|Source: The Wall Street Journal|
***Among the most reliant on sales to rental fleets in the first quarter: General Motors Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co. The Chevy Cruze had the highest volume of cars going to rental car fleets during the quarter, amounting to about 45% of the compact’s total sales, followed by the Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry and Chrysler 200.
About one-quarter of sales for the popular Camry, the best-selling passenger car in the U.S., were to rentals in the first quarter, up from 14% a year ago. Roughly 39% of Chrysler 200 sedan sales went to rental fleets. For the Nissan Altima, the rental-car mix was 27%.