Large Car Sales In America – November 2016 YTD


2017 Buick LaCrosse

Full-size, volume brand sedan sales plunged 19% in the United States in November 2016, falling at more than twice the rate of decline produced by the same batch of cars through the first ten months of 2016.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – November 2016 YTD
U.S. Car Sales Rankings By Model – November 2016 YTD

Topped in November by the surging Dodge Charger – sales of which jumped by a third in November and are flat, year-to-date – the segment also enjoyed gains from the Nissan Maxima, the low-volume Hyundai Azera, and the niche market Chevrolet SS.

USA large car sales chart November 2016
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But this is a dying breed of cars. 

More affordable midsize cars are exceedingly spacious these days. 

And customers that desire premium cars want premium-badged cars. A Ford Taurus SEL is not a Lexus ES.

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 cars 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 • December 2016 • October 2016November 2015

Large Car
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
2427
3351 -27.6% 24,756 38,877 -36.3%
6082
10,494 -42.0% 86,212 107,765 -20.0%
212
148 43.2% 2919 2761 5.7%
2566
4635 -44.6% 49,657 48,756 1.8%
9138
6804 34.3% 88,200 88,323 -0.1%
2774
3187 -13.0% 39,997 44,794 -10.7%
424
299 41.8% 4558 5181 -12.0%
560
1837 -69.5% 22,804 28,280 -19.4%
268
847 -68.4% 4310 6745 -36.1%
4093
3884 5.4% 57,377 35,588 61.2%
4326
5129 -15.7% 43,029 54,249 -20.7%
Total
32,870
40,615 -19.1% 423,819 461,319 -8.1%

Source: Automakers
* Hyundai USA, not GoodCarBadCar, chooses to combine sales figures for the Genesis sedan and Genesis Coupe, forcing us to include the Genesis with these volume-brand cars on pricing grounds before we even get to the “brand status” issue.
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. 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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Large Car Sales In America – December & 2016 Year End
Large Car Sales In America – October 2016
Large Car Sales In America – November 2015
Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America – November 2016
U.S. Auto Sales Brand Rankings – November 2016

Midsize Car Sales In America – November 2016