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Canyon, Yukon, Yukon XL Leading GMC at Halfway Point in 2016

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Kelley Blue Book recently gave its Brand Image Award for Most Refined Brand to GMC

GMC sales were down 8.6% overall in June at a total of 42,985 units delivered, and down 4.5% year-over-year at retail with a total of 38,674 units delivered. At the halfway point in 2016, GMC sales are down 3.8% overall at 254,587 units and down 1.8% at retail with 219,829 units.

With all sales considered, only the Canyon, Yukon, and Yukon XL posted sales increases in June. Canyon sales were up 34.2% at a total of 3,398 units, Yukon sales were up 20.9% at a total of 3,972 units, and Yukon XL sales were up 7.8% at a total of 2,594 units.

Halfway through the year, those three models are also GMC’s biggest overall drivers of growth. Total sales of the Canyon are up 15.6% at 17,362 units, Yukon is up 11.2% at 20,028 units, and Yukon XL is up 5.7% at 14,198 units.

All three of the aforementioned models also saw double-digit growth at retail, with the Canyon up 34%, Yukon up 21%, and Yukon XL up 13%. Retail gains for the Yukon put it at 10 straight months of year-over-year increases among individual customers.

Retail-wise, the Canyon, Yukon, Yukon XL, and Sierra have all posted retail gains through six months. The Canyon is up 15%, Yukon is up 16%, Yukon XL is up 9%, and Sierra is up 4%. What’s more, Sierra’s year-to-date retail sales are the highest they have been in a decade.

Also of note for June: Denali penetration was even higher than it was in May, accounting for over 25% of all GMC sales at retail for the month.