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Large Luxury SUV Sales In America – December 2015 And 2015 Year End

2015 Land Rover Range Rover silver

U.S. sales of the core member of the Cadillac Escalade lineup, the regular wheelbase Escalade, increased to a seven-year high in calendar year 2015. Its long-wheelbase sibling, the Escalade ESV, posted an eight-year high of 14,691 sales. 

Combined, plus a couple of Escalade EXT sales, Cadillac sold 35,923 total Escalades in America in 2015, an 18% year-over-year increase.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – 2015 Year End
U.S. SUV/Crossover Sales Rankings By Model – 2015 Year End

Mercedes-Benz doesn’t offer the bodystyle variants of its GL-Class, soon to be known as the GLS, but Mercedes-Benz does offer powertrain variants. There’s a diesel, a twin-turbo V6, a twin-turbo V8, and another twin-turbo V8, the GL63 AMG. 

Together, all these GLs combined for a 4% increase to 27,707 U.S. sales in 2014, more than the Infiniti QX80 and Lincoln Navigator combined. And 2015 was a good year for the QX80 and Navigator. 

In the midst of all this there is the ultimate luxury SUV, at least for the moment. The Land Rover Range Rover is an icon, with more history and royalty and pomp and circumstance in its glovebox than the Escalade and Navigator could even dream of mustering. 

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USA large luxury SUV sales chart 2015 year end
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Range Rover sales jumped 39% to 17,821 units in 2015, a record for the Range Rover as the Land Rover brand broke its own sales record, too. 

Is it objectively the best of the bunch? Perhaps not. Is it the one to have? You better believe it.

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 SUVs any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • December 2016 • January 2016 • November 2015December 2014

Large Luxury SUV
3740 24.6% 35,923 30,522 17.7%
1615 34.4% 15,646 12,935 21.0%
1482 23.8% 17,821 12,830 38.9%
505 76.6% 3884 4052 -4.1%
1792 -30.2% 11,964 10,433 14.7%
375 44.3% 3616 3090 17.0%
3394 -16.1% 27,707 26,597 4.2%
365 -4.1% 2687 3158 -14.9%
13,268 9.6% 119,248 103,617 15.1%

Source: Automakers & ANDC
GCBC isn’t here to break down segments, an impossible task for any group, but to display sales data for the sake of comparison. The more ways sales data can be displayed, the better. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.

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