Wednesday, July 4, 2012

June 2012 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors reported June sales of 248,750 vehicles in the United States, up 16 percent year over year and it’s highest sales since September 2008. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac all reported double-digit increases. Year-to-date GM has sold 1,315,713 vehicles, a 4.3 percent increase over 2011.

Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales June sales of 207,759 was an increase of 7 percent over last year. So far this year, Ford sales were 1,098,421 also an increase of 7 percent from last year.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported June 2012 sales results of 177,795, an increase of 60.3 percent from the year-ago month.The Toyota Division posted June total sales of 157,773, an increase of 57.5 percent from the year-ago month. For the first half of the year, TMS reported sales of 1,046,096, up 28.7 percent during the first half of the year.

Chrysler Group  reported U.S. sales of 144,811, a 20 percent increase compared with sales in June 2011, the group's best June sales since 2007. Through the end of June, Chrysler Group total sales are at 834,068, for a 30 percent clip ahead of 2011.

American Honda reported June 2012 U.S. sales of 124,808, an increase of 48.8 percent compared with June 2011. The Honda Division posted June 2012 sales of 109,438, an increase of 45.6 percent compared with June 2011. Acura's U.S. June sales of 15,370 increased 76.5 percent compared with June 2011.

Nissan North America reported June U.S. sales of 92,237, up 28.2 percent.  Nissan Division sales increased 24.6 percent for the month at 81,801 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 66.1 percent over the prior year, to 10,436. Year-to-date total sales for Nissan and Infiniti are 577,721, a 14.4 percent gain over last year.

Hyundai Motor America announced an all-time June sales record of 63,813, up 8 percent over last year's all-time June record. For the first half of the year, sales are up 10 percent to a record 356,669 units, with retail sales up 13 percent.

Kia Motors America had its best-ever June sales of 51,326, a 13.9-percent increase over the same period last year. Year-to-date sales of 288,707 is up 17.8 percent over 2011.

Volkswagen of America reported 38,170 June sales, a 34.2 percent increase over prior year sales and year-to-date, VW has sold 208,725 vehicles, a 35.4 percent increase for the best June and best first half since 1973. Separately, Audi announced it sold more vehicles in June 2012 than in any month since entering the U.S. market 42 years ago. The new all-time monthly U.S. sales record of 12,664 vehicles was an increase of 26 percent over June 2011. For the first half of 2012, Audi sales are 65,158, a 16.5 percent gain.

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported June sales of 27,720, an increase of 3.2 percent from the same month a year ago.  Year-to-date, BMW Group is up 10.5 percent on sales of 158,563 in the first six months of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.

Subaru of America reported record sales for June 2012 of 27,702, a 40 percent gain over June 2011 with year-to-date sales of 164,304, a 24 percent gain over prior year.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported combined sales of 25,388 with "Best Ever" months for its Mercedes-Benz, smart and Sprinter model lines.  The 12.5 percent increase for the month brings the year-to-date total to 142,619, up 20.8 percent and making this MBUSA's highest first-half on record.

Mazda North American Operations reported June U.S. sales of 19,911, an increase of 3.1 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through June are up 17.5 percent versus last year, with 143,797 vehicles sold.

Volvo Cars of North America sales of 7,107 in June was just 7 vehicles more than in June 2011, while year-to-date Volvo sales are 34,618, a 5 percent drop from the first six months of 2011.

Mitsubishi Motors of America sold 5,411 in June, a 35 percent drop from June 2011 and for the first half of 2012 has sold 32,873 vehicles, down 26 percent from the same period last year.

Jaguar Land Rover had sales of 4,632, a 2 percent increase with Jaguar sales at 1,030 a 26 percent decline and Land Rover at 3,602, a 14 percent gain over last June. Year-to-date, JLR sales are 27,496, up 16 percent with Jaguar at 6,506, up 2 percent over the first six months last year and Land Rover at 20,991, up 21 percent from 2011.

American Suzuki Motor reported June 2012 sales of 2,299 units, up 1 percent from last year.

Porsche Cars North America announced June 2012 sales of 3,002 vehicles, an increase of 18 percent. For the year, Porsche has sold 16,450 cars in the U.S., a six percent increase over last year.