Tuesday, March 1, 2016

February 2016 U.S. Vehicle Sales

General Motors (Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, Cadillac) February total deliveries were 227,825, down 1.5 percent while retail sales of 179,958 is a 6.6 percent gain over 2015. Year-to-date sales of 343,013 is up 7.7 percent over last year's first two months of the year.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., reported February 2016 sales of 187,954 vehicles, an increase of 4.1 percent from February 2015 on a volume basis. Toyota division February 2016 sales were 164.864, up 4.7 percent. Lexus reported February 2016 sales of 23,090, up 0.4 percent. Year-to-date sales of 349,237 is 0.4 percent increase over last year.

Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales were 217,192, up 20 percent in February versus a year ago. Retail sales grew 11 percent, the best February since 2005. Lincoln had sales of 8,039 vehicles, a 30 percent increase. Year-to-date Ford sales are 390,915, up 9 percent over the first two months of 2015.

FCA (Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Fiat, Alfa Romeo) reported U.S. sales of 182,879, a 12 percent increase compared with sales in February 2015 for the best February sales in 10 years. Year-to- date sales of 337,916 is a 10 percent increase over last year.

American Honda reported record February sales of 118,985 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 12.8 percent. Honda Division set a new February record with 106,212 units sold, up 14.9 percent; Honda car sales reached 57,267 while record February truck sales totaled 48,945 for the month.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for February 2016 of 130,911, an increase of 11 percent over the prior year and a February record. Infiniti sales of 10,371 vehicles in the U.S. during February, was a decrease of 11 percent versus the prior year. Year-to-date sales of 236,645 is a 6.3 percent gain over 2015.

Hyundai Motor America reported its best February in company history, selling 53,009 vehicles for the month, up one percent versus the same period last year. Year-to-date sales of 98,020, also a one gain over 2015.

Kia Motors America announced best-ever February sales of 49,737 vehicles, a 13 percent increase over the same period last year. Year-to-date sales of 88,042 is a 6.9 percent gain over last year.

Subaru of America reported record sales for February 2016 totaling 42,011 vehicles, a 1.6 percent gain over February 2015. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 83,112 vehicles, a 1.2 percent gain over the same period in 2015.

Volkswagen of America reported sales of 22,321, a drop of 13.2 percent from February 2015. Year-to-date sales of 42,400 is a 13.8 percent fall from a year ago. Separately, Audi reported February 2016 sales of 11,718 vehicles, an increase of 2.3 percent with year-to-date sales of 23,568, up 2.5 percent over 2015.

BMW brand February vehicle sales of 22,498 was a decrease of 10.7 percent compared to February 2015. Year-to-date, BMW brand sales of 40,580 is down 8.2 percent from the same period last year.

USA reported February sales of 25,632 vehicles, a 0.5 percent drop from last year, with 22,941 Mercedes-Benz brand sales down 2.9 percent, 2,269 for Daimler Vans and 422 for smart. Year-to-date sales of 52,594 is a 0.4 percent increase over 2015.

Mazda North American Operations reported February U.S. sales of 21,544 vehicles, representing a decrease of 16 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through February are down 10.2 percent versus last year, with 41,247 vehicles sold.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported February 2016 sales of 7,870, an increase of 4.5 percent over February of 2015. For the calendar year, Mitsubishi sales are 14,134.

Jaguar Land Rover North America February U.S. sales for both brands hit 7,929, a 25 percent increase from February 2015. Land Rover sales were 6,417, a 31 percent increase while Jaguar sales were 1,512 for a 7 percent increase. For the full year 2015, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales were 85,048, up 26 percent.

Volvo Car USA, reported U.S. sales of 5,260 vehicles, a 33.1 percent increase versus February 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 21.8 percent.

Porsche Cars North America announced February 2016 sales of 3,561 vehicles, up 11.2 percent over February 2015, a new February sales record for PCNA.

Sales will be updated as manufacturers report.