Caprice Classic competes in the large-car segment. The comfort, safety and luxury appointments of the full-size, rear-wheel-drive Caprice Classic make it a popular entry in this segment. The size, durability and safety features of Caprice Classic have also made it a popular choice among law enforcement agencies and taxi services.
Overall sales of large cars have declined since 1980 due to economic conditions and a shift toward mid-size sedans and minivans. The large-sedan and wagon segment constituted 7.3 percent of the automotive market in 1994 with 498,256 units.
Caprice Classic competitors in the large-car segment are: