Explorer volume plunged 18% compared with a massive high of more than 23,000 units in July 2015 as total Ford brand utilities slid 5%. Year-to-date, Explorer volume is up 2%, on track to rise to a 12-year high.
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The Explorer’s sharp decrease was by no means the only sudden July decline among mainstream three-row crossovers.
Nissan Pathfinder volume took a 30% dive as Nissan readies the launch of an updated 2017 model. The GMC Acadia is coming to the end of its Lambda platform run, as well, and sales slid 30% in July with the new Acadia set to take over in the coming weeks.
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 sortable, so you can rank midsize SUVs and crossovers any which way you like. Mobile users can now thumb across the tables for full-width access. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.