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Jeep Compass available at Elmwood CDJR in East Providence RI

2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4Dr 4×4 CUV Billet Silver Metallic

Sedans and coupes have dominated the sales charts since the beginning of the automotive industry over one hundred years ago, but not anymore. If you look at the charts of the five hottest selling vehicles for 2018, four of them are crossovers, and the other one is an electric car.  Hottest is a relative term, so this isn’t purely based on sales numbers, although that chart looks similar.  But when you look at sales volume increases, and what the buzz is, USA today says these are the top 5.


  1. Jeep Compass
  2. Tesla Model 3
  3. Subaru Crosstrek
  4. Honda Pilot
  5. Toyota Tacoma


You’ll notice there’s not a single sedan or coupe, at least not one with an internal combustion engine.  Look for this trend to continue and accelerate in 2019 and beyond.


In the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts market,

The Jeep Compass is available at Elmwood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in East Providence, Rhode Island

The Tesla Model 3 is available only directly through Tesla

The Subaru Crosstrek is available at Anchor Subaru in North Smithfield, Rhode Island

The Honda Pilot is available at Saccucci Honda in Middletown, Rhode Island

The Toyota Tacoma is available at Toyota of Dartmouth in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

In the Connecticut market, the The Subaru Crosstrek is available at Premier Subaru in Branford Connecticut and Premier Subaru in Watertown Connecticut.