Saturday, June 25, 2016

2017 Honda Accord Starts at $23,190

2017 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe with a new Sport Special Edition, are available in a variety of trims, with 4-cylinder and V6 powertrains, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions, and a continuously variable transmission. The Accord Sedan with the 185 horsepower 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine with manual transmission starts at $23,190 (including $835 destination charge). Topping the Accord sedan line-up is the Touring model with a 278 horsepower 3.5 liter V6 engine mated to an automatic transmission that starts at $35,665. The refreshed 2017 Accord Hybrid, featuring a new version of Honda's two-motor hybrid powertrain technology launched earlier this month.

2017 Honda Ridgeline On Sale Now

2017 Honda Ridgeline mid-size pickup, completely redesigned with a direct-injected 280 horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC™ V-6 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and available new Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ torque-vectoring all-wheel drive, starts at $29,475 for the RT 2WD and $31,275 for RT AWD.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Starts At $22,190 This Fall

The all-new 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback with the Ecotec 1.4L turbo engine, offered in LT and Premier trims, and RS package, will start at $22,190 (including the destination charge) when it arrives in dealerships this Fall.

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe Coming In First Quarter 2017

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe, with a 592 horsepower 6.0L V12 engine and a projected 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds, will have a limited production run of 99 cars with deliveries starting in the first quarter of 2017.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

May 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

General Motors (Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac) sold 240,450 vehicles in May, down 18 percent from last May. Year-to-date sales of 1,183,705, is 5.0 percent lower than the first five months of last year.

Ford Motor Company had May U.S. sales of 235,997 vehicles, a decline of 6 percent versus a year ago. Ford division May sales were 226,190, down 6.4 percent and year-to-date are 1,068,451, up 3.8 percent. Lincoln sales for May were 9,807, up 6.9 percent and year-to-date are 44,488, up 14.7 percent. Year-to-date total Ford sales are 1,112,939, up 4.2 percent over the first five months of last year.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. reported May 2016 sales of 219,339, a decrease of 9.6 percent from May 2015. Toyota division posted May 2016 sales of 192,657, down 9.5 percent. Lexus posted sales of 26,682, down 10.1 percent. Total year-to-date sales of 1,021,528 is a 2.2 percent drop from 2015.

FCA US (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, Alfa Romeo) reported U.S. sales of 204,452, a 1 percent increase compared with sales in May 2015 for the best May sales in 11 years. Year-to-date sales of 955,186 is a 6 percent rise over 2015.

American Honda reported May sales of 147,108, a year-over-year decline of 4.8 percent and year-to-date American Honda sales of 653,640 is up 5.7 percent versus year-ago. Honda division May sales of 133,547 was a drop of 1.3 percent and Acura sales of 13,561 was a 20.4 percent drop from last May.

Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for May 2016 of 133,496, a decrease of 1 percent over the prior year. Year-to-date sales are 612,255, up 7.4 percent. Infiniti Division sales of 10,828 in May was down 0.7 percent from May 2015.

Hyundai Motor America reported their best all-time sales of 71,006 for the month of May, up 12 percent versus one year ago and year-to-date sales of 306,549 is 1 percent higher than a year ago.

Kia Motors America announced best-ever May sales of 62,926, 0.8 percent higher than May 2015 and year-to-dates sales of 265,755 is a 3.5 percent increase over 2015.

Subaru of America reported record May sales totaling 50,083 vehicles, a 1.1 percent gain over May 2015 and year-to-date sales of 232,860 vehicles was a 2.1 percent gain over the same period in 2015.

Volkswagen of America reported May sales of 28,779, down 17.2 percent from May 2015. Year-to-date sales of 125,205 is a 13.1 percent drop from year ago. Separately, Audi of America reported May sales of 18,728 vehicles, an increase of 1.6 percent for its fourth-best monthly result in the U.S. and year-to-date sales of 75,353 is a gain of 4.2 percent of 2015.      

Mercedes-Benz USA reported May sales of 29,299 vehicles, down 1 percent compared to May 2015. Mercedes-Benz Vans sales were 2,848, and smart reported 420 for the month, bringing MBUSA grand total to 32,567 vehicles down 1.9 percent compared to May 2015, and 149,167 sold year-to-date, a drop of 1.1 percent vs. last year.

BMW brand vehicles were 29,017 in May, a decrease of 6.4 percent compared to May, 2015. Year-to-date, BMW brand sales of 124,581 is down 8.7 percent compared to the first five months of 2015.

Mazda North American Operations reported May U.S. sales of 28,328 vehicles, representing a decrease of 4.3 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through May are 119,166 vehicles, down 9.6 percent.

Mitsubishi Motors North America reported May 2016 sales of 9,025, down 5.7 percent from last May and year-to-date sales of 43,911 up 5.6 percent for the year.

Porsche Cars North America announced May 2016 sales of 4,578 vehicles, up 7.3 percent compared to May 2015. Year-to-date sales of 22,226 is a 6.3 percent gain over a year ago.

Volvo Car USA reported U.S. sales of 5,536 vehicles, a 10.2 percent increase versus May 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 20 percent versus 2015.

All sales are reported as total volume despite this May having two fewer selling days.