With limited Macbook time available and Hurricane Earl approaching, The Good Car Guy has to spit out preliminary auto sales date for the month of August 2010 in particularly speedy fashion. Thus, this post combines the Top 10 Best-Selling Auto Brands and Top 10 Best-Selling Luxury Auto Brands articles you normally see at this time of every month. As an added bonus, GoodCarBadCar.net has gone and done the U.S. Auto Sales By Brand post just like the Canadian version: full and free.

Thus, three points you must know before scrolling down to analyze for yourself. Cash For Clunkers is really screwing with the numbers. Sales Stats from last August are deceivingly lofty because C4C produced huge auto sales of less-expensive automotive machinery for a good portion of the month. Comparing this August’s auto sales with last August’s is like comparing Granny Smith apples with Red Delicious apples: relevant, but only to a degree. Regardless, luxury auto sales definitely jumped. 

Second, BMW was America’s best-selling luxury auto brand in August 2010. Third, Saab sold cars in August. That’s weird.

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Ford: -10.7% to 144,035
Chevrolet: -21.5% to 131,952
Toyota: -36.2% to 128,923
Honda: -36% to 97,195
Nissan: -30.9% to 67,399
Hyundai: -11.4% to 53,603
Dodge: +7.6% to 35,364
Kia: -19.2% to 32,465
GMC: +12.3% to 25,986
Jeep: +16.6% to 25,706
Volkswagen: -7.9% to 22,855
Subaru: -22.5% to 22,239
Ram: +4.7% to 20,604
Mazda: -25.6% to 19,739
BMW: +1.6% to 19,540
Lexus: -15% to 19,465
Mercedes-Benz: +10% to 18,826
Chrysler: -3.8% to 17,937
Buick: +66% to 14,294
Cadillac: +83.1% to 12,689
Acura: +19.8% to 11,534
Infiniti: +21.9% to 9,428
Audi: +14% to 9,182
Mercury: -22.5% to 7,040
Lincoln: +9.4% to 6,428
Volvo: -23.8% to 4,421
Mini: -13.4% to 4,425
Mitsubishi: -37% to 4,293
Land Rover: +11.3% to 2,544
Porsche: +33.2% to 2,032
Suzuki: -68.2% to 1,830
Jaguar: +61.6% to 1,414
smart: -72.4% to 448
Hummer: -73.6% to 205
Saab: -40.1% to 290

Related From GoodCarBadCar.net
U.S. Auto Sales By Brand – August 2011
U.S. Auto Sales By Brand – September 2010
Canada Auto Sales By Brand – August 2010
Top 10 Best-Selling Auto Brands In America – July 2010
Top 10 Best-Selling Luxury Auto Brands In America – July 2010
Top 10 Best-Selling Auto Brands In America – August 2009
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars In America – August 2010
Top 10 Best-Selling SUVs In America – August 2010
Top 5 Best-Selling Trucks In America – August 2010