The Chevrolet Tahoe and the Ford Expedition are the undisputed leaders in the class.
After a drop by 39 percent in the second quarter of 2020, sales of full-size SUVs in the U.S. resumed slightly in the third quarter. However, the dynamics of demand has remained negative: -13 percent.
The biggest players in this class, the Chevy Tahoe and the Ford Expedition, can improve their sales by the end of the year. However, their results of 2020 will unlikely achieve the level of the pre-pandemic 2019.
In the list of the most popular full-size SUVs in the United States there are several models for which demand has grown or remains at last year’s level, despite the COVID-19.
These are, first of all, the GMC Yukon & Yukon XL, Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X7.
Overall, the segment top-sellers for the first three quarters of 2020 are as follows:
- Chevrolet Tahoe (59,540 units, -26%)
- Ford Expedition (51,747 units, -20%)
- GMC Yukon & Yukon XL (38,681 units, + 28%)
- Chevrolet Suburban (24,059 units, -42%)
- Nissan Armada (17,520 units, -29%)
- Mercedes-Benz GLS (16,928 units, + 24%)
- Cadillac Escalade (15,093 units, -10%)
- BMW X7 (13,535 units, -2%)
- Infiniti QX80 (11,293 units, -20%)
- Lincoln Navigator (10,210 units, -23%)
- Range Rover (9,982 units, -26%)
- Toyota Sequoia (4,733 units, -38%)
- Lexus LX (2,876 units, -14%)
- Toyota Land Cruiser (1,761 units, -26%).