Small SUV Sales In America – June 2016 YTD


2016 Jeep Renegade white

June 2016 sales of small SUVs and crossovers jumped 12%, year-over-year, double the rate of growth seen in the category in the first five months of 2016.

Gains were obvious almost across the board. The Chevrolet Equinox/GMC Terrain, Dodge Journey, Jeep Cherokee, Mazda CX-5, and Subaru Forester were the exceptions, though most of their decreases were marginal.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – June 2016 YTD
U.S. SUV/Crossover Sales By Model – June 2016 YTD

Huge leaps from the Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage propelled Hyundai-Kia to 6.8% market share in the category, up from 3.5% a year ago.

A refreshed Ford Escape appears to have helped 2011’s top-selling SUV nameplate turn a corner: sales jumped 20% in June. Jeep’s Compass/Patriot duo continue their rapid expansion as they head toward a transition phase (into one nameplate) at the end of the year.
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The Honda CR-V grabbed top honours back from the Toyota RAV4, which led in seven consecutive months and maintained its year-to-date lead at the halfway point of 2016.

USA small SUV sales chart June 2016
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Among smaller subcompact utility vehicles, June 2016’s leader was once again the Jeep Renegade. General Motors’ Buick Encore/Chevrolet Trax twins combined to outsell the baby Jeep. Mazda’s CX-3 remains terribly rare. 

Granted, the CX-3 isn’t particularly common on dealer lots, either. Cars.com’s inventory shows fewer than 5,000 in stock, compared with 13,000 Honda HR-Vs.

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. These tables are sortable, so you can rank small SUVs and crossovers 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 • July 2016 • May 2016June 2015

Small SUVs 
& Crossovers
June
2016
June
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
1
4 -75.0% 2 53 -96.2%
19,582
21,760 -10.0% 121,320 145,685 -16.7%
9785
9827 -0.4% 47,208 51,283 -7.9%
29,003
24,126 20.2% 155,378 146,416 6.1%
8062
8211 -1.8% 46,877 54,410 -13.8%
29,615
28,349 4.5% 159,075 163,018 -2.4%
7193
3606 99.5% 42,664 22,634 88.5%
16,243
18,472 -12.1% 102,652 105,426 -2.6%
8840
3885 128% 48,033 26,667 80.1%
12,050
9691 24.3% 64,117 59,635 7.5%
8549
3550 141% 42,229 23,955 76.3%
9227
9373 -1.6% 51,611 53,343 -3.2%
1991
1068 86.4% 13,476 7456 80.7%
29,246
23,243 25.8% 148,883 135,397 10.0%
12,029
14,058 -14.4% 80,255 80,828 -0.7%
27,365
24,843 10.2% 165,900 143,575 15.5%
3066
2604 17.7% 20,556 13,677 50.3%
Total
231,847
206,670 12.2% 1,310,236 1,233,458 6.2%

Subcompact SUVs & Crossovers
June
2016
June
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
6091
5526 -30.6% 36,421 30,549 19.2%
5796
5971 -2.9% 29,135 24,815 17.4%
1156
324 257% 7464 332 2148%
6567
7760 -15.4% 36,443 14,141 158%
9688
4858 99.4% 52,237 14,431 262%
1512
9502
1429
2041 -30.0% 6280 8276 -24.1%
7
248 -97.2% 55 838 -93.4%
3459
3948 -12.4% 16,831 17,893 -5.9%
2524
2567 -1.7% 12,556  14,647 -14.3%
7658
7057 8.5% 43,282 41,950 3.2%
Total
45,887
40,300 13.9% 250,206 153,225 63.3%

Offroaders
June
2016
June
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
20,060
19,159 4.7% 100,355 102,450 -2.0%
2
1184 -99.8% 36 6918 -99.5%
7 -100% 6 218 -97.2%
Total
20,062
20,350 -1.4% 100,397 109,586 -8.4%

Source: Automakers & ANDC 
* vehicle also displayed in another GCBC segment breakdown
GCBC isn’t here to break down segments, an impossible task for any group, but to display sales data for the sake of comparison. The more ways sales data can be displayed, the better. This explains why you’ll see the Encore and XV Crosstrek are listed with small cars, too, and the pricey FJ Cruiser and Xterra with midsizers, as well… because readers have wanted it both ways. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.

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Small SUV Sales In America – July 2016
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Small SUV Sales In America – June 2015
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Midsize SUV Sales In America – June 2016