Best-Selling Cars for the Month of January

The Toyota Corolla (Photo from Carceria.com)

With all the new car models out on the market, it will be interesting to see how many sales most of them generate throughout the remainder of this year. But for now, the Cars.com blog, Kicking Tires, recently published the top 10 list of best-selling vehicles for January—and there are no big surprises here.

According to the report, Subaru and Kia sales increased at record pace, while Lincoln and Lexus experienced 21 percent and 30.6 percent drops, respectively. Meanwhile, G.M.’s Buick began to re-surge, as increasing numbers of its new Regal began flying off dealer lots and the LaCrosse and Lucerne continued steadily in popularity.

Again, not surprisingly, Ford F-Series trucks took the number one best-selling slot, as they have several years in a row. The Chevy Silverado came in second, with positions three through 10 taken by the Toyota Corolla and Camry, Nissan’s Altima, Honda’s CR-V, the Chevy Impala, Honda’s Accord and Civic, and the Ford Fusion, respectively.

On another note, the list of best-sellers reveals at least one truism: Americans believe in Toyota products. From the looks of things, the P.R. safety fiasco the company experienced last year has come to an end, and the manufacturer has survived the damage done. In this day and age, that’s truly something to be grateful for.


About Cecil Helton

Cecil Helton Cecil Helton is a U.S.-based writer and editor with passions for cars, motorcycles, boats, technology and social media. Much of his professional life since 1996 has been web-centric, and he’s written and developed content on a variety of subjects. His work in the houseboat industry received wide acclaim, such as winning the 1999 Cisco Systems Growing with Technology award and being named one of five finalists in the manufacturing sector of the 2000 Computerworld-Smithsonian Awards. As an Air Force brat, he spent much of his childhood in a two-year cycle of moving to a new place, making new friends, establishing a life, and then moving again. Destinations included: Kentucky, Illinois, Texas, the Greek isle of Crete, California and Ohio. Today you’ll find Cecil coping with his 15 year old son’s decision to pursue a motorcycle license at the same time he gets his driver’s license, being active across the web on multiple social media sites, and of course, writing articles and creating content on automotive and car insurance related topics right here at CarInsurance.org.


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