Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America – October 2017


Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America for October 2017

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling SUV sales leaders in the United States for September 2017. Each month we compile the Top 20 best selling SUV sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.

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If you want more data, check out our last few months of data Top 20 Best Selling SUVs in America – September 2017 or Top 20 Best Selling SUVs in America – October 2016. Also check out our other Segment reports


Our Take On The Top 20 Best Selling SUV Sales Numbers

No prizes for guessing the best-selling SUV in the USA for October – the RAV4 does it again, showing off with 29% growth to keep itself over 4,000 sales ahead of rival the Nissan Rogue.

The Rogue does well itself, pushing ahead 43% on last October. It climbs two places on the top-20 SUV countdown from last year, made even more impressive by how competitive this segment has been since then.

Back in 2016, the CR-V was top dog in this segment, when 30,000 sales was enough to give it a comfortable lead over the RAV4. Nissan and Toyota have really stepped up to the plate in the months since, leaving the CR-V trailing, despite 27,773 sales in October 2017 – a figure that would have had it remain in first if managed last year.


Top 20 Best Selling SUVs Rankings

This sales table of shows the top SUV sales performers in the United States, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.

For reference US = United States Sales for the month, US LY = Last Year’s United States Sales for the month, US vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = United States Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s United States Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.

Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Toyota RAV4 34,086 26,429 29.00 346,316 286,824 20.70
Nissan Rogue 30,286 21,179 43.00 327,213 262,798 24.50
Honda CR-V 27,773 30,306 -8.40 308,706 293,799 5.10
Chevrolet Equinox 25,272 19,664 28.50 238,007 193,400 23.10
Ford Escape 23,064 23,505 -1.90 256,942 258,269 -0.50
Ford Explorer 19,421 18,597 4.40 218,455 207,022 5.50
Toyota Highlander 17,461 17,668 -1.20 175,657 144,713 21.40
Jeep Grand Cherokee 17,215 17,867 -3.60 198,460 171,793 15.50
Subaru Outback 15,786 18,008 -12.30 156,277 144,434 8.20
Subaru Forester 13,430 15,330 -12.40 145,460 145,982 -0.40
Jeep Wrangler 13,391 14,469 -7.50 163,533 163,096 0.30
Jeep Cherokee 13,138 13,531 -2.90 133,973 171,877 -22.10
Hyundai Santa Fe 13,024 11,311 15.10 108,679 109,609 -0.80
Jeep Compass 11,207 6,207 80.60 65,142 79,123 -17.70
Toyota 4Runner 11,153 8,537 30.60 106,239 91,853 15.70
Chevrolet Traverse 11,098 10,984 1.00 99,962 97,126 2.90
Ford Edge 11,036 8,064 36.90 115,763 111,140 4.20
Subaru Crosstrek 10,871 8,367 29.90 87,685 77,177 13.60
Mazda CX-5 10,306 8,942 15.30 102,856 91,381 12.60
Honda Pilot 10,285 8,677 18.50 94,488 99,676 -5.20
Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Sum Total 339,303 Sum Total 307,642 Sum Total 3,449,813 Sum Total 3,201,092