The Jeep Renegade still reigned as the subcompact crossover sales king in June, despite seeing a reduction in the number of sales over last month.
Sales in June came to 9,688, which was a 10.9 percent decrease from May. However, in the subcompact crossover market, the Renegade stayed at the head of the pack with 2,000 more in sales over the second-highest seller, the Subaru Crosstrek, which had 7,658 in June.
The Crosstrek, which remained in second place in sales from May into June, also saw a decrease, coming in at 9.6 percent less over May’s sales.
The Renegade is relatively new to the market, having been introduced in 2015. Since then, the Jeep has seen a whopping 99-percent increase in sales, statistics from June 2015 through June 2016 showed.
Sales of the other subcompact crossovers remained steady with all staying the same in popularity from May into June, despite six of the 10 having seen a decrease in sales in June.
Rounding out the top five in addition to the Renegade and Crosstrek were the Honda HR-V, which had the third highest sales for the month at 6,567 or a 11.2 percent decrease over May; the Buick Encore, which had the fourth highest sales at 6,091 or a 6.6 percent decrease over May; and the Chevrolet Trax, which had the fifth highest sales at 5,796 or a 13.6 percent increase over May. The Trax was the only subcompact crossover in the top five that saw any increases in sales from May to June.
Besides the Trax, the other cars that saw increases in sales were the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, which had the sixth highest sales at 3,459 or an increase of 13 percent over May’s sales; the Nissan Juke, which has the seventh highest sales at 2,524 or an increase of 11.1 percent; and the Mini Countryman, which had the ninth highest sales at 1,429 or a 15.6 percent increase.
Subcompact Crossover Sales – June 2016
|June 2016 #||May 2016 #||June ’16/May ’16 %||June 2016/2015||YTD 2016 #||YTD 2016/2015 %|
|Mitsubishi Outlander Sport||3,459||3,060||13.0%||-12.4%||16,831||-5.9%|
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