May Midsize Sales: Camry Back on Top, Altima Overtakes Fusion
The Toyota Camry didn’t quite hit the 40,000 mark last month, but a sales total of 39,216 was more than enough to take back the number-one spot in the midsize segment. That means the Accord, which was the leader back in April, falls to second place with 33,218.
The third-place Nissan Altima and fourth-place Ford Fusion also swapped positions, with 31,950 and 29,553 units sold, respectively. The Chevrolet Malibu slid, moving to sixth place with 18,899 sales. As we recently reported, a refreshed Malibu is slated to arrive in showrooms this fall, sporting a mildly updated look and slight improvements to power and efficiency. That said, the Hyundai Sonata moves up a spot to fifth place with 20, 194 units sold.
Taking seventh and eighth place are the Kia Optima and Chrysler 200 with 15,368 and 13,278 units sold, respectively. Next, the Dodge Avenger (10,691 sales) fell slightly, but the Volkswagen Passat showed a sales bump with 10,297 units sold. The Subaru Legacy and Mazda6 round off the list with 4430 and 3944 units sold; both numbers represent an improvement compared to April.
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Source: The Automakers