Wednesday, October 1, 2014

September 2014 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors dealers delivered 223,437 vehicles in the United States in September. Total deliveries were up 19.4 percent compared with a year ago. Retail deliveries, which are sales to individual consumers, were up 17 percent. Fleet deliveries were up 30 percent. Year-to-date sales are 2,207,888, a 4.3 percent gain over 2013.

Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 180,175 vehicles in September, down 2.7 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 137,297 vehicles increased 2 percent. Year-to-date sales are 1,884,617, down 0.5 percent.

Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 169,890, a 19 percent increase compared with sales in September 2013 for the group's best September sales since 2005. Year-to-date sales are 1,556,059, up 15 percent from last year.

American Honda reported September 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 118,223, an increase of 12 percent versus September of last year. The Honda division had its best September since 2007 with sales of 104,391 vehicles, while Acura posted sales of 13,832 in the same period.  Year-to-date total American Honda sales reached 1,160,605 vehicles.

Toyota, Scion and Lexus reported total September 2014 sales results of 167,279, a 1.7 percent increase from year-ago month. Toyota division posted September 2014 sales of 145,427, up 0.3 percent and Lexus division sales were 21,852, up 11.9 percent compared to September 2013. Year-to-date Toyota, Scion and Lexus sales are 1,794,788, up 5.7 percent from last year. Toyota brand sales are 1,574,105, a gain of 4.4 percent over 2013 and Lexus sales are 220,683, a rise of 15.7 percent.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for September 2014 of 102,955, an increase of 18.5 percent over the prior year and a September record. Year-to-date sales of 1,063,272 is a 13 percent gain over last year.

Hyundai Motor America announced September sales of 56,010, up 1.6 percent versus the same period in 2013. Year-to-date sales of 557,458 is an increase of 1.7 percent over last year. 

Subaru of America reported sales of 41,517, a 31 percent increase for September 2014 over 2013, resulting in a September sales record. Year-to-date sales of 375,485, was an increase of 20 percent over the same period last year.  Subaru has now seen 34 consecutive months of year-over-year growth and is well on its way to its sixth successive annual sales record.

Kia Motors America September sales of 40,628 was up 6.9 percent over the same period last year. Year-to-date sales of 445,017 is up 7.1 percent over last year.

Volkswagen of America September sales were 25,996, a drop of 18.6 percent from 2013 while year-to-date sales of 270,874 is a 14 percent decline from last year. Separately, Audi reported September 2014 sales of 14,917 vehicles, an increase of 14.2 percent, the 45th consecutive month of record monthly U.S. sales for the brand. Audi U.S. sales year-to-date sales of 130,983 vehicles is a 14.5 percent rise over 2013.

Mercedes-Benz reported the best September sales in its history with 27,315 vehicles sold, increasing 10.6 percent from September 2013. Sprinter sales totaled 2,208 for the month, combining with 748 sales at smart (up 19.7 percent) to bring total September volumes at Mercedes-Benz USA to 30,271, an increase of 10.2 percent. Year-to-date sales for Mercedes-Benz reached 233,211, up 8.4 percent. Adding volumes of 17,785 for Sprinter and 8,080 for smart, MBUSA achieved a year-to-date grand total of 259,076.

BMW brand September vehicle sales of 25,586 was an increase of compared to September, 2013. Year-to-date, the BMW brand sales are 236,591, up 11.3 percent compared to the first nine months of 2013.

Mazda North American Operations reported September U.S. sales of 23,980 vehicles, representing an increase of 6.7 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales of 240,953 through September are up 9.3 percent versus last year.

Volvo Cars of North America reported U.S. September sales of 4,667, an 11.4 percent increase month-over-month. Year-to-date sales are down 9 percent versus the first nine months of 2013.  

Porsche Cars North America announced September 2014 sales of 3,607 vehicles. So far in 2014, PCNA has delivered 35,366 vehicles in the U.S., an increase of 12.1 percent over the same time period last year.

Maserati North America sales, driven by the new Ghibli and Quattroporte, was 1,367 in September, a 241 percent increase compared to the same month last year and a 300 percent year-over-year increase. 

Sales are updated when manufacturers report.