PUNE, India, November 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Light Duty Vehicle Market for North Americaby Key OEM & Model, Engine Capacity, Fuel, Turbocharger, Transmission, Aftertreatment Devices, Steering & Safety System, RVD, ADAS and Country, & Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light Trucks & AFV) - Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market for North America is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.65% from 2016 to 2021, to reach a market size of to reach 24540.0 thousand units. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160303/792302 ) Browse 57 market data Tables and 39 Figures spread through 222 Pages and in-depth TOC on"Light Duty Vehicle Market for North America"http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-automotive-production-market-266497462.htmlEarly buyers will receive 10% customization on this report. The major factors behind the growth of the North American Light Duty Vehicle Market are the increasing demand for light duty vehicles coupled with the stringent emission norms leading to light weighting/downsizing of auto components. Light duty vehicles with 3.5 liter engines are estimated to be the largest market in North America Engine capacity helps in determining engine output such as power, torque, and mileage. The 3.5-liter engine segment, which is used in SUVs, sports cars and high end luxury cars, holds the largest market share mainly due to preference for powerful vehicles in the region. The 1.5 to 1.8-liter engine segment gives moderate mileage in petrol vehicles and is generally used in mid-size cars and small wagons. Automatic transmission is projected to hold the largest market share in the North American Light Duty Vehicle Market The North American market is inclined towards automatic transmission owing to customer's preference for automatic transmission systems and stringent emission norms. As a manual transmission's fuel efficiency depends on driver proficiency, the automatic transmission's performance results in a better fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Stringent fuel efficiency norms, namely the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, have increased the demand for fuel efficient transmission systems like CVT.