In the face of 2020’s unrivaled challenges, the auto industry stood firm. To determine the industry’s performance despite all odds, the Cross-Sell team ran an analysis on 2020’s full year of used vehicle sales data. We combed the state sales data to isolate the pandemic’s top-performing used car sellers, segments, makes, and models. Here’s what we discovered.
The 2020 Top Used Car Sellers
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The 2020 Top Used Car Makes
Ford (3,421,021 units sold)
Ford is deeply rooted in American culture. Its leading and continued innovations in the automotive industry have made it a long-standing favorite.
Chevrolet (3,239,241 units sold)
Chevys are a popular choice thanks to their reliability, practicality, and sleek styles.
Toyota (2,001,782 units sold)
Toyota vehicles are well known for their durability, safety, and innovation. Everything you’d expect from an American-made vehicle.
Honda (1,551,777 units sold)
Honda cars are the symbol of reliability, durability, and performance to the number of brand loyalists across the country.
Nissan (1,468,655 units sold)
With their diverse lineup, innovation, and distinct style, car buyers across the U.S. know they can trust a Nissan.
The 2020 Top Used Car Models
Ford F-150 (806,821 units sold)
As both the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for over 30 years and the most popular vehicle of all time, it’s no surprise the Ford F-150 takes the top spot.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (594,705 units sold)
Hardworking, smart, and efficient. The Chevy Silverado is what Americans turn to when only the strongest and most advanced will do.
Honda Civic (454,992 units sold)
Civic fans praise this compact car for its fuel efficiency, practicality, reliability, low maintenance, and quality engineering.
Honda Accord(443,082 units sold)
Affordable, reliable, and flexible, the Accord has been one of the top-selling mid-size sedans for over a decade.
Toyota Camry (440,524 units sold)
The Camry was 2019’s top-selling passenger car in the US and remains one of the best-selling vehicles of all time.
Top 2020 Used Car Segment
Compact Sport Utility (4,033,560 units sold)
Full-sized Pickup (3,308,414 units sold)
Compact (3,151,597 units sold)
Full-sized Sport Utility (2,376,664 units sold)
Subcompact (2,058,034 units sold)
Of course, this is only a fraction of the data Cross-Sell Interactive provides on the auto industry’s performance. You can check out the equivalent report for the new car industry here. If you’re curious to find out how the rest of the used car industry did, get your Cross-Sell data today!