From an auto-selling perspective, August 2015 was one day shorter than August 2014 and missing Labour Day sales that helped boost August totals in the three previous years. As a result, the total volume reported by the industry was actually down compared with August 2014, even though Americans were buying and leasing more new vehicles per day than they were a year ago.
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Nevertheless, Buick Enclave volume was up 27%. The Ford Explorer jumped 22%, including a 3910-unit increase for the civilian Explorer. The Toyota Highlander’s 16% increase translated to 1844 extra sales for the Toyota crossover during the same month 4Runner volume jumped by 1154 sales.
The Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe, available in three-row form, posted 10% and 21% increases.
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. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank midsize SUVs and crossovers any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.