Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America – September 2018


Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In America for September 2018

Here you will find the Top 20 best selling SUV sales leaders in the United States for September 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

The top-20 selling SUVs in America through September saw an overall drop in sales compared with the same month last year, as trade uncertainty and a shorter month chipped away at these vehicles’ sales totals.

The four models making up the top one-fifth of the top-20 – the Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V and Chevrolet Equinox – all saw sales fall, with the top two seeing decreases of more than 10% year-on-year.

Growth leaders for the month were two Jeeps – the Cherokee and Compass – and the Honda Pilot. Honda’s light truck sales were up 6% on last September for a record month, despite the fall in CR-V sales, as its passenger car sales slid 20%.


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.

Top 20 Best Selling SUVs in America - Sept 2018

Model US US LY % Change YTD YTD vs LY % Change
Toyota RAV4 37,440 42,395 -11.7 319,145 312,230 2.2
Nissan Rogue 34,842 38,969 -10.6 309,979 296,927 4.4
Honda CR-V 30,587 30,983 -1.3 277,629 281,584 -1.4
Chevrolet Equinox 25,663 27,512 -6.7 234,381 212,735 10.2
Jeep Cherokee 23,836 12,775 86.6 179,743 117,835 52.5
Toyota Highlander 21,986 20,359 8.0 180,699 158,196 14.2
Ford Explorer Family 21,347 21,207 0.7 196,870 199,034 -1.1
Ford Escape 20,398 25,575 -20.2 210,050 233,878 -10.2
Jeep Grand Cherokee 19,312 22,270 -13.3 166,653 181,245 -8.1
Jeep Compass 16,525 11,356 45.5 132,674 53,935 146.0
Jeep Wrangler 15,983 15,714 1.7 190,951 150,142 27.2
Honda Pilot 15,464 10,295 50.2 119,901 84,203 42.4
Subaru Forester 13,453 13,262 1.4 121,924 132,030 -7.7
Subaru Outback 12,895 16,330 -21.0 137,992 140,491 -1.8
Subaru CrossTrek 12,376 12,491 -0.9 111,415 76,814 45.0
Toyota 4Runner 12,133 11,333 7.1 102,267 95,086 7.6
Chevrolet Traverse 10,825 11,943 -9.4 106,728 88,864 20.1
Hyundai Tuscon 10,646 10,118 5.2 103,514 82,839 25.0
Mazda CX-5 10,538 12,440 -15.3 116,728 92,550 26.1
Hyundai Santa Fe 10,162 11,420 -11.0 88,969 95,655 -7.0
Total 376,411 Total 378,747 Total 3,408,212 Total 3,086,273