Wednesday, August 5, 2015

July 2015 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors (Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac) sold 272,512 vehicles in the United States in July 2015, a 6.4 percent increase for the best July since 2007. Year-to-date sales of 1,778,057, is up 3.9 percent over 2014.

Ford Motor Company sold 222,731 vehicles last month, up 4.9 percent for its best July U.S. sales performance since 2006. Of that, Lincoln accounted for 9,536, a 21.3 percent jump over July 2014. Year-to-date total Ford sales of 1,516,352 is a 2.3 percent increase over 2014.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported July 2015 sales of 217,181, an increase of 0.6 percent from July 2014. Toyota Division posted sales of 187,365, down 0.6 percent while year-to-date sales are 1,259,957, a 3.7 percent gain and Lexus reported July sales of 29,816, up 9.1 percent from July 2014 bring year-to-date sales to 188,664, a 13.6 percent rise over last year. Year-to-date total sales for both brands is 1,448,621, up 4.9 percent over last year.

FCA US (Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat, Alfa Romeo) reported U.S. sales of 178,027 units, a 6 percent increase compared with sales in July 2014 for the group’s best July sales since 2005. Year-to-date sales of 1,260,170 is also a 6 percent rise versus last year.

American Honda Motor reported sales of 146,324 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 7.7 percent in July 2015. Honda Division sales rose 6.5 percent overall on sales of 131,409 units, while Acura reported a gain of 19.5 percent with 14,915 vehicles sold in July. Year-to-date sales of 899,325 is a 2.7 percent gain over 2014.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for July 2015 of 130,872, an increase of 7.8 percent over the prior year and a July record. Nissan Division finished July with 120,439 sales, up 6.7 percent and also a July record. Infiniti sales of 10,433 is a 22.2 percent gain over a year ago. Year-to-date Nissan Group sales is 867,355, a 5 percent increase over 2014.

Hyundai Motor America reported its best July ever with 71,013 sold, up 6 percent compared to July 2014. Year-to-date sales of 442,163 is up 2.5 percent over the first seven months of 2014.

Kia Motors America had a July sales record of 56,311 vehicles sold, up 7.7 percent over 2014. Kia year-to-date sales of 367,263  is up 5 percent over last year.

Subaru of America reported 50,517 vehicle sales for July 2015, a 10.5 percent increase over July 2014 for the best-ever sales month in company history, breaking the previous record set in August 2014 (50,246). Subaru reported year-to-date sales of 322,935 vehicles, a 13.8 percent gain over the same period in 2014.

Volkswagen of America reported sales of 31,300, up 2.4 percent over July 2014. Year-to-date sales of 205,742, down 1.9 percent from 2014. Separately, Audi of America reported sales of 17,654 vehicles, an increase of 20.8 pecent. Year-to-date Audi sales of 111,269 is up 12.4 percent over last year.          

BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported July sales of 32,161 vehicles, a decrease of 0.2 percent from the same month a year ago. Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 2.1 percent in July for a total of 26,970 compared to July, 2014. For July, MINI USA reports 5,191 automobiles sold, a decrease of 10.7 percent from the same month a year ago. BMW Group year-to-date sales of 231,044 is up 8.1 percent.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported record July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand at 27,526, increasing 1.2 percent from the same month last year. Sprinter delivered 2,163 sales for the month of July, combining with 441 units at smart for a monthly total of 30,130 for MBUSA. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz sales totaled 192,496, up 7.7 percent. Adding year-to-date sales of 15,697 for Sprinter Vans and 4,065 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 212,258 units through July.

Mazda North American Operations reported U.S. sales for July 2015 of 27,157 vehicles, a 7.1-percent decrease versus July 2014. Through July, Mazda has sold 186,153 vehicles year-to-date, representing a year-over-year increase.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported sales of 7,868, an increase of 23.9 percent from July 2014. Year-to-date sales of 57,412 is up 24.8 percent.

Jaguar Land Rover North America reported July 2015 U.S. sales. Sales for both brands hit 6,253, a 7 percent increase from July 2014.  Land Rover sales reached 5,011, up 8 percent from July 2014; Jaguar sales were 1,242, up 5 percent from July 2014. Year-to-date in 2015, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales hit 46,401, an increase of 15 percent over 2014.

Volvo Cars of North America reported U.S. sales of 5,619, a 14.8 percent increase versus July 2014. Year-to-date sales are up 2 percent over the first seven months of 2014.

Porsche Cars North America announced July 2015 sales of 4,730 vehicles, up 10 percent over July 2014. Year-to-date sales of 29,868 is 9.7 percent higher than last year.