With 797 vehicles per capita; an incredible $99.7 billion spent on car maintenance and auto repairs every year; and 2 million cars produced in the country per year; the United States of America is a country that is wholly enamoured and reliant upon four-wheeled vehicles to get them from A to B.
However, which vehicles are the car obsessed nation’s favourites? If we were to drive down Sunset Boulevard, Lombard Street or Route 66, which vehicles would we see?
Below is a list of the ten best selling vehicles in the United States of America.
2016 sales: 159,075
Costing just over $22,000, the Honda CR-V is the perfect car to take the kids to school and go to the supermarket in. The critically acclaimed SUV is America’s second favourite SUV, and the tenth biggest selling vehicle in the country so far this year with 159,075 sales.
2016 sales: 165,900
The Toyota RAV4 just pips the Honda CR-V for the title of biggest selling SUV of 2016 so far. Similar to the CR-V, the Toyota RAV4 is the typical family SUV. This may have outsold the Honda CR-V due to its more modern exterior.
2016 sales: 169,354
The Honda Accord being eighth on this list is proof that durability matters to Americans. One of the most reliable cars currently in production, the Accord will get 169,354 new Americans from A to B without hiccup for the forseeable future.
2016 sales: 172,695
The Nissan Altima has undergone a revival in popularity this year due to its new and more comfortable design. Nissan look set to capitalize upon this popularity with another new addition to the Altima family in 2017
2016 sales: 182,193
One of Toyota’s best selling cars for the past twenty years, the Corolla continues to be a financial success for the Japanese car company in 2016.
2016 sales: 189,840
The 2016 Civic is one of the most aesthetically appealing massed production cars that Honda have produced in a number of years. Due to this, it has sold exceptionally well so far in the United States of America, with 189,840 shipped in so far this year.
2016 sales: 199,760
The biggest selling car in the United States of America. With nearly 200,000 Camry’s sold so far in 2016, the car is a favourite amongst city dwellers.
2016 sales: 231,405
Like their North American neighbours – Canada – pickup trucks rule the roost on the on roads of America. The truck is available for around $33,000 in the U.S.A. excluding car insurance, but may be available for cheaper in further north, due to Belairdirect’s automotive insurance throughout Canada and their cheaper insurance rates.
2016 sales: 273,652
The Chevrolet Silverado looks a driving impossibility due to its sheer size, but it has shipped over a quarter of a million for the American car company so far this year.
2016 sales: 295,244
America’s love affair the the Ford F-Series will seemingly never end. With 295,244 sold this year, and over 35 million sold since 1948, the F-Series is America’s biggest selling vehicle by some distance.