Suzuki had an awful year in 2010, but December at least provided a ray of hope, in the form of a 40 percent increase over the previous December.
Kizashi, it's selling at twice the pace of the Forenza/Reno but needs to do better still if Suzuki is to stay viable
Grand Vitara -41%
The uncertainty surrounding Volvo's sale to the Chinese surely put a damper on the brand's sales here. We'll see if Geely, and the new S60, can reverse the slide.
Remember that Saab was all but shut down for the first half of the year, and the GM-based 9-7X previously accounted for roughly one-third of Saab's volume. The new 9-5 is here, and a wagon is due this spring, but there's still a long road ahead.
TOP 5 BESTSELLING NAMEPLATES OF 2010
1. Ford F-series, 528,349
2. Chevrolet Silverado, 370,135
3. Toyota Camry, 327,804
4. Honda Accord 311,381
5. Toyota Corolla/Matrix 266,082