BMW December 2015 Sales Down 17.7% with 39,634 Vehicles sold, up 2.2% or the Year

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    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

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    BMW December 2015 U.S. Sales Overview

    The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported December sales of 39,634 vehicles, a decrease of 17.7 percent from the 48,141 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.

    For the year, BMW and MINI sales combined of 404,537 is up 2.2 percent over the 395,850 sold during all of 2014. This result is also a new annual record for the BMW Group in the U.S.

    Sales of BMW vehicles in December totaled 34,625, down 16.6 percent compared to 41,526 vehicles sold in December 2014.

    For the year, BMW sales of 346,023 were up 1.8 percent vs the 339,738 sold in all of 2014. This is also an annual sales record breaking the previous U.S. annual sales result set in 2014.

    In December, MINI reported it sold 5,009 automobiles, down 24.3 percent below the 6,615 sold in December of 2014. For the year, MINI USA sales were up 4.3 percent to 58,514 compared to 56,112 in 2014.

    BMW December 2015 U.S. Sales Highlights

    The BMW X5 achieved December sales of 6,250, up 2.5 percent over the 6,098 sold in December of 2014.

    For the year, the X5 achieved a new U.S. sales a record with 54,997 sold, up 16.9 percent over the 47,031 sold across all of 2014.

    The BMW i3 EV in its first full year of sales in the U.S. reached 11,024 sold.

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    U.S. December 2015 Sales vs. December 2014 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM December 2015 Sales Up 5.7% with 290,230 Vehicles sold, Up 5.0% For the Year.
    Ford December 2015 Sales Up 8.4% with 239,242 Vehicles Sold, Up 5.3% For the Year.
    Toyota December 2015 Sales Up 10.8% with 238,350 Vehicles sold, Up 5.3% For the Year.
    FCA December 2015 Sales Up 12.6% with 217,527 Vehicles sold, up 7.3% For the Year.
    Honda December 2015 Sales Up 9.9% with 150,893 Vehicles sold, up 3.0% For the Year.
    Nissan December 2015 Sales Up 18.7% with 139,300 Vehicles sold, up 7.1% For the Year.
    Hyundai December 2015 Sales Down 1.5% with 63,508 Vehicles sold, up 5.0% for the Year.
    Subaru December 2015 Sales Up 12.7% with 56,274 Vehicles sold, up 13.4% for the Year.
    Kia December 2015 Sales Up 19.0% with 54,241 Vehicles sold, up 7.9% for the Year.
    BMW December 2015 Sales Down 17.7% with 39,634 Vehicles sold, up 2.2% or the Year.
    Mercedes-Benz December 2015 Sales Up 1.7% with 38,918 Vehicles sold, up 3.8% for the Year.
    VW December 2015 Sales Down 9.1% with 30,956 Vehicles sold, down 4.8% for the Year.
    Mazda December 2015 Sales Up 18.1% with 29,294 Vehicles sold, up 4.4% for the Year.
    Audi December 2015 Sales Up 6.0% with 20,399 Vehicles sold, up 11.1% for the Year.

    U.S. Total Sales for 2015 vs. 2014 Ranks and Results for the Top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM 2015 Sales Up 5.0% with 3,082,366 Vehicles Sold.
    Ford 2015 Sales Up 5.3% with 2,613,162 Vehicles Sold.
    Toyota 2015 Sales Up 5.3% with 2,499,313 Vehicles Sold.
    FCA 2015 Sales Up 7.3% with 2,243,907 Vehicles Sold.
    Honda 2015 Sales Up 3.0% with 1,586,551 Vehicles Sold.
    Nissan 2015 Sales Up 7.1% with 1,484,918 Vehicles Sold.
    Hyundai 2015 Sales Up 5.0% with 761,710 Vehicles Sold.
    Kia 2015 Sales Up 7.9% with 625,818 Vehicles Sold.
    Subaru 2015 Sales Up 13.4% with 582,675 Vehicles Sold.
    BMW 2015 Sales Up 2.2% with 404,537 Vehicles Sold.
    Mercedes-Benz 2015 Sales Up 3.8% with 380,461 Vehicles Sold.
    VW 2015 Sales Down 4.8% with 349,440 Vehicles Sold.
    Mazda 2015 Sales Up 4.4% with 319,184 Vehicles Sold.
    Audi 2015 Sales Up 11.1% with 202,202 Vehicles Sold.

    The auto industry posted strong December sales of more than 1.64 million vehicles, up 9.3 percent over the 1.5 million sold in December of 2014. For the 6th consecutive year, sales were up over the prior year as the automotive industry sales reached a record 17.41 million vehicles sold surpassing the year 2000, when 17.4 million vehicles were delivered.

    The seasonally-adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles was an estimated 17.8 million units in December.

    The profitable Light Truck segment accounted for 56 percent of the overall market.

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    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

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