Mini pulls out of its dive with a 7.9% sales increase.
Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG
- Feb. 2, 2010
2010 Mini Convertible - $24,250 to start and 6-speed stick earns a 31 mpgUS combined rating on the 08 EPA.
With sales up 7.7 percent in January to 15,410 vehicles, the BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) had a good start into the year 2010.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 7.6 percent in January for a total of 13,163 vehicles compared to 12,232 vehicles reported in the same month a year ago. MINI USA reported sales of 2,247 automobiles, an increase of 7.9 percent compared to 2,082 cars reported last January.
“Traffic in our showrooms was a bit sporadic this month but combined with a strong December we are delighted to see a positive January gain,” said Jim O’Donnell, President of BMW of North America, LLC. “The new 7 Series had a particularly encouraging performance, assuming segment leadership with over 1,300 units sold.”