Total convertible registrations for the US in 2002 reached 302,320, a drop of 2.7% from 2001. Despite the drop, 2002 was just the second year in the past 30 that convertible registrations topped the 300,000 mark. Although the total number of convertibles was down in comparison with 2001, convertibles made up a larger percentage of the total passenger car market, accounting for 3.8% of total passenger car registrations in 2002 compared with 3.6% in 2001.