On the overall listing of best-selling vehicles in the U.S., full-size pickups nearly always dominate, followed by midsize and economy cars, and some compact SUVs. (See the list of 2013's top 30) But how do different vehicles fare throughout the market as they duke it out with their direct competitors, according to sales data released today and compiled by the Cars Examiner? Which were the 10 most popular cars in various classes in the last year?
See 2013's best-selling vehicle in each approximate market position below -- an asterisk denotes a different best-seller than in the first half of 2013; two asterisks indicate a new winner compared to 2012;. Click through the slideshow to see charts of the top-10 best-sellers in each of the classes, or use the links below to jump to one particular market class.
Subcompact cars: Kia Soul*
Compact cars: Honda Civic*
Midsize cars: Toyota Camry
Large cars: Chevrolet Impala
Entry-luxury cars: BMW 3-Series
Luxury cars: Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Compact crossovers/SUVs: Honda CR-V*
Midsize crossovers/SUVs: Chevrolet Equinox
Large crossovers: Ford Explorer/Interceptor
Large SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban
Entry-luxury crossovers/SUVs: Lexus RX
Luxury crossovers/SUVs: Mercedes-Benz M-Class***
Vans: Honda Odyssey**
Pickups: Ford F-Series
*New winner compared to first half of 2013.
**New winner compared to 2012.
**New winner compared to both periods.