Large SUV Sales In America - March 2016 YTD

2016 GMC yukon XL
After fading through the first two months of 2016, U.S. sales of full-size, truck-based, body-on-frame, volume brand SUVs grew 11% in March 2016.


U.S. SUV/Crossover Sales By Model - March 2016 YTD
U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model - March 2016 YTD


Led by the Chevrolet Tahoe and its 12% year-over-year increase to 7658 units – a three-year March high – General Motors owned 74% of the category, up from 71% a year ago. GM's "short"-wheelbase twins, the Tahoe and GMC Yukon, produced 11,052 sales. The long-wheelbase Suburban and Yukon XL generated another 6252. 

The Ford Expedition, both long and short-wheelbase versions, is the only other major player in the category, outselling the Nissan Armada and Toyota Sequoia – combined – by nearly 5000 units in 2016's first-quarter.


USA large SUV sales chart March 2016
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GM and Ford both padded their totals with improving premium brand full-size SUV totals in March. Lincoln Navigator sales jumped 20% to 1311 units, a 15-month high. Total Cadillac Escalade sales jumped 18% to 3238 units. For the record, Cadillac sold 3358 ATSs and CTSs in March.

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC's Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank large sport-utility vehicles any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • April 2016 • February 2016March 2015
SUV
March
2016
March
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD

Change
3825
331015.6%10,679 11,876 -10.1%
7658
686011.6%20,351 20,877 -2.5%
3834
3865-0.8%10,673 9602 11.2%
3394
266127.5%8985 8106 10.8%
2427
197722.8%6702 5990 11.9%
981
1266-22.5%2848 3285 -13.3%
1199
105114.1%3005 2811 6.9%
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Total
23,318
20,99011.1%63,243 62,547 1.1%
Source: Automakers

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