U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #244: November 25, 2002
Sport Utility Vehicle Spotlight
In 2001 there were 60 models of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) whose sales totaled more than 3.7 million vehicles. This is quite a change from 1990 when 30 different models had sales of fewer than a million vehicles.
Sales and Numbers of SUV Models, 1990, 1995, 2001
Note: Sales shown are for the period of October 1 of the previous year through September 30 of the current year.
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Source: ORNL MPG and Market Shares Data System, 2002.
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