The GCBC Analysis
Large Luxury SUV sales were up for the month of March when compared with this time last year. The segment saw roughly 1,200 more units sold thank March of last year.
With that said, the segment leader, the Cadillac Escalade saw a nearly 26 percent decline in sales. The big sales increases for the segment came from the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, which saw a jump of around 23 percent, and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, which saw a more dramatic leap of nearly 95 percent.
When you look at the YTD sales, the numbers are even more impressive. Only the Cadillac and the Lexus LX are down for Q1 of 2019. The segment is riding a wave of sales that outpace last year’s numbers by about 4,000 sales. This trend is likely to continue for the rest of the year.
Large Luxury Car Rankings
Large Luxury SUV Sales – This Month
|Model||US||US LY||% Change||YTD||YTD LY||% Change|
|Toyota Land Cruiser||324||267||21.3||807||777||3.9|
|Land Rover Range Rover||1,798||2,503||-28.2||4,988||4,989||-0.0|
|∑ = 13,873||∑ = 12,686||∑ = 34,582||∑ = 30,477|