Ford F-Series has been the top vehicle sold in America for 36 years running. Sales for these trucks show no signs of a slow down. The dependability and consistent standard feature upgrades contribute to high sales.

Whether you’re looking for a truck, sedan, or crossover vehicle, there’s something for everyone on this list. If you’re looking for a truck, based on the sales, it seems that you can’t go wrong with a Chevy Silverado or Ford F-Series. When looking for a new car, it’s not a bad idea to look at what’s popular and start the research from there. Any one of these vehicles is bound to meet your needs.