US – Large Car Sales Figures

The GCBC Analysis

Large cars in the U.S. didn’t have a good month in June and haven’t had a good time so far in 2019. The segment had only two models that managed to see sales increase. The seven other models in the segment all saw sales drop when compared with this month last year. The same can be said of YTD sales.

In the month of June, only the Dodge Charger and the Kia K900 managed to see sales bumps. The segment as a whole was down by over 5,000 units. When you look YTD the segment was actually down about 39,000 units.

This downtrend for the large car segment is expected to continue. It’s been trending down for some time. Dodge still manages to sell the Charger despite its age and the K900 is a somewhat surprise for the segment. Those two models may continue to see success.

Below you will find sales figures for all large cars sold in the United States broken down by month and by quarter.

We will report June 2019 Large Car Sales beginning on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 beginning around 10 AM ET.

Data will trickle in throughout the day with the numbers being finalized by EOD. GCBC is also happy to announce that we will be adding quarterly sales reports and comparisons in addition to monthly sales comparisons beginning this quarter. We will also be adding monthly sales tables and charts to the mix as well.

Note: FCA US LLC will end its practice of reporting U.S. and Canada sales on a monthly basis following June results. FCA US and FCA Canada will report monthly sales for May and June. The first quarterly report will occur on October 1, 2019, covering the months of July, August, and September.

Previous Month Comparison

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Chrysler 300 2,904 4,318 -32.75 15,857 24,707 -35.82
Toyota Avalon 2,616 2,996 -12.68 14,857 19,495 -23.79
Kia Cadenza 130 268 -51.49 763 3,301 -76.89
Dodge Charger 9,034 6,640 36.05 45,046 41,406 8.79
Chevrolet Impala 3,761 4,532 -17.01 25,795 27,663 -6.75
Kia K900 35 22 59.09 209 175 19.43
Buick LaCrosse 746 1,351 -44.78 5,389 11,119 -51.53
Nissan Maxima 2,079 4,504 -53.84 16,795 24,052 -30.17
Ford Taurus 1,171 3,329 -64.82 11,532 23,786 -51.52

∑ = 22,476

∑ = 27,960

∑ = 136,243

∑ = 175,704

Previous Quarter Comparison

Monthly Sales Table