Thursday, July 1, 2010

June 2010 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors' Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands saw June U.S. sales of 194,828, an increase of 36 percent. Year-to-date sales of 1,069,577 for the four brands is a 32 percent over the first six months of last year.

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury sold 170,900 new vehicles in June, a 15 percent increase versus a year ago. Year-to-date sales total 954,745, up 28 percent.

Toyota Motor Sales reported June sales of 140,604, up 6.8 percent over the year-ago. The Toyota Division posted June sales of 123,272, an increase of 7.4 percent over the same period last year and Lexus had June sales of 17,332, up 2.7 percent over the year-ago month. For the first-half of the year, TMS reports sales of 846,542, a gain of 10.6 percent over the same period last year.

American Honda June sales of 106,627 was an increase of 6.2 percent while  year-to-date sales reached 593,909, an increase of 12.6 percent versus last year. Honda Division posted June sales of 95,788, an increase of 4.0 percent while Acura sales were 10,839, a 30.9 percent increase over 2009.

Chrysler Group's U.S. June sales of 92,482 was an increase of 35 percent versus June 2009. Year-to-date, Chrysler has sold 527,219 vehicles, up 12 percent over the first six months of last year.

Nissan North America reported June sales of 64,570, an increase of 10.8 percent, compared with June 2009.  Nissan Division sales rose 8.2 percent for the month, while sales of Infiniti vehicles were 31.7 percent higher than a year before. Year-to-date, total sales are 440,332, a gain of 26.6 percent over the first six months of last year.

Hyundai Motor America June sales of 51,205 was a 35 percent increase compared with the same period a year ago and an all-time sales record for both the month of June and the entire first half of the year for Hyundai. Year-to-date Hyundai sales are 255,782, a 25 percent rise over 2009.

Kia Motors America announced its best June sales ever of 31,906, a 18.8 percent increase over last June. Kia's year-to-date sales of 170,069 are up 15.4 percent over last year.

Subaru of America posted record June sales with 21,601 vehicles sold, a 16 percent increase over June 2009. Year-to-date sales total 125,960, a 35 percent increase over 2009.

Volkswagen of America reported June sales of 21,051 total units, a 10.6 percent increase over June 2009, and its twelfth consecutive month of sales growth.  Year-to-date, Volkswagen's sales are 126,012, up 29.9 percent versus 2009. Separately,  Audi reported June sales of 8,601, a 14.3 percent increase over a year earlier. Year-to-date Audi U.S. sales of 48,440 propelled it to the best first-half results of any year since it began selling cars in the U.S. market surpassing its previous first-half record set in the first six months of 2007.

BMW and MINI vehicles June U.S. sales of 23,331, increased 11.9 percent. For the first half of the year, the BMW Group reported a total sales volume of 121,585 vehicles, up 6.2 percent from the same period last year. BMW brand accounted for 19,182, an increase of 14.6 percent while MINI USA sales of 4,149 cars in June was an increase of 1.1 percent compared to last year.

Mercedes-Benz USA June sales of 18,997 vehicles, an increase of 25.4 percent and on a year-to-date basis, MBUSA has sold 106,967 new vehicles, an increase of 25.7 percent over last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBUSA has sold 106,967 new vehicles, an increase of 25.7% over last year. smart USA recorded 577 sales in June bringing Daimler's June total to19,574 for Mercedes and smart.

Mazda North American Operations reported 18,238 vehicles sold, a 32.8 percent increase and through the first half of the year, MNAO has sold 115,719 vehicles, outpacing last year by 15.3 percent.

Jaguar Land Rover June sales were 4,408, a 53 percent rise from June 2009 and year-to-date JLR has sold 20,815, a 15 percent gain.

Mitsubishi Motors North America June sales were 4,198, down 3.8 percent compared to June 2009. 2010 sales so far are 26,490.

Porsche Cars North America June sales in the U.S. were 2,141, an increase of 137 percent over last year when it sold 902. Year-to-date sale are 10,984, a 13.7 percent rise over 2009. Halfway through the calendar year, Porsche has now sold 10,984,14 percent ahead of last year’s six-month pace.

American Suzuki reported June sales of 2,035, a 5 percent drop. At the mid-way point of 2010 Suzuki's U.S. sales are 11,549, a 48 percent tumble from 2009.

This report will update as manufacturers report.