Honda, Nissan, and Toyota combined for 32,268 sales of their midsize crossovers: Pilot, Pathfinder, Highlander. Nissan also sold 3787 Muranos last month. A year ago, the Pathfinder was America’s 40th-best-selling utility vehicle. Through seven months of 2013, the Pathfinder ranks 16th in U.S. SUV/CUV sales.
Year-to-date, the Pathfinder, Durango, Explorer, and Mazda CX-9 have reported the most significant year-over-year improvements of the crossovers and SUVs shown below.
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On the flip side, excluding defunct nameplates like the Hyundai Veracruz, Jeep Liberty, and Mitsubishi Endeavor, the worst declines belong to Murano (undoubtedly harmed by the Pathfinder’s success), Subaru Tribeca, and Ford Flex.
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. 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.
Source: Automakers & * vehicle also displayed in another GCBC segment breakdown 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, right? This explains why you’ll see the Outback and Venza here but also with midsize cars, too, and the tweener-sized Sorento and Santa Fe are shown with midsize SUVs and small SUVs, and the pricey FJ Cruiser and Xterra with smaller utilities and the Volkswagen Touareg with luxury SUVs… because readers have wanted it both ways. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.