Top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicles In America – August 2018


Tesla Model 3 - image courtesy Tesla Press Kit
Tesla Model 3 - image courtesy Tesla Press Kit

Top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicles In America for July 2018

Here you will find the top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicle sales leaders in the United States for July 2018. Each month we compile the top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicle sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.

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Our Take On The Top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicle Sales Numbers

Yet again, the Tesla Model 3 outsold all other luxury vehicles in the US market, with the momentum musk’s mid-size electric motor showing no signs of abating just yet.

Beneath it, the next top sellers are all SUVs; the next luxury passenger car to make the top-20 is the Lexus ES, taking ninth for the month amongst those luxury vehicles to have reported sales for August so far.

It is here that we begin to see some red in the chart – the Lexus, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series all follow the downward trend for sedans in the US, with Audi bucking the trend with the A4 and Q7.


Top 20 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicles Rankings

This sales table of shows the Top Luxury Vehicle sales performers in the United States, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.

For reference US = United States Sales for the month, US LY = Last Year’s United States Sales for the month, US vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = United States Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s United States Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.

Top 20 Best Selling Luxury Vehicles in America - August 2018

Model US US LY % Change YTD YTD vs LY % Change
Tesla Model 3 17,800 0 0.0 56,417 0 0.0
Lexus RX 10,875 10,391 4.7 70,701 66,760 5.9
Audi Q5 6,812 4,767 42.9 42,275 34,630 22.1
BMW X3 6,344 2,918 117.4 35,379 29,925 18.2
Acura MDX 6,252 4,532 38.0 32,544 32,814 -0.8
Acura RDX 5,793 4,679 23.8 38,899 35,487 9.6
Lexus NX 5,644 5,517 2.3 38,969 36,946 5.5
Cadillac XT5 5,362 7,236 -25.9 42,019 42,538 -1.2
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 4,926 4,498 9.5 44,517 28,227 57.7
Lexus ES 4,686 6,404 -26.8 29,138 34,845 -16.4
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4,071 5,304 -23.2 37,571 52,755 -28.8
Audi A4 3,768 2,746 37.2 23,012 22,667 1.5
BMW 3-Series 3,751 5,379 -30.3 31,116 37,170 -16.3
Audi Q7 3,682 3,174 16.0 24,367 23,240 4.8
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 3,622 3,750 -3.4 30,810 34,458 -10.6
BMW 5-Series 3,439 3,587 -4.1 27,711 24,799 11.7
Cadillac Escalade - Family 3,387 1,803 87.9 23,324 13,708 70.1
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2,959 2,851 3.8 16,468 17,768 -7.3
Infiniti QX60 2,870 3,697 -22.4 27,966 25,481 9.8
Volvo XC60 2,842 2,521 12.7 20,099 13,740 46.3
Total 108,885 Total 85,754 Total 693,302 Total 607,958