Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America – April 2018


Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America for April 2018

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling SUV sales leaders in the United States for April 2018. 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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Our Take On The Top 20 Best Selling SUV Sales Numbers

Given its recent surge in sales, could we see the Jeep Wrangler topping the US SUV sales chart in the coming months?

April’s best-ever performance for the Wrangler put it second only to the Toyota RAV4 in the SUV segment, and its 58% year-on-year increase contributed to its parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automotive swinging 5% into growth as the industry as a whole slid back.

Currently, the new JL Wrangler is being sold alongside the outgoing JK model in dealerships, and Jeep has not provided a breakdown of the sales split between the new and old model.

It’s currently hard to say whether the Wrangler’s sales success will continue as supplies of the older model begin to dry up – the final JK recently rolled off the production line of the Toledo facility where all Wranglers are built – though it’s thought the only thing holding back the off-roader’s sales figures was an inability for Jeep to build enough to meet demand.

However, investment in 2016 to retool the Toledo plant and increase capacity may hint that FCA is working to meet that demand, and reap the rewards.


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 31,007 31,757 -2.40 122,466 112,290 9.10
Jeep Wrangler 29,776 18,841 58.00 85,280 60,152 41.80
Honda CR-V 28,323 32,671 -13.30 110,369 126,728 -12.90
Nissan Rogue 23,331 27,386 -14.80 139,785 128,807 8.50
Ford Escape 21,383 25,637 -16.60 88,733 101,975 -13.00
Ford Explorer 20,865 22,864 -8.70 83,669 85,634 -2.30
Toyota Highlander 18,456 17,981 2.60 71,338 64,623 10.40
Jeep Cherokee 16,887 14,083 19.90 67,497 54,838 23.10
Jeep Grand Cherokee 16,647 18,877 -11.80 70,095 75,477 -7.10
Subaru Outback 14,083 14,469 -2.70 58,205 57,041 2.00
Subaru Forester 13,679 14,761 -7.30 50,783 56,237 -9.70
Hyundai Tucson 12,903 9,952 29.70 40,785 31,107 31.10
Subaru Crosstrek 12,266 7,218 69.90 45,728 27,456 66.60
Honda Pilot 11,891 9,746 22.00 49,724 34,970 42.20
Dodge Journey 11,638 8,401 38.50 30,057 42,801 -29.80
Jeep Compass 11,521 3,520 227.30 55,041 12,072 355.90
Mazda CX-5 11,312 11,334 -0.20 54,129 35,708 51.60
Ford Edge 11,240 12,147 -7.50 43,894 44,094 -0.50
Toyota 4Runner 9,970 10,428 -4.40 41,520 42,084 -1.30
Hyundai Santa Fe 9,400 9,480 -0.80 37,952 37,582 1.00
Model US US LY US vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Sum Total 336,578 Sum Total 321,553 Sum Total 1,347,050 Sum Total 1,231,676