Best & Worst-Selling Vehicles Of June 2012

July 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Best & Worst-Selling Vehicles Of June 2012
" History, it’s said, is doomed to repeat itself. Nowhere is this more evident than in June’s new car sales, particularly the monthly list of best and worst-selling vehicles in the U.S. market. As with May’s numbers, the big winners seemed to be trucks and fuel-efficient sedans, while the big losers were leftovers, the automotive equivalent of a diner’s blue-plate special.

Biggest Winner: F-Series Pickups

Just like last month, no one pushed more metal than Ford did with its F-Series pickups, selling 55,025 copies in June and beating May’s sales by a few hundred units. Proving that pickup sales are back in a big way, Chevrolet grabbed the number two spot with sales of 33,566 Silverado pickups.

The Toyota Camry sedan grabbed the last podium spot, selling 32,107 copies last month, followed by the Chevy Malibu sedan, which tallied sales of 31,402 units. Keeping the midsize sedan trend going, Honda’s Accord grabbed fifth place, with sales of 28,924 units.

Ford’s outgoing Escape crossover continues to be popular, attracting 28,500 buyers in June "

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