Best-Selling

These are each automaker's best-selling vehicles in 2021

The Genesis GV80 has just entered the market and is already making a splash.

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We all have a pretty good idea of what the most popular vehicles in the country are - trucks and SUVs. But, what are the most popular from each brand? This list showcases which mass market models are most popular for each automaker.

This list uses self-reported automaker sales numbers to determine the most popular models. Super luxury cars sold by the likes of Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin aren't tallied by model, rather a total number. So, they're not included on this list either.

Sales figures for many automakers have not yet been released for 2021. The first comprehensive figures will be revealed at the end of the first quarter. Some companies still do monthly sales figure releases and those are reflected by the list below.

To see the roster of best-selling trucks in 2020, click here. The 2021 numbers can be found here.

For the best-selling SUVs click here and for best-selling cars in 2020, click here. To see the best-selling SUVs in 2021, click here. The best-selling cars in 2021 can be found here.

The list of 2021's best-selling minivans is currently available here. See 2020's best-selling minivans here.

See the full list of 2020's best-selling vehicles by automaker here.

Acura

2022 Acura MDX exterior Photo courtesy of Acura

Best-Seller: Acura MDX
The Acura MDX has just undergone a compete redesign that pushed the car toward luxury without raising the price much and customers are enthusiastically responding.

Ford

2021 Ford F-150 Tremor Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Best-Seller: Ford F-Series
The Ford F-Series is the best-selling vehicle in the country so it's no surprise that it finds itself on this list.

Genesis

2021 Genesis GV80

Photo courtesy of Genesis Motors

Best-Seller: Genesis GV80
The Genesis GV80 went on sale late last year and it's already claimed the top spot among the Genesis roster.

Honda

2020 Honda CR-V

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Best-Seller: Honda CR-V
It's really no surprise that the Honda CR-V is once again wearing the crown as the company's best-seller. It's one of the most popular vehicles in the U.S.

Hyundai

2022 Hyundai Tucson No. 10 - Hyundai Tucson (17,403 sold) Photo courtesy of Hyundai Motor America

Best-Seller: Hyundai Tucson
The Hyundai Tucson has been redesigned for the 2022 model year and will go on sale soon. In the meantime, customers are snapping up the 2021 version.

Kia

2021 Kia Forte

Photo courtesy of Kia Motors

Best-Seller: Kia Forte
The Kia Forte was the company's most popular model in 2020 and it's already back in the lead in 2021.

Lexus

2021 Lexus RX

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Best-Seller: Lexus RX
Lexus sold over 7,000 RX SUVs in the first month of 2021 alone, making it over three times as popular as the company's best-selling car, the Lexus ES.

Lincoln

2020 Lincoln Corsair Photo courtesy of Lincoln Motor Company

Best-Seller: Lincoln Corsair
The smallest SUV in the company's lineup outsells all its big brothers.

Mazda

2021 Mazda CX-5

Photo courtesy of Mazda North American Operations

Best-Seller: Mazda CX-5
January was a big sales month for Mazda and a huge sales period for the Mazda CX-5, which outsold its closest completion in the lineup by a three-to-one margin.

Subaru

2021 Subaru Forester

Photo courtesy of Subaru of America Inc.

Best-Seller: Subaru Forester
The Forester is back on top of the Subaru sales chart after taking the crown in 2020.

Toyota

2021 Toyota RAV4 XLE Hybrid Premium

Photo courtesy of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.

Best-Seller: Toyota RAV4
It's no surprise that the RAV4 is back on top of the best-seller list for Toyota. In the month of January alone Toyota sold 13,000 more RAV4s than the did Tacomas.

Volvo

2020 Volvo XC60 2021 Volvo XC60 Photo courtesy of Volvo Car USA

Best-Seller: Volvo XC60
The Volvo XC60 sits in the middle of the automaker's SUV lineup, but it's at the top of the sales charts.

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The Ford Super Duty has a number of additions for the 2022 model year.

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The 2022 Ford Super Duty is benefiting from the redesign of the Ford F-150. The car is getting a number of high-tech upgrades and a new appearance package option for the 2022 model year as well as fresh color schemes for the interior and exterior of the truck. It continues to offer the highest available payload, and max conventional and fifth-wheel towing capacity.

Buyers now have the option of adding a 12-inch infotainment touch screen to their truck with Ford's SYNC 4 infotainment system, which includes cloud connectivity, wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and navigation. The screen is orientated similarly to how it is positioned in the F-150 - landscape rather than portrait like the Explorer's screen. Information on the screen can be split in half.

Ford switches to a fully digital owner's manual for the 2022 Super Duty. It will save a considerable amount of paper and, in turn, trees.

2022 Ford Super Duty Lariat Tremor with Sport Appearance Pack The 2022 Ford Super Duty Lariat Tremor with Sport Appearance Pack is available with the new, larger 12-inch infotainment touch screen.Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company

SYNC voice control and a 4.2-inch center screen remains standard on the XL series trucks with SYNC 3 available while an 8-inch center touch screen and SYNC 3 are standard on XLT.

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Ford is also offering the new Lariat Sport Appearance Package to the Super Duty lineup. Buyers who check that box get body-color bumpers, exterior mirrors, and grille, as well as a chrome exhaust tip and black platform running boards.The automaker is also making its popular Black Appearance Package available for XLT models. That group of equipment and features includes 20-inch Ebony Black painted premium wheels, body-color front and rear bumpers, grille bars, and six-inch Ebony Black running boards. Trucks with this package will be available in the autumn of 2021.

Ford will offer Lariat models of the truck with a new Baja colored interior. Limited models get new Navy Pier and Light Slate options, plus a new Atlas Blue exterior color.

2022 Ford Super Duty Limited

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The 2022 Ford Super Duty is built at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky, and Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio. It will be available this summer. Pricing has yet to be announced.

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The new ClickShop interface allows customers to shop for and purchase a vehicle online.

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If you like a Mitsubishi but don't like your local Mitsubishi dealership, there's good news. Today Mitsubishi Motors North America has launched a 24-hour digital showroom on mitsubishicars.com that allows customers to start, pause, restart, and complete the car buying process from the comfort and convenience of their home.

Called ClickShop, the process is designed to make the buying process as click, click, car." It rolls together the ability to browse real-time inventory; build a custom deal, with pre-populated, applicable incentives, including payment, trade, and taxes; submit their credit application and book an in-person or virtual appointment. Customers are also not required to submit their contact information to unlock deals.

"Mitsubishi Motors has so much to be proud of in 2021," said Mark Chaffin, Mitsubishi Motors North America Chief Operating Officer. "We are delivering a bold, capable and stylish lineup of vehicles that will result in one of the freshest showrooms in the industry, and we are delivering a fast, fair and fun car-buying experience to our customers. Tools like ClickShop allow us to deliver on what really matters to the modern customer by using data in a thoughtful, strategic way."

Still wondering how it works? Mitsubishi has a handy video you can watch the explains the process.

Between now and the end of the second quarter of 2021, Mitsubishi Motors will launch three revised vehicles and one all-new, ground-up redesign.

"We want people to feel good about buying a car, after all it is one of the most expensive purchases people will make in their lifetime," said Richard Herod III, White Bear Mitsubishi (White Bear Lake, Minn.) Dealer Principal. "This means we have to meet them where they are, be respectful of their time and sensitive to their budget, and we must be transparent. ClickShop allows us to show up for and support our customers, even before they walk in the door."

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