As technology improves, so do cars that come out every year, which means that cars are constantly changing, both on the inside and out. That’s why cars from way back in the day look so different from the ones that are available nowadays. Often, a car’s style will reflect the cultural zeitgeist of the time, and we can learn a lot about what was going on just from the design of the car. Here are the best selling cars in America from every year from 1978. What did the best selling care look like the year you were born?
1978 – Oldsmobile Cutlass
Oldsmobile decided to downsize the Cutlass for the 1978 model. Despite this change in size, the volume of sales remained just as high. Not to mention, the car was also designed as a four-door fastback style sedan. More than half a million units were sold.
1979 – Oldsmobile Cutlass
GM’s mid-size car coming from the middle-tier division, the Oldsmobile Cutlass, is still the most popular as the year transitions to 1979. It’s clear to see that this Oldsmobile vehicle is a mainstay of the American middle class, as it sold more than half a million units again.