Tuesday, May 3, 2016

April 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors (Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac) total April sales were 259,557 vehicles, down about 4 percent while retail sales of 200,656 was up 3 percent.

Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales of 231,316 vehicles was an increase of 4 percent in April versus a year ago with retail sales also up 3 percent, for its best April retail results since 2006. Lincoln April sales of 9,776 was a 20.2 percent jump over a year ago. Year-to-date Ford sales of 876,942 is a 7.3 percent increase over 2015.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., reported April 2016 sales of 211,125 an increase of 3.8 percent from April 2015. Toyota division posted April 2016 sales of 186,243, up 5 percent while Lexus posted sales of 24,882, down 3.8 percent.
FCA US (Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo) reported U.S. sales of 199,631, a 6 percent increase compared with sales in April 2015 for the group’s best April sales in 11 years.

American Honda reported a new April sales record of 148,829 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 14.4 percent for the month. Year to date American Honda sales reached 506,532, up 9.2 percent. The Honda Division set a new monthly record with 132,623 units sold in April, an increase of 15.1 percent compared to April 2015 with year to date sales up 10.5 percent. Acura Division sales totaled 16,206, an increase of 9 percent in April with year to date sales reaching 54,081.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for April 2016 of 123,861, an increase of 13 percent over the prior year and an April record. Nissan Division finished April with 113,429 sales, up 14 percent, an April record. Year-to-date Nissan Group sales are 524,065, up 9.8 percent.

Hyundai Motor America reported sales of 62,213 for April, down 8.5 percent versus a record-setting April 2015. Year-to-date sales of 235,543, is a 1.9 percent decline from 2015.

Kia Motors America reported all-time high April sales of 56,508, up 6.1 percent over the same period last year. Year-to-date sales of 202,829 is a 4.3 percent increase over 2015.

Subaru of America reported record sales for April 2016 totaling 50,380 vehicles, a 6.6 percent gain over April 2015. Subaru reported year-to-date sales of 182,777 vehicles, a 2.4 percent gain over the same period in 2015.

Volkswagen of America reported sales of 27,112 vehicles delivered in April 2016. Year-to-date sales of 96,426 is down 11.7 percent froma  year ago. Separately, Audi set its 64th consecutive U.S. sales record for April with 17,801 vehicles sold, an increase of 5.8 percent over last year while year-to-date sales increased 5 percent to 59,761 vehicles sold.

Mercedes-Benz USA reported best-ever April sales with 29,236 vehicles sold, up 0.2 percent for the month. Vans reported 2,589 units, and smart reported 466 units for the month, bringing MBUSA grand total to 32,291 vehicles for the month, down 0.4 percent and 116,600 sold year-to-date, a drop of 0.9 percent.

Mazda North American Operations reported April U.S. sales of 26,195 vehicles, representing an increase of 8.6 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through April are 90,838 vehicles.

BMW brand vehicle sales of 24,951 is a decrease of 7.4 percent compared to April, 2015. Year-to-date, BMW brand is down 9.4 percent on sales of 95,564 compared to the first four months of 2015.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported April 2016 sales of 9,674 up 17.7 percent from April of last year and is the best April sales since 2007. Year-to-dates sales of 34,866 is an 8.9 percent increase over a year ago.

Jaguar Land Rover North America reported for both brands hit 6,275, a 2 percent decrease. Land Rover sales reached 5,188, a 2 percent decrease from April 2015 and Jaguar sales were 1,087, a 1 percent increase.

Volvo Car USA reported U.S. sales of 6,169 vehicles, a 33.1 percent increase versus April 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 22.7 percent over the first four months of 2015.

Porsche Cars North America announced April 2016 sales of 5,410 vehicles, up 3.7 percent compared to April 2015. Year-to-date sales are
17,648, up 6 percent over last year.

Sales will be updates as manufacturers report.