March 2019 – The Best-Selling SUVs In America – Every SUV Ranked

The GCBC Analysis

SUV sales in America saw a dip when compared to this month last year. Of the top 20 highest-selling SUVs in the country, only four of them saw sales increases. The segment was down overall, by about 14,000 units.

The four SUVs that saw sales increases for the month of March are the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Subaru Outback, Toyota 4Runner, and Hyundai Tucson.

The sales leader in terms of overall volume was the Nissan Rogue. Having said that, its sales were down over 15 percent when compared to March of 2018.

YTD numbers look better. Overall, the segment is up over 24,000 units. However, several models, including the sales leader—the Nissan Rogue—have suffered sales decreases.

This mixed bag of results doesn’t necessarily bode well for the future. It will be interesting to see how SUV sales continue as the year progresses. They could rebound next


Best Selling SUV Rankings

All SUV Sales Figures – This Month

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Toyota 4Runner 12,510 11,761 6.37 32,829 31,550 4.05
Fiat 500X 262 607 -56.84 755 1,579 -52.18
GMC Acadia 11,084 11,751 -5.68 31,200 29,900 4.35
Nissan Armada 4,409 4,288 2.82 9,801 9,082 7.92
Subaru Ascent 7,932 0 0.00 19,073 0 0.00
Volkswagen Atlas 7,381 6,063 21.74 15,979 15,132 5.60
Chevrolet Blazer 1,074 0 0.00 3,023 0 0.00
Toyota C-HR 5,676 5,253 8.05 14,521 13,619 6.62
Porsche Cayenne 1,647 934 76.34 5,559 3,287 69.12
Jeep Cherokee 18,262 23,764 -23.15 49,420 50,610 -2.35
Jeep Compass 14,945 17,302 -13.62 37,306 43,520 -14.28
Mini Countryman 1,327 2,072 -35.96 3,196 4,914 -34.96
Honda CR-V 31,824 31,868 -0.14 87,280 82,054 6.37
Subaru CrossTrek 9,704 13,400 -27.58 26,197 33,462 -21.71
Mazda CX-3 1,201 1,728 -30.50 3,253 4,337 -24.99
Mazda CX-5 13,465 16,138 -16.56 37,494 42,817 -12.43
Mazda CX-9 2,136 3,066 -30.33 6,418 7,688 -16.52
Land Rover Discovery / LR4 1,185 1,036 14.38 3,043 2,532 20.18
Land Rover Discovery Sport 1,332 1,182 12.69 3,527 3,133 12.58
Dodge Durango 6,626 5,870 12.88 17,019 16,233 4.84
Jaguar E-Pace 563 1,755 -67.92 1,500 1,983 -24.36
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 3,143 604 420.36 8,997 653 1,277.79
Ford EcoSport 4,575 3,296 38.80 8,770 6,096 43.86
Ford Edge 10,985 13,919 -21.08 30,920 32,654 -5.31
Buick Enclave 4,469 4,011 11.42 12,580 9,869 27.47
Buick Encore 8,742 15,118 -42.17 24,606 25,468 -3.38
Buick Envision 2,708 4,367 -37.99 7,623 9,696 -21.38
Chevrolet Equinox 31,441 31,940 -1.56 88,500 82,398 7.41
Cadillac Escalade 2,423 3,263 -25.74 6,819 7,273 -6.24
Ford Escape 21,565 27,370 -21.21 60,702 67,350 -9.87
Ford Expedition 7,735 5,653 36.83 21,773 13,450 61.88
Ford Explorer 21,999 23,955 -8.17 61,922 62,804 -1.40
Jaguar F-Pace 1,730 0 0.00 4,540 2,188 107.50
Ford Flex 1,974 1,485 32.93 5,557 4,875 13.99
Subaru Forester 14,205 14,616 -2.81 40,656 37,104 9.57
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 701 360 94.72 2,293 1,004 128.39
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 1,871 2,254 -16.99 4,721 6,524 -27.64
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 6,282 6,064 3.59 15,366 16,260 -5.50
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 2,196 4,573 -51.98 6,535 11,656 -43.93
Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 2,423 1,974 22.75 6,017 5,496 9.48
Jeep Grand Cherokee 24,665 19,616 25.74 57,749 53,448 8.05
Lexus GX 2,291 2,329 -1.63 5,429 5,691 -4.60
Toyota Highlander 20,824 21,438 -2.86 52,621 52,882 -0.49
Honda HR-V 8,582 7,753 10.69 21,649 20,803 4.07
Jaguar I-Pace 212 0 0.00 608 0 0.00
Dodge Journey 8,513 10,275 -17.15 24,003 18,419 30.32
Nissan Juke 4 142 -97.18 9 456 -98.03
Nissan Kicks 5,144 0 0.00 12,519 0 0.00
Hyundai Kona 7,015 2,360 197.25 18,397 2,559 618.91
Toyota Land Cruiser 324 267 21.35 807 777 3.86
