Every Auto Brand In America Ranked By 2016 SUV/Crossover Sales


Jeep sold 153,709 more SUVs and crossovers in 2016 than the next-best-selling auto brand in America, Ford.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – 2016 Year End
U.S. SUV/Crossover Sales By Model – 2016 Year End

While Ford benefited from far more pickup truck and car sales – Jeep sells neither trucks nor cars – Jeep was the top-selling utility vehicle brand in the United States in 2016.

USA SUV/crossover market share chart by automaker 2016

Ranked eighth, GMC likewise does not sell any cars but does produce more than half its volume with pickups and vans. GMC sold 266,892 SUVs/crossovers in 2016. Land Rover, which markets utility vehicles but no cars, trucks, or vans, ranked 21st overall in SUV/crossover sales and eighth among premium brands. 

Lexus, with 195,174 RX, NX, GX, and LX sales, sold more SUVs/crossovers than any other premium brand. For a fifth consecutive year, the Honda CR-V was America’s top-selling utility vehicle in 2016. The CR-V accounts for 64% of Honda’s utility vehicle volume. Traditional body-on-frame SUVs accounted for 11% of the 6.9 million utility vehicles sold in the U.S. in 2016.

Overall, U.S. SUV/crossover sales jumped 8%, year-over-year, to generate four out of every ten U.S. new vehicle sales in a record year for America’s auto industry.

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Rank
Auto Brand
2016
2015

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#1
Jeep
926,376
872,908
6.1%
#2
Ford
772,667
740,876
4.3%
#3
Toyota
672,577
608,213
10.6%
#4
Chevrolet
601,302
599,827
0.2%
#5
Honda
560,148
523,828
6.9%
#6
Nissan
532,208
482,668
10.3%
#7
Subaru
457,168
416,413
9.8%
#8
GMC
266,892
282,489
-5.5%
#9
Hyundai
220,970
181,725
21.6%
#10
Kia
195,799
169,988
15.2%
#11
Lexus
195,174
173,470
12.5%
#12
Dodge
175,233
172,808
1.4%
#13
Mercedes-Benz
158,600
138,035
14.9%
#14
Mazda
146,843
135,904
8.0%
#15
Buick
144,786
129,630
11.7%
#16
BMW
131,755
115,676
13.9%
#17
Acura
107,856
109,236
-1.3%
#18
Cadillac
100,716
104,771
-3.9%
#19
Audi
100,161
84,230
18.9%
#20
Infiniti
84,385
68,621
23.0%
#21
Land Rover
73,861
70,582
4.6%
#22
Lincoln
70,978
63,449
11.9%
#23
Mitsubishi
59,643
56,021
6.5%
#24
Volvo
52,978
38,911
36.2%
#25
Volkswagen
47,861
42,880
11.6%
#26
Porsche
34,715
30,006
15.7%
#27
Tesla †
18,028
208
8,567%
#28
Mini
12,706
16,686
-23.9%
#29
Fiat
11,712
11,357
3.1%
#30
Jaguar
10,016
#31
Maserati
1,917
#32
Bentley
884

† = HybridCars.com estimate for Model X

Timothy Cain is the founder of GoodCarBadCar.net, which obsesses over the free and frequent publication of U.S. and Canadian auto sales figures. Follow on Twitter @goodcarbadcar and on Facebook.