Tuesday, November 1, 2011

October 2011 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors reported total sales of 186,895 vehicles in October, up 2 percent compared with October 2010. Year-to-date GM has sold 2,089,067 vehicles, a gain of 15.4 percent over 2010.

Ford Motor Company’s October U.S. sales of 167,803 vehicles increased 6 percent versus last year and year-to-date sales are 1,771,801, up 10.9 percent over 2010.
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported October sales of 134,046, a decrease of 7.8 percent from the year-ago month. Year-to-date Toyota sales are 1,328,570, an 8.8 percent drop from last year.

Chrysler Group LLC reported U.S. sales of 114,512, a 27 percent increase compared with sales in October 2010 and the best October sales since 2007. Year-to-date, Chrysler sales are 1,123,923, a 23 percent rise over 2010.

American Honda posted October sales of 98,333 vehicles, down half a percent from October 2010 and year-to-date sales reached 958,130, a drop of 5.3 percent versus last year.

Nissan North America reported October U.S. sales of 82,346, an increase of 18 percent.  Year-to-date sales of 856,425 is a gain of 15.2 percent over 2010.

Hyundai Motor America sales of 52,402 vehicles in October is a 23 percent total sales increase compared with the same period a year ago. Year to date, Hyundai sales are 545,316, up 21 percent versus 2010.

Kia Motors America announced best-ever October sales of 37,690 units, a 21-percent increase over the same period last year and the company's 14th straight monthly sales record. KMA's year-to-date sales are 405,095, up 35 percent, and the brand has eclipsed the 400,000 vehicle sales mark for the first time in company history.

Volkswagen of America reported 28,028 units sold in October 2011, a 39.6 percent increase over prior year sales.  Year-to-date sales are 263,487, up 23.8 percent. Separately, Audi of America reported record October U.S. sales of 10,225 vehicles. Audi U.S. year-to-date sales of 95,206, is an increase of 16.5 percent over last year.

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported October sales of 27,288 vehicles, an increase of 17.5 percent from the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW Group sales are 246,602, up 14.6 percent in the first ten months of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported October sales of 24,449 vehicles, a 28.2 percent improvement over October 2010 and the company's highest October volume on record.  On a year-to-date basis, the 206,632 vehicles sold represent a 12 percent increase over the same period last year. 

Subaru of America October 2011 sales of 20,081, a drop of 11.6 percent and year-to-date sales of 216,334, a decline of .32 percent.

Mazda North American Operations reported its best October sales in the U.S. since 2007, with 18,326 vehicles representing an increase of 1.7 percent versus October 2010. Year-to-date sales through October are 209,641, up 8.7 percent versus last year.

Volvo Cars North America sold 4,899 vehicles in October, a gain of 22.6 percent from October 2010. Year-to-date Volvo has sales of 45,114, an increase of 26.5 percent over last year.

Jaguar sold 909 cars in October, a 29.8 percent decline from a year ago and year-to-date sales are at   10,224, a 7.4 percent drop from 2010. Land Rover October sales of 3,886, a jump of 31.4 percent from last year while year-to-date sales are 29,536, a 17 percent increase.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported October 2011 sales of 4,378 units, down 14 percent from October 2010.  Mitsubishi's year-to-date sales are 70,253, 51.1 percent ahead of January through October sales last year. This marks Mitsubishi's highest sales total since 2008 for the first ten months of the year.

Porsche Cars North America announced October 2011 sales of 2,270 vehicles, a decrease of 14 percent compared to the same period last year. To date in 2011, sales are 24,934, up 23 percent compared to the same ten-month period last year.

American Suzuki sold 1,947 vehicles in October, a 5 percent drop from October 2010 and year-to-date has sold 22,231, a 17 percent gain.

Sales will be updated as manufacturers report.