9/24/2014

Sales in the automotive industry have taken a soaring leap compared with a few years ago. In June of this year, sales for June hit record numbers, as new models continued to sell quickly. It took an average of 64 days, according to Cars.com, for a new car to sell in June from the time it hit the dealer lot until sales were made. That is an increase of 62 days in May and 59 days in June.

The 20 fastest-selling cars included luxury and non-luxury alike, with large SUVs, luxury sedans and some sports cars selling best. The list includes the following:

*2014 Land Range Rover: 8 days

*2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: 8 days

*2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250: 8 days

*2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV: 10 days

*2015 Volkswagen GTI: 10 days

*2015 Subaru Forester: 11 days

*2015 Subaru WRX: 11 days

*2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe: 11 days

*2015 Cadillac Escalade: 12 days

*2014 Toyota Highlander: 12 days

*2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek: 13 days

*2015 Chrysler 200: 14 days

*2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali: 14 days

*2015 Hyundai Genesis: 14 days

*2015 Mercedes-Benz S550: 14 days

*2015 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD crew cab: 15 days

*2015 Honda Fit: 15 days

*2015 Kia Optima: 15 days

*2014 BMW X5: 16 days

*2014 Lexus GX 560: 16 days

Cars.com’s picks include the 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid (128 days), 2014 Cadillac XTS (118 days), 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible (111 days), 2014 Porsche Cayman (107 days) and 2014 Chevrolet Sonic sedan (104 days). This list highlights cars that take much longer to move off the lot, with the intention of suggesting dealers try harder to sell these models.

The list offered by Cars.com includes 2014 and 2015 models, as well as vehicles that pass a certain threshold of sales. They do not include limited editions, ultra-high performance cars and others that might skew the results.