2022 Full-Size SUV Sales Report: GM Still Dominates While the Jeep Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer Picks Up Steam

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It’s no exaggeration to say that large family full-size SUVs dominate the annual sales report. In 2022, he had nearly 500,000 purchases, and the year before that was a similar story. A closer look at the latest annual sales report reveals some key takeaways from this particular segment. His full-size SUV is still selling very well, and as we enter 2023, certain new players could shake things up.

If the headline and the image above haven’t got you into the game yet, we’re talking about the Jeep Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer. decades Away from the full-size body-on-frame SUV market, Jeep’s iconic nameplate is back.

But among the big three, General Motors completely dominates this market with products from Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac. Last year, sales of the Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon and Escalade were whole full-size SUV market. Sales of GM’s large SUVs remained virtually steady while the overall market fell about 8% in 2022. In fact, GM dealers say he expects to sell 267 more of his vehicles in 2022 than he did in 2021. moved the SUV.

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It’s not the explosive growth we see with Wagoneer, but at least General Motors can tout its strong market position. The same cannot be said for Both his SUVs have seen some thoughtful updates, but the effort clearly didn’t translate into a sales boost.

Looking back at 2022 as a whole, Blue Oval dealers shifted 75,213 full-size SUVs (also between Ford and Lincoln brands), 23% less than in 2021.

Both Nissan and Toyota lose market share in full-size SUVs last year.

But despite some recent updates, more people have shunned Nissan and Infiniti’s full-size SUVs. Armada sales fell by a staggering 47.7% in 2022, but sales of his more luxurious QX80 weren’t as good.On the other hand, Infiniti decreased by 42.7% from 2021 last year, and in 2021 Also It’s been a year of decline for the QX80. It’s hard to guess all the reasons prospective buyers are avoiding these full-size siblings. It is the least offered in terms of powertrain options and cutting-edge technology among the dozens of players on the market.

the two SUVs Did it The Lexus LX 600 has received a major update in the past year. actually Land Cruiser since Toyota withdrew the 300 series from the US market (although that might be a consolation in the future) — and a new Sequoia. I turned up.

As for the new hybrid-only Sequoia, Toyota’s summer launch timing may have come too late to have a significant impact on 2022 sales. We’ll have to keep an eye on 2023 quarterly sales and see if the full-size SUV grows like the Tundra after a major redesign.

U.S. full-size SUV sales: Full year 2022

model 2022 full-year sales 2021 full-year sales change (%)
chevrolet tahoe 105,756 106,030 -0.3%
GMC Yukon 82,304 84,242 -2.3%
ford expedition 62,007 81,988 -24.4%
dodge durango 55,433 65,935 -16.0%
Chevrolet Suburban 50,951 48,214 +5.7%
cadillac escalade 40,247 40,505 -0.6%
jeep wagoneer 36,219 5,349 +577.1%
lincoln navigator 13,206 15,631 -15.5%
Nissan Armada 11,923 22,814 -47.7%
jeep grand wagoneer 11,736 2,675 +338.7%
Infiniti QX80 7,206 12,572 -42.7%
toyota sequoia 5,314 8,070 -34.2%
Lexus LX 3,642 3,563 +2.2%
toyota land cruiser 48 3,711 -98.7%
Total sales of full-size SUVs 485,992 501,299 -3.0%

The overall performance of each automaker in 2022 is shown below. For reference, here are the models for each automaker: company-Overall Sales:

GM SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade.

Ford SUV: Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator.

Stellantis SUV: Dodge Durango, Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer.

Nissan SUV: Nissan Armada and Infiniti QX80.

Toyota SUV: Toyota Sequoia, Land Cruiser, Lexus LX.

Total U.S. Full-Size SUV Sales by Automaker: Full Year 2022

model Sales in 2022 2021 sales change (%) Market share in 2022
GM SUVs 279,258 278,991 +0.01% 57.5%
Ford SUV 75,213 97,619 -23.0% 15.5%
Stellantis SUV 103,388 73,959 +39.8% 21.3%
Nissan SUV 19,129 35,386 -45.9% 3.9%
Toyota SUV 9,004 15,344 -41.3% 1.8%

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