Wednesday, February 1, 2017
January 2017 U.S. Auto Sales
General Motors (Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac) delivered 195,909 vehicles in January, down 3.8 percent year over year.
Ford sales of 172,612 vehicles for January was a 0.6 percent decline from February 2016. Of that total, Lincoln sales were 8,785 vehicles, up 22 percent over a year ago.
Toyota Motor North America reported its U.S. January 2017 sales of 143,048 vehicles, a decrease of 11.3 percent from January 2016. Toyota division posted January sales of 127,476, down 9.2 percent while Lexus posted January sales of 15,572 vehicles, down 25.6 percent.
FCA (Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo) reported U.S. sales of 152,218, an 11 percent decrease compared with sales in January 2016.
American Honda reported total January sales of 106,380 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 5.9 percent over January 2016 and a new record for the month. Honda Division sales were 97,178 rising 7.7 percent while Acura Division sales totaled 9,202 vehicles in January, a decrease of 10.2 percent.
Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for January 2017 of 112,319, an increase of 6 percent over the prior year and a January record. while Infiniti reported sales of 11,558 vehicles in the U.S. during January, an increase of 36 percent, an all-time record January for the brand.
Subaru of America reported 43,879 vehicle sales for January 2017, a 6.8 percent increase over January 2016, and the best January in the history of the company.
Volkswagen of America reported sales of 23,510 in January 2017, a 17.1 percent increase over January 2016. Separately, Audi of America’s January sales increased 11 percent to 13,201 vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz USA reported record January sales of 25,527, topping last January’s record volume. Adding 2,049 for Vans and 324 for smart, MBUSA achieved its highest January to date with a grand total of 27,900 vehicles, up 3.5 percent from a year ago.
Mazda North American Operations reported January U.S. sales of 21,698 vehicles, an increase of 10.1 percent versus January of last year, and the best January sales month in five years.
BMW brand sold 18,109 vehicles in January, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to January, 2016.
Jaguar Land Rover North America had its best ever January with U.S. sales for both brands of 9,102, a 30 percent increase. Jaguar sales were 2,939, a 117 percent increase and Land Rover sales reached 6,163, up 9 percent from January 2016.
Mitsubishi Motors North America reported January 2017 sales of 6,457, an increase of 3.1 percent over January 2016.
Porsche Cars North America delivered 4,602 vehicles in January, up 5.7 percent over the same period last year, for the strongest January sales month ever recorded by the company.
Volvo Car USA reported U.S. sales of 3,472 vehicles for the month of January, an 18.2 percent decrease.
Sales will be updated as manufacturers report.