Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America – December 2017


Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America for December 2017

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling SUV sales leaders in the United States for December 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 – December 2017 or Top 20 Best Selling SUVs in America – December 2016. Also check out our other Segment reports


Our Take On The Top 20 Best Selling SUV Sales Numbers

In November, the Nissan Rogue stole the crown for America’s top-selling SUV from the Toyota RAV4. In December, the Toyota – America’s favourite SUV nameplate for all of 2017 – didn’t even feature in the month’s top 3.

The Honda CR-V, itself ending the year a record-breaker for the Honda brand, and the Chevrolet Equinox surpassed the RAV4’s sales volume in December, with the Equinox posting a particularly strong uptick in the twelfth month of the year.

The Ford Explorer and Escape switched places in December, with both having strong months. December was particularly fruitful for the Explorer, as it posted a 30.7% increase on its performance from the last month of 2016.


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
Nissan Rogue 40,172 40,477 -0.80 403,465 329,904 22.30
Honda CR-V 36,983 37,778 -2.10 377,895 357,335 5.80
Chevrolet Equinox 32,784 27,195 20.60 290,458 242,195 19.90
Toyota RAV4 32,542 37,214 -12.60 407,594 352,154 15.70
Ford Explorer 28,566 21,857 30.70 271,131 248,507 9.10
Ford Escape 26,253 25,788 1.80 308,296 307,069 0.40
Jeep Grand Cherokee 23,622 23,250 1.60 240,696 212,273 13.40
Toyota Highlander 21,041 25,425 -17.20 215,775 191,379 12.70
Jeep Cherokee 19,359 16,380 18.20 169,882 199,736 -14.90
Honda Pilot 18,602 12,072 54.10 127,279 120,772 5.40
Subaru Outback 18,248 20,695 -11.80 188,886 182,898 3.30
Subaru Forester 17,441 18,015 -3.20 177,563 178,593 -0.60
Mazda CX-5 14,097 11,989 17.60 127,563 112,235 13.70
Lexus RX 13,951 14,882 -6.30 108,307 109,435 -1.00
Jeep Wrangler 13,700 15,721 -12.90 190,522 191,774 -0.70
Ford Edge 13,660 12,691 7.60 142,603 134,588 6.00
Hyundai Santa Fe 13,146 10,862 21.00 133,171 131,265 1.50
Chevrolet Traverse 12,313 10,381 18.60 123,506 116,701 5.80
Subaru Crosstrek 12,302 10,229 20.30 110,138 95,677 15.10
Toyota 4Runner 11,954 11,489 4.00 128,296 111,970 14.60
Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Sum Total 420,736 Sum Total 404,390 Sum Total 4,243,026 Sum Total 3,926,460