Americans may be feeling the pinch at the pump, but that doesn’t mean the long ride is over for SUVs in the U.S. Reports that buyers, concerned about rapidly rising gasoline prices, were beginning to turn away from SUVs following April’s disappointing sales performance have proven to be highly premature. General Motors says its SUV sales rose 19% last month and posted their best-ever May. Ford data wasn’t as encouraging, with each of its SUVs down 14% or more, but insiders say the ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Death of the SUV Has Been Greatly Exaggerated" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.