US sales 2016 first half Large SUV segment

US SUV Large

Sales in the Large SUV segment grew by 12 percent in the second quarter of the year, faster than in either the Compact SUV or Mid-sized SUV segments. Overall, the growth since the beginning of the year is a more modest 5 percent, bringing the total of the cars sold to 141,341. 

  • Highlights for first half of 2016:


    Sales of the 2017 Nissan Armada will begin soon

    • Much of the growth in the segment in Q2 2016 was driven by a 52 percent growth in sales of the Ford Expedition, a remarkable performance for a car whose basic structure (and some of the sheetmetal) dates back to its introduction in 1996
    • Both Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban recovered from a fall in sales in the first quarter, and recorded an 8 percent and 6 percent growth in the second quarter, respectively
    • Sales of the old Nissan Armada fell 38 percent in the second quarter, as consumers wait for the new model to come to market, allowing Toyota Sequoia to jump it in the standings

About Krzysztof Wozniak

Kriss grew up in Poland reading German car magazines, before moving to England and graduating to the British magazines, which he still considers the best in the world and continues reading them after he’d moved to the US. In college he promised himself he’s buy himself a used Porsche before he turned 30 (not to be accused of having a mid-life crisis), but instead family needs dictated a Subaru Outback. Still waiting for that perfect moment to buy a used 2008-ish Cayman…
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