Best-Selling Cars of 2020: First Quarter

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Best-Selling Cars
The first three months of auto sales in 2020 are now on the books, and the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly taken its toll on the auto industry. Some manufacturers won’t be reporting sales until later in April, but overall sales are estimated to be down 12.5 percent compared with the first quarter of 2019, at a total of approximately 3.4 million vehicles sold. Almost every car company experienced declining sales during the first quarter, with many dealerships forced to close and factories suspending operations as the country tries to contain the Coronavirus. A few brands had sales strong enough at the beginning of the year to buck the trend — Kia, Lincoln and Ram all had slight sales increases versus a year ago. What follows are the best-selling cars in America during the first quarter of 2020, according to numbers compiled from individual auto manufacturers’ sales reports.

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