There was a lift in retail card spending in June, according to Stats NZ.
Used imported commercial vehicles report an 11.5% drop in sales.
Used imported passenger vehicles came in at 12,651 last month.
SUVs account for 43.1 per cent of all June car sales in Australia.
3,353 new light commercial vehicles were imported into NZ last month.
It was also a bumper month for imports of new cars.
It was the second biggest month for imported used passenger vehicles.
The number of new vehicles registered in NZ last month was down by 8.2 per cent.