Monday, November 3, 2014

October 2014 U.S. Vehicle Sales

General Motors delivered 226,819 vehicles in the United States in October for the company’s best October sales in seven years, up 0.2 percent from a year ago. Year-to-date sales of 2,434,707 is a 3.9 percent gain over the first ten months of 2013. Cadillac sales of 141,452 in 2014 is a drop of 4.4 percent.

Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 188,654 vehicles in October, down 1.7 percent from a year ago. Lincoln 2014 sales of 76,671 is a 14.5 percent jump over last year while overall Ford sales year-to-date of 1,996,600 is a drop of 1.1 percent from 2013.

Toyota, Scion and Lexus reported total October 2014 sales results of 180,580, an increase of 6.9 percent from October 2013. Year-to-date sales are 1,975,368, an increase of 5.8 percent over 2013.

Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 170,480, a 22 percent increase compared with sales in October 2013 and the best October sales since 2001. Year-to-date sales of 1,726,539 is a 15 percent increase over last year.

American Honda reported total October 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 121,172, an increase of 5.8 percent versus October of last year. The Honda division set a new October record on sales of 105,745 vehicles, an increase of 5.5 percent for the month. The Acura division posted sales of 15,427 units to rise 7.9 percent in the same period. Year-to-date total sales are 1,281,777, a 0.6 percent increase over 2013.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for October 2014 of 103,117, an increase of 13.3 percent over the prior year and an October record. Year-to-date sales of 1,166,389 is a 13 percent increase. Year-to-date Infiniti sales of 93,925, is a 4.3 percent increase over last year.

Hyundai Motor America announced October sales of 50,081, down 6 percent versus the same period in 2013. Year-to-date sales of 607,539, is a rise of 9.6 percent from 2013.

Kia Motors America announced record October sales of 44,694, a 12.4 percent rise over a year ago. Year-to-date sales are 489,711, up 7.4 percent from 2013.

Volkswagen of America reported sales of 30,313, a 7.8 percent increase over last year while year-to-date VW sales of 301,187 is a 12.2 percent drop. Separately, Audi reported that its October 2014 sales 15,150 vehicles, an increase of 16.5 percent for 46 consecutive months of record monthly U.S. sales. Audi U.S. sales year-to-date of 146,133 vehicles is up 14.7 percent from a year ago.

Subaru of America sold 43,012 vehicles in October 2014, a 25 percent sales increase resulting in an October sales record. Year-to-date sales of 418,497 vehicles sold is a 20 percent jump over the same period last year. The company has now seen 35 consecutive months of year-over-year growth and is well on its way to its sixth successive annual sales record.

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported October sales of 35,902 vehicles, an increase of 7.9 percent from the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 6.1 percent on sales of 311,681 in the first ten months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. Sales of BMW brand vehicles were 30,602 in October, an increase of 11 percent and year-to-date, the BMW brand sales of 267,193 is up 12 percent compared to the first ten months of 2013.

Mercedes-Benz reported sales of 28,593 vehicles, down 4.9 percent from a year ago while year-to-date sales are 261,804, an increase of 6.8 percent from the first 10 months of 2013. Adding Sprinter Vans sales of 19,925, up 17.4 percent and smart sales of 8,665, up 16.3 percent, year-to-date volumes for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) hit a record 290,394, up 7.7 percent.

Mazda North American Operations reported October U.S. sales of 18,798 vehicles, a decrease of 4.8 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales of 240,228 vehicles through October are up 8.1 percent versus last year.

Mitsubishi Motors North America had October sales of 6,199, a 30.5 percent increase over the sales total from October 2013. Year-to-date sales of 64,564 is 30.2 percent higher than 2013.

Volvo Cars sold 3,972 vehicles in the U.S. in October a 1.4 percent increase while year-to-date sales of 47,828 is an 8.2 drop from a year ago.

Porsche Cars North America announced October 2014 sales of 3,667 vehicles, up 2.9 percent. For the year, PCNA has delivered 39,033 vehicles in the U.S., an increase of 11.2 percent over the same time period in 2013.  

Maserati North America posted sales of 1,227, its best October yet equaling a 258 percent year-over-year increase.