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U.S. Car Industry December 2016

by Car Appraiser on January 12, 2017

U.S. Car Industry December 2016

 

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Another Great Year for Car Market

Overall sales rose by more than 56,000, or 0.3% over the 2015 record. It was the seventh straight year of sales gains, with December final push in 2016’s to 17,539,052 cars and light trucks. Companies to notice are GM with 10% gain, Nissan with 9.7%, and Honda with 6.4% gain.

Automaker Dec. 2016 Dec. 2015 % change
    BMW 32,835 34,625 –5.2%
    Mini 4,658 5,009 –7.0%
    Rolls-Royce 102 99 3.0%
  BMW of N.A. 37,595 39,733 –5.4%
    Alfa Romeo 52 56 –7.1%
    Chrysler 16,776 24,554 –31.7%
    Dodge 36,329 46,210 –21.4%
    Fiat 2,606 5,619 –53.6%
    Jeep 83,159 88,868 –6.4%
    Ram 53,597 48,616 10.2%
  FCA US 192,519 213,923 –10.0%
    Maserati 1,694 1,069 58.5%
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 194,213 214,992 –9.7%
    Ford 224,994 226,746 –0.8%
    Lincoln 12,791 10,860 17.8%
  Ford Motor Co. 237,785 237,606 0.1%
    Buick 21,288 20,708 2.8%
    Cadillac 21,446 20,787 3.2%
    Chevrolet 212,959 188,794 12.8%
    GMC 63,415 59,941 5.8%
  General Motors 319,108 290,230 10.0%
    Acura 17,148 16,823 1.9%
    Honda 143,329 134,070 6.9%
  Honda Motor Co. 160,477 150,893 6.4%
    Hyundai 62,350 63,508 –1.9%
    Kia 54,353 54,241 0.2%
  Hyundai-Kia 116,658 117,749 –0.9%
    Jaguar 4,294 1,197 258.7%
    Land Rover 8,279 8,441 –1.9%
  Jaguar Land Rover N.A. 12,573 9,638 30.5%
  Mazda N.A. 28,754 29,294 –1.8%
    Mercedes-Benz 35,871 38,249 –6.2%
    Smart USA 1,186 669 77.3%
  Mercedes-Benz USA 37,057 38,918 –4.8%
  Mitsubishi Motors N.A. 7,383 7,887 –6.4%
    Infiniti 18,198 15,093 20.6%
    Nissan 134,545 124,207 8.3%
  Nissan North America 152,743 139,300 9.7%
  Subaru of America 63,177 56,274 12.3%
  Tesla Motors 2,250 2,156 4.4%
    Lexus 41,182 41,380 –0.5%
    Scion 102 1,872 –94.6%
    Toyota 201,945 195,100 3.5%
    Toyota/Scion 202,047 196,972 2.6%
  Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. 243,229 238,352 2.0%
  Volvo Car USA 10,129 9,341 8.4%
    Audi 23,195 20,399 13.7%
    Bentley 407 581 –29.9%
    Lamborghini* 86 85 1.2%
    Porsche 4,015 3,936 2.0%
    VW 37,229 30,956 20.3%
  VW Group of America 64,932 55,957 16.0%
Other 305 298 2.3%
Total 1,688,368 1,638,618 3.0%

 

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