In a generally awful sales month in May, one car had an exceptionally hot reception in the marketplace. In a month where the
pickup tumbled from the overall top spot for first time since 1981, the
raced to the top of the heap.
sales jumped by over 28 percent from May 2007 to an all-time record of 53,299, which included 4,676
models. Also topping 50,000 sales for the month were
. Even the
beat the F-Series with 43,728. The Japanese brands weren't the only ones to benefit from high
. In spite of its dubious styling, the new
jumped 53 percent to 32,579 and
has increased its build target for the year from 245,000 units to 280,000.
is also benefiting from the shift to cars with
sales up 19 percent,
up 34 percent and
up 29 percent.