To what degree is this a massive achievement? Consider the sales figures of the S-Class’s compatriots. Audi sells an average of 422 A8s per month. BMW, admittedly in the final year of the current 7-Series, sells fewer than 800 copies of that car each month. Porsche’s Panamera attracts fewer buyers than the aforementioned A8.
Even cars which stretch out of the lower category – Audi A7 and Mercedes-Benz’s CLS – attracted 4839 fewer buyers, combined, than the S-Class over the first eight months of 2015.
The Lexus LS, a former top seller among large luxury limos, is down 9% to only 4864 units in 2015, barely more than one-third the S-Class’s total.
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is now sortable, so you can rank large luxury cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.