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>Sales Were Up

2011 was not too bad for the car industry. Sales were up 10.8 percent compared to 2010, which is the highest level since 2008. Overall, Americans bought more Midsize SUVs than a year earlier. Up 45%.

What were the Top Selling Car Models last year? Big winners were the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 topping the top 10 list. Toyota Camry is still a top seller among midsize sedans, selling more than 308,500 units last year. Ford managed to get three of models on the top 10 and Chevrolet two, with recently launched Chevrolet Cruze as a top-selling newcomer. Among the cars on the list, Ford Escape made the biggest jump, with a 33% increase in sales last year.

Car of the Year

The Car of the Year, the Hyundai Elantra, landed outside the list but saw sales increase 41% in 2011.

Top Sellers

The list below is based on the list by, where each model in a series are listed on its own.

1. Ford F-150
2. Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3. Toyota Camry
4. Nissan Altima
5. Ford Escape
6. Ford Fusion
7. Toyota Corolla
8. Honda Accord
9. Chevrolet Cruze
10. Hyundai Sonata