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.