Best Selling American Cars
January 2009 Sales: 25,237
Change vs. January 2008: -38.6%
MSRP: $21,565 - $36,100
Invoice: $20,058 - $32,489
The Ford F-150 pickup truck delivers outstanding performance with its distinct trim levels, equipment packages and its broad range of cab styles and pickup box configurations. It comes in five trims: XL, STX, XLT, FX4 and the luxurious Lariat.
January 2009 Sales: 23,987
Change vs. January 2008: -33.6%
MSRP: $19,375 - $41,355
Invoice: $18,309 - $37,840
The Chevrolet Silverado works hard to live up to its reputation as the'strongest, most dependable and longest lasting truck on the road'. The1500 is the 'half-ton', model in Chevrolet's full-size pickup line-up.
January 2009 Sales: 12,843
Change vs. January 2008: -35.5%
MSRP: $21,520 - $43,490
Invoice: $19,390 - $38,769
The Dodge Ram 1500 offers bold all-new styling with an aggressive grille-forward design, new interiors with premium materials and innovative features, and big power from a choice of engines, making it ideal for work and play.
January 2009 Sales: 9,312
Change vs. January 2008: -34%
MSRP: $21,605 - $26,880
Invoice: $20,417 - $25,402
Redesigned in 2008, the Chevrolet Malibu emphasizes civilized road manners, quality construction and practicality, with clean, contemporary styling. It has three trim levels: LS, LT, and LTZ. All models come with a 169-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine as standard equipment.
January 2009 Sales: 8,360
Change vs. January 2008: -25.3%
MSRP: $20,435 - $27,670
Invoice: $19,245 - $25,625
The 2009 Escape breaks onto the scene with improved power, improved safety and added content to entice buyers into this gracefully aging platform. Out is the old 2.3-liter four, in is a new 2.5-liter that produces a respectable 171-hp. A V6 is also available.
January 2009 Sales: 8,152
Change vs. January 2008: -11.2%
MSRP: $19,035 - $25,605
Invoice: $17,707 - $23,429
Purposeful and comfortable, with responsive handling, the 2009 Fusion is an excellent choice among midsize sedans. With a choice of four- or six-cylinder engines, in addition to front-wheel and all-wheel drive, the Fusion has something for everyone.
January 2009 Sales: 8,020
Change vs. January 2008: -39.2%
MSRP: $19,375 - $44,020
Invoice: $18,309 - $40,278
The Sierra is a full-size pickup truck that is nearly identical to the Silverado but features more mature styling. There are four engine sizes: 4.3-liter V-6, 4.8-liter V-8, 5.3-liter V-8 and 6.0-liter V-8; all are controlled by a four-speed automatic.
January 2009 Sales: 7,769
Change vs. January 2008: -33%
MSRP: $15,520 - $18,265
Invoice: $14,574 - $16,916
Small and economical, the Focus is a smart choice for those looking for a compact car. Available as a coupe or sedan and equipped with a 140-hp 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder in a five-speed manual or four-speedautomatic transmission.
January 2009 Sales: 7,062
Change vs. January 2008: -61.8%
MSRP: $23,790 - $31,135
Invoice: $22,482 - $29,423
The Impala is a full-size front-wheel drive sedan capable of carrying up to six people. It comes in four trim levels: LS, LT, LTZ, and SS. The LS and LT include a 211-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine which is also available in an E85-capable version.
December 2008 Sales: 6,362
Change vs. December 2007: -66%
MSRP: $20,710 - $28,815
Invoice: $19,518 - $26,399
The Wrangler is one of the most fun-to-drive, off-road-capable Jeeps ever made. For open-air driving at the beach or on trail, the standard soft top can be folded down, the doors can be removed and the windshield can be folded down.
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