Like GM and Ford, it is the pickup that brings home the bacon… Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Dec. 1, 2015 The most efficient full size pickup in the U.S. FCA November 2015 Sales Overview FCA reported it sold 175,974 vehicles in November, up 3.0 percent over the 170,839 sold in November of 2014. This result is even more surprising when you consider it was accomplished with 2 fewer selling days then last November. It was also the group’s best November sales result since 2000. Seven FCA vehicles set records in November, including four Jeeps, the Cherokee, Compass, Patriot and Wrangler. Their best November sales ever. FCA November 2015 Brand Sales Highlights Jeep sales increased 20 percent, the brand’s best November sales ever and its 26th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The Jeep brand has set a sales record in every month dating back to November 2013. Grand Cherokee sales were up 11 percent for its best November sales since 2003. Ram sales were up 1 percent in November, the brand’s best November sales since 2003. Sales of the Ram pickup truck increased 2 percent, the pickup’s best November sales ever. At the #AZAutoShow in Phoenix last week, the 2016 RAM 1500 with the 3.0L EcoDiesel was on display. Does anyone want to know why this is my favorite work truck? How about 1,500+ lbs. in the bed and crossing the country at > 40 #mpg! Efficiency and Pickup usually do not belong in the same sentence but when this sheriff arrived, the world changed. See the Easter egg in the headlamp lenses? November 2015 Segment Sales Totals U.S. November 2015 Sales vs. November 2014 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM November 2015 Sales Up 1.5% with 229,296 Vehicles Sold. Toyota November 2015 Sales Up 3.4% with 189,517 Vehicles Sold. Ford November 2015 Sales Up 0.4% with 187,794 Vehicles Sold. FCA November 2015 Sales Up 3.0% with 175,974 Vehicles Sold. Honda November 2015 Sales Down 5.2% with 115,441 Vehicles Sold. Nissan November 2015 Sales Up 3.8% with 107,083 Vehicles Sold. Hyundai November 2015 Sales Up 11.8% with 60,007 Vehicles Sold. Subaru November 2015 Sales Up 1.8% with 46,070 Vehicles Sold. Kia November 2015 Sales Up 1.4% with 45,553 Vehicles Sold. BMW November 2015 Sales Up 1.2% with 36,447 Vehicles Sold. Mercedes-Benz November 2015 Sales Down 11.7% with 33,475 Vehicles Sold. VW November 2015 Sales Down 24.7% with 23,882 Vehicles Sold. Mazda November 2015 Sales Up 7.0% with 22,732 Vehicles Sold. Audi November 2015 Sales Up 0.4% % with 16,700 Vehicles Sold. Toyota moved past Ford to become the second largest volume seller in the U.S. in November. The auto industry posted strong November sales of more than 1.32 million vehicles, up 2.3 percent over November of 2014 despite just 23 selling days this November vs. 25 selling days in November of 2014. For the year, light duty sales are trending to finish off the year at approximately 17.4 million, the highest since 2000. November was the third consecutive month in a row with a SAAR above 18 million. The six-month moving average for the SAAR is quickly approaching 18.0 million. Placing this number into perspective, the industry’s best U.S. sales year ever was 2000, when 17.8 million light duty vehicles were delivered.