• Big SUV Sales Decline, But There is Still Hope (Sales Report)


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    While all full-size SUVs on this list declined in sales when compared to last year, they are still selling in significant numbers. Dodge Durango tops the list, as GM is no longer reporting their sales results monthly (they will report quarterly).

    Ford says that the new Expedition is still ramping up in sales, especially in direct to consumer sales (not fleets). It will be interesting to see what happens over the next several months.

    The Nissan Armada had a great launch of the new 2017 model, but it is now struggling to increase sales further.

    We will see how these sales stack up against the segment-leading GM truck-based SUVs in about a month.

    Full-size SUV sales – May 2018

    May 2018 # May 2018/2017 YTD 2018 # YTD 2018/2017 %
    Chevrolet Tahoe no report quarterly no report quarterly
    Dodge Durango 6,222 -15% 27,378 -10%
    Ford Expedition 5,223 -9.3% 22,649 -13.9%
    Chevrolet Suburban no report quarterly no report quarterly
    Nissan Armada 2,216 -10.9% 13,011 10.4%
    GMC Yukon no report quarterly no report quarterly
    GMC Yukon XL no report quarterly no report quarterly
    Toyota Sequoia 868 -10.0% 4,556 -14.8%

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    Andre Smirnov
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