2019 Best Selling SUV Cars In the United States (All Models Ranked)
In 2019, SUVs and crossovers solidified their dominance in the U.S. automotive market, with many consumers opting for the versatility, higher driving position, and overall practicality these vehicles offer.
Yet, when you look at SUV sales in the U.S., you will see that the segment is down for the month of December. When you look at the sales numbers for the entire year of 2019, the segment is up considerably. December wasn’t a great month for SUV sales, but the year was good. The segment was down by about 50,000 units for the month of December. The sales in 2019 showed an increase of about 112,000 units.
Leading the pack was the Toyota RAV4. It was up for both the month of December and the year. The RAV4 retained its top spot, thanks in part to a redesign that debuted in 2019, offering more rugged styling, increased efficiency, and enhanced technology features. The Honda CR-V was right behind the Toyota. It was down in the month of December, but it was up for the year. As a mainstay in the compact SUV segment, the CR-V continued to draw buyers with its mix of practicality, reliability, and safety features.
The Nissan Rogue was in third place, but it saw sales drop for both the month and the year. Despite facing increasing competition, the Rogue remained a popular choice in the compact SUV category, known for its spacious interior and value proposition. Chevy’s compact SUV the Equinox offering was well-received due to its mix of technology, comfort, and a range of engine options including a fuel-efficient diesel variant.
Here Are The Most Popular SUVs in the U.S for 2019
This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for the passenger car segment in the United States for the full year and is ranked from most popular passenger car to least popular.
This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for the passenger car segment in the United States on a month to month basis for the entire year so far. It includes all major passenger car models sold in the U.S market and you can see that the monthly passenger car sales trends clearly. Seeing the individual passenger car model sales performance in this way gives you a good sense of the momentum (good or bad).