Lexus LX 552 528 4.55 1,214 1,277 -4.93
Porsche Macan 1,387 1,746 -20.56 4,208 4,890 -13.95
Acura MDX 3,982 4,019 -0.92 10,783 10,324 4.45
Lincoln MKC 2,056 2,149 -4.33 5,787 4,896 18.20
Lincoln MKT 441 252 75.00 1,242 512 142.58
Lincoln MKX/Nautilus 2,783 2,605 6.83 7,734 6,228 24.18
Tesla Model X 2,175 2,200 -1.14 4,225 6,600 -35.98
Nissan Murano 4,237 7,751 -45.34 11,729 20,722 -43.40
Lincoln Navigator 1,588 1,711 -7.19 4,469 4,062 10.02
Hyundai Nexo 20 0 0.00 60 0 0.00
Kia Niro 1,609 2,478 -35.07 5,346 6,335 -15.61
Lexus NX 5,633 5,859 -3.86 13,775 14,327 -3.85
Subaru Outback 18,539 16,822 10.21 41,808 44,122 -5.24
Mitsubishi Outlander 7,923 4,789 65.44 13,740 13,399 2.54
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 341 373 -8.58 631 696 -9.34
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 5,309 4,674 13.59 12,457 13,430 -7.24
Honda Passport 2,840 0 0.00 4,814 0 0.00
Nissan Pathfinder 7,226 6,680 8.17 17,354 18,106 -4.15
Jeep Patriot 1 100 -99.00 10 364 -97.25
Honda Pilot 13,411 14,158 -5.28 32,957 37,833 -12.89
Audi Q3 85 1,938 -95.61 398 4,874 -91.83
Audi Q5 6,529 5,473 19.29 15,228 14,030 8.54
Audi Q7 3,091 3,061 0.98 7,117 8,259 -13.83
Audi Q8 1,469 0 0.00 3,176 0 0.00
Infiniti QX30 548 1,227 -55.34 1,577 2,815 -43.98
Infiniti QX50 1,639 1,913 -14.32 3,583 4,084 -12.27
Infiniti QX60 4,525 5,115 -11.53 12,830 12,024 6.70
Infiniti QX70 2 221 -99.10 6 570 -98.95
Infiniti QX80 1,878 2,080 -9.71 5,789 5,599 3.39
Land Rover Range Rover 1,798 2,503 -28.17 4,988 4,989 -0.02
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 698 934 -25.27 2,052 2,595 -20.92
Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2,317 3,330 -30.42 6,469 5,927 9.14
Land Rover Range Rover Velar 2,162 1,987 8.81 4,949 5,070 -2.39
Toyota RAV4 33,166 34,937 -5.07 83,820 91,459 -8.35
Acura RDX 5,835 4,398 32.67 14,972 11,125 34.58
Jeep Renegade 7,449 9,771 -23.76 18,218 24,659 -26.12
Nissan Rogue 35,802 42,151 -15.06 93,814 116,454 -19.44
Lexus RX 10,967 9,814 11.75 23,529 23,790 -1.10
Hyundai Santa Fe 10,929 11,401 -4.14 28,683 28,552 0.46
Toyota Sequoia 843 1,006 -16.20 2,410 2,828 -14.78
Kia Sorento 9,507 8,027 18.44 23,619 21,386 10.44
Kia Sportage 6,467 7,880 -17.93 19,198 19,459 -1.34
Alfa Romeo Stelvio 898 1,270 -29.29 2,210 2,653 -16.70
Chevrolet Suburban 3,918 4,433 -11.62 11,029 14,725 -25.10
Chevrolet Tahoe 7,408 9,548 -22.41 20,853 23,643 -11.80
Kia Telluride 5,080 0 0.00 5,395 0 0.00
GMC Terrain 9,011 15,579 -42.16 25,364 32,964 -23.06
Volkswagen Tiguan 11,847 9,717 21.92 26,697 27,428 -2.67
Volkswagen Touareg 19 263 -92.78 86 938 -90.83
Chevrolet Traverse 12,158 15,023 -19.07 34,223 38,198 -10.41
Chevrolet Trax 8,732 8,207 6.40 24,580 20,482 20.01
Hyundai Tuscon 11,976 11,806 1.44 28,831 27,882 3.40
Lexus UX 1,776 0 0.00 3,925 0 0.00
Toyota Venza 1 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Jeep Wrangler 21,963 27,829 -21.08 49,988 55,504 -9.94
BMW X1 3,470 3,717 -6.65 5,856 8,251 -29.03
BMW X2 1,079 947 13.94 2,951 947 211.62
BMW X3 6,727 4,547 47.94 14,568 10,782 35.11
BMW X4 577 513 12.48 1,436 1,417 1.34
BMW X5 4,460 4,840 -7.85 11,912 12,076 -1.36
BMW X6 646 763 -15.33 2,100 2,019 4.01
BMW X7 2,186 0 0.00 2,186 0 0.00
Volvo XC40 1,550 1,001 54.85 3,577 1,072 233.68
Volvo XC60 2,936 2,379 23.41 6,636 6,033 10.00
Volvo XC90 3,236 2,796 15.74 6,659 7,389 -9.88
Cadillac XT4 2,496 0 0.00 7,026 0 0.00
Cadillac XT5 4,717 6,188 -23.77 13,278 14,845 -10.56
GMC Yukon 5,310 3,257 63.03 14,947 8,894 68.06
Model Month Month LY YTD YTD LY
∑ = 747,222 ∑ = 761,524 ∑ = 1,918,163 ∑ = 1,892,098

All SUV Sales by Quarter

Important note: Both Ford and GM have switched to quarterly reporting, making it more difficult to accurately gauge crossover sales. We won’t have results to report for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Ford or Lincoln until the end of each quarter.