During a year in which full-size, flagship, luxury SUVs are surging forward – first-half sales were up 31% – will July represent the beginning of a downward trend or will it stand out as a simple anomaly?
Overall Cadillac Escalade volume tumbled 25% compared with July 2014, when the latest generation of Cadillac’s big SUV was beginning its tenure. The Range Rover, up 40.5% this year, slid 21% in July. The much lower-volume Lexus LX570 and Toyota Land Cruiser both suffered declines, as well.
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As a result, despite the gains produced by the Infiniti QX80, Lincoln Navigator, and Mercedes-Benz’s two big brutes, the overall picture was disappointing.
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.
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.