Tuesday, May 3, 2011

April 2011 U.S. Car Sales

General Motors dealers in the United States reported 232,538 total sales in April, a 27-percent increase versus April a year ago. Year-to-date GM sales are 825,083, up 24.8 percent from the first four months of 2010.

Ford Motor Company April sales were 189,778, up 16 percent. Year-to-date, Ford total sales were 686,498, up 16 percent.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported April sales results of 159,540 units, up 1.3 percent over the year-ago month. The Toyota Division posted April total sales of 141,964 units, up 2.1 percent over the year-ago month.  The Lexus Division reported total sales of 17,576 units, down 4.3 percent from last April. All sales on a raw not adjusted basis.

American Honda Motor posted April sales of 124,799, an increase of 5.7 percent based on the daily selling rate compared to April 2010 results of 113,697. American Honda year-to-date sales of 432,777 is an increase of 14.6 percent based on the daily selling rate.

Chrysler Group LLC reported U.S. sales of 117,225, a 22 percent increase compared with sales in April 2010 (95,703 units), and the best April sales since 2008. Year-to-date sales are at 404,175, a 23 percent increase from 2010.

North America reported April U.S. sales of 71,526, an increase of 12.2 percent. For 2011, NNA sales have increased 22.2 percent to 356,884 units.  Nissan Division deliveries are up 23.4 percent to 322,287 and Infiniti sales have increased 11.9 percent to 34,597 units.

Hyundai Motor America today announced all-time record April sales of 61,754 units, up 40 percent compared with the same record-breaking period last year. For the year, total sales are up 31 percent, with retail volume rising 40 percent. 

Kia Motors America announced all-time record monthly sales of 47,074, a 56.7-percent increase from April 2010, and a 6.6-percent increase over the previous record set last month.

of America reported sales of 28,542 April 2011, a 23 percent increase over prior year sales and the company's best sales month since November 2003.  Year-to-date sales are up 17 percent. Audi April U.S. sales of 10,018 was a 7.5 percent rise.

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported April sales of 25,247 vehicles, an increase of 19.6 percent from the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW Group is up 18 percent on sales of 90,204 in the first four months of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.

Subaru of America reported April sales of 24,762, a gain of 6.7 percent from April 2010 and year-to-date Subaru has sold 92,219, a 14.3 percent rise.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported April sales of 19,157 vehicles, a 5.1 percent improvement over April 2010, and the best April on record since April 2008.  On a year-to-date basis, the 75,152 vehicles sold represent a 9.2 percent increase.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported April 2011 sales of 8,081, an increase of 106 percent compared to April 2010.  It was Mitsubishi's largest month of sales in two-and-a-half years (August 2008) and the eighth consecutive month that the company has achieved a year-over-year sales increase.  Year-to-date sales are up 60.9 percent.

Jaguar Land Rover North America April U.S. sales for both brands totalled 4,231, up 16 percent from April 2010. Land Rover sales were 2,982, up 8 percent from April 2010 and Jaguar sales at 1,249, up 39 percent from April 2010. For 2011, year-to-date, Jaguar Land Rover North America sales are up 18 percent to 14,999 units, with year-to-date increases from both Jaguar and Land Rover brands.

Porsche Cars North America announced April sales in the U.S. of 3,172 vehicles compared to the same period last year, an increase of 82 percent.

American Suzuki sales in April were 2,132, a 9 percent gain over last year and year-to-date sales are 8,834, a 16 percent rise.

Page will be updated as manufacturers report.