Large SUV Sales In America – October 2016 YTD


2015 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71

U.S. sales of full-size SUVs jumped 52% in October 2016, yet another massive leap forward after a 50% jump in September and a first-half in which sales rose 7%.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – October 2016 YTD

Led, as always, by General Motors, sales of volume brand, body-on-frame SUVs grew to 34,344 units in October. GM’s quartet of Chevrolet and GMC sport-utes were responsible for 81% of that total.

Throw in the Cadillac Escalade and its ESV long-wheelbase sibling and GM’s full-size SUVs accounted for 12% of GM’s total volume, up from 7% a year ago.

The Chevrolet Tahoe, with 11,976 October sales, is now up 15% through the first ten months of 2016 compared with the same period one year ago. At this pace, GM could sell more than 100,000 Tahoes in 2016, the first 100K+ year since 2007.

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. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • November 2016 • September 2016October 2015

SUV
October
2016
October
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD

Change
6650
3585 85.5% 45,932 39,300 16.9%
11,976
6624 80.8% 81,976 71,352 14.9%
3893
3924 -0.8% 49,372 34,407 43.5%
5677
3525 61.0% 41,002 33,536 22.3%
3469
2722 27.4% 27,582 23,661 16.6%
1740
970 79.4% 9823 10,769 -8.8%
939
1303 -27.9% 10,073 10,602 -5.0%
Total
34,344
22,653 51.6% 265,760 223,627 18.8%

Source: Automakers

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