Jeep and RAM continue their sales winning ways. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug, 2, 2016 2016 RAM 2500 with the Cummins – For detail on this truck, read our experiences from last week in the following: RAM HD with the Cummins Targets Death Valley FCA July 2016 Sales Overview FCA July U.S. sales reached 180,727 vehicles, up 0.3 percent compared with 180,124 sales achieved in July of 2015. It was the only domestic automaker to achieve a positive result in July. YTD sales of 1,325,536 is up 4.4 percent over the 1,269,277 sold through the same period of 2015. FCA July 2016 Sales Highlights Jeep sales were up 5 percent in July versus the same month in 2015. The Jeep Renegade’s 57 percent increase was the largest percentage increase of any Jeep brand model in July. Last month Jeep Grand Cherokee sales of 16,704 were up 3.2 percent over the 16,191 sold during July of 2015. YTD sales of 116,850 vehicles were up 7.0 percent over the 109,176 sold through the same period of 2015. Ram Truck sales including the Ram pickup, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City, were up 5 percent in July versus July of 2015. 2016 RAM 2500 Where are you driving your RAM today? Ram pickup truck sales of 39,827 was up 1.7 percent over the 39,159 sold in July of 2015. YTD sales of 270,637 pickups is up 6.2 percent over the 254,902 sold during the same period of 2015. Market Share Detail In July, GM and Ford market share were both down a significant 0.5 percent. Honda on the other hand experienced an uptick of 0.4 percent while Hyundai and Kia share were up both 0.2 percent. On a volume basis, July of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.52 million vehicles was up 0.6 percent over July of 2015s 1.51 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 10.11 million is up 1.0 percent above the 10.01 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. July 2016 Sales vs. July 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM July 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 267,258 Vehicles Sold Ford July 2016 Sales Down 2.8% with 216,479 Vehicles Sold Toyota July 2016 Sales Down 1.4% with 214,233 Vehicles Sold FCA July 2016 Sales Up 1.3% with 180,727 Vehicles Sold Honda July 2016 Sales Up 4.4% with 152,799 Vehicles Sold Nissan July 2016 Sales Up 1.2% with 132,475 Vehicles Sold Hyundai July 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 75,003 Vehicles Sold Kia July 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 59,969 Vehicles Sold Subaru July 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 52,093 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz July 2016 Sales Up 7.2% with 32,288 Vehicles Sold BMW July 2016 Sales Down 5.0% with 30,551 Vehicles Sold VW July 2016 Sales Down 8.1% with 28,758 Vehicles Sold Mazda July 2016 Sales Up 2.8% with 27,915 Vehicles Sold Audi July 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 18,364 Vehicles Sold In June, Toyota moved within 2,246 vehicles of overtaking Ford for the 2nd position, Honda overtook Nissan for the 5th spot, Mercedes-Benz overtook BMW for the 10 position, and VW moved ahead of Mazda to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in July was 17.9 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.