Friday, March 1, 2013

February 2013 U.S. Vehicle Sales

General Motors sold 224,314 vehicles in the United States in February, up 7 percent compared with a year ago. Year-to-date sales are 419,013, up 11.1 percent.

Motor Company's U.S. February sales grew 9 percent with 195,822 vehicles sold, Ford's best February sales in six years. Year-to-date sales are 362,323, a 14.7 percent increase.

Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported February 2013 sales results of 166,377, an increase of 4.3 percent over the year-ago month.  Toyota Division posted February total sales of 149,038, up 4.4 percent over February 2012. Lexus Division reported February total sales of 17,339, up 3.9 percent by raw volume, compared to the same period last year.  Year-to-date sales of 324,102 is a 14.1 percent increase over the first two months of last year.

Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 139,015, a 4 percent increase compared with sales in February 2012 and the best February since 2008. Year-to-date sales of 256,746, is a 9 percent increase over 2012.

American Honda reported February 2013 U.S. sales of 107,987, a decrease of only 2.0 percent compared with February 2012. The Honda brand posted February 2013 sales of 96,623, a decrease of 2.3 percent compared with February 2012. Acura U.S. February sales of 11,364 increased 0.9 percent compared with February 2012.

North America reported February U.S. sales of 99,636, down 6.6 percent from last year's record-setting February. Nissan Division sales in February totaled 90,489, down 7.2 percent from the prior year, which also set a February record. Infiniti deliveries totaled 9,147, down 1 percent from last February. Total year-to-date sales for 2013 of 180,555 is a 3 percent decrease from 2012.

Hyundai Motor America announced an all-time February sales record of 52,311, up two percent over last year's all-time record February and up a similar amount for the year with 2013 sales of 96,024.

Motors America reported February sales of 41,505, a 7.8 percent drop from the same month a year ago. Year-to-date sales of 77,807, is a 3.8 percent decline from the first two months of last year.

Subaru of America reported 28,163 vehicle sales for February 2013, which represents an 11 percent increase over February 2012 and the best ever February in company history. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 55,826, a 15.9 percent increase over the same period in 2012.

Volkswagen of America reported sales of 31,456, a 2.9 percent increase over prior year sales and the best February since 1973. Year-to-date sales are 60,474, a 4.7 percent gain over 2012. Separately, Audi reported February sales of 10,877 vehicles, making it the strongest start to a year in the brand’s history. Sales for the month rose 27.5 percent from a year earlier, with January-February year-to-date sales up 17.2 percent to a record 20,993 vehicles delivered to customers.

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported February sales of 25,613 vehicles, a decrease of 2.2 percent from the 26,184 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.

Mazda North American Operations reported February U.S. sales of 24,936 vehicles, representing a decrease of 2.8 percent versus last year, its second-best February since 1994.  Year-to-date sales of 46,255 through February are down 6.8 percent versus last year.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported sales of 24,051, a 22.2 percent increase over February 2012 making it the highest volume on record for the month. The Mercedes-Benz model line alone achieved its highest February numbers with sales of 22,040, up 21.9 percent. On a year-to-date basis, the 48,110 vehicles sold represent a 16.2 percent increase.

Porsche Cars North America announced February sales of 2,805 vehicles, an increase of 31 percent. For the year so far, PCNA ha s delivered 6,163 vehicles, also an increase of 31 percent over last year.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported sales of 6,051, an increase of 27.8 percent over February 2012.

Sales will be updated as manufacturers report.