The Roundel brand continues to experience hardships in the U.S. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 1, 2016 2016 AWD BMW X3 xDrive28d w/ the world class 180 hp and 280 lb-ft. of torque 2.0L Turbo Diesel mated to an 8-speed AT - $43,445 incl. the $995 D&H charge is rated at 27/34 mpgUS city/highway. TrueCar indicates this model can be picked up for between $2k off on the East and West Coast and $3k off in the Midwest. BMW June 2016 Sales Overview The BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) reported June sales of 33,769 vehicles, down 11.9 percent from the 38,350 vehicles sold in June of 2015. Year-to-date sales of 178,580 vehicles was down 10.2 percent compared to 198,883 sold through the first 6-mnths of 2015. BMW on its own experienced sales of 28,855, down 10.3 percent compared to the 32,176 vehicles sold in June of 2015. Year-to-date, the BMW brand sold 153,436 vehicles, down 9.0 percent compared to 168,623 sold during the first 6-months of 2015. MINI reported it sold 4,914 automobiles, down a rather steep 20.4 percent from the 6,174 sold in May of 2015. Year-to-date sales of 25,144 automobiles is down 16.9 percent from the 30,260 automobiles sold during the first 6-months of 2015. BMW June 2016 Sales Highlights The BMW X3 was the lone higher volume standout with sales of 3,900 vehicles, up 69.5 percent over the 2,301 sold in June of 2015. 2016 BMW X3 YTD X3 sales of 19,828 is up 49.3 percent over the 13,283 sold during the first 6-months of 2015. Market Share Detail In June, VW market share was down a significant 0.5 percent from its previous 2.1 percent share. This is expected given the TDI emissions problems revealed last fall. Nissan share was up an eye opening 0.9 percent while Toyota was down the same. Ford was up 0.6 percent while GM was down 0.7 percent vs June of 2015. On a volume basis, June of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles was up 2.7 percent over June of 2015s 1.47 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 8.59 million is up 1.1 percent ahead of the 8.59 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. June 2016 Sales vs. June 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM June 2016 Sales Down 1.6% with 255,210 Vehicles Sold Ford June 2016 Sales Up 6.4% with 240,109 Vehicles Sold Toyota June 2016 Sales Down 5.6% with 198,257 Vehicles Sold FCA June 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 197,073 Vehicles Sold Nissan June 2016 Sales Up 13.1% with 140,553 Vehicles Sold Honda June 2016 Sales Up 3.2% with 138,715 Vehicles Sold Hyundai June 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 67,511 Vehicles Sold Kia June 2016 Sales Up 15.6% with 62,572 Vehicles Sold Subaru June 20165 Sales Up 5.1% with 46,598 Vehicles Sold BMW June 2016 Sales Down 11.9% with 33,769 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz June 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 31,965 Vehicles Sold Mazda June 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 26,188 Vehicles Sold VW June 2016 Sales Down 21.8% with 23,809 Vehicles Sold Audi June 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 18,445 Vehicles Sold In June, FCA moved within 1,250 vehicles of overtaking Toyota for the 3rd position, Nissan overtook Honda for the 5th spot and Mazda overtook VW for the first time to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in June was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.